What should my first game be?

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    Hello! I am planning on purchasing a 3DS XL and I was wondering what my first game should be. I like all genres and I guess I'd want something to leave me in awe and something that "flatters" the system. Thanks!
     


  2. HBK

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    Virtue's Last Reward if you already played 999 on the DS. Best visual novel by far.

    If you want something less text-heavy and more action, Fire Emblem: Awakening, which is probably the best SRPG on the system.
     
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    Fire Emblem or Braverly Default
     
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    agree :)
     
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    I would recommend Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate if you want to spend hundreds of hours into epic gameplay, Kid Icarus Uprising if you're into awesome online play and an OK story or Legend of Zelda Ocarina of time 3D for the puzzling gameplay.
     
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    Fire Emblem and Kid Icarus are both fantastic games.
     
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    Sell it, import a japanese 3DS and get Terry's Wonderland.
     
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    Thanks everyone! Even though I am a huge fan of Virtual Novels, I still hadn't played 999! I think I will as soon as my DSi battery arrives. Now, for Monster Hunter, even though I'll avoid it as I don't want to invest that much time in a game, if it's not an RPG. I'll also check the others out, I heard they are terrific games!
     
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    Dr. Wahwee's castle

    Provided he can read Japanese ;)
     
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    A Gateway 3DS? :P

    It's a tough choice, there are so many must-have games for the 3DS. I would say maybe Kid Icarus Uprising or Mario Kart 7. If you want a great multiplayer game go with Mario Kart 7, if you're more into single player go with Kid Icarus. Those are just two of my favorites though, there's plenty more.
     
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    Well, yes it will be a Gateway 3DS :P I am interested in Single player mostly. For multiplayer only online, as none of my friends owns a 3DS.
     
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    I'm surprised no one here mentioned Ace Attorney Series!
    That game is fun to play! You can wait for the Trilogy to come to 3DS or you can play the DS ver. on your 3DS. :) And then you can play Ace Attorney Dual Destinies on 3DS and also look forward to Prof. Layton Vs Phoenix Wright USA release :) (if you're in EU, you can get the game now)
     
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    Shin Megami Tensei IV is like worth owning a 3DS for.
     
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    I am already aware of the Ace Attorney series as it's a fav of mine :D I am really looking for something good and unique, that complements the system.
     
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    ^

    Seriously one of the best rpgs to hit the handheld space, ever.
     
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    Kid Icarus applies to that too, at least in my book. :P
     
  17. Edgarska

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    If you like Resident Evil, Revelations is pretty good. It has already come out in most other consoles, but it's just $20 in the eShop.
     
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    Yeah, if you are down for the best single player experience on the 3DS...pick up "Shin Megami Tensei IV"

    * maybe difficult to collect streetpass data with it *

    It's a nice RPG with DLC...if you want a bit more out of the game.
     
  19. zeello

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    here is a rundown of the games I'm kinda interested in.

    Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy
    Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate
    Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
    Resident Evil Revelations

    eshop Zelda 1
    eshop Zelda 2

    Problem is, I don't know what the eshop prices for all those games are (except the Zeldas) All I know is that the PSN prices of Vita games are pretty reasonable. (13.49 for Gravity Rush for example) I will have to look up the prices (which can't be done on the web) but I have a bad feeling they will be in the full price range.
     
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    The best 3DS exclusive, in my opinion, is either:

    Ocarina of Time 3D
    Super Mario 3D Land
    Fire Emblem
    A Link Between Worlds