Tag Archives: Nintendo

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

The very existence of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is rather odd. It’s the elaboration of an idea that was a mere minigame in Super Mario 3D World, expanded into a retail title of its own. This, from a company that has historically shied away from direct sequels and obvious spin-offs....


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...

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U review
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U review

Here’s the big question: if you already own Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, should you get the Wii U version? Simple answer: yes. Grab your wallet and get yourself to the shops. Smash Bros. for Wii U is all-encompassing. It’s a serious competitive fighter, an insanely fun party game, an...

Super Smash Bros. 3DS review
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Super Smash Bros. 3DS review

Trying to cram Nintendo’s flagship brawler into its 3D handheld console might seem like folly, but for the most part Super Smash Bros. for 3DS works. It is by some means a sterling achievement, not least because the chaotic action has been transported from the spacious domain of the television...

Bayonetta 2 review
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Bayonetta 2 review

While the Wii U’s 12-month headstart might not do much for the console in terms of raw power, it has unquestionably helped the platform get an early lead in terms of killer exclusives. PS4 and Xbox One are only really just starting to see the first real system sellers now,...

Sonic Boom devs react to ‘Steroid Knuckles’ meme

Sonic Boom is a project split into two halves – seeing a release across the Wii U and 3DS, each game has its own developer and direction. We got in touch with Big Red Button Entertainment’s CEO and Creative Director Bob Rafei to talk about the Wii U’s Sonic Boom: Rise...