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24th Mar '17 8:06:40 PM nombretomado
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* The 3DS itself, if you take the DS as the first and DSi as the second (and dismiss the Lite and XL as revisions).

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* The 3DS itself, if you take the DS as the first and DSi [=DSi=] as the second (and dismiss the Lite and XL as revisions).
7th Feb '17 2:55:47 PM Kadorhal
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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear Xrd'', kinda. It uses 3D models to imitate 2D sprites and is the third "X" game in the series, though it's technically the fourth game since the original ''Guilty Gear'' didn't use an X in the title, and 6th if you count ''Isuka'' and ''Overture''.
* Semi-subverted with ''VideoGame/{{Rayman}}'', who has a game called ''Rayman 3D'', a 3DS UpdatedRerelease of ''VideoGame/{{Rayman 2}}'', which is arguably the last one you'd expect from that title.
* ''VideoGame/WarcraftIII'', anyone? The first two and their expansions were isometric.
* The first two ''VideoGame/AgeOfEmpires'' games were barely isometric, while the third blew away it's competition in the 3D graphics part.

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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear Xrd'', kinda. It uses 3D models to imitate 2D sprites and is the third "X" game in the series, though it's technically the fourth game since the original ''Guilty Gear'' didn't use an X in the title, and 6th if you count ''Isuka'' and ''Overture''.
''Overture'' (it is the first non-spinoff after ''Overture'', which was explicitly numbered 2, though).
* Semi-subverted with ''VideoGame/{{Rayman}}'', who which has a game called ''Rayman 3D'', a 3DS UpdatedRerelease of ''VideoGame/{{Rayman 2}}'', which is arguably the last one you'd expect from that title.
* ''VideoGame/WarcraftIII'', anyone? The ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} III'' was fully-3D, after the first two and their expansions were isometric.
* The first two ''VideoGame/AgeOfEmpires'' games were barely isometric, while the third blew away it's its competition in the 3D graphics part.
31st Jan '17 12:52:31 PM Kadorhal
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*** For the series's debut on the Nintendo3DS, they opted to use the third game in the series, ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater''.

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*** For the series's debut on the Nintendo3DS, they opted to use the third game in the ''Solid'' series, ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater''.



* ''VideoGame/SplinterCell'', for the 3DS remake of ''[[VideoGame/SplinterCellChaosTheory Chaos Theory]]'', the third game in the series.

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* ''VideoGame/SplinterCell'', for the 3DS remake of ''[[VideoGame/SplinterCellChaosTheory Chaos Theory]]'', ''Chaos Theory'', the third game in the series.



** Played straight with Sonic 3. While it wasn't a 3D game, the title screen actually used pre-rendered 3D as opposed to the pixel art tile screens in the first 2.
** And 3D Blast still plays with it, as it's the third Sonic game outside the numbered series.

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** Played straight with Sonic 3. ''VideoGame/{{Sonic 3|AndKnuckles}}''. While it wasn't a 3D game, the title screen actually used pre-rendered 3D as opposed to the pixel art tile screens in the first 2.
** And 3D Blast still plays with it, as it's the third Sonic game outside the numbered series.
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* The 3DS itself, if you take the DS as the first and DSi as the second (and dismiss the Lite and XL as revisions)
* Nintendo 64: While not stereoscopic 3D and did not have 3D in its name, it was Nintendo's third console and the first with UsefulNotes/PolygonalGraphics.

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* The 3DS itself, if you take the DS as the first and DSi as the second (and dismiss the Lite and XL as revisions)
revisions).
* Nintendo 64: While not stereoscopic 3D and did not have 3D in its name, it was Nintendo's third non-handheld console and the first with UsefulNotes/PolygonalGraphics.



* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear Xrd'', kinda. It uses 3D models to imitate 2D sprites and is the third "X" game in the series, though it's technically the fourth game since the original ''Guilty Gear'' didn't use an X in the title and 5th if you count ''Overture''.

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* ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear Xrd'', kinda. It uses 3D models to imitate 2D sprites and is the third "X" game in the series, though it's technically the fourth game since the original ''Guilty Gear'' didn't use an X in the title title, and 5th 6th if you count ''Isuka'' and ''Overture''.



