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Browse the top-ranked list of Throwback Games below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Throwback Games below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Model:12345
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:6538156
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "A plus...Not bad...Good throwback game...Ive been out of the pokemon games for a while, but I decided to get omega ruby because why not, I love the game but it's a bit confusing because like I mentioned ive been out for a while but the game its fun and it has lots of nice little features in the game that makes it fun"

    "Good throwback game"

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    First launched in 2003 for the Game Boy Advance, Pokémon Ruby Version brought you compelling stories that made you thirst for more. Now, you can continue immersing yourself within the Pokémon franchise with Pokémon Omega Ruby — the latest in the catch-'em-all legacy. Experience a heart-pounding journey that challenges you to collect, battle and trade Pokémon as you fight to stop a nefarious group determined to alter the Hoenn region forever. Delve into a thrilling 3D world of action with Pokémon Omega Ruby. Travel to the Hoenn region, a land of stunning natural beauty, where a mysterious cave reveals a scene described in legends. Unleash the awe-inspiring power of Primal Reversion, a brand-new transformation experienced by Pokémon Groudon and Kyogre. Uncover the mind-blowing mysteries of Mega Evolution as more and more Pokémon achieve this ability. Experience intense, strikingly realistic visuals thanks to the 3D capabilities of your Nintendo 3DS. With so much to explore, you'll happily spend hours playing Pokémon Omega Ruby.
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    "A plus...Not bad...Good throwback game...Ive been out of the pokemon games for a while, but I decided to get omega ruby because why not, I love the game but it's a bit confusing because like I mentioned ive been out for a while but the game its fun and it has lots of nice little features in the game that makes it fun"

    "Good throwback game"

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    First launched in 2003 for the Game Boy Advance, Pokémon Ruby Version brought you compelling stories that made you thirst for more. Now, you can continue immersing yourself within the Pokémon franchise with Pokémon Omega Ruby — the latest in the catch-'em-all legacy. Experience a heart-pounding journey that challenges you to collect, battle and trade Pokémon as you fight to stop a nefarious group determined to alter the Hoenn region forever. Delve into a thrilling 3D world of action with Pokémon Omega Ruby. Travel to the Hoenn region, a land of stunning natural beauty, where a mysterious cave reveals a scene described in legends. Unleash the awe-inspiring power of Primal Reversion, a brand-new transformation experienced by Pokémon Groudon and Kyogre. Uncover the mind-blowing mysteries of Mega Evolution as more and more Pokémon achieve this ability. Experience intense, strikingly realistic visuals thanks to the 3D capabilities of your Nintendo 3DS. With so much to explore, you'll happily spend hours playing Pokémon Omega Ruby.
  2. Top comment

    "good !...Not bad...Incredible nostalgic feeling...This game is a must have and one of those games that is worth being passed down generations - I purchased this for my son and know that he will love this game just as I did as a kid."

    "Incredible nostalgic feeling"

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    Revisit an old favorite and enjoy enhanced gameplay with Nintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina in Time for Nintendo DS. Join with Link once again in this digitally remastered game, and set off with him on a quest to destroy King Ganondorf in Nintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina in Time.
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    "good !...Not bad...Incredible nostalgic feeling...This game is a must have and one of those games that is worth being passed down generations - I purchased this for my son and know that he will love this game just as I did as a kid."

    "Incredible nostalgic feeling"

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    Revisit an old favorite and enjoy enhanced gameplay with Nintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina in Time for Nintendo DS. Join with Link once again in this digitally remastered game, and set off with him on a quest to destroy King Ganondorf in Nintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina in Time.
  3. Model:CTRPABEE
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:5584573
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "So fun...Love it...Great Mario nostalgia...I like the game so much for my nephew.It takes me back to the essence the game boy days with better graphics of course.I recommend this game for anyone who like classic mario games ."

