Worst Nintendo 3DS Games

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The Top Ten

1 Mario Party: Island Tour

I do agree that people are harsh towards the newer Mario Party games, because this game isn't really BAD or anything, but Nintendo completely changed the formula for 9, IT, and 10. Takes away much of the fun factor and strategy with those linear boards as opposed to boards with many paths that you go around yourself, less minigames, and the goal of going to the end of the track for the most mini stars as opposed to going around the board that ends in a set amount of turns, for which we can plan ahead and think about how we use our items and save coins from minigames after every turn and events on the board to receive stars. and Cube just isn't a great company.

I used to be a die-hard Mario Party fan. There's nothing wrong with the series itself. But the last two games have been really bad. The last good game was Mario Party DS, and that came out like seven years ago. And Mario Party 10 doesn't look too promising either.

I think some people are a little too harsh towards newer Mario Party games.

I got this game it's a okay game better then Mario Patty Star Rush

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2 Paper Mario: Sticker Star

I know it's so much worse than the other Paper Mario games, but it's not bad on its own merits. Sure, there is no hints on where to go next and the combat is pointless (and there are no new villains or bosses), but if you aren't comparing it to the BEST GAMES OF ALL TIME, then maybe you guys could appreciate how well they implemented the paper/sticker gimmick, the cool music, and the interesting levels.

This game could have been the best, but no we HAD to take out the RPG elements. This and Super Paper Mario should not even be considered paper Mario games!

Wow! This Game Gets Boring Really Fast. I'll Definitely Prefer Super Paper Mario Over This Game For Sure. HECK YEAH! That Game Was A Hundred Times Better Than This.

The most boring game I've ever played.

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3 Bird Mania 3D

Isn't this like a ripoff of Angry Birds or Flappy Bird? Seems like one. It should NOT be a 3ds game, it should be another one of those crappy iPhone apps! - RaccoonCartoon

Just hearing the title of it makes me uninterested! - docreywashere

WHY IS Mario PARTY ISLAND TOUR AT number 1? THIS GAME IS WORSE

What is this

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4 Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal

If you do buy the game here's a heads up if you use knuckles on one of the levels keep pressing the jump button and you can fly

Okay, thanks for giving me a heads up. I will not tell my mum to buy it for my little brother

This game is bad it's gameplay I thought was suppose to be about speed but no you need the friggen explore through the level anywho the thing I don't like about this game is that you have to find all the crystals in the level you are on to move its boring and repetitive

Eww I hate this game

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5 Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

This is one of the best games I've ever played. I have not played the first Luigi's mansion, and I really want Luigi's Mansion 3 soon. But who was stupid enough to put this on the list? I know that whatever gets put on the list originally is up to one person, and everyone has their own opinion, but once this was on the list, who was stupid enough to vote for it? If it's too complicated at the beginning, I understand. I think when you play this game for the first time, the first mansion is the hardest part of the game. But once you beat it, you get the hang of the puzzles and the rest of the game is a much smoother ride, aside from a couple difficult parts.

This game is awesome! Who put This here?

Screw You Losers Saying This Game Sucks, You Obviously Don't Know "Quality" Games - VideoGamefan5

To be honest the first game was better

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6 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinty

Bad but not this bad. More like honorable mention. Still awful though.

It's a good game on it's own, but trash in comparison to the old Pokemon Mystery Dungeon games. - RaccoonCartoon

Never heard of it - docreywashere

One of the best 3ds games ever

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7 Mario and Luigi: Dream Team

This game is the worst game I have ever played.

Terrible game

It should be high, it's such a bad game.

Not bad. Even though I voted it. But, I only vote to object to your opinions or give my own opinions. This was a huge step up from other Mario RPG's. Controls were good, graphics were Ok. It was an easy game, I have to admit, but maybe that is due to my ability at playing games. This game does not implement the 3D effect. Has lots of variety.

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8 Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs - Fight For Survival

Worst fighting game ever worse than shaq fu - dinosaur

9 Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle

This is The gayest video game I've seen in me life, and how is this below mario and luigi? - VideoGamefan5

This Game Is Really Boring And Crappy - VideoGamefan5

10 Nintendo Badge Arcade

It's just an obvious cash grab. 3 Dollars for a crappy badge which does NOTHING at all? Don't forget that you don't even BUY the badge, you buy a CHANCE to get the badge, which is just a ripoff. Seriously, Nintendo, these are KIDS. You can't expect them to pay all their cash like this, their parents shouldn't be able to either! This should be 1 on the list. Just plain awful! - RaccoonCartoon

You have to pay just to get the badges? I think I'll just buy a theme with that money thanks, Nintendo.

