NS Review – Shantae: Half Genie Hero

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It’s been a strong couple of years for Shantae since the release of Pirate’s Curse in 2014: she was one of the front runners in the Super Smash Bros 4 ballot; indie-party game Runbow introduced her as a DLC character in October 2016; Pirate’s Curse and Risky’s Revenge received a limited physical release; as of this year they’re both available on almost all … Continue reading

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Nintendo Scene’s Indie Game of the Year 2016

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Among the sporadic triple-A releases throughout the year, there have been some real gems in the Indie market on the Wii U. The award was a tight two-horse race, and both are highly recommended. It released at the end of December, but Shantae: Half-Genie Hero arrived just in time to achieve my Indie game of … 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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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 – Paper Mario: Color Splash

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Arriving late to the Wii U party, Paper Mario: Color Splash is the fifth entry in the Paper Mario series by Intelligent Systems. Paper Mario, Paper Peach, and a Toad travel to Prism Island to investigate a disturbing letter containing another Toad completely drained of its colour. Upon arriving in Port Prisma, they are shocked to … 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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Out this week on the eShop (29th Sept)

Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2

This week on the eShop there is actually a lot. Surprising I know, but great to see nonetheless. Up first, is Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2, the good spiritual successor to Megaman, then there’s Steamworld Heist makes its to the Wii U, also out are the excellent looking Soul Axiom and the 8bit reboot of River … Continue reading

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Out on the eShop this week (22nd Sept)

Severed

This week there’s big news or the Nintendo eShop! The critically acclaimed Severed made by the excellent and creative Drinkbox Studios is coming to Nintendo consoles. But that’s not all! It is going to be cross buy!  Not a reduction in price cross buy, real proper cross buy. Buy Severed and you get it on … Continue reading

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NS Preview – Unfurling Paper Mario: Colour Splash

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Trying times indeed for Nintendo, as if it needed to be said. A year after Metroid Prime: Federation Force was obliterated by the internet upon its announcement, Paper Mario: Colour Splash has ended up suffering from similar treatment. There was even another petition created for its cancellation, although thankfully the most entitled section of the crowd was a … Continue reading

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