49 Best Local multiplayer games for Nintendo 3DS

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The best 49 Local multiplayer games for Nintendo 3DS daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Nintendo 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Local multiplayer games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition released the 13 September 2017

1# Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS - 2016

Review73Score

Plus, design courses and share them with other players via the StreetPass™ feature and local wireless**! In this game, you call the shots, and simple touch-screen controls and interactive tutorials make designing courses a snap. Learn design tips and tricks from Mary O. and Yamamura, then share your masterpieces via the StreetPass™ feature and local wireless.

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2# Runbow - 2017

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Get Ready to Runbow! Runbow is a fast-paced action party game for up to 8 players locally and 9 players online. Platforms and obstacles appear and disappear with each swipe of the background color, so if you can't see something, IT DOESN'T EXIST! Players can go head-to-head in Run, Arena, and King of The Hill, or hone their skills on their own in Adventure or The Bowhemoth.

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3# Puyo Puyo Tetris - 2017

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Game Overview Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris®, one of the largest-selling and recognized brands in gaming history, and Puyo Puyo™ from SEGA have combined to create a fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game like no other! The game offers tons of gameplay styles – from single-player Adventure and Challenge modes to ferocious competition with up-to-four player Arcade modes, for tons of Tetris/Puyo variety. Plus, an in-game Shop enables players to unlock new characters and skins for Puyos and Tetriminos.

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5# Tank Troopers - 2017

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Choose a tank, pick troopers, and battle your friends via local wireless. Not to mention, each stage will issue you a new challenge, such as defeating an enormous tank that makes yours look like a chew toy. As you battle, you'll find power-ups, like camouflage and Stamina Meat, while earning coins that you can spend to get more troopers, tanks, and paint jobs.

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6# River City: Tokyo Rumble - 2016

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Follow the story of a hot-blooded high school student named Kunio and his good friends. Punch, kick, use weapons such as soccer balls, iron knuckles, chains, and even bicycles to knock some sense into those devious gang members. Take a break from the main story to fight in a 4-man Rumble or Dodgeball match!

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7# Gardenscapes - 2016

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Create the perfect garden! Comb the rooms of a gorgeous mansion for hidden items and restore a once stunning garden to its former glory in Gardenscapes! Choose from tons of garden items and accessories to customize the garden to your taste. Become part of the city’s community and partake in the competitive “Best Garden” contest. Become an outdoor décor pro in this cutting-hedge, Hidden Object game!

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8# Pokemon Moon - 2016

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Set out on an adventure as a Pokémon Trainer in the new Alola Region. Choose one of the three new Partner Pokémon - Rowlet, Litten and Popplio. Discover the mystery behind the new Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala.

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9# 3D Gunstar Heroes - 2015

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Take advantage of Gunslinger Mode by choosing between FREE and FIXED shot modes on the fly and cycling through all your weapons. Go the distance and make it to the long-awaited boss battles with double life with the new Mega Life Mode.

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10# Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS - 2014

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Free demo: Get ready to play Super Smash Bros. with friends this summer by practicing your moves now. Compete with classic characters from the Super Smash Bros. series like Mario, Link, Samus and Pikachu, along with new challengers like Mega Man, Little Mac and newly announced Palutena, the Goddess of Light from the Kid Icarus games.

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11# Runbow Pocket - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Runbow Pocket
Screenshot of the video game Runbow Pocket
Screenshot of the video game Runbow Pocket

Players can also create StreetPass cards to share fun stats with friends. The world changes with each swipe of color so players have to think fast to beat hundreds of platforming challenges. Create a StreetPass card to share stats, titles, and your personal best times with anyone else playing Runbow Pocket.

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12# Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games - 2016

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Experience the thrill of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by competing with friends as gaming icons like Mario™ and Sonic. Prove you're the star of the Games across 17 events, including full team sports: dominate the field in Football (soccer), have a ball in Beach Volleyball, and be there for the Olympic Games debut of Rugby Sevens!

