DualShockers Definitives — The Top Essential Nintendo 3DS Games Rankings (Extended)

For reference (or extended interest), below is the full results of our Fall 2018 poll of DualShockers Staff poll on the Top 10 Essential Nintendo 3DS games currently on the market. For our full article, please check here. Alternatively, for a full explanation on the DualShockers Definitives list and what they mean, please refer to the original article.

Fall 2018 DualShockers Definitives Rankings (Extended):

Top 10:

1. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
2. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
3. Super Mario 3D Land
4. Mario Kart 7
5. Fire Emblem: Awakening
6. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
7. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
8. Pokémon X and Pokémon Y
9. Metroid: Samus Returns
10. Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

Top 20:

11. Pokémon: Ultra Sun and Pokémon: Ultra Moon
11. Shovel Knight
13. Pokémon: Alpha Saphire and Pokémon: Omega Ruby
14. Rune Factory 4
14. Bravely Default
16. Persona Q: Shadow of Labyrinth
16. Fire Emblem: Fates
16. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D
19. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
19. Gunman Clive
19. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Top 30:

22. Ever Oasis
22. Kid Icarus: Uprising
24. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy
24. WarioWare Gold
26. Dead Survivor 2: Record Breaker
26. Project X Zone
26. Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse
26. Mario Golf World Tour
26. Star Fox 3D
26. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance

Top 40:

32. Kirby Triple Deluxe
32. Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns
32. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
32. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D
32. Fantasy Life
32. Corpse Party
38. Project X Zone 2
39. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate
39. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Spirit of Justice
39. Resident Evil: Revelations
39. Pushmo