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2 years ago#1
This is the laptop in question.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus---15.6%26%2334%3B-Laptop---4GB-Memory---500GB-Hard-Drive---White/8964045.p?id=1218957873238&skuId=8964045

Versus a 3DS. Pokemon X and Y comes out a few weeks after my birthday, so if I don't get the 3DS, I'll miss out on it until Christmas.

But school starts up soon, so a laptop during the school year could work.
2 years ago#2
3ds XL
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2 years ago#3
Cool_Dude667 posted...
3ds XL


This ^
2 years ago#4
Well, there are tons of things you can do with a laptop, but there's a lot of really good games for 3DS already. I'd get the laptop now maybe. There should be some good sales during the holidays for a 3DS XL again, possibly bundled with a game.
2 years ago#5
r0ge00 posted...
Well, there are tons of things you can do with a laptop, but there's a lot of really good games for 3DS already. I'd get the laptop now maybe. There should be some good sales during the holidays for a 3DS XL again, possibly bundled with a game.


What good games are for the 3DS?
2 years ago#6
Diayamondo posted...
r0ge00 posted...
Well, there are tons of things you can do with a laptop, but there's a lot of really good games for 3DS already. I'd get the laptop now maybe. There should be some good sales during the holidays for a 3DS XL again, possibly bundled with a game.


What good games are for the 3DS?


It's Nintendo, and it's a handheld, therefore, way too many to list.
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2 years ago#7
If you have a computer, you will probably be fine as far as school work goes. The 3DS is a lot cheaper, and already has a some great games to get with it.

http://tinyurl.com/la6u8o5

That's a list of games on the 3DS, in order from highest score to lowest. Great site to find games to play, since it is at the bottom of every GameFAQs page.
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2 years ago#8
Diayamondo posted...
What good games are for the 3DS?


The whole back catalog of DS games
Most of the first party Nintendo games
OoT 3D
SMT IV
Etrian Odyssey IV
FE: Awakening
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Tales of the Abyss
SMT: Soul Hackers
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Etc
2 years ago#9
The Asus looks nice, and I'm still torn between these two choices.
2 years ago#10
Do you want to play games? That laptop isn't much of a gaming machine.
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