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3DS Arcade Video Games

Arcade games. Titles from this category require particularly good manual skills. Main purpose of the gameplay is to reach a specific point or defeat enemies while controlling a character or a vehicle. Arcade games usually don’t have any story or have it in a very simple form. This category contains e.g. popular platformers. more

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)

Arcade 20 March 2013

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is a mix of action and puzzles. In the game we will play Mario's clumsy brother, who, armed with a special vacuum cleaner, will try to get rid of spirits from the haunted possessions.

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)

Arcade 28 July 2012

New Super Mario Bros. 2 is a continuation of the side-scroll platformer, originally released in 2006 in the version for Nintendo DS console. Players have the opportunity to get to know further adventures of Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and other characters from the fantastic mushroom universe. The title was produced by the developer Nintendo EAD.

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SteamWorld Dig 2 (3DS)
SteamWorld Dig 2 (3DS)

Arcade 22 February 2018

A sequel to the 2013 metroidvania title, developed by Image & Form. Once again, the players are taken to a unique world that combines steampunk with western setting, this time as a female robot looking for her missing friend. The gameplay of SteamWorld Dig 2 doesn’t depart from the groundwork of its predecessor, focusing on digging underground tunnels to reach places of interest and find treasures we can spend to upgrade our equipment. There are also various enemies to defeat with our more or less fancy weapons. Like the previous works of Image & Form, the game features good-looking cartoonish visuals.

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Terraria (3DS)
Terraria (3DS)

Arcade 10 December 2015

A sandbox platform game by indie studio Re-Logic, sometimes called the 2D version of the popular Minecraft. There is no set goal; your task is basically to shape the randomly-generated world around you. At first you only have a few basic tools, which allow you to dig and find resources, chop wood, and create simple structures. As the game progresses, due to the extensive crafting system, you discover better tools, allowing you to create advanced materials and to fight monsters. There are many possibilities in the game, and the only restriction is your own imagination. Terraria features a single player mode, but you can join forces with other players, thus gaining precious allies, who can help you with the more challenging tasks.

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Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)

Arcade 15 November 2011

Super Mario 3D Land is the first installment of the cult plumber's adventures prepared for the Nintendo 3DS console. The production of the game was supervised by the creator of the brand - Shigeru Miyamoto. The title combines elements of classic platformers from the Super Mario and Super Mario Bros series with the capabilities of an innovative platform, offering, among other things, a three-dimensional image. The task of players is to collect coins and various types of items, avoid traps and defeat numerous opponents.

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Rayman Origins (3DS)
Rayman Origins (3DS)

Arcade 05 June 2012

A two-dimensional platform game, the gameplay of which references classic installments of the series. The story of the game takes place before the events told in the first installment of the series. The action of the game takes place in a fairytale realm called the Crossroads of Dream. When the world is threatened by an invasion of dark creatures called Hoodlums, the titular protagonist and his friends decide to save it. During the game the player will visit various fantasy realms, jump between numerous platforms (the action is shown from side perspective and the player can move in four directions), get past various traps, obtain new abilities and fight enemies encountered on the path. There is more than a dozen types of enemies, as well as much more powerful bosses. What's more, the game contains levels in which the protagonist mounts other creatures (for example a giant mosquito) and rides it through large areas. Cooperation mode is a novelty in the series – it allows the player to complete all levels while accompanied by up to three friends. The colorful, beautiful graphics generated by UbiArt Framework are a valuable asset to the game. Colorful locations are accompanied by neatly-animated characters and a catchy soundtrack.

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Rayman 3D (3DS)
Rayman 3D (3DS)

Arcade 25 March 2011

The classic platformer genre, Rayman 2: The Great Escape, returns in an improved version to the Nintendo 3DS. As the title character we have to save ourselves from intergalactic pirates. The game offers full support for 3D technology and also uses a touchscreen with which the player activates special powers and moves around the menu.

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Donkey Kong Country Returns (3DS)
Donkey Kong Country Returns (3DS)

Arcade 24 May 2013

Skillful platformer telling the story of Donkey Kong monkey. This time the angry Tikis made a covenant with wild animals from the jungle, and to top it all off, he stole supplies of bananas. The game introduces cooperation mode, and the whole thing looks very impressive thanks to interesting boards, refined audiovisual effects and puzzles.

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The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (3DS)
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (3DS)

Arcade 22 October 2015

One of the numerous installments of the popular The Legend of Zelda series that dates back to the end of the 80s. The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes was developed solely with Nintendo 3DS in mind. The characteristic feature of the game is the three-player cooperation mode where we can join forces with our friends to defeat bosses, solve complicated puzzles, and complete subsequent levels. Totems, which are towers that consist of three characters standing on one another, are interesting result of cooperation. Thanks to this, heroes can reach places that are otherwise inaccessible or hit a strong opponent in his weak point. Naturally, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes lets us play solo, as well. In such case, we control each of the three characters interchangeably. Clothes and weapons we find give us special abilities: they can help us dodge enemy attacks, enlarge bombs, or let us perform attacks unavailable to other characters. The game features simple and not very detailed graphics which are, on the other hand, very colorful.

