im getting a 3ds should i get xl, or small or used?

#1shads3055Posted 1/12/2013 7:02:05 AM
is it ok to get it used from say gamestop,.. is the smaller one good or is the xl better? smaller seems better to carry around

are graphics the same on small vs xl? is a used or refurbeshed ds better?
#2aamotPosted 1/12/2013 7:09:05 AM
a) I would avoid buying a used system from Gamestop. The small amount you save isn't worth what is usually a misused to slightly damaged system.

2) The XL blew me away. The way it's constructed, the Home row buttons, and especially the vibrancy of the screens. I strongly recommend this over the original.

iii) The graphics are the same between the regular and the XL while playing 3DS games, but you'll notice a difference with regular DS titles. DS games stretch to fill the 3DS's screens, and games with very sharp lines or crisp presentation look slightly fuzzy or blurred when brought over to an XL's giant screens. Not unplayable by any means, but noticeable.
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#3alangstPosted 1/12/2013 7:15:21 AM
Definitely agree about not buying from GS atm. Checked the other day and found there was only like a $10 diff. between new and used. Of course, there's also a small chance you might get free porn on the system from GS.
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#4HeLeehamPosted 1/12/2013 7:24:23 AM
I've just got an XL two days ago and the screen is blowing me away. Its a great size and its so crisp and colourful. Really impressed.

(Although the position of the power button has almost caused some accidents)
#5shads3055(Topic Creator)Posted 1/12/2013 7:27:25 AM
oh ok i might get it. not sure its worth it for 4 games total but maybe. will see
#6abbyhitterPosted 1/12/2013 7:31:25 AM
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#7aamotPosted 1/12/2013 7:47:18 AM
From: shads3055 | #005
oh ok i might get it. not sure its worth it for 4 games total but maybe. will see

What 4 games are you interested in? As long as some of those games are lengthy or filled with content it could be worth it.
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#8DeathSoul2000Posted 1/12/2013 8:26:13 AM
just ask gamestop to check it for any porn before purchasing.
#9EvonfirePosted 1/12/2013 10:55:03 AM
The XL really adds to the 3DS gameplay experience. So much so that if there was not a XL version I very well have gone Vita instead. But thats just me.
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