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Star Fox Guard Review

Star Fox Guard Review

Starting new IPs can be difficult and quite costly for companies, which is why we sometimes see spin-offs. Instead of investing in something new, they tailor the idea to an existing franchise, in hopes said franchise helps sell the... Read More »

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7.5
Star Fox Zero Review

Star Fox Zero Review

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a traditional Star Fox title. Similar to Metroid, its been a series with characters we love, but that love isn’t enough to make them successful. Despite that, Nintendo attempts to make them... Read More »

Site Score
6.5
Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament Review

When it comes to fighting games, one of the developers that are well-known in that genre is Bandai Namco and it’s due to the increasing popularity of the Tekken franchise. Be it on arcades or consoles, Tekken has been... Read More »

Site Score
7.2
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

One of the keys to Zelda’s success is due to the franchise basically being an anthology series. Even though the core aspects don’t/rarely change, such as Link’s look/role, Hyrule being prominent, basic gameplay concepts, Triforce and more, most titles... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review

This past year, Nintendo has made a lot of interesting choices that branch out beyond their usual confines. First we got the third person shooter Splatoon, then the ability to make Mario games and now we have a serious... Read More »

Site Score
8.0
Yoshi’s Wooly World Review

Yoshi’s Wooly World Review

The great thing about Nintendo is that they’re not afraid to think outside of the box. Popular franchises like The Legend of Zelda or Mario are constantly being revised, adapted and reimagined leading to some interesting adventures. Among Nintendo’s... Read More »

Site Score
8.5
Splatoon (Wii U) Review

Splatoon (Wii U) Review

Following the success of the Metroid Prime series, Nintendo fans have been waiting for their take on the online shooter. While that never happened on the Wii, Nintendo is trying their luck with Splatoon on the Wii U. With... Read More »

Site Score
9.4
Mario Party 10 Review

Mario Party 10 Review

For years Nintendo has found a lot of success making games that appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers. Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros., Wii Sports, Nintendoland and even titles like Wii Party are just some of the examples... Read More »

Site Score
8.2
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Review

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Review

For a while the Nintendo Wii U has been on fire. With strong releases like Bayonetta 2, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker,interest in the system is at an all time... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
Citizens of Earth (PS4) Review

Citizens of Earth (PS4) Review

There was a time in gaming when nearly any conceivable idea for a game would be considered fresh and there was no such thing as paying homage yet. Clones were commonplace in the industry. With the success of Super... Read More »

Site Score
8.6
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Review

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Review

When Nintendo announced Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker it was quite a surprising move. What was originally an unusual, minigame in Super Mario 3D World, would now be expanded into a full game. While the idea certainly sounded interesting, especially... Read More »

Site Score
8.0
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

Since the Wii U released, most gamers have been waiting for two games to come out. The first was Mario Kart 8, which not only met expectations, but also exceeded them and the other is Super Smash Bros. for... Read More »

Site Score
9.5
Bayonetta 2 (Wii U) Review

Bayonetta 2 (Wii U) Review

Back when Platinum Games was just starting out, they released a title called Bayonetta. While the game was never a commercial success, largely due to a lack of promotion and problems with the PlayStation 3 version, it was critically... Read More »

Site Score
9.8
Hyrule Warriors Review

Hyrule Warriors Review

As the first brand new Legend of Zelda title released on consoles in three years, Nintendo surprised everyone by announcing a partnership with a third-party company to develop a brand new Wii U exclusive. Fans were apprehensive after how... Read More »

Site Score
8.8
Mario Kart 8 Review

Mario Kart 8 Review

When someone thinks of Nintendo, one of the first things that pops into their head is more than likely going to be Mario. The Italian plumber helped to define the Nintendo Entertainment System and has had more spinoffs than... Read More »

Site Score
9.6
Child of Light Review

Child of Light Review

The video game industry is around 40 years old now. Many people have stated innovation is longer present in video games today. Child of Light comes out of nowhere to prove that unique gaming experiences can still be made.... Read More »

Site Score
8.8
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

Growing up in the 90s, Donkey Kong Country from Rareware was revolutionary for its time with pre-rendered 3D graphics on the Super Nintendo. In comparison to other platformers like Super Mario World, it was absolutely incredible, especially to a... Read More »

Site Score
9.5
Super Mario 3D World Review

Super Mario 3D World Review

When thinking about video games, there is really no one character or franchise that is more synonymous with the industry than Mario. From his debut as Jumpman in the arcade classic Donkey Kong in 1981, Mario has been featured... Read More »

Site Score
9.9
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Review

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Review

Back in the days when I was growing up with commercial campaigns like “Sega does what Nintendon’t” and the like, it was hard to imagine the marriage of the two most iconic franchises for those companies, Mario and Sonic... Read More »

Site Score
6.0
Sonic: Lost World (Wii U) Review

Sonic: Lost World (Wii U) Review

Sonic! He can really move! Sonic! He’s got an attitude! Sonic! He’s the fastest thing alive! These may be some lyrics you might remember if you grew up in the 90’s alongside Sonic the Animated Series. That was a... Read More »

Site Score
6.0
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