DS or GBA? Which handheld do you think was better overall?

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User Info: Rurouni720

Rurouni720
3 years ago#1
I'm going to have to choose the DS. GBA was awesome no doubt, but the DS's software lineup of quality titles kept me more interested in it throughout it's life cycle imo.

What do you guys think?

User Info: Darkstorm16

Darkstorm16
3 years ago#2
If it wasn't for alot of the ds games were wifi for extra fun and the fact that my router wasn't compatible with ds games then I would go with that. It's hard to get extra challenges through wifi when you have to hike to a mcdonalds >.>. So the gba wins, I'm just glad my 3ds is compatible with my router.
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User Info: Solar_Crimson

Solar_Crimson
3 years ago#3
DS.
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User Info: DeathSnipe777

DeathSnipe777
3 years ago#4
DS, because it could also play GBA.
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User Info: MrFwibbles

MrFwibbles
3 years ago#5
GBA, the SP in particular. The DS may have been able to play GBA games, but there was no way to use any multiplayer functions in them, and no backwards compatibility with the Game Boy library. The DS also has awful sound for most games IMO.
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User Info: TheRealMrMan

TheRealMrMan
3 years ago#6
GBA
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User Info: JurassicBond

JurassicBond
3 years ago#7
DS. GBA has some great games, but not as many as the DS.
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User Info: Catcher_Freeman

Catcher_Freeman
3 years ago#8
DS, no contest.
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User Info: BatenKait0s

BatenKait0s
3 years ago#9
DS, but the GBA isn't far behind.
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User Info: GoldenJoe24

GoldenJoe24
3 years ago#10
The GBA really amazed me and gave me some of my favorite franchises (Advance Wars, Megaman Zero), but the DS was such a complete monster of a game system that even the GBA can't compare. IMO, it's in the running for best system ever. TWEWY, Space Invaders Extreme, Sonic Rush, and even Tetris was amazing. It did a lot of great things.
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