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Bayonetta 2: Review Round-Up

Bayonetta 2

The Bayonetta 2 reviews are now surfacing ahead of the game’s October 24th release, and the verdicts seems to be overwhelmingly positive, receiving numerous 9s and 10s from some of the industry’s biggest outlets. Nintendo Life: 9/10 “Bayonetta is is a must buy for any action gaming fans. It’s fast, intense and ridiculous, all with an entertaining […]

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‘The Smash Brothers’ Documentary Series

Super Smash Bros: Melee

2014 is undoubtedly the year of Smash Bros, with two brand new installments in the franchise, the series’ first foray onto handheld consoles, unprecedented hype, and the largest roster of any Smash Bros. title. All it took was a simple demo release to see all avenues of the internet light up with Let’s Plays and […]

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Full Super Smash Bros. Roster Revealed

Super Smash Bros

Between Nintendo’s overzealous Nintendo directs and general promotion, the release of the 3DS demo, and a number of leaks, we now have a full list of characters that will be appearing in the upcoming Smash Bros. games for 3DS and Wii U. Needless to say, look away now if you’d prefer to experience the game All […]

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E3 2014: Shigeru Miyamoto Confirms Star Fox for Wii U

Star Fox

Nintendo just casually dropped a bomb shell in the form of Star Fox on the Wii U. In the midst of E3 2014 it seems that Time magazine have mistakenly published an interview with acclaimed video game producer, Shigeru Miyamoto, confirming details of an upcoming Star Fox game on the Wii U. The game is […]

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Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter Coming to Wii U for Smash Bros.

GameCube Controller Adapter

Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U will be compatible with Nintendo GameCube controllers, courtesy of an adapter revealed by Nintendo today in a promotional video for E3’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational Tournament. The adapter will seemingly occupy two USB ports on the front of the Wii U system, allowing players to connect up to four […]

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Pullblox World Coming to Nintendo Wii U

Pullblox World

Nintendo just nonchalantly announced that Pullblox World – the sequel to the brilliant downloadable 3DS puzzle games, Pullblox and Fallblox – will arrive on the eShop this June. Pullblox (or Pushmo as it’s known in North America) launched on 3DS  in 2011, and was quickly followed by successor Fallblox (or Crashmo) just one year later. Pullblox […]

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Things I Learned From Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct

Last night saw Nintendo stream the first Nintendo Direct broadcast of 2014. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata took the reigns once again – with his trademark Engrish and restrained enthusiasm – for a stream focusing on Wii U and 3DS titles set to hit store shelves and the eShop this spring. Here’s what I took from […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors

Hyrule Warriors

Announced in the December Nintendo Direct broadcast, the tentatively titled Hyrule Warriors takes the much loved characters, enemies and weapons from the Legend of Zelda and attempts to tie them with the hack-and-slash action of Tecmo Koei’s Dynasty Warriors series. I’m all for Nintendo giving their IPs to external developers to create fresh experiences, but […]

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Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Alongside Super Mario Galaxy, Donkey Kong Country Returns is one of the most highly regarded games in the Wii library and Retro Studios is giving it a second lease of life on Nintendo’s 3DS. Adding some new levels into the mix and toning down the challenge with a brand new mode that could make this […]

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