The Nintendo 3DS has been quite the handheld console as it has received great reviews from critics, not to mention the great games that have been coming out continuously. Proving that graphics is not everything, the 3DS gives a unique gaming experience that only the platform can offer. With the continued success and the New 3DS just being released, more and more people are flocking to Nintendo. So for those who are still not familiar with what the 3DS can offer, here are five great games you can play on the 3DS.
- Story of Seasons
For those who have played and became addicted to farming simulators in the past, the Story of Seasons will be a treat for you! At the start, you will be asked to create your very own, customizable character. After which, you will be then thrown into fantastic, brightly colored world of Story of Seasons. In the world, you will have to take care of a customizable farm and animals, generate income to develop your farm some more, court someone you like, get married, and have children! Story of Seasons gives you a first-hand experience of farming and living in the shoes of the new comer in town.
- Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is a turn-based strategy game that brings a few unique elements to the table. This is where American history and literature meets alien, and it’s wrapped up in a great gaming package. In Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., dear ol’ Abraham Lincoln will lead a team of characters that everyone is familiar of, like Lion from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Tiger Lily from Peter Pan, and Tom Sawyer. One of the few games that will give you an authentic steam-punk gaming experience, its approach to turn-based RPGs is also unique as you will have a bar to tell you just how much you can move and how much you have to attack. Get ready to kick some aliens with the characters we all know and love!
- Etrian Mystery Dungeon
Etrian Mystery Duneon is a mix of two popular games: Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon. Be prepared to go through labyrinths with five characters in your party, and 10 character classes to choose from. This RPG combines gaming experience from both genres to bring you what makes the two titles great games to play. Hack and slash through the dungeons, use magic and skills against monsters, all through turn-based colorful delight!
- Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
One of the most popular games of the Nintendo 3DS, you will get to fight dragons, behemoths, and other huge monsters in the world of the Monster Hunter. Offering gamers that hard boss fight equals great rewards-type of gaming, you can pick among several different weapons to battle and topple giant beasts. And by defeating those beasts, you can carve out materials to create all new, cool-looking gear! Join your friends locally or online and gather your strength as you try and knock down humungous beasts. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will do great with a good headset so as to maximize the loud roars of the titanic beasts.
- Xenoblade Chronicles
One of the most heavily anticipated games for the New 3DS, Xenoblade Chronicles is the first game that will come out on that platform. As a science-fiction RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles already came out on the Nintendo Wii, but is making its way now onto the handheld console. Explore the world wielding a mysterious sword with your friends as you slay a variety of monsters in fun turn-based action – certainly one of the best of 2015.