Pheonix Wright Spirit of Justice

Out this week on the eShop (25th August)

This week there aren’t any major releases but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any Nintendoey goodness to be had. First off there is a demo for the new Pheonix Wright game so literally everybody with a passing interest in the excellent series should give it a go. Secondly there’s a quirky little title called Legend … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Metroid II: Return of Samus

Following on from Conor’s wonderful review of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, we continue our celebration of Nintendo’s futuristic adventure platform franchise, Metroid. This time, I’m turning my gaze way back to 1991 to look at Metroid II: Return of Samus, which has had a recent return to the limelight in the quickly removed fan remake … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Corruption

Continuing with our look back at some classic Metroid titles, we now cast our eye to the final instalment in the Metroid Prime trilogy: Corruption. We have covered the original Prime and Echoes in the past, so Corruption is a suitable focus for discussion. Just a quick warning of minor plot spoilers; anyone who is still waiting … Continue reading

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Pokemon Snap

Out this week on the eShop (18th August)

Another week, another lot of games coming to a Nintendo console near you. This week Nintendo are very happy to inform us that Pokemon Snap is coming to virtual console on Wii U, if you miss taking pictures of Pokemon instead of actually walking outside, running out of phone battery or Pokemon crashing on you, … Continue reading

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Pokemon Uranium

Download Pokemon Uranium whilst you can!

A fan made Pokemon game that took 9 years to make has been released and after what happened with the Metroid 2 remake, I’m pretty sure it’ll be taken down in a few days. It’s called Pokemon Uranium and adds around 200 new Pokemon in a new tropical region , has 8 gyms, online battling … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Super Metroid

Continuing our celebration of the fantastic Metroid series on its 30th Anniversary (which Nintendo appears to have forgotten), I have the wonderful task of tackling the incredible Super Metroid. But first, a story for you all. When I was really young (we’re talking around 8 years old), I was taken shopping in the local big … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Zero Mission

Given the amount of attention it’s received (none), it’s easy to forget that 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of another acclaimed Nintendo franchise. Metroid was first released on August 6th 1986 in Japan, and we were introduced to the heroine bounty hunter, Samus Aran. Revolutionary for its time, the original NES game pioneered a special … Continue reading

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Super Paper Mario

Out of the EU eShop this week (11th August)

It’s Monday once again and that means we find out what is up on the eShop for us Europeans this Thursday. After the disappointment that was last week, Nintendo have a whole lot more for us this week. Starting out with the one of the best games released on the Wii, Super Paper Mario. Then … Continue reading

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Alien on the run

Out on the EU eShop this week (4th August)

This week sees the release of a whooping two whole games on the eShop, both on 3ds. First up is a game that seems to have originally been set for release two years ago but has finally made its way with a demo I might add (well done dev for that), Alien on the run. … Continue reading

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NS Monthly Most Played – July 2016

Hello again and welcome to the second installment in our Monthly Most Played articles! This month saw the Summer of Splat; a competitive tournament for Splatoon players, and the release of Pokémon GO; a new mobile app by Niantic where one must actually leave the house in order to encounter and collect randomly spawned Pokémon, … Continue reading

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