NS Review – Shantae: Half Genie Hero

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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 Scene’s Indie Game of the Year 2016

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Among the sporadic triple-A releases throughout the year, there have been some real gems in the Indie market on the Wii U. The award was a tight two-horse race, and both are highly recommended. It released at the end of December, but Shantae: Half-Genie Hero arrived just in time to achieve my Indie game of … Continue reading

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NS Monthly Most Played – June 2016

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We’re halfway into 2016 and what better time to start a new series of articles? Created by our very own b00ts, please welcome what I hope to be an ongoing installment to Nintendo Scene; our monthly most played games! I’ll be getting as many of the team on board as I can to write up … Continue reading

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Humble Bundle Game Opinions

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The Humble ‘Friends of Nintendo’ Bundle is almost over, with only a few hours left before closing. This is the second ever Nintendo Humble Bundle, but the first to be available outside North America. The bundle has done exceedingly well with over $1 million being spent. Having spent some time playing a few of the bundle’s … Continue reading

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

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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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