Sometimes you get a shameless rip off of classic crane machines and make them into digital microtransactions. Sigh.

It's a freemium game, but it is such a cash grab with kids. $1.00 for 5 CHANCES for pictures! That is just a cash grab. Just go with the free plays and the free plays earned for the practice catcher.

PS. The time I've seen the arcade bunny the happiest is when you can switch to paid play. Get it?

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The Contenders

11 Rayman Orgins

This is good not bad

I WILL MURDER ALL OF THESE LIST MAKERS

Kinda boring is all 😕

12 Garfield Kart

Best anime rpg

It'a a complete rip off from Mario Kart 7!

U wot m8

Best gayme

13 Metroid Prime: Federation Force

It's so bad that even Samus tries to kill herself because she is the final boss in the end.

My legit reaction to Fed Force trailer: Oh, so it's Tri Force Heroes but with Metroid? 10/10 Nintendo, 10/10.

The game isn't even out yet.

It's out... And it's horrible.

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14 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

That game did kind of suck because you can't really choose your character.

15 Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Stealth Force Edition

Never Get This Game, Michael Bay's Game - VideoGamefan5

16 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Never played but I just assumed it wasn't good

Inferior version of Mario Party, and Mario Party itself sucks.

no

17 Mario Tennis Open

I was so hyped for it, I was disappointed. - RaccoonCartoon

Lets hope for the best for MT Aces

18 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

This game does not belong here

What the heck? I can respect opinions... but this is a GREAT game, and tons others agree...

Majora's mask was so much better and challenging than Ocarina of time. I'm not trying to be rude, but Ocarina of Time doesn't deserve all it's praise. All I here people say when a new Zelda game comes out is,"Oh,oh, Skyward Sword isn't as good as Ocarina of Time so it isn't worthy to be considered a Zelda game." It drives me nuts!

Its compelety terrible

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19 Pac-Man Party 3D
20 Yo-Kai Watch

I'm worried that I'm gonna be ranted at by a caps lock guy, but here goes nothing... I don't really like Yo-Kai watch. There are only 2 Yo-Kai that I found cute (Jibanyan and the other cat guy) and I hate how overly girly the female character's design is. It didn't really emotionally touch me like a Final Fantasy or Pokemon game, and the adverts make me wanna bang my face against a wall. I do like the battle system, however. BUT PLEASE DON'T GET MAD AT ME! I'M ONLY 12! =(

I doubt any of the people who called this a Pokemon Ripoff actually played the game. Don't listen to them. Sure, there's some similarities, but it's not ripping off Pokemon. (This is coming from a huge Pokemon Fan)

It was all right. There are much better RPGs for the 3ds though, like the utterly amazing Bravely Default. And while I get its geared more towards kids, so is Pokemon. And I honestly prefer Pokemon. I'd get it if your a fan of the RPG genre though. It has unique gameplay and a catchy soundtrack.But if you want to introduce your kids to RPG's, I'd recommend the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon or maybe one of the Final Fantasy games without all the damn's and stuff. Yo-Kai gets a 68/100 from me. Check out the anime though, it's really good.

This game is amazing, I don't know if the top comment is only 12, they need to shut up

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21 Captain America: Super Soldier
22 Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land

Major disappointment for Regular show Fans. - Garythesnail

Honestly, Regular Show is my favorite T.V. show on Cartoon Network. But this game really is just dull. It's just a sample of the many cheesy games Mordecai and Rigby actually play, and most of it is really hard. Will I play it again? Sure, I'm keeping it, but I pray that it won't bore me to death.

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23 The Denpa Men: They Came By Wave

TAKE THIS OFF THIS LIST IMMEDIATELY. THIS IS THE BEST RPG EVER, sure it may seem like a Pokemon rip-off, but trust me it isn't. (COME AT ME FINAL FANTASY 7 FANBOYS) *Puts up Flame Shield in prediction for an attack*

This game is not bad dinosaur - pugiscool

There are way worse jrpgs like conception 2 and sticker star - ikerevievs

24 New Super Mario Bros. 2

I consider myself a fan of platformers, even the occasional Mario fair. But when a game is made into a 1up feast with an easy difficulty spike, you're doing something wrong. Add uninspired levels into account and you have the worst recipe for a Mario game.

