Which Should I Buy PS Vita or New 3DS XL?

which should i buy ps vita or new 3ds xl
Written by Aamir Sabir


WOW It’s a very interesting question these days. Because lots of game lovers gets confuse easily by these two superb handheld consoles and even also the old gamer’s too. Actually the both consoles are build by the most famous games companies in the world. Playstation Vita is build by Sony and New 3DS XL is the product of Nintendo. Both game consoles are have a lots of out standing features. The game play on both consoles are different from each other. PS Vita has lots of front touch and back touch supported games. Besides New 3DS XL also comes with Touch Stylus system with dual screens and Glassless 3D Screen. So before we decide which handheld game console should i buy. Why not we talk about these consoles in details. Furthermore don’t forget the share this post “Which Should I Buy PS Vita or New 3DS XL?”.



  • Hardware
  • Display
  • Gameplay
  • Titles
  • Targeted Audience



Actually the both consoles are very powerful machines. Really both can process the huge graphics and functions very smoothly no stuck, slow and hang problems while playing. PS Vita is really a high power console and it’s power matches to Playstion 3 (PS3) Console. Playstation Vita controls are similar to Playstation 3 Controller yah it’s true, find more details on Gameplay Section. Now come to the New 3DS handheld console. In 3DS you will find 2 consoles with different hardware power and controls. Old 3DS is slow compared to New 3DS and same like Old 3DS, New 3DS also have some other versions to choose. There are 2 choices to choose in New 3DS model, New 2DS XL and New 3DS XL. New 2DS XL for budget lovers and for those who have some problems with 3DS display. Because some users are not feel comfortable to 3D graphics. New 3DS XL is little costly and is perfect for 3DS XL Games fans.



Here are little difference between Old (FAT) PS Vita and New (SLIM) PS Vita. Old PS Vita has OLED Screen and New PS Vita has LCD Screen. Both PS Vita models have multi touch displays. Very crispy, bright and sharp graphics display.

You really love to play 3D games on New 3DS. New 3ds can play New 3DS games and Old 3DS games. All the games are fully 3D supported. New 2DS and New 3DS games, hardware power,  gameplay and controls are same. But there is only different between them is 2DS and 3DS displays. Both have Dual dual displays Upper are 2D or 3D but lower is same Stylus Touch Compatible Display.



I already let you know that PS Vita controls are very similar to PS3 and PS4 Controls. PS Vita has the matching power of Playstaion 3 console besides it also have a similar gameplay. You already have seen some matching controls. But i clearly tell you that L2, R2 are pressed through back touch panel. L3 and R3 are pressed through front touch screen. When you play you feel that i using a PS3 console because of it’s hardware power and similar controls. Moreover you can connect your PS Vita system to Playstaion 4 (PS4) system. You can use PS Vita as a second PS4 game controller. Also you can remote play Playstaion 4 games on PS Vita screen if someone watch a program on LCD-TV. PS Vita have lots of games that uses the full latest front touch and back touch controls. Gyro sensor is also used in some games. You can play multiplayer games using the internet with others.

New 3DS have very impressive gameplay features like PS Vita but actually these game consoles are totally difference from each other. The use of dual screens are very impressive in games. Upper 3D or 2D screens are used for gameplay in most of the games and on the lower screen items menus are shown. You can use a Stylus on lower screen that feels amazing. It’s really enjoyable to do the tricky tasks with the use of stylus touch screen. Online multiplayer games are also supported on New 3DS. After all the New 3DS gameplay is also amazing.



PS Vita have many famous titles and Playstation 2 and Playstation 3 sequels that are Exclusives to PS Vita. I mention some famous games sequels that are Exclusive’s on PS Vita Console and some of others. Uncharted Golden Abyss, Killzone Mercenary, Tear Away, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, Gravity Rush, Dragon Quest Builders. Dynasty Warriors Next, Warriors Oruchi 3. Guacamelee, Odin Sphere Leifthraiser, Minecraft, Wipeout 2048, Lost Dimension, Spelunky. La Mulana EX, Zero Escape: Vitua’s Last Reward, Persona 4 Golden and Don’t Starve. There are also other’s are have fun to play but i am sticking to the topic so i don’t need to mention here.

Now comes to Nintendo, It’s a very old brand in games. Nintendo have there old very popular games library. Almost every mature gamer liked to play Nintendo games in the past. New 3DS have lots of  sequels to Nintendo most popular games. Now i mention the few games names here that are very popular and must have to play. The Legend of Zelda – A link between worlds, The Legend of Zelda – Ocarina of Time 3D, Monster Hunter Generations, Super Smash Bros – For Nintendo 3DS. Metroid Samus Returns, Luigi’s Mansion – Dark Moon, Bravely Default, Pokemon Sun and Moon, Mario and Luigi – Dream Team. New Super Mario Bros 2, Donkey Kong Country 3D Returns, Super Mario 3D Land, Kirby’s Planet Robobot and Mario Kart 7. There are also many famous other titles available for New 3DS.



PS Vita games are mostly target the teens and older players. It has a lot of RPG, Action, Adventure and Shooting games. There are very few games for young children. Because most of the games are difficult to play by younger’s. But in PS Vita there are no compromise in games graphics and features.

Nintendo have it’s own unique features and games titles that makes New 3DS is different from all of the others brands. New 3DS games are mostly targeted the young and teen generations. Wait! i going to clear that there are lots of older players like to play New 3DS (Nintendo) games. Because most of the games are very easy to play by anyone in any age. And Also the most of the games have there own unique beautiful cartoon graphics that’s easily get the teens attractions. New 3DS have a lot of 2D and 3D games titles and also 2D + 3D mixed games titles.


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About the author

Aamir Sabir

Its me Aamir, Full time Internet entrepreneur and Graphics Artist. Blog Writer and Freelancer. Here i am helping people to share my Computers, Mobiles and Internet Experience with users.


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