Top 3DS Games To Get for 2012

Are you looking for some great top 3DS games for the 2012 fall/winter season? Do you want to add titles to your wishlist, or are you shopping around for fun Christmas gifts? Keep reading for a great selection!

Overall Top 3DS Games

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is an obvious 3DS favorite, as it’s been around long enough to establish a very dedicated following. Fans of treasure-seeking, sword-swinging action will approve of this latest revision, and if you’ve never played a Zelda game before (gasp!) now is a good time to start. The game boasts all of your favorite Link and Zelda action, wrapped in a shiny, new 3D package. Mario Kart 7 is a close second; the Mario franchise is just as strong on the latest Nintendo handheld unit as it is on the Wii. Note: although these titles are a little older than others on the list, they’re still worth looking into if you haven’t already checked them out.

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Top 3DS Puzzle Games

Mahjong is every bit as addictive on the Nintendo 3DS as it is everywhere else. You’ll be able to spend hours on end reorganizing the colorful tiles, so make sure you have some free time before you check out this title! Tetris, of course, is available on the handheld as well. If you’re looking for a more complex and artistic puzzle, check out Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask or Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure.

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Top 3DS RPG Games

Is role-playing more your style? Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance, despite the somewhat odd title (it’s a Japanese transplant), is well worth looking into. Just make sure you’re ready to take on the challenge of investing in two main character’s lives, delve into places called the “Sleeping World,” partner with Spirits, and interact with a whole host of Disney characters. Another fun option (especially if you like dungeon crawlers) is Heroes of Ruin.

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Top 3DS Sports Games

Sports is a genre that will always reside in the hearts of portable-console gamers. Whether you prefer to immerse yourself in the world of a realistic realization of your favorite team sport, or you’d rather get goofy with cartoon characters, there’s something here that will be right up your alley. Surprisingly, Pro Evolution Soccer 12 seems to have a leg up on the long-standing favorite, FIFA Soccer. You’ll also get plenty of enjoyment out of Mario Tennis.

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Hopefully, your thirst for the top new 3DS games has been slaked. With so many great options to choose from,  If you’re looking for even more great titles – from a new Pokemon game to Skylanders to a Rayman Origins release – your best bet is to visit Upcoming 3DS Games.

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