Everything you need to know about the Nintendo 3DS & 2DS Consoles
Meet the Nintendo 3DS
Perfect for the gamer on the go, the Nintendo 3DS is portable, innovative and has a whole host of exciting games to play!
First reaching UK shores in 2011, the 3DS has built up a strong and devoted following of gamers thanks to its portable size and exciting features. Pushing the boundaries of handheld gaming, the 3DS is the first gaming console to feature built-in 3D game play, immersing you in your favourite games and giving you a brand new way to play.
With a fantastic list of games for the handheld, including the likes of Super Smash Bros, Pokémon X & Y, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, every gamer can find something to pick up and play!
So no matter where you are, or who youre with, the Nintendo 3DS is there to keep gamers gaming!
New Nintendo 3DS
The New Nintendo 3DS presses all the right buttons. With improved controls in the form of a second analogue stick and two extra shoulder buttons, every gamer can get a tighter grip on their favourite games!
The New 3DS also draws back the curtains on amiibo support, enhanced 3D technology, greater processing power, and SNES-style buttons; handling your handheld heroes and villains has never been this exciting.
The fun doesn't stop there, though, and with the introduction of the New Nintendo 3DS comes the introduction of interchangeable cover plates; customise your console with covers featuring characters from classic Nintendo games!
Nintendo 3DS XL
Building on the success of the original 3DS, the 3DS XL made a big statement in the gaming world!
The 3DS XL literally expanded the fun of the 3DS with a new screen, 90 percent larger than that of the original handheld.
The 3DS XL not only gives you a bigger gaming experience but also a longer one too, with it's improved battery life! The handheld even comes with a 4GB SD card, allowing you to store all manner of content, such as downloadable games and videos from the eShop!
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Great for those just beginning to get into games or for the gamer on a budget, the 2DS is a powerful and portable handheld console.
While the screen doesn't offer the 3D capabilities of the 3DS or the 3DS XL, you're still able to enjoy all the same games, downloads and online fun, at a fraction of the price!
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Nintendo 3DS Games
The 3DS has built up quite a rapport with its community of gamers, and a large part of this is down to the fantastic games on offer for the handheld!
From RPGs through to Sports games, the 3DS certainly has a varied range of gaming experience on offer. There are all types of games available, from the easy relaxed life of Animal Crossing: New Leaf through to the hectic all out brawling chaos of Super Smash Bros. With popular Nintendo franchises, such as Pokémon and Mario Kart, there's sure to be something for everyone on the 3DS!
Looking forward, there's certainly a lot to get excited about on the 3DS. With amiibo characters on their way to the handheld in 2015, the 3DS is looking to extend its long legacy of new and innovative ways to play your favourite games. When you throw in a strong list of upcoming games, which includes Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby and LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, the 3DS certainly has a very strong future ahead of it!
Nintendo 3DS Multiplayer
Take your gaming experience with you wherever you go, and play with your friends no matter where you are with the 3DS multiplayer!
The 3DS offers a connected and exciting multiplayer experience! Team up with your friends or take them down in multiplayer games such as Mario Party: Island Tour, Mario Kart 7 and Super Smash Bros.
If that wasn't enough the 3DS also offers a brand new type of multiplayer, in the form of StreetPass! Simply have your 3DS turned on, and when someone else with a 3DS comes into range you'll be connected! StreetPass offers a whole host of exciting mini-games, such as collecting puzzle pieces in Puzzle Swap, or fighting your way through a castle in Find Mii! If you play the same games then you may even have the chance to earn bonuses and extras in those games!
Get connected and get involved with the range of exciting possibilities in the Nintendo 3DS multiplayer experience!
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Nintendo eShop on 3DS
Get some of your favourite games straight to your 3DS with the Nintendo eShop!
With an exciting library of games ready to download and play, the Nintendo eShop is the perfect for the gamer on the move! Simply select your ideal game and have it download directly to your handheld!
With a range of eShop exclusive games, including classics such as The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, there's a new world of games for you to discover and play!
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Push The Boundaries!
With its impressive 3D capabilities and multiplayer features, the 3DS gives you a gaming experience unlike anything else! And with a range of options to choose from, including the 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS, you're certain to find your perfect handheld console! With a stunning selection of games for you to pick from, there's certainly going to be something for everyone with the 3DS, and with the eShop you'll be able to download all your favourite games on the go, directly to your handheld!
There's also a lot to look forward to with the 3DS! With amiibo characters on their way and a whole host of exciting games coming soon, there's never been a better time to be a 3DS gamer!
Enter into the 3rd dimension and discover a brand new way to play with the 3DS!