How do DS games look on the 3DS XL?

#1DUBTunerPosted 11/20/2012 6:44:39 AM
I'm thinking about getting the 3DS XL soon, but I'm wondering, do the DS games look any good on the 3DS XL? I ask this because of the size of the screens.
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#2lifelackPosted 11/20/2012 6:53:38 AM
I have 999 on my XL and it's fine.
#3stargazer64Posted 11/20/2012 6:54:46 AM
My games look fine, but I mostly have 2D games. Some say that 3D (polygonal) games look not-so-hot.
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#4zergslayer69Posted 11/20/2012 7:00:05 AM
It looks slightly bad being blown up to an odd resolution but it's nothing too terrible. It's like playing any game at a non native resolution.
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#5DUBTuner(Topic Creator)Posted 11/20/2012 7:03:05 AM
Hmm to be quite honest the only DS games I have interest on are the Pokemon games (Platinum, Black/Black 2).
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#6Crono19Posted 11/20/2012 7:47:01 AM
They all look good on the XL
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#7ZanimarPosted 11/20/2012 8:32:26 AM
In my opinion they look better on the 3DS XL than on the original 3DS and smidge better than DS. Basically it's the same as if you were playing on a DSi XL but with a bit of smoothing added to try and make the 3D DS games not be super jaggy.

Overall 3DS XL would win my vote in best method of playing DS games. :)
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#8esoteric42Posted 11/20/2012 1:13:48 PM
DS games look the best on the 3DS XL.
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#9ChipoftheheadPosted 11/20/2012 2:03:06 PM
i couldn't get used to playing pokemon black 2 on my XL, far to fuzzy and distorted for my eyes.

i had to get out my ds lite for the first time in ages to play through the game, however I've just played through ace attorney 4 on the XL and that looked fine to me.

it seems one of the above posters is correct when they say that 2d games looks better than 3d games on the XL.
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#10aak57Posted 11/20/2012 2:06:46 PM
If you hold select or start while launching the game it goes into native resolution mode, and basically takes up about as much space as the DSi screen. Looks a lot better.
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