Which 3ds package is better the better deal?

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User Info: War_Cloud

War_Cloud
4 years ago#1
The flame red 3ds, pre-installed Mario game $128
3ds any color with the cradle charger $129 OR
BLUE 3ds XL with Mario kart pre- installed $160

I know you can separately buy the cradle charger for $20 and
Mario 3D and Mario Kart 7 is STILL $40 and their pre installed meaning you can't sell later on.

I REALLY prefer the smaller 3ds because it looks better to me.
But does the 3ds XL, do regular DS games look worse on that giant screen or can it be fixed by other than black bars surrounding the rest of the screen?

Any thoughts or suggestions???

User Info: Dinglesteed

Dinglesteed
4 years ago#2
Personally I couldn't go back to the regular 3DS. The XL screens are a huge improvement to me. But you mentioned liking the smaller screens so I dunno...
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User Info: Denizen_Of_Dark

Denizen_Of_Dark
4 years ago#3
The xl is an upgrade in every way.
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User Info: Janus151

Janus151
4 years ago#4
Denizen_Of_Dark posted...
The xl is an upgrade in every way.


Except the look. I agree that the 3DS XL is in every way better, I would never be able to go back to play on the normal 3DS. But man the XL looks so ugly >.< I love the gloss and premium look of the 3DS. The XL's mat texture and rounded edges look like a Fisher price toy.... hehe

User Info: Spideymaster

Spideymaster
4 years ago#5
DS games can actually be played in their native resolution on the XL. On the normal 3DS, you either have to stretch the resolution or shrink it considerably.
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User Info: OoSubaruoO

OoSubaruoO
4 years ago#6
I thought Mario 3D Land was in a case in the Flame Red bundle?
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User Info: 90sRetroGaming

90sRetroGaming
4 years ago#7
OoSubaruoO posted...
I thought Mario 3D Land was in a case in the Flame Red bundle?


Nope, pre-installed. last years Flame Red w/SM3DL black friday LE bundle had the physical copy of the game.
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User Info: War_Cloud

War_Cloud
4 years ago#8
Great! I'm really leaning towards the blue 3ds XL. I prefer that color anyways. Especially if the DS games play in ther natural resolution, im sold on that even the console does feel like a fisher toy from the inside. lol But does the cradle chg worker on the XL as well?

User Info: Gamemaster64

Gamemaster64
4 years ago#9
War_Cloud posted...
Great! I'm really leaning towards the blue 3ds XL. I prefer that color anyways. Especially if the DS games play in ther natural resolution, im sold on that even the console does feel like a fisher toy from the inside. lol But does the cradle chg worker on the XL as well?


XL has it own cradle which you can order from nintendo online store.
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User Info: mario masta

mario masta
4 years ago#10
I got the XL bundle with MK7 and of course had that initial buyer's remorse driving home, but after playing it, I don't regret it one bit.
...I guess...
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