Is it really worth it ?

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  1. Some1CP
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    Nintendo got me interested in the 3DS with the price drop. I was thinking about selling my DSi with a few games and an R4i Ultra that I have (maybe ill buy the acekard 2i) and pay some more bucks to buy a 3DS. But I've read on many websites that the battery really sucks, it has a design flaw (the lack of a 2nd analog stick) and Nintendo would release some kind of "3DS Lite" soon. And I dont think that there are many games for it, people say that the 3D causes headaches, and the ar games get boring.
    I'm interested in playing Ocarina of Time 3D, because people say its the best zelda game and I never played a zelda game more than one hour or so.
    So, is it really worth it ?
     
  2. Giggtysword344

    Giggtysword344 I want some Scum Nyums

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    The 3ds lite thing is BS so dont belive that. But i would think it is worth it
     
  3. Lily

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    Sounds to me like it's not worth it for you.
     
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    Im not a sony/m$ fanboy, so im not "HATING" the 3DS. I actually kinda liked it, and i also like some nintendo franchises like mario, zelda, and smash bros. I was interested in vita too, but i think its gonna be expensive.
     
  5. gifi4

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    Well if you must give OoT a try, download a N64 emulator, and pirate it, or if you own a N64, buy the original cart.

    There's no doubt that the 3DS will be revised and may include a second analog pad but that may not be for another year...

    Anyway, I'll sum this up by saying that my 3DS is greatly loved, I've got OoT, Rayman and Starfox 64 and I think it's worth it.
     
  6. DJ91990

    DJ91990 Dark-Type Trainer

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    If you wanted to play Zelda Four Swords but were too much of an anti-social shut-in to have any firends that happened to be wealthy enough to own their own Gameboy Advance and their own copy of Zelda Four Swords/Link to the Past then you can download the Zelda Four Swords at absolutely no cost! (Of course if you have a DSi you can do this as well, but if you upgrade to the 3DS in the future, there is no guarantee that you would be able to transfer it.)
     
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    I already downloaded it on my DSi.(Why does the GBA version looks better than this one??)
    I've only played the tutorial by now.
     
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    One of the things that worries me the most, is the battery... [​IMG]
     
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    I've read on many websites that the battery really sucks,
    -This tends to get exaggerated

    it has a design flaw (the lack of a 2nd analog stick)

    -lack of second stick being a design flaw is among the stupidest things i've ever read.

    Nintendo would release some kind of "3DS Lite" soon.

    -*facepalm*

    I dont think that there are many games for it,
    -http://www.nintendo3dsgamer.com/3ds-games-list/
    yeah, okay.

    people say that the 3D causes headaches,
    -exaggeration

    and the ar games get boring.
    -doesn't mean everyone thinks so.
     
  10. chris888222

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    The bold part is making me sick.

    There has been no confirmation at all that there will be a redesign soon. In addition, the 3DS just got itself a new color (Misty Pink coming soon in Japan). I don't exactly see it as a design flaw, but rather for another purpose. It could be planned all along (yeah guild is going to nail me), who knows? Whatever it is, the slidepad expansion is optional.

    To answer your question (sorry for my ranting), a 3DS just for OoT and DS games is seriously not worth it. If you are interested in the other titles (Mario Kart, Mario 3D Land and third parties like Kingdom Hearts, Monster Hunter (announced for Japan for the time being) and Resident Evil), then it's a worthwhile investment. It can also play your DS games. Battery wise, I got about 4 - 6 hours on 3D and 6 - 8 hours on 2D content. Generally, most people don't turn the 3D on while playing now.

    As for headaches, some people do get them but most of them got used to it after awhile. If you face such problem, there is something known as the 3D depth slider (or 3D volume in the JP sets.)

    I'm not a huge fan of AR, but the preloaded AR games can last for awhile. Some games come with it as well.
     
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    *fix


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  12. Some1CP
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    Yeah, your right.
    I'd like to know why it's not selling really well, as Nintendo reported. (Yes, I know about the 260% boost in sales, after the price drop)
     
  13. chris888222

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    Simple. It is lacking in quality games right now. Most games are coming in end 2011 - 2012.
     
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    you've missed the ambassador program but a lot of people will be buying 3ds for zelda four swords FREE and the new mario games coming before new year

    NOW is a good time to buy 3ds, in RED
     
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    Try importing from Amazon USA or Play-Asia? But at least you're interested.
     
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    Arent mario games (I like the main series) too childish for a 14 year old guy ?
     
  18. chris888222

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    *facepalm*

    Nobody is too old for games.

    I'm 22 and I still play Mario.

    Other than Mario of course, there are others I didn't mention. Kid Icarus, Fire Emblem etc.
     
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    Arent the taxes for international delivery a bit high ?
     
  20. chris888222

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    As far as I know, some games at Amazon are priced pretty low. The thing you'll need to pay is shipping.

    I'm not that sure about other taxes as it differs from country. Over here for such small items tax isn't required.