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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
Wii Party U Review

Wii Party U Review

Just a little over three years ago, Wii Party was released for the Nintendo Wii in a time when we hadn’t had a new Mario Party game in over three years. This was the longest stretch between games in... Read More »

Site Score
7.5
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker was released back in 2002 for the Nintendo Gamecube. Over a decade following its release, Nintendo has decided to bring one of its finest Zelda games back on the Wii U in glorious... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
The Wonderful 101 (Wii U) Review

The Wonderful 101 (Wii U) Review

Platinum Games‘ The Wonderful 101 is a game that first caught my eye when it was announced at E3 2012. The game was originally supposed to be released during the launch window for the Nintendo Wii U. However, the... Read More »

Site Score
8.5
Pikmin 3 (Wii U) Review

Pikmin 3 (Wii U) Review

The very unique Pikmin series, first appearing in 2001, has long been a pet project for Shigeru Miyamoto, being partially inspired by his love of gardening. The last release in the series was Pikmin 2, which released in 2004... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
New Super Luigi U Review

New Super Luigi U Review

2013 is the thirtieth anniversary of Luigi’s first appearance. As part of the celebration, Nintendo created New Super Luigi U, a DLC/expansion pack for the New Super Mario Bros. U. This game is available for download in the Nintendo... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
Resident Evil Revelations (HD) Review

Resident Evil Revelations (HD) Review

When Resident Evil 6 was released, a lot of people were dismayed due to its action-oriented take to the series, ditching the overall survival-horror aspect. To see if the survival-horror genre still appeals to a lot of people, Capcom... Read More »

Site Score
8.8
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Review

How many times have played a game and thought this experience could be more realistic? This was certainly a selling point for Fallout: New Vegas, as they included a “hardcore” mode with this in mind. Sadly the idea never... Read More »

Site Score
9.5
LEGO City Undercover Review

LEGO City Undercover Review

Chances are if someone told you a new LEGO game was coming out, you’d ask which movie it was based on. TT Fusion is looking to break the mold of most recent LEGO titles by crafting their own universe,... Read More »

Site Score
8.9
Puddle (Wii U) Review

Puddle (Wii U) Review

Neko Entertainment’s downloadable title Puddle debuted in 2012 with a mixed reception from critics and gamers alike. Aspects such as difficulty and level design were criticized harshly for the frustrations they caused. Now that they’ve had time to listen... Read More »

Site Score
8.3
Nano Assault Neo Review

Nano Assault Neo Review

Nano Assault Neo is the most recent entry in the Shin’en library of virus-related ship shooters and is only available on the Nintendo Wii U. When compared to the other powerhouses in the genre like Super Stardust Delta and... Read More »

Site Score
9.1
Darksiders II (Wii U) Review

Darksiders II (Wii U) Review

Since the first Darksiders game was well received when it was released a couple of years ago, many fans requested for a second game and they got it earlier this year. Following the release of the game on the... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
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