    "Great Mario nostalgia"

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    Dive right back into the Mushroom Kingdom for another classic gameplay experience with everyone's favorite characters, Mario and Luigi. Of course, Princess Peach has been kidnapped yet again by the malevolent Bowser, but the bros. have a new and gilded objective to complete: collect as many gold coins as humanly possible. Mushroom Kingdom glows with the light of mountains, caverns and even characters made of gold, and Mario will not rest until Peach is safe and the gold is his. You can still count on the action-packed fun that the Super Mario bros. franchise always brings to the table, but this time, with added golden opportunities like turning enemies into golden versions of themselves and a gold flower that gives Mario the ability to turn almost anything in his path into gold. This game keeps a running tally of every gold coin you've collected across all the levels so you can monitor your progress. Team up with a friend who can play as Luigi in the new two-player mode that allows you to use wireless Internet to tackle the adventure. Play in Coin Rush mode to see how many coins you can collect across three levels, and then challenge your friends to beat your record with StreetPass. No matter how you play, you'll soon be catching gold coin fever and the only cure is to grab your 3DS and play more New Super Mario Bros. 2.
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    Top comment

    "So fun...Love it...Great Mario nostalgia...I like the game so much for my nephew.It takes me back to the essence the game boy days with better graphics of course.I recommend this game for anyone who like classic mario games ."

    "Great Mario nostalgia"

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    Dive right back into the Mushroom Kingdom for another classic gameplay experience with everyone's favorite characters, Mario and Luigi. Of course, Princess Peach has been kidnapped yet again by the malevolent Bowser, but the bros. have a new and gilded objective to complete: collect as many gold coins as humanly possible. Mushroom Kingdom glows with the light of mountains, caverns and even characters made of gold, and Mario will not rest until Peach is safe and the gold is his. You can still count on the action-packed fun that the Super Mario bros. franchise always brings to the table, but this time, with added golden opportunities like turning enemies into golden versions of themselves and a gold flower that gives Mario the ability to turn almost anything in his path into gold. This game keeps a running tally of every gold coin you've collected across all the levels so you can monitor your progress. Team up with a friend who can play as Luigi in the new two-player mode that allows you to use wireless Internet to tackle the adventure. Play in Coin Rush mode to see how many coins you can collect across three levels, and then challenge your friends to beat your record with StreetPass. No matter how you play, you'll soon be catching gold coin fever and the only cure is to grab your 3DS and play more New Super Mario Bros. 2.
  4. Model:TEST
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:2856562
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "So fun...So fun!...Blast of fun and nostalgia...I grew up playing Nintendo from Mario to super Mario to Mario and Luigi all those games are great and then when they decided to come out with the racing car game with Mario that was like the ultimate best I can tell you how much fun me and my family have playing this game at times takes me back to my childhood"

    "Blast of fun and nostalgia"

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    It's time to prepare your strategy and get your kart ready to race across the dusty desert course. The competition with be tough, but you've equipped your kart with giant tires so you can expertly careen through the off-road track. Racing takes strategy, customization and of course, skill and you have everything it takes to win the race and become a champion of Mushroom Kingdom. The race is on and the excitement of Mario Kart is back and now in stunning 3D on your Nintendo 3DS with Mario Kart 7. Reach new heights as your kart soars over track shortcuts with a special wing and plunges into the sea with a propeller. Customize your vehicle with accessories to suit the track, whether it be big tires for off-road tracks or small tires for city courses. Race as your Mii or one of your favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters, and take on exciting courses over a mountain road, through city streets, across a dusty desert, around new courses on Wuhu Island and in the jungles from Donkey Kong Country Returns. Compete with up to eight racers for fierce competition with your friends or other players around the world. The race is on.
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    "So fun...So fun!...Blast of fun and nostalgia...I grew up playing Nintendo from Mario to super Mario to Mario and Luigi all those games are great and then when they decided to come out with the racing car game with Mario that was like the ultimate best I can tell you how much fun me and my family have playing this game at times takes me back to my childhood"

    "Blast of fun and nostalgia"

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    It's time to prepare your strategy and get your kart ready to race across the dusty desert course. The competition with be tough, but you've equipped your kart with giant tires so you can expertly careen through the off-road track. Racing takes strategy, customization and of course, skill and you have everything it takes to win the race and become a champion of Mushroom Kingdom. The race is on and the excitement of Mario Kart is back and now in stunning 3D on your Nintendo 3DS with Mario Kart 7. Reach new heights as your kart soars over track shortcuts with a special wing and plunges into the sea with a propeller. Customize your vehicle with accessories to suit the track, whether it be big tires for off-road tracks or small tires for city courses. Race as your Mii or one of your favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters, and take on exciting courses over a mountain road, through city streets, across a dusty desert, around new courses on Wuhu Island and in the jungles from Donkey Kong Country Returns. Compete with up to eight racers for fierce competition with your friends or other players around the world. The race is on.
  5. Model:CTRPBFR5
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:6195900
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "It's ok...Great ....A great throwback to old type NES games!...Great idea for a game except you only get to play parts of the games listed."

