Are games for the Nintendo DS and 3DS interchangeable?

My kids have the regular DS, I want to make sure Mario Kart 7 will work on it as well.

8 Answers

  • Dopler
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Favourite answer

    3DS games can NOT be played on a DS.

    The 3DS is a new system with better hardware and different screen dimensions. It is not part of the DS line of systems (DSi, DS-XL, whatever). 3DS games actually have an extra edge on the cartridge that prevents them from being inserted into a DS.

    However, the 3DS can play the older DS games.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Ds And 3ds Games

  • Abby
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    No, they only work on a Nintendo 3DS since the size is way off and the other DS systems aren't capable of supporting 3D.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    The regular DS game will still work on the 3DS but it wont be in 3D

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  • 9 years ago

    you cant put 3ds games into ds consoles, you can only use 3d games on the 3ds. but you can use ds games on the 3ds

  • 4 years ago

    Books increase your grammar, reading level, spelling, vocabulary, and generally are definitely more educational than T.V.

  • 4 years ago

    when you are watching a movie or tv set it is very easy to get distracted and multi task, where reading a written publication, it usually has your full attention!

  • 9 years ago

    You have to get them the 3DS.

    Because they have stop making DS games 8 months ago.

    They are only making 3DS games for the next 7 years.

    This happens every 7 years with video game systems, so now it's time to buy them the new system.

    And with the 3DS you can play music (even with the system close).

    You can LOWER the VOLUME of 3D so it does NOT give you headaches for the first time in your life (if you're the kind of person to ever get headaches from 3D, otherwise just turn the 3D all the way up).

    And you can also turn the 3D OFF Completely.

    And 3D is good for working out your eye muscles & brain to keep them in shape as shown in this link:

    And the Nintendo 3DS has downloadable 3D Music videos from today's American music artist which I have already downloaded the 3 free 3D Music Videos to watch anywhere and the 3DS has 3D "Blue Man Group" video and College Humor (in 3D) with the FREE "Nintendo Video" App that you can download (but its 4 3D Videos at a time and they replace them once in a while) and you can download cheap downloadable 3D Apps & 3D games costing from 99 cents to $5.99 and the Nintendo 3DS also has FREE downloadable 3D Apps & 3D Games, which I have already downloaded 3 Free 3D Apps and I have downloaded 2 Free 3D Games and the 3DS has a 3D Camera and I have already used the 3DS 3D Camera to take 3D photos and I have uploaded some of my 3D footage online using the Nintendo 3DS's Web Browser to upload my 3D footage online and I have used my 3DS Web Browser to also download other peoples 3D footage from the Internet on my 3DS Web Browser and I have view all sorts of 3D content on 3D Websites online on my 3DS's Web Browser and I have use my 3DS 3D Camera to play 3D Augmented Reality games as well and it's all in 3D without the Glasses using the 3DS 3D Camera and It has beautiful 3D HD graphics that equal to that of a 3D HD version of Wii Graphics and I have Streamed 3D Videos Online on my 3DS in the eShop and I have also Watch 3D Trailers for upcoming 3D movies coming to Theaters in 3D and I have done all of this in 3D Without the Glasses.

    And the 3DS with a Wi-Fi Update can RECORD 3D Videos in 60 fps (unlike other camcorders, that only Record in 2D Only and in up to 30 fps only).

    So you can pay $169 for a Nintendo 3DS and buy the greatest Games ever & all in 3D Without the Glasses like Cave Story 3D and Kid Icarus and Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 using the MOTION SENSORS to play the game like if you were turning a real steering wheel to turn the Kart left & right and also play such other 8 GB 3D Games like TheatRhytem Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts 3D and Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D and Crush 3D and Shinobi and Animal Crossing and Rodea the Sky Soldier and Michael Jackson: the Experience 3D and Ridge Racer 3D and Super Street Fighter 4 3D and Monster Hunter 4 and Golden Sun 4 and Star Fox 3D and Zelda 3D and Sonic Generations 3D and Tetris 3D and Resident Evil: Revelations and Tekken 3D which also has the 3D Movie Tekken the Movie 3D in it to watch and also play other 8 GB 3D HD games as Spider Man 3D and 100% of the 3DS games are in HD 3D Without the Glasses.

    And the 3DS pixel density is MUCH sharper than an average HD TV.

    And they're making Angry Birds 3D as a downloadable game.

    And the 3DS has DLC (Downloadable Content) like Xbox Live for a bunch of 3DS games to add content to the game later on for Free.

    And 1 of the Free 3D Apps I have downloaded was Netflix.

    And Netflix is getting 3D Movies in the next few months, so for $169 you can watch 3D movies on the free Netflix App on the 3DS in 3D Without the Glasses.

    And 100% of the people who have said that they get headaches from 3D, have said that after up to 1 week of using the 3DS they NO LONGER get headaches anymore and that they now play with the 3D all the way up 100% all the time, non-stop.

    But I have never had any problem with the 3D at all, but each person has a different experience with the 3D ON during the first week.

    And you can now pay to download 3D & 2D Videos on the 3DS.

    And the 3DS is getting Hulu Plus before the end of this year (2011) as a Free downloadable App and Hulu already has 3D Content.

    and you can check this Link below for more 3DS Games:

    P.S. You will want to check these sites out for the Web Browser's 3D ability:

    Source(s): And here are the 2D Resolutions: DS = 340 Wii = 640 3DS = 800 And here are the Motion Sensors: Wii = 1 Axis 3DS = 3 Axis And here are the Frame Rates (Frames Per Second): DS = 30 fps Wii = 30 fps 3DS = 60 fps And the 3DS has way more better graphics than the Wii as shown in this Link here: And the 3DS has a 512 MHz Micro Processor. And the 3DS has 2.4 GHz Wireless.
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