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The Nintendo 3DS - now with Streetpass

The Nintendo 3DS is the next generation in handheld gaming, allowing you to play on the go in real 3D - without the need for special glasses! Plus, introducing Streetpass™, a revolutionary new way of interacting with other gamers which allows 3DS owners to share information and play online, as they walk past each other in the street. 

Whether you're connected to public wifi, online at home or interacting with one of Nintendo's partners, Streetpass™ means you can unlock bonus content, items and levels, 'meet' another player's character, or battle against a new opponent.

The Nintendo 3DS has two screens with a touch-screen on the bottom, and the top screen displaying amazing 3D visuals, giving the characters and objects in game real depth.

Something for everyone

No matter what you're into, the Nintendo 3DS has something for everyone. Take great photos with the Nintendo 3DS camera, or film movies or stop-motion videos in 3D! Create your very own Mii™ character, then see a video game come to life in the real world with Augmented Reality (AR), which overlays the game on top your surroundings. And if that's not enough, the the Nintendo eShop offers a huge range of great games and applications to download.

NintendoGames you'll love

Nintendo 3Ds comes with a huge selection of games, so you're guaranteed to find something you'll love.

  • Super Mario 3D Land
    Everyone's favourite character Mario is back in Super Mario 3D Land, with a brand new world to explore as you guide Mario through beautiful 3D levels.
  • Mario Kart 7
    Take the steering wheel with the latest version of the nation's best-loved racing game, Mario Kart 7, where you can show off your driving skills as you race along the ocean and fly in the air - all in 3D. 
  • Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    Classic gamers will love Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, as the most critically-acclaimed game originally on the Nintendo 64 returns to Nintendo 3DS, but this time in glorious 3D.
  • Tetris® Axis
    The classic, most iconic game of all time, Tetris®, is back in a new dimension in Tetris® Axis.
  • Super Pokémon™ Rumble
    Fans of Pokémon will love Super Pokémon™ Rumble where players can battle through an action-packed 3D adventure and capture more than 600 Toy Pokémon along the way.
  • nintendogs + cats
    For animal lovers, nintendogs are back in the palm of your hand on the Nintendo 3DS system in nintendogs + cats. See puppies and kittens brought to life in 3D, nintendogs with puppies and, for the first time, kittens brought to life in 3D! The game allows face recognition for a really interactive experience.

Find out more about the Nintendo 3DS console or Nintendo 3DS games


There really is something for everyone with Nintendo 3DS


Last updated: over 3 years ago