    "A great throwback to old type NES games!"

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    Play classic Nintendo titles in fun, new ways with the Nintendo Selects Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS. Mashups of 16 games put your favorite heroes together for exciting battles and challenges, while 8-bit graphics bring back the authentic look of each game. With championship modes from Super Mario Brothers, Dr. Mario and Super Mario Brothers 3, the Nintendo Selects Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS delivers countless hours of retro gaming fun.
    Your price for this item is $19.99
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    "It's ok...Great ....A great throwback to old type NES games!...Great idea for a game except you only get to play parts of the games listed."

    "A great throwback to old type NES games!"

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    Play classic Nintendo titles in fun, new ways with the Nintendo Selects Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS. Mashups of 16 games put your favorite heroes together for exciting battles and challenges, while 8-bit graphics bring back the authentic look of each game. With championship modes from Super Mario Brothers, Dr. Mario and Super Mario Brothers 3, the Nintendo Selects Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS delivers countless hours of retro gaming fun.
  6. Model:103852
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:5051900
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "so fun...A plus...Stays fresh while still being nostalgic, definitely recommend....This game is so amazing even though I just barely started it.What I like about this is that you don't have to battle gym after gym in order to progress.There are around 4 islands in the game and each is controlled by an island Kahuna.The only way you can get to them is by completing some side quests or fighting in battles,which is completely different from previous Pokemon games in which you had to battle a bunch of gym leaders in order to get some progression.Another aspect that I like about th"

    "Stays fresh while still being nostalgic, definitely recommend."

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    Embark on new adventures with Pokémon Moon for Nintendo 3DS. Created for compatibility with Pokémon Bank, this game lets you transfer characters caught from previous games to build your Pokémon army. Pokémon Moon for Nintendo 3DS brings 20 years of excitement together in one game, and the game's nine languages make it easy to interact with players around the globe.
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    "so fun...A plus...Stays fresh while still being nostalgic, definitely recommend....This game is so amazing even though I just barely started it.What I like about this is that you don't have to battle gym after gym in order to progress.There are around 4 islands in the game and each is controlled by an island Kahuna.The only way you can get to them is by completing some side quests or fighting in battles,which is completely different from previous Pokemon games in which you had to battle a bunch of gym leaders in order to get some progression.Another aspect that I like about th"

    "Stays fresh while still being nostalgic, definitely recommend."

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    Embark on new adventures with Pokémon Moon for Nintendo 3DS. Created for compatibility with Pokémon Bank, this game lets you transfer characters caught from previous games to build your Pokémon army. Pokémon Moon for Nintendo 3DS brings 20 years of excitement together in one game, and the game's nine languages make it easy to interact with players around the globe.
  7. Model:MARIO AND LUIGI SUPERSTAR BOWS
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:5323200
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "A hit!...A plus...Another great retro remake from GBA....Mario and Luigi r back brings me back to the good all days this remake is well worth it with a lot of added content"

    "Another great retro remake from GBA."

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    Go back to the Beanbean kingdom with Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. A well-known classic reimagined for Nintendo 3DS, this adventure follows Mario, Luigi and Bowser on their quest to restore Princess Peach’s voice. Compatible with several game-centric amiibos, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions makes a great addition to any game collection.
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    "A hit!...A plus...Another great retro remake from GBA....Mario and Luigi r back brings me back to the good all days this remake is well worth it with a lot of added content"

    "Another great retro remake from GBA."

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    Go back to the Beanbean kingdom with Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions. A well-known classic reimagined for Nintendo 3DS, this adventure follows Mario, Luigi and Bowser on their quest to restore Princess Peach’s voice. Compatible with several game-centric amiibos, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions makes a great addition to any game collection.
  8. Model:CTRPBZL5
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:6195811
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "good fun...love it....Great nostalgic game...The game is good overall and its good, but if your not a Zelda fan then its won't be as fun, but just a regular game to enjoy."

