NS Review – Pokkén Tournament DX (Switch)

So far, 2017 has been a phenomenal year for Nintendo but most importantly the Switch. We have seen both new titles gracing the new hybrid and a few fantastic Wii U titles being brought over to the Switch. Needless to say, given the arguable lack of success of Nintendo’s asymmetric gameplay console, giving some of … Continue reading

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NS Review – Shantae: Half Genie Hero

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

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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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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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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NS Preview – Unfurling Paper Mario: Colour Splash

Trying times indeed for Nintendo, as if it needed to be said. A year after Metroid Prime: Federation Force was obliterated by the internet upon its announcement, Paper Mario: Colour Splash has ended up suffering from similar treatment. There was even another petition created for its cancellation, although thankfully the most entitled section of the crowd was a … Continue reading

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NS Monthly Most Played – August 2016

The beginning of the month marks our next installment in our Monthly Most Played articles; where we at Nintendo Scene write about which 3DS games and which Wii U games have taken the top spot in our activity logs for the month just gone by. So without further ado let’s see what (some of us) … Continue reading

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Metroid 30th: In Retrospect – Super Metroid

Continuing our celebration of the fantastic Metroid series on its 30th Anniversary (which Nintendo appears to have forgotten), I have the wonderful task of tackling the incredible Super Metroid. But first, a story for you all. When I was really young (we’re talking around 8 years old), I was taken shopping in the local big … Continue reading

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Out of the EU eShop this week (11th August)

Super Paper Mario

It’s Monday once again and that means we find out what is up on the eShop for us Europeans this Thursday. After the disappointment that was last week, Nintendo have a whole lot more for us this week. Starting out with the one of the best games released on the Wii, Super Paper Mario. Then … Continue reading

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