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Total Nerd The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans  

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Vote for your favorite games on this ongoing list of the greatest Nintendo 3DS video games that have been released so far. Nintendo has been making the industry standard for portable game consoles, and the Nintendo 3DS is the best one to date. Take your favorite games anywhere, with brilliant titles like Super Smash Bros., Pokemon, and Professor Layton getting the 3D treatment in brand new adventures. The stereoscopic 3D effects look great no matter where you're playing, and you can always turn the 3D effect off if you don't want to use it.

Many critics were disappointed with the Nintendo 3DS during it's release in 2011 due to a severe lack of quality titles, but as the years roll on and the library of titles continues to grow, handheld gamers are thrilled to keep their 3DS in their back pockets. 

Vote for the greatest Nintendo 3DS games that have come out for the console so far. If your favorite game is missing, you can add it to the list so other people can vote on it too.
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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

2
102 35
Mario Kart 7 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Nintendo

3
119 48
Super Smash Bros is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Super Smash Bros

4
105 44
Super Mario 3D Land is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

5
80 26
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Be... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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115 62
Pokémon X and Y is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Nintendo, The Pokémon Company

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66 28
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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83 37
Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon

9
54 21
Fire Emblem Awakening is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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50 26
Pokemon Oras is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Ifreedom added Pokemon Oras

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57 43
Bravely Default is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Nintendo, Square Enix

12
35 28
Xenoblade Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

13
47 38
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

14
42 36
Star Fox 64 3D is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Nintendo

15
47 45
New Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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37 41
Kirby: Triple Deluxe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Kirby: Triple Deluxe

17
35 40
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

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33 45
Tomodachi Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Nintendo

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31 42
Fantasy Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Nintendo, Level-5

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22 30
Professor Layton and the Azran... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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8 8
Monster Hunter Stories is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Edward Paul Johnson added Monster Hunter Stories

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20 36
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix W... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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2 1
Super Mario Maker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
NintendoFan added

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5 7
Monster Hunter Stories is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Edward Paul Johnson added Monster Hunter Stories

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10 26
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyr... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo 3DS Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans