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How do I Choose the Best Nintendo® Bundle?

B. Miller
B. Miller

To choose the best Nintendo® bundle, it is best to consider how much you have to spend, as well as what kind of games you want to play. Bundle packages can be a great way to save money when purchasing a new game system, but it can also be a waste of money if you end up with games or accessories you will never use. Do your research and be sure that purchasing a Nintendo® bundle is a better deal than purchasing the items you want individually.

First, consider if you want a console game system, which needs to be hooked up to a television and remain stationary, or a hand held game system. Hand held game systems can be great if you travel frequently, or if you need to keep your kids occupied while in the car or at other activities. They are typically much less expensive than a console, though the games may not be as elaborate, or have the sophisticated graphics found in console games.

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Man with a backpack

Typically, a Nintendo® bundle that features a hand held game system will come with accessories such as a carrying case or extra stylus tool, as well as one or two games. These bundles tend to be a good deal, and can be a great gift for someone who does not have a system or games to choose from. In addition, hand held game systems often come in different colors and with different games depending on the bundle purchased.

A console system that comes as part of a Nintendo® bundle may come with numerous other accessories. Nintendo® bundles can be personalized for the person who is receiving it; for example, if you enjoy exercise, you might purchase a bundle that comes with an exercise mat or dance pad, along with a few exercise games. If you enjoy music, you might purchase the bundle that comes with Nintendo®'s musical instruments and their corresponding games.

In addition to these accessories, a Nintendo® bundle may also come with extra controllers or even specialized controllers designed for specific games, such as a wireless wheel for a racing game, or a tennis racket for a sports game. Extra charging stations for controllers may be included as well. Some stores will even let you custom-build your own Nintendo® bundle with the purchase of a console system; for example, you might be able to choose one game and an optional accessory, or a number of games. Nintendo® also offers bundles of similar games for purchase, without needing to purchase a console or hand held gaming system.

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