This game should not take place in any good Mario games list, even more so than the Mario game I have a personal vendetta against! - Thifer20

Am I the only one who LIKES this game!? Just because it's easy doesn't mean it's AWFUL!

Don't you care about if a game is fun or not, because you play games to have fun.

It's a great game but a bad mario game a uge difference

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25 Yoshi's New Island

The music is repetitive. I haven't played the game myself but I'm sure the gameplay is also repetitive - yoshiclay

Yoshi's Island wasn't on the NES, dumbass. It was the SNES.

The Yoshi's Island For The NES Was WAY Better!

Nintendo, y u get rid of the adorable cutesy cartoon graphics and epic final boss from the original?

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26 Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars
27 The Denpa Men 2: Beyond The Waves

This isn't a bad game! This is innovative and fun! Seriously! This is fun! The balancing in the other half is wonky but you have a work around. Grinding.

Wha how is this on here.

A bad game doesn't need a sequl - dinosaur

28 Super Mario Maker

Don't waste your time, just get the Wii U version.

It's going to be good people.

While the 3ds version isn't released yet, but it doesn't look to be as good as the WiiU version. The lack of the Mystery Mushroom and seemingly little to no online activity, Super Mario Maker 3DS is more like Super MEHrio Maker 3DS, amma right? Ok, ok, I suck at puns.

It sort of sucks now that Miiverse shut down, and it has some HUGE flaws.
1. You have to UNLOCK everything day by day, and sometimes it glitches and you don't even get anything.
2. You can't search levels.
3. It's altogether just a pain in the neck and it doesn't deserve that 50 dollar pricetag, it should've gone down by now since it was released in 2015. - RaccoonCartoon

29 Face Racers

I started a website dedicated to destroying every copy of this.

And I thought face raiders was on drugs

YES! I agree it is so babyish

30 Tomodachi Life

Oh come ON! This game definitely doesn't deserve to be here! I understand that people say it's not fun because you can't control the characters and stuff, but this game really is a masterpiece. The amount of randomness makes it fun, and the mini games are fun. Some people might be annoyed it's not like Animal Crossing, but that would defeat the purpose of this game. It's SUPPOSED to be different! And the mii possibilities so are endless. Seriously. You can give them all types of fun outfits and rooms, and watch their reactions. That's not all, but you can also watch them fall in love, get married, and even have kids (they ask you if they should have a kid, and if you press yes a few days later you get a phone call, go to their house, and there is a bundle of joy awaiting of you! You can even choose its name, gender, and look if you want to) and eventually, watch them grow up and either send them off to other islands or have them become a resident of your island. The possibilities so ...more

This game definitely doesn't deserve to be here! I understand that people say it's not fun because you can control the characters and stuff, but this game really is a masterpiece. The amount of randomness makes it fun, and the mini games are fun. Some people might be annoyed it's not like Animal Crossing, but that would defeat the purpose of this game. It's SUPPOSED to be different! And the mii possibility so are endless. Seriously. You can give them all types of fun outfits and rooms, and watch their reactions. That's not all, but you can also watch them fall in love, get married, and even have kids (they ask you if they should have a kid, and if you press yes a few days later you get a phone call, go to their house and choose its name, gender, and look if you want to) and eventually, watch them grow up and either send them off to other islands or have them become a resident. The possibility so are endless, and the graphics are absolutely amazing (especially of the food and items. ...more

How could you guys say this! It may not be the type of game that makes a big impact on your life and is seen as a masterpiece, but it is fun and random and awesome. I do wish you could control the characters and have SOME say in their lives, but having it be just like Animal Crossing would defeat the purpose of it being a different game. The Miis are hilarious and it's really fun to make new people and watch them make friends and get married and even have children. Even just giving them stuff is fun, especially food because every time you are holding your breath to see if this food will be the ONE in over 200 food items that is their "super all-time favorite," which is obviously rare but happens more than you'd think. Overall, I could see why some wouldn't enjoy it, but it's really fun and definitely doesn't deserve to be called "worst" or "bad! "

I actually agree with this one. such a bad, annoying, repetitive and confusing game. should be way higher than #31. island tour was actually better - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

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31 Frogger 3D
32 Frozen: Olaf's Quest

I hate this game its very bad on so many levels. I do not recommend this game!

Why. Does. This. Exist.

