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Nintendo’s 3DS is an incredibly popular handheld video game system that has sold well over 73 million units worldwide. Featuring a wide range of creative and entertaining games, including Donkey Kong, Super Mario, Pokémon, and Kirby, online gameplay with millions of allies and opponents, and a durable design with a long-lasting ion lithium battery, it’s no surprise that the Nintendo 3DS family of game systems is such an incredible hit. With that said, Nintendo has released a few different models under the 3DS banner over the years, which may make it difficult to select the best 3DS game system for your gaming needs.

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