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Nintendo 3DS / DS / DSi Glossary

You'll need to learn a few terms in order to really navigate efficiently around every corner of the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS. Study the definitions and in-depth meanings of words related to the Nintendo DS and 3DS here.

What Are JRPGs (Japanese RPGs)?
Is a Japanese RPG simply a role-playing game that's made in Japan, or is there more to the term?

What are Nintendo 3DS Play Coins, and What Are They Used For?
Play Coins collect when you travel with your Nintendo 3DS, but what exactly are they for?

Pokemon Lost Silver
A definition of the term 'Pokemon Lost Silver'

What is Miiverse?
An explanation of Miiverse on the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U.

What is the Nintendo Network?
An explanation of the Nintendo Network on the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS.

Lavender Town Syndrome
A definition of the term 'Lavender Town Syndrome'

What are Free-to-Play/Freemium Games?
What are free-to-play games? Are any available on the Nintendo 3DS?

What Are StreetPass Games? What Are Some Examples?
What are StreetPass games? What are some examples of them?

What's the Nintendo 3DS Image Share Service?
What's the Nintendo Image Share Service, and how do you use it?

What's the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Program?
What's the Ambassador Program, and how does it relate to the 3DS?

Nintendo Zone
A definition of the term 'Nintendo Zone'

What's a Rhythm Game?
A in-depth definition of the term 'Rhythm Game.'

Developer Profile: Level-5
A profile for game developer/publisher Level-5.

StreetPass
A definition of the term 'StreetPass'

SpotPass
A definition of the term 'SpotPass'

Simulation/Sim Game
A definition of the term 'Simulation/Sim Game.'

Casual Game
A definition of the term 'Casual Game'

Action Game
A definition of the term 'action game'

Adventure Game
A definition of the term 'Adventure Game'

Indie Games
A definition of the term 'independent game,' also known as 'indie game.'

RPG/Role-Playing Game
A definition of the term 'RPG/role-playing game'

3D Classics
A definition of the term '3D Classics'

Pokemon
A definition of the term 'Pokemon'

Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
A definition of term 'Virtual Console'

Nintendo 3DS eShop
A definition of the term "Nintendo eShop."

Nintendo 3DS
A definition of the term "Nintendo 3DS."

ESRB
Definition of 'ESRB'

Homebrew
The definition of 'Homebrew'

Nintendogs
The definition of 'Nintendogs'

Club Nintendo
The definition of 'Club Nintendo'

Wi-Fi
The definition of 'Wi-Fi'

Interactive Novel
The definition of 'Interactive Novel'

Touch! Generations
The definition of 'Touch! Generations'

Nintendo DS Lite
The definition of 'Nintendo DS Lite'

Nintendo DS Phat
The definition of 'Nintendo DS Phat'

Nintendo DSi
The definition of 'Nintendo DSi'

Nintendo DS
The definition of 'Nintendo DS'

Nintendo
The definition of 'Nintendo'

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