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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Splatoon 2: E3 Tournament to Feature Top Teams from 4 Regions

Nintendo has revealed its plans for E3 2017, and the main focus is undoubtedly Super Mario Odyssey. However, there’s more exciting news on the Splatoon 2 invitational tournament, which will take place on June 13th. Unlike the Nintendo World Championships, the ‘World Inkling Invitational’ will truly be a world competition as four teams will be competing, … Continue reading

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NS Review – Lego City Undercover (Nintendo Switch)

Chase McCain, the hero cop you star as in Lego City Undercover, carries with him a handy communicator. This is given to you very early on in the game and through a series of upgrades it is used to chat to his colleagues, scan the local area for criminals and follow trials along the ground … Continue reading

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NS Review – Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (Switch)

This past weekend played host to the first (of possibly many) Splatoon 2 Global Testfire. We almost all got in at least a few matches on it, but what did we all think of this sequel to the phenomenally popular Wii U title? WES: I feel like I pretty much exhausted the original Splatoon, not … Continue reading

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NS Review – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)

It’s finally here. After a considerable length of time, including several delays, Breath of the Wild is finally in our midst. What’s more, we have it simultaneously as a swan song for the Wii U and an opening for Nintendo’s new Switch console. During this review I will be talking about the Switch version, so … Continue reading

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NintenRave I: Nintendo’s Ace Up Their Sleeve

I’d like to start this by saying that I still stand by (almost) everything I said in NintenRant VI. I still believe that the message given about Switch from Nintendo themselves at launch is mixed at best, especially with the pricing of games such as Super Bomberman R. However, despite all of my frustration with … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch Unboxing and Preview

Nintendo Switch Unboxing and Preview

This week we were lucky enough to get our hands on our very own Nintendo Switch. Our big thanks go out to Nintendo UK for sending us one this early. You can check out our unboxing video below, as well as some photos of the kit. There are more over on our Facebook page. And … Continue reading

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NintenRant VI: The Nintendo Switch

THOUGHTS CONTAINED IN THIS ARTICLE ARE MY OWN AND DO NOT REFLECT THOSE OF NINTENDO SCENE OR ITS OTHER WRITERS. Okay, I’ve been storing vitriol on this issue for a while. But, every time I’ve reached a “right, that’s it!” moment and considered putting hand to keyboard about it, something has come about to dissipate … Continue reading

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Hands-On: Impressions of Nintendo Switch – Part Two

After Part One, in which Conor and myself gave our opinions on the hands-on Nintendo Switch Premiere event in London (which you can read here), today we hear from another couple of our staff who attended. What did they think of the Switch, it’s games and its potential future as Nintendo’s next big hardware release … Continue reading

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Hands-On: Impressions of Nintendo Switch – Part One

After the (very early) presentation for Nintendo Switch, several of us had the immense privilege of attending a hands-on with the new console in London hosted by Nintendo UK. After a painfully early coach we were on our way to Hammersmith, but what did we think of our time with Nintendo’s next bit of kit? … Continue reading

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