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What do you all think about the 3DS? It is worth getting?

ceanth Avatar
1y, 10m agoPosted 1 year, 10 months ago
Hi all,

I am considering getting a 3DS however I was wondering what people thought about it. I have owned the original DS and the DS lite but I don't really get much time to play games and the only free time I have is when commuting to and from work.

I have hard lots of poor things about the 3DS battery life when in 3D mode, also what are the current games like? Are there any great games on the platform?
ceanth Avatar
1y, 10m agoPosted 1 year, 10 months ago

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My kids spend most of the time with the 3D off. Most of the current games are all aimed for a very young market.
I agree with phs6swj. My 7 year old son never has the 3D on and whenever I go on it I always have it turned off. It's too distracting. I'd go with a 2DS, but get the XL.
there is a new 3ds coming out next year so don't rush out and buy one now if you like upto date consoles.

I have a 3ds xl and i rarely have the 3d turned on as I feel it is more of a novelty but I don't care as it's an awesome looking console and was one hell of an upgrade from my DS!
Games that come out are for 3DS/2DS only and aren't backwards compatible.

I personally don't like the look of the 2DS or how it doesn't fold closed like the ds/3ds. I suppose that is a personal preference.
There are some amazing games! I only play with the 3DS slider off so can't comment on that aspect.

If I was you though I'd be tempted to wait until new one, unless you want to play over Christmas.
Agreed wait for the new ones theyr much better and have a second analogue stick NEW 3DShttp://static.trustedreviews.com/94/00002ed45/dff3/New3DS-08.jpg
I have a weak eye and the 3D makes me go cross-eyed so I also leave it off when playing. But there are definitely a lot of great games out there and obviously there's the whole back library of DS games too. Personally I've gotten hundreds of hours of play time from my 3DS, so I would definitely recommend it :)
i play with and without my 3D on it all depends on how im feeling thou you have to hold console and corrent angle to get perfect 3D otherwise you get a bit cross eyed.

The disadvantage of a 2DS is that there is no wifi button. I dont find using the 3D reduces my battery really.

It is a definite good buy!
My sister got this for Christmas last year, she's barely played with it, she played more with the original ds. I think it could be a pain with the 3d and that you have to hold it at a certain angle and your eyes end up hurting after a while. She's an adult, but mainly enjoys playing puzzle games, so no need for the 3d effect I guess.

Edited By: just1990 on Dec 12, 2014 18:38
Same as the others. we bought our 11 y/o son a 3DS and he never puts the 3D on.
My 8 year old as 3ds, he got it last year and at first didn't use the 3d much but he likes it more now , me however - I hate it! Makes my eyes all funny!
This guy thinks its miles better twice as fast too.


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