It’s impossible to talk about Yo-Kai Watch without addressing the Snorlax in the room. Much as Nintendo would go to great pains to stress that its latest Japanese export can co-exist with the Pokémon series, it’s clear that for Yo-Kai to enjoy the same success in the west as it..
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If the original Project X Zone wasn’t enough to scratch your crossover itch, this sequel offers more of the same. Those hoping for massive changes to its predecessor’s basic gameplay, though, will remain disappointed, as Project X Zone 2 doubles down on the hope that its character interactions make up..
The best thing about Final Fantasy’s template is that it’s so variable: you’ve got an established set of monster types, jobs and magic that can bend and fit into practically any genre. But just because they can, doesn’t always mean they should. Final Fantasy Explorers is Square’s attempt at aping..
Although the main Pokémon games are naturally the most lucrative for Nintendo, there remains a cult following who love its spin-off series, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon. Over the years – much like the main games – it too has tended to stick to a formula, with each new instalment only making..
[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..
Developer Marvelous AQL has been associated with the Harvest Moon series since the Game Boy Advance days. It’s now separated from publisher Natsume, which still owns the IP, but be under no illusions: Story Of Seasons is still very much a Harvest Moon game in all but name. As ever,..
When a certain moustached plumber waltzed his way out of the platforming genre and into the turn-based battles of the RPG back in 1996 we all laughed. Mario in a legitimate 15+ hour adventure? Bah! And then we all realised it was absolutely brilliant, wiped the crumbs of humble pie..
This year, Chibi-Robo turns ten, but this fifth outing for the robotic handyman will only provide further frustration for fans praying he’ll one day become more than a bit player in Nintendo’s roster. While past Chibi-Robo games have been 3D free-roaming affairs, Zip Lash is Skip’s first attempt at putting..