NintenRave I: Nintendo’s Ace Up Their Sleeve

I’d like to start this by saying that I still stand by (almost) everything I said in NintenRant VI. I still believe that the message given about Switch from Nintendo themselves at launch is mixed at best, especially with the pricing of games such as Super Bomberman R. However, despite all of my frustration with … Continue reading

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NS Review – Snipperclips (Switch)

In 2015, a small game development team of two brothers from London – known as SFB Games – showcased a prototype called FriendShapes at EGX. One year later, they found themselves working with Nintendo after holding discussions regarding publishing. Fast forward another year, and the brainchild of brothers Tom and Adam Vian – now called Snipperclips – is … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch Unboxing and Preview

Nintendo Switch Unboxing and Preview

This week we were lucky enough to get our hands on our very own Nintendo Switch. Our big thanks go out to Nintendo UK for sending us one this early. You can check out our unboxing video below, as well as some photos of the kit. There are more over on our Facebook page. And … Continue reading

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NS Review – Fire Emblem: Heroes (mobile)

After the arguable negativity of my previous article, I thought I would follow with this little number. Let’s be clear, right here and now, I love Fire Emblem: Heroes. I must admit that I have not been a fan of Nintendo’s mobile output until now. Miitomo suffered greatly from just not being quite enough to … Continue reading

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NintenRant VI: The Nintendo Switch

THOUGHTS CONTAINED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE MY OWN AND DO NOT REFLECT THOSE OF NINTENDO SCENE OR ITS OTHER WRITERS. Okay, I’ve been storing vitriol on this issue for a while. But, every time I’ve reached a “right, that’s it!” moment and considered putting hand to keyboard about it, something has come about to dissipate … Continue reading

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

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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Hands-On: Impressions of Nintendo Switch – Part Two

After Part One, in which Conor and myself gave our opinions on the hands-on Nintendo Switch Premiere event in London (which you can read here), today we hear from another couple of our staff who attended. What did they think of the Switch, it’s games and its potential future as Nintendo’s next big hardware release … Continue reading

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Hands-On: Impressions of Nintendo Switch – Part One

After the (very early) presentation for Nintendo Switch, several of us had the immense privilege of attending a hands-on with the new console in London hosted by Nintendo UK. After a painfully early coach we were on our way to Hammersmith, but what did we think of our time with Nintendo’s next bit of kit? … Continue reading

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NS Review – Shantae: Half Genie Hero

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 SWITCH LAUNCHES ON 3rd MARCH

Nintendo Switch Launches on 3rd March – Nintendo UK PR

So, did you watch the presentation? What do you think? Pre-ordered yours yet? What was your favourite announcement? We here at Nintendo Scene still have a lot of questions about Nintendo’s new box of joy and we can’t wait to get our hands on the Nintendo Switch at our hands-on play session tomorrow in London. … Continue reading

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