Nintendo at E3 2019 – Pokémon, Luigi’s Mansion, Zelda, Marvel, The Witcher – and Banjo-Kazooie!

Nintendo E3 2019 - Banjo-Kazooie

Nintendo’s E3 2019 kicked off yesterday afternoon with a packed 40 minute Nintendo Direct presentation that saw a whole host of new game footage and some brand new announcements too. Gameplay from Luigi’s Mansion 3, Link’s Awakening, Pokemon Sword/Shield and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 featured, alongside reveals of the much rumoured The Witcher 3, Trials … Continue reading

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NS Review – Yoshi’s Crafted World (Switch)

Yoshis Crafted World Nintendo Switch Review

Yoshi’s Crafted World is the latest in what you’ve come to expect from Mario’s green dinosaur pal; another take on the classic platformer, featuring Yoshi and his friends, traversing through a newly created world in a brand new style. Of course it’s charming, the art style is a delight, there’s not too much in the … Continue reading

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Pokémon Direct Confirmed for 27th February 2019

Pokemon Direct

A brand new Pokémon Direct is set to air on 27th February 2019 at 14:00 GMT. Confirmed to be roughly seven minutes the long, the presentation will be live streamed and feature new information about everyone’s favourite monster catching franchise. Generation 8 starters? Detective Pikachu for Switch? New amiibo? or simply updates coming to Pokémon … Continue reading

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Nintendo PR – Super Mario Maker 2 and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Coming in 2019

Nintendo just aired a much rumoured Nintendo Direct – and what a corker it was! Bookended with two big reveals, Super Mario Maker 2 and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, a remake of the Gameboy classic, there was something for every Nintendo fan. Well, almost. Including more details on Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Yoshi’s … Continue reading

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NS Review – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon Belmont and King K. Rool

The reveal of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Switch back in 2017 was somewhat inevitable really. We all knew the Nintendo all-star beat-em up was destined to arrive on Switch at some point soon – with a fairly low adoption rate for the Wii U version it seemed like a no-brainer to bring, what was … Continue reading

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Simon Belmont and King K. Rool are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – and other exciting reveals from today’s Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Simon Belmont and King K. Rool

In a frankly awesome Nintendo Direct this afternoon Nintendo revealed that not only is Simon Belmont joining Smash Bros. Ultimate, but King K. Rool is too! We were bombarded with news of Richter Belmont, Chrom and Dark Samus also joining as Echo fighters, that 100 stages will feature in the game, 900 music compositions will be … Continue reading

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NS Review – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Switch)

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Nintendo Switch Review

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a game full of new ideas. That is, of course, unless you played it on Wii U. Originally released in January 2015 in Europe, this re-relase is much the same game you know from 3 years ago, where you guide Captain Toad and Taodette around over 70 ingeniously designed 3D … Continue reading

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NS Preview – Metroid: Samus Returns

This year’s E3 event proved to be quite a success for Samus Aran. With two games announced – one for each of Nintendo’s premier consoles – she is back in the fold after her absence from Metroid Prime: Federation Force. Technically she wasn’t absent, but the player didn’t control Samus, nor should she have been … Continue reading

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NS Review – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review

From the fluffy snow and smooth shiney ice surfaces of Mount Wario, to the cheddar rocks of Cheese Land, the rushing water of Shy Guy Falls and Piranha Plant Pipeway, to the dirt track of Excitebike and the lush grass of Moo Moo Farm, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has such a wide range of locations … Continue reading

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Nintendo Scene’s Amiibo of the Year 2016

As something of a more fun piece, and a slightly more different take of the typical GOTY articles, welcome to Nintendo Scene’s Amiibo of the Year! There’s been a lot of new Amiibo released this year, with a new wave of Smash Bros figures and new ranges introduced such as the Legend of Zelda: 30th … Continue reading

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