Most players of Nintendo‘s 3DS, 2DS and New 3DS consoles are used to shelling out a premium for games. Leaving some gamers playing the same thing until they can save up for another big purchase. With a wide array of games, some lesser known but still fun, you can have something new to play without burning a hole in your pocket.
Nintendo Selects (Nintendo) Nintendo has re-released some games under their “Nintendo Selects” line of games. All of the games are top selling and critically acclaimed titles with a cheaper price tag geared towards gamers on a budget. 3DS games in this category are sold for under 20$, a huge savings considering some of their original prices. So far The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D, Yoshi’s New Island, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, and, Mario Party: Island Tour are for sale under the Nintendo Selects branding.
Nano Assault (Majesco) Nano Assault is an action shooter for the 3DS with a special twist. The game takes place within a cellular system as you navigate through microscopic structures to purify viruses and destroy enemies while collecting DNA strands to save all of humankind. This might sound farfetched and out there but Nano Assault features impressive cellular environments that suck you in and that could pass for bizarre planets in outer space. The $15.99 price tag gets you tons of play time with 32 stages, 10 extreme bosses and a challenging Boss Rush mode.
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Bust-a-Move Universe (Square Enix)Bust-A-Move Universe is a 3D puzzle bubble popping game for the Nintendo 3DS. Cute green dinosaur pals Bub and Bob travel the universe popping bubbles in space. The game features multiple modes of play cluding a challenge mode, boss battles, and 100-second and 300-second rounds. You can purchase the fun arcade-like time killer, Bust-a-Move Universe, for under $11.00 on Amazon.
Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow Version (Game Freak)
Originally released in the 90s for Nintendo‘s Game Boy, Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, and Pokémon Yellow, are now being re-released digitally for the 3DS. The Pokémon franchise has grown to enormous heights, becoming one of Nintendo‘s best-selling game series of all time. For new players to expertly trained Poké Masters these games are a welcome addition to any 3DS Library. The games all cost $9.99.
Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-bit Land (D3 Publisher)
Fans of the Regular Show and retro games should enjoy Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-bit Land. The game follows Mordecai and Rigby (voiced by the original cast members) as they try to find their way out of a 8-bit Land they somehow got themselves trapped in. The game acts as a throwback with the gameplay combining platforming, top down gaming and arcade shooting with a true Regular show storyline and sense of humor.