Gba and DS games look better on smaller New 3DS?

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    The only reason I ask is because of the smaller resolution. The 3DS XL's screens seem like they stretch the pixels and makes it blurry
     
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    It's just an illusion. The screen resolution is exactly the same on all 3ds models.
     
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    DS native res mode is at a playable size on the XL though (dsi size). While on the reg size new3ds, it looks like a gba micro screen.

    I've never bought the argument that pixels are that much more noticeable on the XL size, and I have had both models since day1.
     
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    So another words its pretty much the same?
     
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    Resolution, yeah. But tighter dot pitch matters.

    That said, I have the 'regular' N3DS and I would say, if anything, that it's the 3DS games that look better. Because of that tighter dot pitch. But for DS or GBA games, I would expect these would look better on the n3ds XL using the original resolution, vs. playing them scaled to fullscreen on the regular n3ds.

    If you know what I"m sayin'. I have a DSi XL and a couple AGS-101 GBASP's, so I'm not worried about it. I do like the regular n3ds for 3DS games, and that what I bought it for.
     
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    pretty much the same, for original resolution in VC games, press and hold start (or select) when launching a game, they will be back to the original resolution
    however i am not sure if this works on gba games. it does with DS, GBC and other VC
     
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    GBA works.
     
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    It does. And SNES games on n3ds can be switched after starting the game in the VC menu.
     
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    The same can be said for SNES games emulated on the snes9x port for o3ds, there's a resolution-switching feature.
     
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    The uglier graphics is, the better feeling is:d but anyway you can still corp game by holding select button while booting game if i'm not wrong. So it will be the same. I prefere more to play on full screen, even if the picture isn't clear. Pokemon yellow looks fukin ugly on my 3DS XL xD but I still like it.
     
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    Ehh I don't care about playing in the original aspect lol so small its barely playable. Oh well, I was hoping my ds games looked better on a smaller screen xD