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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)

Arcade 18 February 2016

Another entry in popular series of sport games, in which we meet characters from the most famous franchises of Nintendo and SEGA companies. The cycle first launched in 2007, since then accompanying each subsequent summer and winter Olympic Games, meaning that the 2016 edition takes us to the arenas of XXXI Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, where, once again, two teams of characters will compete with each other. The first team comprises of heroes like Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, and Donkey Kong. The other one included e.g. Sonic, Shadow, Miles ‘Tails’ Prower, Dr. Eggman or Knuckles. Mario & Sonic at Rio 2016 Olympic Games allows us to participate both in single and multiplayer disciplines, such as football, ping pong, volleyball, gymnastics, cross-country running, golf, and rugby. Similar to its predecessors, the title has the official license of International Olympic Committee.

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Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal (3DS)
Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal (3DS)

Arcade 11 November 2014

A spin-off of the Sonic the Hedgehog arcade game series by SEGA, starring the eponymous super-fast blue animal. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for Nintendo portable consoles is a prequel to the animated TV series based on the franchise. The game was developed by Sanzaru Games. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal is a classic platformer, in which you quickly traverse the 2D maps, overcome obstacles, fight enemies, gather collectibles, solve logic puzzles, etc. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal is even more exploration-oriented than the previous installments. The game features four playable characters: Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Sticks, and each of them has unique abilities. Although you can play Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal on your own, the main focus of the game is the co-op mode for up to four players.

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PAW Patrol: On a Roll (3DS)
PAW Patrol: On a Roll (3DS)

Arcade 23 October 2018

A family platform game, based on a Nickelodeon's TV series titled PAW Patrol. The game consists of 16 rescue missions, each to be completed with two characters chosen out of eight available puppies with unique abilities.

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Shovel Knight (3DS)
Shovel Knight (3DS)

Arcade 26 June 2014

Shovel Knight is a classical 2D platform game with elements of adventure and RPG, set in fantasy world. The title is a debut of the independent studio Yacht Club Games, hiring, among others, former employees of the experienced Way Forward studio. In the production, we impersonate a titular knight who, with the help of a legendary shovel-like weapon, fights the mysterious members of The Order of No Quarter. Traversing subsequent locations, our hero faces scores of enemies, including difficult bosses. Interacting with certain elements of the environment, he solves series of puzzles, facilitating the completion of a given level. Gameplay is modeled after classic platform games like Mega Man and Castlevania. Its old-school character is emphasized by pixel-art graphic design. The game lets you play alone or in a local multiplayer mode for up to 4 players.

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LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey (3DS)
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey (3DS)

Arcade 21 June 2013

LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey is an arcade game set in a world created for the LEGO lineup. The game is about exploring the world, fighting with enemies and overcoming obstacles. In our adventures we use the mystical energy of Chi, which provides superhuman possibilities for characters.

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Disney Infinity (3DS)
Disney Infinity (3DS)

Arcade 18 August 2013

Disney Infinity is an arcade game in which the most famous characters and worlds from Disney and Pixar movies appear. Production allows you to create your own levels based on selected elements of fairytale brands. The game requires a special docking station to operate, where the characters you want to control are placed. You can play alone or with friends in multiplayer mode.

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LEGO Friends (3DS)
LEGO Friends (3DS)

Arcade 12 November 2013

LEGO Friends is the first Lego product designed especially for girls who want to become music stars. The program allows you to compose your own songs using different instruments and music styles. Players get a tool to accurately design the scene for the performer by determining, among other things, the right colors and angles of light and to teach our character to dance in the rhythm of music.

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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (3DS)
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (3DS)

Arcade 11 January 2019

A remake of the well-known Nintendo DS console's arcade mix and RPG game in which Mario and Luigi must help the title Bowseer - their antagonist ate magical mushrooms, through which he absorbs everything he encounters on his way. While playing at Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey we control the narrow plumbers and the monster alternately.

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Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)

Arcade 03 February 2017

Three-dimensional platformer for the whole family developed by Nintendo. Yoshi’s Wooly World is set in a world made of yarn. We play as the titular green dinosaur Yoshi, one of the main mascots of the Japanese company; the game expands on concept of Kirby’s Epic Yarn. We received a classic platformer in 2.5D, in which our hero is followed by running eggs, which can be shot at various targets or parts of scenery. Thanks to the world being made of yarn, many objects can be unraveled to unlock new paths and secrets. Yoshi’s Wooly World offers a cooperation mode for two players. Each three-dimensional location is made of virtual yarn, and every character resembles a handcrafted puppet filled with cotton.

