Tag Archives: Nintendo

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...

Splatoon review
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Splatoon review

Nintendo hasn’t been synonymous with multiplayer shooters since the Nintendo 64 days, when the likes of GoldenEye and Perfect Dark made it the console of choice for putting one between your friends’ eyes. Splatoon is an attempt to recapture some of that magic with a brand new IP and the...

Who needs a big E3 the most?

Sony steamed ahead of competitors last year – the PS4’s launch bowled over Europe and got the edge in the States. On the eve of E3, who looks to be in the strongest position? games™ investigates… So, at the time of writing, it’s been 18 months since the current generation...

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...

Kirby And The Rainbow Paintbrush review
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Kirby And The Rainbow Paintbrush review

It may seem churlish to attack the latest offering from Nintendo’s unsung mascot for not having any surprises in it, but Kirby And The Rainbow Paintbrush makes the lamentable mistake of invoking 2010’s Epic Yarn; arguably Kirby’s finest hour to date, and a noteworthy burst of substantial invention and finesse....

Mario Party 10 review
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Mario Party 10 review

After putting the Mario Party series on a five-year hiatus, Nintendo released Mario Party 9 on Wii in 2012, bringing much-needed innovation to the franchise. This tenth entry, content to stick with what was a warmly received addition, retains this gimmick for its main mode. The five new boards are...

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...