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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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 Review- Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (3DS)

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (or as I like to refer to it; “Sanerc & Frondo’s do the Big Boom: Spicy & Icy”) is the 3rd instalment in the Sonic Boom series, a sequel to both the catastrophe that was Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric on the Wii U, and then Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal … 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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NS Preview – Going with the flow in Rhythm Paradise Megamix (3DS)

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Have you ever found yourself standing at the bottom of some steps when pineapples start bouncing down towards you? You feel obliged to catch them of course, drawn in by the rhythm of the bouncing… Or, perhaps, you’ve found yourself plucking hairs from a range of vegetables? A catchy tune plays and you can’t help … Continue reading

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