Top 5 3D Games For The Original Nintendo DS (& 5 Worst)

The Nintendo DS was a great portable gaming system, but like any console, it had it’s of hits and misses. This is the best and worst it had to offer. While the DS was fairly limited in terms of graphical quality, underestimating this beast of a system would fail to highlight the many 3D games that the original DS has to offer. Most big games like Pokémon were restricted to 2D, but many franchises saw the three-dimensional opportunities the DS had to offer. They aren’t the most common games for the platform, but there do exist a number of beloved 3D games, as well as some universally hated ones. Which of these games are infamous for booming success or for colossal disappointment? Following the success of its GameCube predecessor of being enslaved by a Tanooki in a town full of anthropomorphic animals, you can now be a slave to crippling debt on the go! Animal Crossing is an absolutely perfect fit for mobile devices, with its pick up and play nature and simplistic gameplay being able to take full advantage of any hardware limitations. This game would set the groundwork for future titles like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, which is now one of the best selling games for the ...

The TEA Summit shows how artists make the impossible happen

April 13, 2019, 4:59 PM · The Themed Entertainment Association’s annual TEA Summit brings hundreds of the world’s top theme park design professionals to Anaheim to celebrate and learn from the best new attractions and developments opened in the past couple of years. Amanda Beach, Bruce Zimmerman, and Michael Patterson (above) actually asked themselves that same question as they took the stage Friday to talk about their upcoming Thea Award for the Evel Knievel Museum during the TEA Summit’s Case Studies day. How a team of people who restored and sold Harley-Davidson motorcycles for a living ended up building an award-winning themed attraction far off the tourist path provided what might have been the day’s best illustration of the creative process that drives this industry. Turning buckets of motorcycle parts into a $350,000 Mecum Auctions sale for rocker Jerry Lee Lewis attracted the attention of Lathan McKay, who has amassed a collection of Knievel motorcycles, leathers, and memorabilia. He’d just bought Knievel’s old Mack Truck hauler and was looking to get it restored. A lifelong Knievel fan, Patterson agreed to project, despite the dealers...