I. Just. Hate. Frozen. IT SUCKS!

Worst game in Earth! - RaccoonCartoon

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33 Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice
34 SpongeBob HeroPants

bad

35 Cave Story 3D

Easily the all-time worst legally available and well-known version of this game. Don't waste your time on this, Just download Cave Story on the 3DS E-Shop and you'll get the best version apart from Cave Story + - xandermartin98

36 Asphalt 3D

I CAN NOT BELIEVE THIS HORRIBLE GAME IS NOT ON THE TOP 20 YET RIDGE RACER IS ACTUALLY HIGHER! THIS SHOULD SWITCH PLACES WITH Mario OR RIDGE RACER! THIS GAME IS NOTHING BUT TRASH WITH BUGS ALL OVER THE PLACE, HORRIBLE FRAME RATE/GRAPHICS, STUPID AI, BAD SCENERY, AN OBNOXIOUS AI CO DRIVER, STUPID POLICE, TERRIBLE MAPS, NO MULTIPLAYER, AWFUL RECEPTION, AND SAD, PITIFUL, LAUGHABLE PRESENTATION! I CAN'T EVEN BELIEVE ANYONE WOULD PAY FOR THIS TRASH. EVEN INJECTION HAD MULTIPLAYER. VOTE FOR ASPHALT 3D! - Gamecubesarecool193

Ubisoft I will never buy from you after seeing this gem

37 Roller Coaster Tycoon 3D

Nothing but a cash grab that discredits their company.

Probably the worst game I've ever played. AWFUL!

38 Mario Kart 7

What I enjoy Mario kart 7

Who Put This Here!? They need a good beating.

No Waluigi, instant bad

What!?!?! THIS GAME IS AWESOME!

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39 Lego the Movie Videogame

There IS a 3ds version, but the picture is wrong. Lego Movie for Xbox 360 was good though. - Idontneedausername

40 The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes

Zelda games are so boring and lame.

Zelda games are boring and lame.

The most unoriginal Zelda game. It's just Zelda Four Swords in a nutshell. - bugger

I hate this game
Reasons:
Every enemy does 1 heart of damage
Single player is hard and tedious
It takes FOREVER for people to show up in online
The game lags a lot
The Den Of Trials is evil
The people I play with are always trolling me (one time some butthole threw me into the water in the chest room and I didn’t get anything! And some jerks carried me and didn’t let me get the hammer! I raged quit after that)
The Ninja Suit and Bear Minimum is so broken in VS mode!
Drablands challenges are annoying and hard
Everyone online sometimes commit suicide on purpose just to fail the level and leave the lobby!
I hate the Volcano,Desert,Ruins and Sky levels!
That’s why I hate this game!

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41 Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

Actually its not good - ikerevievs

No. no no no no no no no no NO! This game is good! - Frouze

42 Mario Sports Superstars

I like this game - Tyler730

43 Minecraft New Nintendo 3ds Edition
44 Pokémon Omega Ruby

The Mega Evolutions SUCK and it's really such a boring game. - RaccoonCartoon

Too much water

Unfaithful to its Gen 3 counterparts. Too easy, the redesigns suck and cheap Mega Evolutions which overwrite some of the more famous Pokémon, like Steven's Metagross or Maxie's Camerupt. Also, what the HELL did they do to Mauville City?!

This game is the BEST and they made Mauville city a huge mall so that Hoenn can be a more exciting place to BE whoever hates this game is a big fat GENWUNNER!

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45 Kirby Triple Deluxe

Yeah! Who put this game on here? The stage design and boss fights make this one of the best Kirby games ever!

Why so much praise? I mean, the game isn't bad at all. Just don't come looking for nostalgia, because there is none to be found here.

This game is the best! Why is it on this list?

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46 Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

It's an okay game, but an obvious cash grab (it pretty much BEGS you to buy Amiibo cards, which is basically gambling since you don't know what's in the packet until you buy it.) and it is NOT worth 40 dollars! It was released in 2014, how hasn't the price gone down? - RaccoonCartoon

This is a great game!

Best game ever

Wrong

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47 LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

it is bad

48 Yokai Watch 2

Take this off the list.

49 Pokemon Sun

What you people are insane. Both Sun and Moon are the best.

Continuing the Mediocre trend of Pokemon that began sense X and Y.

50 Skylanders: Trap Team
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1. Paper Mario: Sticker Star
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1. Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle
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3. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal
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