Layton’s Mystery Journey gets a concrete release date for Nintendo 3DS

On July 20th, Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy was released for both iOS and Android, and was greeted with a mostly positive critical response. As the series started out life on the Nintendo DS, Nintendo loyalists desperately wanted to know when the game would be heading to the 3DS family of systems – … Continue reading

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NS Preview: 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 – Kirby’s Blowout Blast (3DS)

I can’t say that I’m the biggest fan of Kirby and the various games they star in; I mean, I played a lot of Kirby and the Amazing Mirror, but I couldn’t shake the overwhelming impression of the games being a little too easy for me. I understand that these games are aimed at far … Continue reading

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NS Review – Mighty Gunvolt Burst (3DS)

2017 keeps rolling on and more fantastic games keep coming for the 3DS and Switch, with some games even coming for both at the same time. The game under the spotlight today is one such title, the latest adventure title from Inti Creates, Mighty Gunvolt Burst. Following on from the success of Azure Striker Gunvolt … Continue reading

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Nintendo @ E3 2017 – Our Thoughts On The Shenanigans

Nintendo’s E3 showing, and E3 itself, is over for another year and what a year it was. A low key Spotlight broadcast, live streams, and Invitational tournaments … Nintendo definitely pulled out all the stops. But, what did we think of the whole thing? Well … CONOR In what was the most memorable E3 event … Continue reading

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NS Review – Fire Emblem: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)

My love for the Fire Emblem games is well known by now, I feel. I reviewed both Awakening and the recent mobile release of the phenomenal Heroes, also the only full Amiibo set as it were that I possess is the Fire Emblem characters (and I’m looking forward to getting Corrin). I recently gave a … Continue reading

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NS Preview – Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)

It’s rare that I write a preview for any game. This isn’t because I don’t want to, but because I worry that I will use all of my views up on any given game and not have enough to say for the actual review. However, on this occasion a game has fallen into my lap … 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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Nintendo Scene’s Wii U & 3DS Games of the Year 2016

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

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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