Should I buy mario kart 7 or mario 3d land?

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by Nathan576, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. Nathan576

    Nathan576 Advanced Member

    Mar 14, 2010
    United States
    I'm only gonna get 1 3ds game for a month or 2 so which one should I get? And why?
  2. gameandmatch

    gameandmatch GBAtemp Fan

    Apr 29, 2009
    United States
    Everywhere and Nowhere
    Depends on you: If you want a game where you can play with others for a long time, get Mario Kart. If you don't but want a game that has a good replay value get Mario Land. IMO, I would say get Mario Kart.
  3. Critica1

    Critica1 GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 4, 2011
    United States
    Honestly, both should be great. Already clocked over 20 hours on Super Mario 3D Land (SM3DL) and with already File A and B completely beaten, it's getting a bit meh. Not sure if this is from playing too constantly, the game is too easy, or I'm just too hardcore.

    Mario Kart 7 should deliver about the same equality content like SM3DL, but it's online feature is what takes the cake. I used to play PSP games a lot and the online experience would allow me to gain up to 200+ hours just because of playing online with friends. Hell I played Medal of Honor Heroes, a PSP FPS with online capabilities, for 3 years haha!

    With the growing communities around the web with anticipation for MK7, this titles is getting BLOWN UP.

    If you can play SM3DL for 1-2 months then I say go for it. If you had to pick one or the other, I suggest MK7 just because of its lasting appeal.
  4. heartgold

    heartgold GBAtemp Psycho!

    Sep 11, 2009
    Both are great games

    I'll go with Mario Kart 7 because it'll be a game where you'll keep going back for quick fun bursts and the online experience is awesome. Excellent replay value.
  5. CarbonX13

    CarbonX13 GBAtemp 台灣人

    Aug 27, 2010
    Vancouver, B.C.
    If you're looking for longevity, get Mario Kart 7. If you want a game where you're wanting to simply complete and then trade-in for a new title, Super Mario 3D Land will suit. Mario Kart 7 should be staying in your game library for quite some time.
  6. geesee

    geesee GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 28, 2005
    In your pocket
    ok. i had the same issue when buying my 3ds today (yeaaah!) and i also picked MK7. dude is awesome....... i just begon with the mario on the wii thats why i bought mk7 so my decision was a litlle bit easier B-) . Again i would say MK 7 !!
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