FamilyGamer TV takes a good look at the new 3DS XL handheld with the assistance of a junior presenter. We also look back at the history of Nintendo's handheld consoles and how the new XL version of the 3D handheld fits in.
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We take a thorough look at the pros and cons of the new XL version of the 3DS console. We also look back at the history of Nintendo's handheld consoles for comparison. Starting with the GameBoy, we look at how each new generation of handheld has added additional features.
The 3DS XL's Battery Life, Screen Size, Body Shape and Quality are all assessed as well as its functionality for the games themselves. We also discuss the lack of a built-in Circle Pad Pro and compare the build quality of the 3DS XL.
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Andy Robertson appears in this podcast. "Videogame reviews for the whole family, not just the kids. I dig out videogame experiences to intrigue and interest grownups and children. This is post-hardcore gaming where accessibility, emotion and storytelling are as important as realism, explosions and bravado."
With so many different perspectives it can be hard to know where to start - a little like walking into a crowded pub. Sorry about that.
But so far we've not found a way to streamline our review output - there's basically too much of it. So, rather than dilute things for newcomers we have decided to live with the hubbub while helping new readers find the columnists they will enjoy.
Our columnists each focus on a particular perspective and fall into one of the following types of gamers: