The glass is half full: What did 3DS get right?

A vocal number of readers have been down on us lately for collectively criticizing Nintendo’s recent behavior. Fear not, sensitive ones. This post is for you.

With all the talk of 3DS and its lack of games being pricey, what exactly did the 3DS get right, in your opinion? What do you most like about the system? In what ways does the handheld influence video games for the better (if at all)?

Let’s hear it!