Tag Archives: 3DS

Azure Striker Gunvolt review
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Azure Striker Gunvolt review

Azure Striker Gunvolt is a great example of a more simplistic style of game making a comeback. The leaps in gaming over the past few decades have been amazing, with worlds being created now that not only take hours to explore, but feature emotive storylines, gripping our minds as well...

Code Name: STEAM review
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Code Name: STEAM review

If you’ve ever imagined what it would be like if recurring Lovecraft character Randolph Carter, the Tin Man from The Wizard Of Oz and Tom Sawyer teamed up to stop aliens taking over a steampunk version of Earth, Code Name: STEAM makes your bizarrely specific dreams come true. Fire Emblem...

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate review
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate review

From its opening scene, which forces you into a naval battle against a massive sea beast and sees you crawling on its back at one point, it’s clear that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is trying to offer something different to its predecessors. Granted, its underlying aim remains the same: as...

Who Is The New 3DS Actually For?

Console launches are usually met with excitement, but Nintendo’s latest iteration of the 3DS has inspired little enthusiasm. In light of that, we found ourselves asking… who’s actually going to buy it? There have now been four generations of 3DS… within one generation. That doesn’t make sense, right? Nintendo has...

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review
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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D review

Barely anything has been compromised in Xenoblade Chronicles’ journey to handheld. Xenoblade Chronicles didn’t quite enjoy the enormous success many believed it deserved on Wii. Despite improving the RPG genre in numerous ways and offering arguably the finest role-playing adventure of its generation, lukewarm sales meant Monolith Soft’s gem instead...

The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D review
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The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D review

Nintendo seemingly cannot get away from making these little nostalgia trips through its back catalogue. After  the warmly received Ocarina Of Time 3D in 2011, we thought, or perhaps just hoped, that Nintendo had gone off to develop new Zelda games – the upcoming Wii U Skyrim-inspired horseback riding simulator,...

Shin Megami Tensei 4 review
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Shin Megami Tensei 4 review

Why has Atlus turned heel and headed back to the templates MegaTen came from? The previous numbered entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series was a departure for Atlus – Lucifer’s Call (Nocturne in the US) was a far cry from the sprite-based dungeon-crawlers that lead to its creation. It was a 3D, cel-shaded beauty...

Nintendo fights back

It’s been a bipolar year for Nintendo, but things seem to be getting back on track – yet how long will it last, and can the company keep the momentum going? ony and Microsoft are absolutely killing it – their rivalry is comparable to the Apple/Google war, or the Amazon/eBay...