NS Review – Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)

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First review of 2017, and what a surprise, it’s another JRPG. After the incredible remaster of Dragon Quest VII on 3DS, which you can find my (overwhelmingly positive) review of here, now I have have the joy of playing Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King. Originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2004, … Continue reading

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Nintendo Scene’s Wii U & 3DS Games of the Year 2016

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With the year finally at a close we at Nintendo Scene are looking back at some of our favorite releases from the Big N- here are our Wii U and 3DS Games of the Year for 2016. Wii U Conor: It’s been an average year for first and second-party Nintendo games, with nothing on the … Continue reading

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NS Review – Super Mario Maker 3DS

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Super Mario Maker launched for the Wii U on the 11th September 2015 , topping charts, racking up an impressive list of nominations (most of which it won), and even helping sell console bundles. Last year I gave Super Mario Maker my Wii U Game of the Year Award, a tough choice between that, Splatoon, … Continue reading

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Nintendo UK’s Pokemon Sun & Moon Festival Event Report

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In yet another wild fit of passion from Nintendo UK, we, the fans, were treated to a special launch event on the evening of the 22nd November, from 5pm until 10pm. Conor’s Report I was lucky enough to be invited to the Pokémon Fan Festival on the European launch night of Sun and Moon, which … Continue reading

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In Retrospect – Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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There’s alway a little trepidation that comes with revisiting an older game that you haven’t played in a while, especially when the game relies on its twists and turns of narrative to impress the player. However, sometimes, such as in the light of a new release in the same franchise, it pays to revisit an … Continue reading

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Out this week on the eShop (3rd Nov)

F Zero X

This week Nintendo are bringing classic fast paced futuristic racer F Zero X to Wii U virtual console. This is pretty exciting as it’s the 60fps version and the game still holds up well today and with no successor to F Zero in sight (Fast Racing Neo felt more like a Wipeout successor to me) … Continue reading

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NS Review – Disney’s Magical World 2 (3DS)

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I must admit that I hesitated when it came to “claiming” this game to review in the hypothetical Nintendo Scene offices; not because I thought it would be bad or I wouldn’t enjoy it, but because I know that my almost shameful love of Disney would come to light. But here we are, after several … Continue reading

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Out this week on the eShop (6th Oct)

Paper Mario Colour Splash

It’s a busy week for first party games on Nintendo consoles as we welcome a new Paper Mario in the form of Colour Splash on Wii U and a new Mario Party on 3DS. On top of those we have classic rpgs Breath of Fire I + II on virtual console on New 3DS and … Continue reading

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NS Monthly Most Played – September 2016

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October is upon us, a month of autumn leaves, spoopy customs, and a surge in pumpkin related beverages taking Instagram by storm. Here at Nintendo Scene we have another Monthly Most Played article just for your reading pleasure, so you can indulge in our highly fascinating opinions while sipping away on your New-Super-Mocha-Frappe-Latte-Pumpkin-Spice-Fetidcino-U. Buckle up, … Continue reading

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NS Analysis: The Life of Metroid Prime – Federation Force

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Several issues caused this article to be delayed until well after its official release, but with the extra time it’s now possible to analyse Metroid Prime: Federation Force’s performance in a broader context. Consider this article as half review and half reflection. Was the game fun to play? Were the outraged cries warranted? Why did it sell … Continue reading

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