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

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. Nintendo 3DS
  3. Why doesn't the 3DS have as many games as the DS did?
3 years ago#11
its solid... though the ds first year was much better the first year of the ds i think we had...
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
i7 3820@ 3.60GHz| 16GB Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz DDR3| Gigabyte GTX670 2GB OC| Intel 520 Series 120GB SSD| Antec EarthWatts 750W Green
3 years ago#12
It took FIVE YEARS for the DS to have a solid library. Give the 3DS some time, Jesus.
My body is always Reggie.
Currently playing: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne
3 years ago#13
The 3DS can play DS games, so the 3DS has all the game from the DS library plus its own.
XBL- SuperKing 61
PSN- KingCade
3 years ago#14
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.


Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone
Code of Princess
Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic
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
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


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

Releasing This Year:

Crimson Shroud

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).
3 years ago#15
@Nick you missed Shantae and the Pirate's curse.
The official Loki of the Shin Megami Tensei IV board
Official Cookies 'n Cream/Shimapan fan of the IDF/NDF
3 years ago#16
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.
3DS FC - [1203-9218-7780] | XBL - [NettoSaito] | PSN - [NettoSaito] Please PM me with your FC!
My Backloggery Game List - http://www.backloggery.com/NettoSaito
3 years ago#17
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.
ErrorSupply 3-D DS -OMG! It's the ultimate anti-pirate tech O:.
3 years ago#18
are you asking for more shovelware?
The only Vita games really worth getting: Gravity Rush & P4G
Being unable to detect sarcasm and lies might be an early way to catch dementia
3 years ago#19
It has more. DS library is all playable on the 3DS.
GT: J03HIG45HI PSN PS3/Vita: JoeHigashi2000 3DS FC: 0817-3804-7210
3 years ago#20
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...
  1. Boards
  2. Nintendo 3DS
  3. Why doesn't the 3DS have as many games as the DS did?

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived