Tag: Nintendo


Review: Pokémon Battle Trozei (3DS)

I’ve publicly declared that regardless of how much I may adore Pokémon games, I do not care for the spin-offs. It’s actually quite embarrassing just how public I have gotten with these declarations. I proclaimed my undying love for only […]


Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U)

Our scene opens on a majestic fortress, perched on a tower that seems to reach impossible heights above the leafy canopy of trees. It stands as stoic sentiment to the lush and fertile land below it, and the materials and […]


Review: VVVVVV (3DS)

One thing I’ve never really been shy talking about is how old I am. Being 32 years young means I am older than the average gamer, but also too young to remember when home video game systems were really getting […]


Review: Yoshi’s New Island (3DS)

The winter freeze is sticking around MUCH longer than we’d like it to. It is this time of year that I spend the most time thinking about a magical tropical getaway. Unfortunately, tropical islands are filled with terrible things: mosquitoes, […]


Nintendo to Showcase Indie Game Support at GDC

Nintendo has announced that it’ll be showcasing a huge variety of fun and new indie games that use Unity Pro for its Wii U console. However, as most people can assume, the monthly cost of a Unity subscription can be […]


Rumor Mill: Yoshi’s New Island 3DS Bundle

The Internet rumor mill is all abuzz with talk of a Yoshi themed 3DS XL bundle, which is said to be coming out at the same time as Yoshi’s New Island. All of the artwork circulating is bogus, but the idea of […]


Review: Bravely Default (3DS)

In an expansive temple, a young woman bows her head in prayer before an enormous hovering crystal, which appears to be the only source of light in the room. Within moments, an inky blackness wraps its misty tendrils around the […]


Latest Nintendo Direct promises an Autumnal Bounty of Fun

It’s slightly old news by now, but on October 1st Nintendo dumped a truckload of new information on us regarding upcoming Wii U and 3DS. One of the cool things they revealed, besides Princess Peach doing a feline floaty jump, […]


Review: Wonderful 101: Wii U

When I was a youngin’, I used to look forward to Saturday mornings from the moment my feet hit the ground on a Sunday. All week long I’d sit around daydreaming of hefty heroes with awesome abilities thwarting vile villains’ […]


First Impressions: Wonderful 101: Wii U

Wonderful 101 was one of the games I was most looking forward to in the Wii U’s “launch window”. All early trailers and videos made it look like a game with similar large-scale squadron based gameplay like Pikmin, but with […]