Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro

71
Engadget
Score
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Engadget Summary

Essentially, the decision on whether or not to get the Slide Pad or its Western twin, the Circle Pad Pro, boils down to personal preference. If you plan on primarily playing games like Super Mario 3D Land or Mario Kart 7, then your gaming life will be just peachy even without the peripheral. But if you're planning to invest a ton of time on compatible games like Resident Evil: Revelations, Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D, Kid Icarus: Uprising or Kingdom Hearts 3D, then it's worth a look so long as you can live with the trade-offs. We still recommend playing those games first, though, just to make sure you even need it.

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Breakdown

Ergonomics / comfort
6.8
Accuracy / responsiveness
8.0
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Specs

3DS

Type
Sub-controller
Connection
Wired
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Specs

3DS

Type
Sub-controller
Connection
Wired
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