NS Review – Super Mario Party (Switch)

Ahh Mario Party, the game that could change fortunes in a flash. No lead was ever safe, no victory was guaranteed, and everything could change from a dice roll. If a group doesn’t want skill to determine the winner, Mario Party was the most obvious choice. When Hudson Soft’s Mario Party was in its prime, … Continue reading

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Nintendo at EGX 2018 – Hands On With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon: Let’s Go, and More

It’s fair to say that this year Nintendo UK were in full force at EGX. The biggest gaming event in the UK each year, EGX is held at the Birmingham NEC over four days to literally thousands of gamers that seem to travel to from all corners of the UK. For some it’s a fair … Continue reading

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Nintendo UK bringing Pokémon: Let’s Go, Super Mario Party and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate to EGX 2018

Nintendo UK at EGX 2018

That’s right folks, this year’s EGX will feature the first UK hands on opportunities to play Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Super Mario Party, plus, we’ll be able to get our hands on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate too! The event will be host to a Splatoon 2 UK Championship 2018 Qualifier … 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 – Mario Tennis Aces (Switch)

No Mario sports series has visited us as often as Camelot’s Mario Tennis; Mario and company have rallied on each home console since the Nintendo 64, with a few handheld instalments along the way. Returning three years after the hollow experience that was Ultra Smash for Wii U, Mario Tennis Aces is the first Mario … Continue reading

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Nintendo at E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Fortnite, Pokémon and more launching this year

Nintendo E3 2018 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

There we have it folks; Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch is confirmed as ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’. Or ‘Special’ as it’s known as in Japan. And pretty special it does look indeed. Featuring ‘every single fighter ever featured in the series’, the ‘Ultimate’ Smash Bros. game arrives on 7th December – and ‘everyone is here!’. … Continue reading

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NS Review – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch)

2014 was arguably the best year for the Nintendo Wii U; it saw the release of many of the console’s highest-selling games, including the no. 1 seller Mario Kart 8, the Switch release of which has already surpassed the original’s sales. Nintendo also released Super Smash Bros for Wii U, a game that’s still being played … Continue reading

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NS Preview – Hands On With Nintendo Labo

Nintendo Labo Hands on preview

Labo launches this week in the UK and last week I was lucky enough to be invited to Nintendo’s UK office to get my hands on Nintendo’s cardboard creations. With two sets available to try out; both Toy-Con 01, the Variety Kit and Toy-Con 02, the Robot Kit, there was plenty of games for me … Continue reading

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NS Review – Kirby Star Allies (Switch)

Kirby Star Allies Switch Review

Well here we are, comfortably into the second year of Nintendo Switch, having enjoyed a first year jam packed with all the big hitters from Nintendo themselves. In the wait for Smash Bros, Pokemon, Metroid Prime 4, plus some other first party treats yet to be revealed (perhaps?) it’s time for the not so big … Continue reading

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NS Review – Bayonetta 2 (Switch)

After the arguable sleeper success of the first Bayonetta game, especially from a large group of players, it all seemed like a sequel was inevitably on the cards. However, we wouldn’t see our favourite Umbra Witch for a few years afterwards and the means of her return would surprise all of us. After striking a … Continue reading

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