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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (3DS)
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (3DS)

Arcade 15 November 2011

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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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Shovel Knight: King of Cards (3DS)
Shovel Knight: King of Cards (3DS)

Arcade December 2019

The last expansion to the well-received game Shovel Knight. Both the add-on and the base game have been developed by Yacht Club Games. The main protagonist of the expansion is the titular King of Cards, who is one of the bosses the player has to fight as the Shovel Knight in the base game. The main protagonist has to prove their rights to the crown by defeating three usurpers from the neighboring lands. Similarly to the base game, Shovel Knight: King of Cards is a 2D platform game with RPG elements. The new hero fights and moves in a different manner than the previous protagonists - he mounts a short charge, which stuns the enemies and destroys some of the obstacles on the map. He also has a special ability - he can perform a pirouette on enemies' heads multiple times. As one progresses through the story, the character acquires more powerful weapons, armor, and new companions. An interesting element of the game is a minigame, in which one can play cards with NPCs. The gameplay revolves around the story campaign, which is well complemented by special challenges, in which one can test their skills in platform puzzles as well as combat.

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (3DS)
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (3DS)

Arcade 27 September 2016

One of the side installments of the popular series of action games in which the protagonist is the famous blue hedgehog named Sonic. Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice is a companion game for the Sonic Boom television series. The title was created by Sanzaru Games, the studio also responsible for the video game Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. Similarly as that game, Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice is a colorful, two-dimensional platform game divided into levels and filled with action sequences and puzzles. The presence of ice and fire elements is a novelty – proper usage of them is required to get past some of the obstacles. In Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, the heroes from the television series must face a new enemy, known as D-Fekt, as well as and their old adversary Dr. Eggman. Five characters are playable in the game: Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Sticks and unavailable in previous game Amy. In addition to the single player mode, the developers also added multiplayer modes such as Bot Racing.

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

Arcade 07 August 2013

An action-platform game developed by independent Swedish studio Image & Form. The game takes place in an unusual universe that combines the traits of steampunk and Wild West settings. Once human civilization had fallen and the Homo sapiens was reduced to cave-dwelling troglodytes, weird creatures that are mostly robots became the new dominant species. One of them is the main protagonist of the game, Rusty. While looking for remains of human civilization, he starts a journey deep into the ground, where he looks for interesting treasures. During the game the player is traveling through caves, avoiding traps, fighting enemies, collecting minerals and making sure to always have access to light. The protagonist can use various useful tools that enable him to decide in which direction should the tunnel be dug. After filling the backpack we return to the surface and trade the minerals we've found for various goods and upgrades for the protagonist.

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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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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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Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy (3DS)
Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy (3DS)

Arcade 16 February 2012

Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy is an arcade and music game produced by Indieszero studio. The player directs the actions of the hero, who has to restore the harmony disturbed by Chaos in a space called Rhythm. The gameplay consists mainly of pressing colored icons to the rhythm of about 50 melodies and songs from the main scenes of the Final Fantasy series.

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Skylanders SuperChargers (3DS)
Skylanders SuperChargers (3DS)

Arcade 20 September 2015

Another installment of the popular arcade platformer game series developed by Vicarious Visions. Once more, the player has to face the ruthless Kaos who intends to take over Skylands with the use of a powerful weapon — Doomstation of Ultimate Doomstruction. His plans can only be thwarted by the team of Skylanders appointed by Master Eon. Similarly to its predecessors, Skylanders SuperChargers uses real action figurines that are transferred to the virtual world with Portal of Power. The novelty list includes, first and foremost, twenty customizable vehicles that can move on the land and in the air, as well as twenty new heroes, the eponymous SuperChargers. To enjoy their abilities, we have to buy them separately since the starter pack features the game itself, two action figurines, one vehicles, and the aforementioned Portal of Power. Moreover, the title supports over three hundred action figurines released alongside the previous productions.

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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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Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games (3DS)
Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games (3DS)

Arcade 29 June 2012

On the occasion of the premiere of the film Glacial Age 4 Continent's Wandering Younger players received a production with Mañko and friends in the lead role. This time the film's favourites take part in the Arctic sports games, competing against the fearsome pirates. On their own or with friends, players take part in 10 arcade competitions set in the humorous realities of the Glacial Age.

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Ben 10: Omniverse 2 (3DS)
Ben 10: Omniverse 2 (3DS)

Arcade 05 November 2013

The game is based on the popular animated series Ben 10, aired by Cartoon Network television station. It is a continuation of the production from November 2012, which tells another adventure of Ben - a boy who can turn into cosmic beings.

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Sonic Lost World (3DS)
Sonic Lost World (3DS)

Arcade 18 October 2013

Dynamic platformer with one of the most famous heroes of video games in the lead role. The blue hedgehog Sonic sets off to rescue the title, lost world. As usual, he has meetings with dangerous enemies, but a friendly heros can always count on the help of his faithful friends. The title was produced by the Sonic Team on behalf of Sega.

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