Tag Archives: wii u

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...