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Topic: What DS games benefit from the 3DS' circle pad?

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MrDanger88

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1. Posted:

Besides Super Mario 64DS? What about that Sonic RPG?

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SlyGuy29

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2. Posted:

I personally think Mario Kart DS plays better with the circle pad..

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Lan

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3. Posted:

how does sm64 play? did they make it actually analog?

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pikku

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4. Posted:

Sonic Chronicles is cntroled exclusively via stylus, so I don't really see the circle pad improving that. ;)

But yeah, I really don't like circle pad controls for DS games.
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MorpheelStaff

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5. Posted:

The Sims 3, Viva Piñata and any other game were you move the camera, they actually feel very natural.

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SunnySnivy

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6. Posted:

Dragon Quest 9 plays better with the circle pad. Other than that, I haven't played many of my DS games on my 3DS because I'm spoiled on my gorgeous DSi XL screens. :]

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7. Posted:

:O 150+ events? wow dude send some love this way.

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BigBluePanda

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8. Posted:

Kingdom Hearts: Re:Coded was the first DS game I played on the 3DS. It obviously suits it perfectly, as the gameplay is near-identical to the PS2 counterparts.

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twiggy426

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9. Posted:

It definitely helps with Okamiden. Not good for old-school RPGs like Chrono Trigger though.
It's basically that if the DS game requires you to use diagonals then it should be a benefit.

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Hokori

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10. Posted:

Kingdom Hearts, Dragon Quest, SM64, MKDS, Final Fantasy, Kirby Super Star Ultra, Stafy, Chibi Robo, Chrono Trigger
I also find Links Awakening and SML to work well

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Lan

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11. Posted:

does it actually change anything?

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MorpheelStaff

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12. Posted:

GuardianAcorn wrote:

does it actually change anything?

When games make extensive use of the +Pad, using the circle pad is just more confortable.
Also, in some situations it just feels right to use the oPad instead.

I often find myself using the oPad to move the characters and the +Pad to move through menus and the like. My thumb moves by itself to fit the situation!

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Lan

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13. Posted:

that's what i do on wii. and crap, i want em to fix sm64ds. i hate having to hold y to run

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Meta-Rift

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14. Posted:

It makes movement more fluid in Metroid Prime Hunters.

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BulbasaurusRex

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15. Posted:

Basically, the Circle Pad helps out in DS games where you can move diagonally (in 8 total directions), but it still only allows for 8 directions of movement. They can't just magically add full analog movement support to those games.

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Lan

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16. Posted:

they can if they make individual patches for the games and include em in the firmware

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17. Posted:

Okamiden, i could go either way on to be honest. The circle pad was nice in big, open areas, but it was still not so great in tight quarters. :3

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LordJumpMad

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18. Posted:

All DS RPGs play better now!

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pixelman

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19. Posted:

The only DS game I actually prefer to play with the circle pad is Pop Island.

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SunnySnivy

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20. Posted:

LordJumpMad wrote:

All DS RPGs play better now!

Except Pokemon. I'm starting to get sick of not being able to walk diagonally in those games. Hopefully the 3DS will change that. (With new Pokemon releases, of course.)

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