Tag Archives: Nintendo

Yoshi’s Woolly World review
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Yoshi’s Woolly World review

It may be hard to believe, but there hasn’t been a home console platformer starring Yoshi in 18 years. Not since Yoshi’s Story on N64 has Nintendo’s dinosaur mascot enjoyed the lead role on a home system. Yoshi’s Woolly World, then, is a bigger deal than you’d expect given the...

52 Must-Play Games Of The Generation

18 months since the launch of the PS4 and Xbox One, there’s already a wide array of fantastic experiences to enjoy and a fair few appearing on the Wii U as well 01. Bloodborne Format: PS4 | Release: 25 March 2015  Developer: From Software ■ It’s fresh in our memory,...

Puzzles & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition review
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Puzzles & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition review

Confined to the screens of mobiles and tablets for the past few years, Puzzles & Dragons Z is the first instalment of the series to be made available for a set price, micro-transactions being scrapped here in favour of a flat fee. Incorporating the game’s traditional match-three battle system with...

Martin Hollis – 15 years of Perfect Dark

We speak to the creator of one of the most advanced Nintendo 64 games about its inception, creation and reception, some 15 years after its original release Perfect Dark was supposed to be GoldenEye’s successor, but we’ve heard you turned down the pitch for Tomorrow Never Dies instantly? Well, yes,...

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...