    "Great nostalgic game"

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    Follow Link into a parallel dimension to save Hyrule from evil with The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for Nintendo 3DS. Puzzles and traps present tough challenges that only you can help Link solve, and 3-D graphics bring every battle to life. Fast-paced action, powerful weaponry and new ways to swap out inventory make The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds an exciting addition to your gaming collection.
    Your price for this item is $19.99
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    "good fun...love it....Great nostalgic game...The game is good overall and its good, but if your not a Zelda fan then its won't be as fun, but just a regular game to enjoy."

    "Great nostalgic game"

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    Follow Link into a parallel dimension to save Hyrule from evil with The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for Nintendo 3DS. Puzzles and traps present tough challenges that only you can help Link solve, and 3-D graphics bring every battle to life. Fast-paced action, powerful weaponry and new ways to swap out inventory make The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds an exciting addition to your gaming collection.
  9. Model:CTRPBGNE
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:6219465
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "5 star...It's ok...Awesome game that hits that nostalgia itch....a great remake of a classic game that came out on the gamecube great for first timers and fans a like new the the game the stated off the series"

    "Awesome game that hits that nostalgia itch."

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    Overcome spooky encounters to save Mario in Luigi's Mansion for the Nintendo 3DS. You're armed with Professor E. Gadd's Poltergust 3000 vacuum cleaner to defeat ghost enemies, and the map on the bottom screen of your console lets you find your way around the haunted property. Test your courage further in the boss rush mode of Luigi's Mansion.
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    "5 star...It's ok...Awesome game that hits that nostalgia itch....a great remake of a classic game that came out on the gamecube great for first timers and fans a like new the the game the stated off the series"

    "Awesome game that hits that nostalgia itch."

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    Overcome spooky encounters to save Mario in Luigi's Mansion for the Nintendo 3DS. You're armed with Professor E. Gadd's Poltergust 3000 vacuum cleaner to defeat ghost enemies, and the map on the bottom screen of your console lets you find your way around the haunted property. Test your courage further in the boss rush mode of Luigi's Mansion.
  10. Model:CTRPBHRE
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:6115405
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "So fun!...So funny...Great game for nostalgia...As the game name indicates, this game has a decent collection of great mini games from the past console Mario Party games, However, the game seemed to be just about those minigames: The party section of the game has been greatly shrunk and it feels kinda disappointing."

    "Great game for nostalgia"

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    Get the fun started in Mario Party: The Top 100 for the Nintendo 3DS. There are 100 mini-games to test your skills, and the download play feature lets up to four friends play using one game card. The favorites option in Mario Party: The Top 100 gets you to game play quickly.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "So fun!...So funny...Great game for nostalgia...As the game name indicates, this game has a decent collection of great mini games from the past console Mario Party games, However, the game seemed to be just about those minigames: The party section of the game has been greatly shrunk and it feels kinda disappointing."

    "Great game for nostalgia"

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    Get the fun started in Mario Party: The Top 100 for the Nintendo 3DS. There are 100 mini-games to test your skills, and the download play feature lets up to four friends play using one game card. The favorites option in Mario Party: The Top 100 gets you to game play quickly.
  11. Model:CTRPBSEE
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:4737861
    ESRB Rating:T (Teen 13+)
    Top comment

    "3ds fun...Love it...Love this game, really pulls out the nostalgia from my younger Rpg days...Loved Bravely default, because Im a huge Final Fantasy fan, so this is game made by Square Enix (creators of FF) so this looks a lot like a FF but with it's own world and taste, I'm enjoying it a lot!"

    "Love this game, really pulls out the nostalgia from my younger Rpg days"

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    Bravely Second : End Layer
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    "3ds fun...Love it...Love this game, really pulls out the nostalgia from my younger Rpg days...Loved Bravely default, because Im a huge Final Fantasy fan, so this is game made by Square Enix (creators of FF) so this looks a lot like a FF but with it's own world and taste, I'm enjoying it a lot!"

    "Love this game, really pulls out the nostalgia from my younger Rpg days"

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    Bravely Second : End Layer
  12. Model:TBD
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:5619905
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
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    "So fun...Not Bad...Super fun and relaxing Yoshi throwback....Overall atmosphere of the game is great and feels similar to the game on the Wii U. Only real complaint I have was when Poochi amiibo is used and incorporated in game he doesn't seem to provide you any real advantage and seems to interfere when you try to jump or throw a yarn ball to try and unlock a secret cloud."