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SpongeBob: HeroPants (3DS)
SpongeBob: HeroPants (3DS)

Arcade 03 February 2015

An action-filled platform game with logic puzzle elements. The title is based on the license of a popular animated TV series - SpongeBob SquarePants - and continues the story shown in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. In the game, developed by Behaviour Interactive, one assumes the role of the titular sponge and his bizarre friends to restore the former glory of their underwater metropolis - Bikini Bottom. Gameplay mechanics build on completing consecutive platform and puzzle challenges, during which a player has to use the unique abilities of all the characters in the game. To move the story forward, the main protagonists can activate their superhero forms that equip them with additional abilities. A player can do all this across twelve elaborate levels, featuring visuals known from the animated TV series. Another positive feature of the game is the omnipresent humor.

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Super Mario Maker 3DS (3DS)
Super Mario Maker 3DS (3DS)

Arcade 02 December 2016

A portable version of the awarded level editor that allows the players to create custom levels for the games from the Super Mario Bros. series. Similarly as in the original title, published by Nintendo in 2015, the gameplay consists of creating two-dimensional platform game levels. The title is very simple and intuitive, and this edition was enriched with touch screen support. Super Mario Maker 3DS, similarly as its predecessor, enables the player to quickly test created levels in order to easily add required improvements. However, unfinished work can be shared with other players only locally. Each feature of the game was adapted to two graphics styles – the original one that references the 8-bit Super Mario Bros and the style of Super Mario Bros. U. The game also supports amiibo figurines thanks to which the player can unlock new skins for the protagonist.

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Team Kirby Clash Deluxe (3DS)
Team Kirby Clash Deluxe (3DS)

Arcade 12 April 2017

A multiplayer action game by Nintendo, utilizing a free-to-play model. As the title implies, the players take on the roles of Kirbys, who participate in team battles with boss enemies threatening the Dream Kingdom. The team can consist of up to four players, and to win you have to cooperate with others and make use of your strengths. There are four kinds of Kirbys to choose from (Sword Hero, Hammer Lord, Doctor Healmore and Beam Mage), and every one of them has their own unique abilities. One Kirby can be physically strong, while the other heals his companions. When your team succeeds, you earn experience points, which increase your stats. Moreover, the resources you collect during the game can be used to craft new equipment. Team Kirby Clash Deluxe features microtransactions — to participate in battle, you need Vigor points, which renew automatically over time, but they can also be bought for Gem Apples, the in-game currency sold for real-life money. Gem Apples can also be useful when you want to continue the battle right after losing. The currency can also be earned as you play by participating in Heroic missions or visiting the Bandana Waddle Dee's tree.

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Mario Party: The Top 100 (3DS)
Mario Party: The Top 100 (3DS)

Arcade 10 November 2017

A collection of one hundred best minigames from all entries in the Mario Party series published by Nintendo. In this title, developed by Nd Cube, the players can play beach volleyball, place diamonds in a match-3 game, avoid projectiles fired by a space ship, play soccer, eat pizza and do many other things. Mario Party: The Top 100 features a large variety of characters, among which there are Mario, Luigi, Peach, Daisy, Wario and Yoshi. It is best to play the game in multiplayer mode for up to four players. The title supports Download Play, a function that enables the player to share the game with other users – only one copy is needed for four players to play it. The title also supports amiibo, special figures that provide additional benefits like unique characters. The graphics of all minigames were adapted to the power of 3DS – the minigames from Wii U look a bit worse but minigames from older consoles look better.

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Sonic Generations (3DS)
Sonic Generations (3DS)

Arcade 22 November 2011

Sonic Generations is an arcade platformer designed to celebrate the 20th birthday of the title blue hedgehog. In the game created by the Sonic Team there are two incarnations of Sonik - classic and modern, which try to eliminate holes in space-time. There are many locations in the game, which are a reference to the levels, known to fans of earlier versions of the cycle.

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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (3DS)
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (3DS)

Arcade 14 October 2011

Arcade platformer with a violet dragon Spyro and his companions in the main roles. This time our heroes are transferred to the human world as a result of the know-how of the main antagonist, Kaos. Toys for Bob is responsible for the game, and the well-known composer Hans Zimmer helped to create the music layer.

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Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn (3DS)
Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn (3DS)

Arcade 08 March 2019

A special version of Kirby's Epic Yarn, an eye-catching platformer in which we play the title character who is a charming wool ball. Compared to the original, the title has been extended with an additional game mode, various mini-games and previously inaccessible skills of the main character.

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