Why doesn't the 3DS have as many games as the DS did?

#11lambchipsPosted 12/10/2012 8:02:24 AM
its solid... though the ds first year was much better the first year of the ds i think we had...
ouendan
animal crossing
castlevania DoS
trauma centre
phoenix wright (to be fair its a port of the gba game, but its stillt he first time westerners got to play)
lost in blue

the 3ds may have more games but imo the ds games were much better
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#12Buttery_ToastPosted 12/10/2012 8:34:30 AM
It took FIVE YEARS for the DS to have a solid library. Give the 3DS some time, Jesus.
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#13Cade6669Posted 12/10/2012 9:19:05 AM
The 3DS can play DS games, so the 3DS has all the game from the DS library plus its own.
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#14Nickcool1996Posted 12/10/2012 9:30:49 AM
Tell me what the 3DS had by its second Christmas. Here's my list for the 3DS:

Nickcool1996 posted...

Posting things from many genres whether I like the games or not.

Exclusives:

Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone
Code of Princess
Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic
Crashmo
Dead or Alive: Dimensions
Denpa Men: They Came By Wave, The
Fractured Soul
Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning
Heroes of Ruin
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
Liberation Maiden (Short)
Mario Kart 7
Mighty Switch Force!
Mutant Mudds
Nano Assault
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (DLC Too)
Paper Mario: Sticker Star
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
Pushmo
Resident Evil: Revelations
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure
Samurai Warriors Chronicles
Style Savvy: Trendsetters (Since People Seem To Like It)
Super Mario 3D Land
Tekken 3D Prime Edition
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

Ports/Remakes:

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II
Cave Story (e-Shop)
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, The
NightSky
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked
Sonic Generations
Star Fox 64 3D
Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition
Tales of the Abyss
VVVVVV
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward

Releasing This Year:

Crimson Shroud
Yatagarasu

2013 (Comfirmed):

Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Q2)
Brain Age: Concentration Training (Feb 10, 2013)
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan (Feb 26, 2013)
Fire Emblem: Awakening (Feb 4, 2013)
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (March 2013)
Luigi's Mansion (Q2)

Needs To Be Localized:
Bravely Default: Flying Fairy
Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers
Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry no Wonderland 3D
Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney
Unchained Blades

Needs To Be Released:
Dragon Quest VII
Fantasy Life
Gyakuten Saiban 5 (PR 5 - Confirmed For Localization)
Monster Hunter 4
Rune Factory 4
Shin Megami Tensei IV
Youkai Watch

I missed something, didn't I? <_<


Revelations is still an exclusive till the PS3 version is out (which I've heard nothing about recently).
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#15MetalLokiPosted 12/10/2012 9:59:32 AM
@Nick you missed Shantae and the Pirate's curse.
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#16NettoSaitoPosted 12/10/2012 10:10:55 AM
The original DS took years for it to really pick up, with only a few limited launch titles/launch window titles. The 3DS has actually done pretty good compared to that.
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#17helldewPosted 12/10/2012 11:09:40 AM
the regular DS did take years to pick up but people forget that nintendo and thrid parties fully supported the GBA for like 2 years after the DS came out. after the 3DS came out the DS games coming out hasn't been nearly as high.

well W/E its a good excuse to grab a PSP if you havent already. really solid library its had its time to build up stuff to.
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#18Semi45aPosted 12/10/2012 11:18:59 AM
are you asking for more shovelware?
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#19JoeHigashi2000Posted 12/10/2012 12:50:40 PM
It has more. DS library is all playable on the 3DS.
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#20Nickcool1996Posted 12/10/2012 1:05:11 PM
MetalLoki posted...
@Nick you missed Shantae and the Pirate's curse.


Why do I keep missing things?!

I know I didn't put Castlevania, but still...
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