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Nintendo 3DS

from  $349.38+
from  $349.38+
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72 Global Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

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

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Pros
  • Compelling 3D screen
  • Interesting AR game demos
  • Analog controls
Cons
  • Costly
  • Poor battery life
  • Screen requires exacting precision

Reviews

75
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 10
76
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 91
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Specs

Key Specs

Game format
Downloadable, Cartridge
Screen size
3.5322
Touchscreen
No
Online features
Multiplayer, Store, Browser
Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick
Motion controls
Yes
Camera
Yes

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72 Global Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

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

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

80
timchoi89
Most of the important points are already said in the category ratings. Anyway,...read more
60
HexiJosh
Out of excitement, I bought the 3DS on launch day. 5 hours later I regretted...read more
80
Nintendonick
This thing is magic. I love my 3DS. I have had absolutely no issues with the...read more
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