    "Super fun and relaxing Yoshi throwback."

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    Embark on knitted adventures in Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World for the Nintendo 3DS. Enjoy all the original Wii U stages plus new bonus levels for long-lasting play. Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World includes 30 stop-motion animated shorts that provide glimpses into the friendship shared between these charming yarn characters.
    Your price for this item is $39.99
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    "So fun...Not Bad...Super fun and relaxing Yoshi throwback....Overall atmosphere of the game is great and feels similar to the game on the Wii U. Only real complaint I have was when Poochi amiibo is used and incorporated in game he doesn't seem to provide you any real advantage and seems to interfere when you try to jump or throw a yarn ball to try and unlock a secret cloud."

    "Super fun and relaxing Yoshi throwback."

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    Embark on knitted adventures in Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World for the Nintendo 3DS. Enjoy all the original Wii U stages plus new bonus levels for long-lasting play. Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World includes 30 stop-motion animated shorts that provide glimpses into the friendship shared between these charming yarn characters.
  13. Model:CTRPBRCE
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:5855201
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    "So Fun...Love it...Huge retro fun...This games isn't the most challenging but it is a fun game to just pick up and beat a level by discovering new items or using pikmin to get over obstacles it can become a little repetitive."

    "Huge retro fun"

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    Enter a bold and bright world with Captain Olimar in Hey! Pikmin for Nintendo 3DS. Guided by stylus, this new game offers fun for even younger family members with the ability to toss assorted Pikmin into exciting battles. Complete special missions in Hey! Pikmin, and help Captain Olimar escape and go home.
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    "So Fun...Love it...Huge retro fun...This games isn't the most challenging but it is a fun game to just pick up and beat a level by discovering new items or using pikmin to get over obstacles it can become a little repetitive."

    "Huge retro fun"

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    Enter a bold and bright world with Captain Olimar in Hey! Pikmin for Nintendo 3DS. Guided by stylus, this new game offers fun for even younger family members with the ability to toss assorted Pikmin into exciting battles. Complete special missions in Hey! Pikmin, and help Captain Olimar escape and go home.
  14. Model:RH-30026-6
    Publisher:Atlus
    SKU:5957709
    ESRB Rating:T (Teen 13+)
    Top comment

    "So good...Must Buy...Nostalgic and fun...It has great voice acting, a fun battle system, wonderful characters and a story that is just a joy to experience."

    "Nostalgic and fun"

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    Follow the adventures of Stocke as he fights to restore balance in Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. Time travel, complex puzzles and battle scenes all feature heavily in this game, which is set in the middle of a war on an ancient continent. Save the world and rescue your friends when you play Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology on your Nintendo 3DS.
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    "So good...Must Buy...Nostalgic and fun...It has great voice acting, a fun battle system, wonderful characters and a story that is just a joy to experience."

    "Nostalgic and fun"

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    Follow the adventures of Stocke as he fights to restore balance in Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. Time travel, complex puzzles and battle scenes all feature heavily in this game, which is set in the middle of a war on an ancient continent. Save the world and rescue your friends when you play Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology on your Nintendo 3DS.
  15. Model:CTRWEAAE
    Publisher:Nintendo
    SKU:5707000
    ESRB Rating:E (Everyone)
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    "A Hit...so fun...Nostalgic game from the past...Animal crossing has always been a favorite of mine and there's always something to do in the game and is a great choice for someone who wants to just relax and build a town inside of a game with lots of fun and new things happening each day"

    "Nostalgic game from the past"

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    Expand your virtual world with Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo for the Nintendo 3DS. This updated version of New Leaf works with all Animal Crossing amiibo figures and cards for a new in-game experience. A new card included with the game makes Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo a must for any fan of the series.
    Your price for this item is $19.99
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    "A Hit...so fun...Nostalgic game from the past...Animal crossing has always been a favorite of mine and there's always something to do in the game and is a great choice for someone who wants to just relax and build a town inside of a game with lots of fun and new things happening each day"

    "Nostalgic game from the past"

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    Expand your virtual world with Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo for the Nintendo 3DS. This updated version of New Leaf works with all Animal Crossing amiibo figures and cards for a new in-game experience. A new card included with the game makes Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo a must for any fan of the series.