* The first two ''Franchise/AgeOfEmpires'' games were barely isometric, while the third blew away it's competition in the 3D graphics part.
* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer'', the third games in both the [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquer3TiberiumWars Tiberium series]] and the [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3 Red Alert]] series used a 3D engine. Also, if you consider ''VideoGame/{{Dune 2000}}'' as a separate game instead of a remake of [[VideoGame/DuneII Dune 2]] (which was actually the first game, but that's a different trope), then VideoGame/EmperorBattleForDune counts as well.

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* The first two ''Franchise/AgeOfEmpires'' ''VideoGame/AgeOfEmpires'' games were barely isometric, while the third blew away it's competition in the 3D graphics part.
* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer'', the third games in both the [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquer3TiberiumWars Tiberium series]] and the [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3 Red Alert]] series used a 3D engine. Also, if you consider ''VideoGame/{{Dune 2000}}'' ''Dune 2000'' as a separate game instead of a remake of [[VideoGame/DuneII Dune 2]] VideoGame/DuneII (which was actually the first game, but that's a different trope), then VideoGame/EmperorBattleForDune counts as well.
18th Dec '16 10:10:01 AM eroock
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* ''Film/StepUp''

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* ''Film/StepUp''''Film/StepUp 3D''
4th Oct '16 6:26:26 PM eroock
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* ''VideoGame/SimonTheSorcerer''

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* ''VideoGame/SimonTheSorcerer''''VideoGame/SimonTheSorcerer 3D''
27th Jul '16 6:47:04 AM Morgenthaler
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%%* ''RailroadTycoon''.
* ''RollerCoasterTycoon 3'' was in full polygonal graphics, unlike the first two games. It even allowed to ride a coaster in first-person view.

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%%* ''RailroadTycoon''.
''VideoGame/RailroadTycoon''.
* ''RollerCoasterTycoon ''VideoGame/RollerCoasterTycoon 3'' was in full polygonal graphics, unlike the first two games. It even allowed to ride a coaster in first-person view.



* ''[[MicroMachines Micro Machines V3]]'' and ''VideoGame/Sonic3DBlast'' are aversions, as they weren't actually the third game in the series.

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* ''[[MicroMachines ''[[VideoGame/MicroMachines Micro Machines V3]]'' and ''VideoGame/Sonic3DBlast'' are aversions, as they weren't actually the third game in the series.
30th Apr '16 7:06:48 AM MacronNotes
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For a period in the Eighties, it was not uncommon for the third film in a series to be released [[ThreeDMovie in 3D]]. With the current flood of 3D film releases, this has once again become common practice. It may or may not also be [[SequelGoesForeign set in a foreign country]].

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For a period in the Eighties, it was not uncommon for the third film in a series to be released [[ThreeDMovie [[UsefulNotes/ThreeDMovie in 3D]]. With the current flood of 3D film releases, this has once again become common practice. It may or may not also be [[SequelGoesForeign set in a foreign country]].
14th Jan '16 8:45:34 AM Quanyails
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* Subverted with the ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' franchise. While there are two primary games in the form of ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI'' and ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'', ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3D'' is not part of the sequence. It's instead more of a GaidenGame on the Nintendo3DS, while the actual third game is simply ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII''.
6th Jan '16 3:06:26 PM WillyFourEyes
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* How does one forget ''Franchise/{{Age of Empires}}'' ? The first two were barely isometric, the third blew away it's competition in the 3D graphics part.

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* How does one forget ''Franchise/{{Age of Empires}}'' ? The first two ''Franchise/AgeOfEmpires'' games were barely isometric, while the third blew away it's competition in the 3D graphics part.




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* The first two ''VideoGame/{{Trine}}'' games used polygonal graphics for its backgrounds and characters, but gameplay was strictly on a two-dimensional plane. ''VideoGame/{{Trine}} 3: The Artifacts of Power'' brought the game into full 3D.
27th Dec '15 8:47:47 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied by ''{{Psych}}'', which titled it's third Yin/Yang episode "Yang 3 in 2D".

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* Parodied by ''{{Psych}}'', ''Series/{{Psych}}'', which titled it's its third Yin/Yang episode "Yang 3 in 2D".
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