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Nintendo 3DS (DS)

alaScore 84

7 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Nintendo 3DS (DS). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo DS Games for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Nintendo 3DS (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by:

Nintendo 3DS

 

Though it's a bit pricey, the Nintendo 3DS successfully offers a glasses-less 3D experience that needs to be seen to be believed.

3D gaming without special (and expensive!) glasses ; 3D effect slider to adjust 3D for max comfort ; Shoots and displays 3D photographs ; Comes preinstalled with a bevy of software and a drop and charge dock ; Smaller screen means fewer 3D headaches

Launch lineup is lacklustre ; Low-resolution lenses provide grainy photos ; The 3D effect can "snap out" due to sensitive viewing angles and games that encourage movement ; Very short battery life ; Expensive

Consumer review by:

"Amazing 3D, It lives up to it's name."

 

The top screen has amazing resolution, irregardless if the 3D is on Or off. The speakers are an amassing improvement On the DSi, As is the included audio software. The resolution on the 3D Camera/s Aren't the best, but the 3D is Great. Unfortunately, ...

3D, Widescreen, Feels good to hold, FREE SD CARD! YEAH

THE PRICE

Consumer review by:

"Great Console with Absurd Aussie Price"

 

A 3DS in Australia = AU$350

The first to market with real 3D

The price is 40% more in Aus then in the USA

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Consumer review by:

"Great console, 3D with no glasses with great potential"

 

Picture quality on the top screen is great and widescreen is welcome. The ability to adjust 3d depth via slider helps against fatigue (eyes). However the contrast to the quality on the bottom screen is evident and you wish for a clearer screen with...

3D with no glasses, build quality, clear screen (top)

No killer app, limited library of games

Consumer review by:

Nintendo 3DS- NDS

 

I only really want the console because of Zelda Ocarina of Time Remake. I don't really care about battery life because I usually don't play for more than 1 1/2 hours max. If travelling in a car. buy a $15 car charger and your ready to go. It plays...

ZELDA OCARINA OF TIME REMAKE!!! Blue is my Favourite Colour

Nothing that bothers me

Consumer review by:

Nintendo 3DS- NDS

 

Never really played a DS as I bought a PSP when it was released in October 2005 and never really found it practical for real "gaming on the go," mainly because of the pocket-straining dimensions.

Interesting concept; swathe of features

No games at the moment worthy of replacing my PSP for one; styling

Consumer review by:

Nintendo 3DS- NDS

 

I'm hoping it's worth the money... it's either going to be absolutely amazing or a complete and utter failure. I'm hoping the fact that it displays 3D doesn't turn too many developers off the console but the fact that the graphics are still well under...

3D, Analogue stick, Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Battery Life, Price, lack of release date titles

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