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Pokkén Tournament review
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Pokkén Tournament review

Pokkén Tournament is a surprising game. It’s surprising in a number of ways, not least because it even exists in the first place. For The Pokémon Company – usually notoriously protective over its IP – to give its blessing to a game in which Pokémon kick seven shades of Scizor...



Rodea The Sky Soldier review
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Rodea The Sky Soldier review

[Reviewed on Wii U] This is an attempt by famed developer Yuji Naka to re-capture the lightning in a bottle that was Saturn classic Nights Into Dreams. Unfortunately, his new game has more of the nightmare about it, as Rodea returns to Earth with a bump just as soon as...

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash review
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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash review

Time again for the Mushroom Kingdom’s answer to Wimbledon, but it’s not all strawberries and cream. Nintendo’s latest entry in the hybrid sports/party game errs closer to the latter, proving fun in a group, but not offering much more than grind when playing alone. The big addition – literally –...

Just Dance 2016 review
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Just Dance 2016 review

[Reviewed on Wii U] Once a year around Christmas time since 2009, the latest instalment of one of our guiltiest pleasures lands in our laps. Close the curtains, lock your doors and tell the neighbours you’re hosting a swingers’ party, dealing drugs or building up your collection of cats –...

Xenoblade Chronicles X review
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Xenoblade Chronicles X review

For every massive way in which this sequel to the Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles builds on its predecessor’s accomplishments, it throws in a tiny disappointment too. Although the prevailing feeling while playing is unmistakably one of excitement, it’s difficult to ignore the occasional drawbacks that prevent it from becoming an...

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1: The Order Of The Stone
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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1: The Order Of The Stone

Minecraft: Story Mode is another triumph for Telltale Games, and it’s a surprising one. It should never have worked, which is essentially the unofficial company line for Telltale. The studio takes concepts you could never imagine being draped over its aging adventure game skeleton, and transforms the covered bones into...