Must have games for the 3DS?

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3 years ago#1
I am thinking about buying a 3DS XL, but I am not sure if there are enough good games out right now to warrant the purchase.

What are your favorite games that make buying the 3DS worth it?

3 years ago#2
It can be the best DS games too because I don't have a DS either.
3 years ago#3
Fire Emblem: Awakening
Super Mario 3D Land
Luigi's Mansion 2
Virtue's Last Reward
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Tales of the Abyss

Upcoming games:

Animal Crossing New Leaf
Mario and Luigi; Dream Team
Project X Zone
Pokemon X and Y

Off the top of my head.
3 years ago#4
I've had my 3DS since the XL launched in the US last August and have accrued a collection of 13 titles since that time, most of which were purchased this past fall/winter with the crazy Christmas sales.

However, other than perhaps Resident Evil Revelations and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor: Overclocked, I feel that the greatest and must-have titles for the system only came out in the past couple of months. Fire Emblem:Awakening, Etrian Odyssey IV, and Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon are all absolutely fantastic, GREAT values (play hours per dollar spent), and 100% new experiences (read: not ports). That isn't to say that Zelda, Mario Kart, the Mario titles, Final Fantasy: Theatrhythm (and others) are bad by any means, but I cannot say that they provided the same impact as the three aforementioned recent releases.

With upcoming releases like Shin Megami Tensei: Soul Hackers, Shin Megami Tensei IV, Mario & Luigi 4 (and others) in the next couple of months, an RPG enthusiast is going to feel right at home on the system.

Of course, this is an opinion-driven question (and I have, as such, provided an opinionated response), so take these words with a grain of salt.
3 years ago#5
- Super Mario 3D Land
- Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon
- Kingdom Hearts 3D
- Tales of the Abyss
- Resident Evil Revelations
- Code of Princess
- Fire Emblem Awakening
- Kid Icarus Uprising
- LoZ: Ocarina of Time 3D
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2 years ago#6
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2 years ago#7
Well, as far as must-haves, I guess Luigi's Mansion 2, Mario Kart, Super Mario 3D Land, and Fire Emblem. Personally, I'd also recommend Samurai Warriors, Dead or Alive, and Star Fox.
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2 years ago#8
Kid Icarus Uprising
Luigi's Mansion 2
Super Mario 3D Land
Mario Kart 7
Ocarina of Time 3D

For DS:
The World Ends With You
Chrono Trigger
Any of the Professor Layton games
Mario vs Donkey Kong Mini's March Again
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