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13# Rytmik Ultimate - 2015

Review78Score

Rytmik is a powerful music station allowing you not only to play with samples and musical instruments but also to mix them together, shape them and create music clips or whole songs for your Friday night set-list.

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14# Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - 2014

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Up to four players can battle each other locally or online across beautifully designed stages inspired by classic Nintendo home console games. Compete with classic players from the Super Smash Bros. series, along with new challengers like Mega Man, Little Mac or newly announced Palutena, the Goddess of Light from the Kid Icarus games.

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15# Ketzal's Corridors - 2012

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Use speed, skill and lightning-fast reflexes to save the spirit world from destruction in this engaging, action-packed puzzle game. The evil god Koruptal has brought chaos and destruction to the spirit world, and it’s up to you to put things right.

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16# Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice - 2016

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Utilize Sonic’s speed, Tails' flight, Knuckles' strength, Sticks' Boomerang and Amy’s hammer to explore, fight and race through an undiscovered land. Utilize Sonic's speed, Tails' flight, Knuckles' strength, Sticks' Boomerang and Amy’s hammer to explore, fight and race through an undiscovered land.

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17# 1001 Spikes - 2014

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Discover the lost treasures of Ukampa in South America as Aban Hawkins searches for his estranged father, world-famous archeaologist, Jim Hawkins. Aban Hawkins races into the frozen tundra of the antarctic, undiscovered temple ruins and the vast caverns of South America in search of his father and the legendary treasure rumored to lie...

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18# Final Fantasy Explorers - 2014

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FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS focuses on cooperative play with friends, utilizing a refined party system allowing Explorers to master over 20 jobs, each offering unique ways to defeat or even recruit the realm’s mightiest monsters. Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as to transform into legendary characters from the FINAL FANTASY series via the Trance ability.

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19# Mario Sports Superstars - 2017

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Five full-on sports—Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, and Horse Racing—bring the challenge and depth you demand to Nintendo 3DS™ systems. Five full-featured sports: Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, and Horse Racing! For a limited time, the Mario Sports Superstars game will include one amiibo card packed in.

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21# Colors! 3D - 2012

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Whether you are looking to sketch, paint, or draw up your next plans for world domination, Colors!

- Create and view your own 3D paintings
- Players with a wireless Internet connection can access the Colors!

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22# Skylanders SuperChargers Racing - 2015

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Skylanders SuperChargers introduces 20 new SuperCharger characters and 20 new vehicles, while also supporting all 300+ Skylanders toys from previous games, enabling any Skylanders character to pilot land, sea or sky-based vehicles. Skylanders SuperChargers Racing for the Wii and 3DS: Fans can augment their SuperCharger experience with a complementary, dedicated racing combat game -- Skylanders SuperChargers Racing -- for the Wii™ system and Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system.

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23# Skylanders SuperChargers - 2015

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With all of Skylands on the verge of collapse, a special team called the SuperChargers has been assembled to pilot an unstoppable fleet of incredible vehicles. With all of Skylands on the verge of collapse, a special team called the SuperChargers has been assembled to pilot an unstoppable fleet of incredible vehicles. Now you and the SuperChargers must embark on epic adventures over land, under sea, and through the sky to stop Kaos and save Skylands!

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24# Farming Simulator 18 - 2017

Review69Score

1 player(s) 2000KB Minimum Touchscreen Rear Touch Pad Dual Analog Sticks Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Challenger, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra are worldwide brands of AGCO.

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25# Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson - 2015

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Featuring the series’ trademark high-flying, clothes-ripping battle mechanics, SENRAN KAGURA 2: Deep Crimson follows the events of SENRAN KAGURA Burst, sending all 12 of the original cast members on another supernatural martial arts adventure through modern Japan. One player can control both team members, switching back and forth at will, or two players can fight together in co-op mode, side by side.

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