Out on EU eShop This Week (26th May)


Another Mario sports game is being added to Wii U Virtual Console this week. Mario Slam Basketball, originally for the DS, will be coming tomorrow! For owners of the new Fire Emblem Fates, the second and third map DLC will be available to purchase. Some good deals are on the way as well, SteamWorld Heist … Continue reading

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Out on the EU eShop This Week (12th May)


There’s some solid releases on Wii U eShop this Thursday, including the infamously challenging platformer Super Meat Boy! If you’re thinking about picking it up, it’s available at a reduced price until 26th May. Mario Strikers Charged Football is also available for download on Wii U this week if you’re looking for some classic Mario … Continue reading

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Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge Out Now on Nintendo eShop


If you are a fan of amiibo, check out the newest eShop title, Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge. It is free to download on both Wii U and 3DS, and while an amiibo is required to play, every amiibo is compatible. There are certain amiibo that unlock special characters as well, which includes many … Continue reading

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NS Review – Extreme Exorcism (Wii U)

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(*prepare your gruffest bellow seasoned with your very own brand of ghoulish reverb*)   “EX-TREEEME EXOR-CISM!”   Every review of a game featuring a haunted house deserves that kind of intro, and yes there’s plenty of house to get you and your guests haunted in within Golden Ruby Games‘ latest indie entry. It’s a straight-to-the-hunt faux … Continue reading

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NS Review – Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians (Wii U)

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BOOM-TISH-KAH-TISH-BOOM-TISH-KAH-TISH-ERROR-EWAH-WIKI-WIKI-WAH-WAH!!! ^now try reading those fourteen words again but far far quicker. Got it? Ace. If you don’t then read the rest of this review at least you’ve made an achievement today. An achievement of being able to banter with the same beatbox identity similar to the cast of Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians! Here’s … Continue reading

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NS Review – Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush (Wii U)

KirbyAndTheRainbowPaintbrush Impress

When I think of rainbow symbolism across the gaming globe I can’t help but relate back to Critter Crunch’s Biggs (a fluffy whatchamacallit spawned by Capybara Games) regurgitating for his famished offspring. He quite literally chunders up seven colours. Will Kirby’s most recent Wii U hootenanny replace this imagery? Only time will tell.   If … Continue reading

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Indie-ana Wii U & the Raiders of the Lost Art

Armikrog. GamePad Concept 01

Hello there, the name’s Boots *stands up* and I like Indie games *sits down and awaits slow clap*. One thing is clear since the rise of the eShop and the ever increasing ease to develop and self-publish Unity or HTML5 based games on the Wii U, the Indie scene has gained a new lease of … Continue reading

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Tales from Kickstarter – Sneaky Ninja (Wii U)

Sneaky Ninja FEAT

Once upon a time on a crowd funding platform far away… There was an official Nintendo Wii U independent developer called Starfall Studios who were seeking support for a game they named Sneaky Ninja. It was their answer to Mark of the Ninja if it had been raised by a Super Mario of a stepfather. … Continue reading

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IRONFALL Invasion breaches #Nintendo3DSDay


First and foremost Nintendo Scene readers here’s a happy #Nintendo3DSDay! What an extremely busy day for all of you 3DS owners new and old. As with the likes of today’s new retail releases The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate etc. the Nintendo eShop has also gotten its fair share … Continue reading

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NS Review – Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U)

Shantae ATPC Impress Feat

Do animated pirates float your boat? How about pixellated belly dancing genies hmm? Do they rub your lamp the right way? Are you enjoying this suggestive set of questioning? Here’s hoping or else a fair amount of the stylistic weight and innuendos from Shantae’s third outing will be lost on you. First came the Game … Continue reading

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