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  1. JennyorAlice

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    Which handheld do you like best, out of all the handhelds that Nintendo has produced so far?

    My favorite is 3DS. Not just because you can play games in 3D (not that that doesn't make things more fun) but I like the games for it, especially Mario Kart 7 and Luigi's Mansion.
     
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    Same here!

    The new 3DS has definitely become my favourite handheld of Nintendo. I love the streetpass functionality. The demos really makes easier for me to decide what to give a different go,
    The Ace Attorney games and the crossover with professor Layton. Then the possibility to have some NES and gameboy color games. I am slowly making my collection.
     
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    I'm partial to the original DS. I haven't been able to get my hands on a 3DS yet. I'm not fond of anything 3D though, so I'm not really stoked to give it a try.

    Also, the old gameboy color should get an honorable mention for being lightweight, tiny, and having a phenomenal library of games.
     
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    Game boy color is definitely my second favourite. A shame cartridge batteries on many of them not longer work. I miss my Pokémon yellow and crystal as well as the 3 Zelda games.
     
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    The GBC also loses some points for using actual batteries to power itself. The rechargeable battery on the DS is a game changer for me.

    I wonder if the battery in my copy of Oracle of Seasons still works. It never occurred to me that those games were old enough for the save batteries to die.
     
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    I bought my OoS and OoA when they came out and I just recently popped them into my GBA and they botg still had my saves from 01 so...
     
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    To be brutally honest, I prefer the Nintendo Game Boy Advance, it was always the Advanced age haha xD
     
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    That's cool. Advance was a solid console. It is in the sweet spot of SNES type if details in your palm. And between the original and the SP you could have the recharging and light or classic batteries depending your taste.
     
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    The Advance was great for being the first console to really begin the trend of taking classic games and porting them to handhelds.

    Though the OoT style yips and YEAGHs added to LttP were criminal. =P
     
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    I agree, advance brought some nice ports and remakes.
    At first I thought it was something neat but wow, it does wear off and becomes grating after a little while. Besides that voice and the official artwork didn't really match on my opinion.
     
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    Agreed. I also started out thinking it was neat, but it's PAINFULLY repetitive.
     
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    I liked my SP better than my GBA original. For the backlight reasons
     
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    My favorite handheld console is the 3DS. Not sure why, probably because of the games. That's one of the main reasons I want a Wii U, for the games, and nothing else.
     
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    I mean, that's really the metric by which any console should be judged, right?

    We can talk about neat aspects of the hardware, or how much we like the controller, or the aesthetic design of the case. But in the end the value of a console must be measured in its games.
     
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    Mine I think still has to be the DS. I attempted to use the 3DS however couldn't get on with it at all and ended up just leaving it. I would love to attempt to try the 3DS again at some point to see if I get on with it any better but for now definitely sticking with the DS :)
     
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    NDS games were awesome
     
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    There are some good 3DS games, too. :v
     
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    My Pc cant handle 3ds emulation so no 3ds games
     
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    Why not buy a 3DS? XD

    Unless you have money problems, I understand. I have a lot of money problems.
     
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    Nah I'm a retired gamer so I just play what comes buy free
     

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