Worst Nintendo 3DS Games


The Top Ten

1 Mario Party: Island Tour

Darthvadern will not be happy seeing this at number one (No offense darth, In fact I actually like this game too) - B1ueNew

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.

So... this game is #1 instead of an ACTUAL bad 3DS game!?
I'm disappointed of y'all! All of y'all! I'm talking about the ones who think that THIS deserves to be in the list in the first place!
Those people REALLY need to do some research...
I mean, seriously, I've known (and played) WAY worse 3DS games, Operation COBRA for an example.

*Also, I actually like Mario Party: Island Tour. Despite the formula changing as the series grew, I still enjoyed it (mainly because of the minigames.) - Jasmine21064

This is one of the BEST! - darthvadern

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2 Paper Mario: Sticker Star

I like the games visuals and humors, but the game has frustrating puzzles, no story, no unique characters, terrible battle system. I beg of you guys don't buy this junk.

Sure, it is confusing. But it is pretty good. But very confusing. The only way to figure it out is to look on YouTube. - SuperMario1

This is one of the worst games ever made right up with Infinite Warfare, Sonic 06 and E.T. - B1ueNew

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.

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3 Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal

Who is the brown character? - AzertyQwerty

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

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4 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 - Amaimon

This is good! Sure it has some mediocre music, and it's not that scary but it's a great game still! - darthvadern

Why is this game here? Luigi haters? - B1ueNew

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5 Bird Mania 3D

Never heard of it sounds bad - B1ueNew

Worthless piece of crap

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


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6 Mario and Luigi: Dream Team

This game doesn't look that bad at all. I haven't played it but it looks like a fun game to be honest - B1ueNew

Ok, from a critical standpoint, how is this game worse than Paper Jam? I respect if you dislike it but seriously though this is like the most original mario game out there! - darthvadern

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.

I perfer Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time or Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story more than this one. This one was the worst one in the series - KingSlayer93316

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7 Nintendo Badge Arcade

it sucks

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, give it a break

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8 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinty

HEY ITS NOT BAD It's THE BEST - ChikoritaDude21

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

Never heard of it - docreywashere

One of the best 3ds games ever

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9 Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

That’s the problem with the 3ds versions you can only play as the character you want to (expect Mario and Sonic ) in certain events.

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

10 Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle

I have this game - myusernameisthis

I have seen this game on the clearance bin at the store for a year and it's still there, Just proves No one wants to buy this crap even when it's cheap - B1ueNew

This is the most bad game in the world. If you like when hurt you play this game

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

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The Contenders

11 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

It looks Ok to be honest - B1ueNew

Never played but I just assumed it wasn't good

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


12 Garfield Kart

Garfield kart > team fortress 2 and fallout 4 - B1ueNew

Best anime game on the PS4 - B1ueNew

This is one of the best games ever! It's a classic!

It’s pretty good, but it did take the concept of Mario Kart - KingSlayer93316

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13 Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs - Fight For Survival

Worst fighting game ever worse than shaq fu - dinosaur

14 Mario Tennis Open

Only because my copy cannot be read by the 3ds and if it does, it crashes 5 minutes in. Now I have to buy/swap it for another game or a properly working copy of this game.

Lets hope for the best for MT Aces

15 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

It's pretty overrated but it's good - B1ueNew

This is the BEST game EVER. This website got its facts mixed up.

This game does not belong here

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!

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16 Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

The sex symbolism is blatant and uncalled-for.

17 Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Stealth Force Edition

A game based on a Michael Bay movie. Surprised this is E10 and a nintendo console, I would surprised if this game didn't have explosions - B1ueNew

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

18 New Super Mario Bros. 2

Not bad but painfully unoriginal, nothing new except gold flower - darthvadern

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.

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19 Yoshi's New Island

Overhated - B1ueNew

I perfer the one for the DS and NES over this - KingSlayer93316

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

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

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20 Yo-Kai Watch

Yo - kai watch is absolute crap, my little bro loves it, he even reminds me of it, annoying and boring...

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.

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21 Super Mario Maker

The Wii U version is better - darthvadern

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.

22 Pac-Man Party 3D
23 Rayman Orgins

I'm not sure me and the list maker we have play to the same game. Personaly I think it's one of the best game of the system - AzertyQwerty

This is good not bad


Kinda boring is all 😕

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24 Metroid Prime: Federation Force

Just get halo instead - Dvafan2

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.

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

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25 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.


26 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

27 Captain America: Super Soldier

Another crappy licensed game - B1ueNew

28 Asphalt 3D

A free app game being sold on the market for 40 dollars, Now that's what I call greedy and robbed - B1ueNew


Ubisoft I will never buy from you after seeing this gem

29 Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice

This is good. - myusernameisthis

30 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

31 Frozen: Olaf's Quest

My little sister has this game. It looks bad but I never played it.

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!

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32 Frogger 3D
33 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*

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

34 SpongeBob HeroPants


35 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

This game is quite good! Outside of being too repetitive, it's very fun! - darthvadern

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! "

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36 Mario Kart 7

At least you have it at #42, but I enjoy this game, there are at least 5 much worse: Ace Combat and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon are terrible!

Huh this was great - darthvadern

What? This game is pretty good and fun - KingSlayer93316

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

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37 Lego the Movie Videogame

Most lego games suck - B1ueNew



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

38 Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

Actually its not good - ikerevievs

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

39 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.

40 Lego: Marvel Superheroes: Universe In Peril

Most lego games suck, But this one is truly terrible, The controls are awful and there's barely any content in it - B1ueNew

Worst game my 3DS had to run. - B1ueNew

Disgusting - iliekpiez

This game is just horrible, the controls just make no sense at all. Just download the demo to see what I'm talking about. This game is an insult to the power of the 3ds. Luckily, the console version is a lot better.

41 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

42 Pokémon Omega Ruby

This game was lit! Although I've only played Alpha Sapphire this is basically the same - darthvadern

One of the weaker Pokemon games? Yeah, easily. One of the worst 3DS games? Heck no!

Too much water


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43 Minecraft New Nintendo 3ds Edition
44 Roller Coaster Tycoon 3D

Nothing but a cash grab that discredits their company.

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

45 Kirby Triple Deluxe

Whoever put Kirby triple deluxe or Luigi's Mansion Dark moon, your mum's a hoe - B1ueNew

I like this game, but it’s pretty easy. I beat the game in 17 hours (Original Mode: 8 hours, King Dedede Mode: 9 hours) - KingSlayer93316

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.

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46 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.

I honestly prefer four swords. because they murdered purple link. T_T

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47 Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

This is a great game!

Best game ever

*gasps* You. YOU. YOOOUUU. BURN IN HELL! This is one of the best Animal Crossing games ever!



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48 LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This was my first 3ds game. Yeah, it didn't give me a very good impression of the system. The game is glitchy, unfinished, and is REALLY easy to beat in less than a day. - myusernameisthis

it is bad

49 Cars 2: The Video Game

I have this game - B1ueNew

50 Turbo: Super Stunt Squad

AWFUL - VideoGamefan5

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