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Is a 3DS XL worth it?

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I love my DSI, and am thinking about getting a 3DS XL now that its around 160 dollars. I have a few questions though:

How are the games for it, right now?

How pixelated is the screen?




Thanks!
post #2 of 21
I got one the other day when I traded in my 3DS and PSVITA at EB Games. Honestly, it was worth it too, because the DS games like mario 64 ds now look much bigger and less blockier. The only downside is when you play certain 3DS games, theres only 92 pixels per square inch to work with, whereas the 3DS had 122 pixels per square inch, which means that the clarity of the picture is slightly more pixellated. It's not a huge problem though, as a good way to make up for lost quality is simply to move the 3DSXL a bit further away from your head, doing this result's in a better looking image.
Edited by Saq - 12/21/12 at 1:37pm
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post #3 of 21
Definitely worth it once you have the XL you won't be able to go back.thumb.gif And there is a lot of great games coming out for it such as paper mario, new super mario bros. 2, fire emblem awakening, luigi's mansion, and many more. So I say go for it you'll love it.
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post #4 of 21
Got my new pink 3ds xl about a week ago to upgrade my original pink 3ds and I recommend the XL as it is superior in every way.
(sorry about the crappy droid razr pics)





PS Vita for reference:

post #5 of 21
Vita >>>>> 3DS XL >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 3DS.

At leas that's how I feel about it. Yes its worth it.
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post #6 of 21
General games - I prefer the Vita but the Nintendo only games and especially the 3d effect is what the 3ds excels at.
post #7 of 21
I have had a DS lite for years now and decided to go with a 3DSXL couple of months ago. The large resolution is totally worth it.
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I got a 3DS for $99 and wanted to know if I should keep it or sell it. Used to have a PSP but I sold it.
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post #9 of 21
Id for sure say its worth it, I got a lot more use out of the 3DS XL over my Vita. Just waiting for some newer games now for the 3DS XL.biggrin.gif
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post #10 of 21
It really depends on the games and the utility, I'm not advocating blowing a whole ton of money on multiple handhelds but I use my 3ds for the Nintendo game library that's available to it. I also haven't touched my normal 3ds since getting my XL. I've been playing a lot of Ghost Recon Shadow Wars.

As for my Vita, I use it for games that aren't on my 3ds and I also find it useful as a device I can watch movies on that I sideload from my pc. I've been playing a crapload of P4G and soundshapes.
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