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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In Retrospect – Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

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)

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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