3DS Reviews

A little boxed in: The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and his Square Mind review

by 3 days ago

Other than turn-based RPGs, puzzle games have been a genre that has thrived on the 3DS in recent years. While the handheld has seen the resolution of the popular Professor …

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Thinking outside the box: BOXBOXBOY! review

by 3 weeks ago

When I reviewed the original BOXBOY! last year, I praised the game for how it was able to build such complex puzzles out of a simple concept. Easy to learn …

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Memento mori: Zero Time Dilemma review

by 1 month ago

It’s rare to see a game take as many chances in its concluding chapters like Zero Time Dilemma does. For a game with two predecessors’ worth of required reading to …

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You can (not) absorb: Kirby: Planet Robobot review

by 1 month ago

Many of Kirby’s recent outings have been permutations on a formula, a series of mash-ups and experiments succeeding or failing at random. Kirby plus yarn? Meh. Kirby plus paintings? Alright. …

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Familar Friends, Fresh Foes – Bravely Second: End Layer Review

by 3 months ago

Bravely Default awoke something in me that had been lying dormant -- my love of JRPGs. While Bravely Second: End Layer doesn’t quite live up to the lofty heights of …

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An Oddly Satisfying Union – Hyrule Warriors Legends review

by 4 months ago

The aptly named Hyrule Warriors Legends is exactly what you'd expect from mixing together The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors. Add one part revered legacy to one part unapologetically …

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Crossing the franchises — Project X-Zone 2 review

by 5 months ago

Expectations are usually high when major franchises meet: Batman and Superman, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Family Guy and The Simpsons. The results can be erratic, a resounding success or a …

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An epic in three acts — Fire Emblem: Fates review

by 5 months ago

Fire Emblem: Fates seeks to hit the heights of war epics, a word that has been misconstrued often when it comes to games. Rather than simple scope or size of …

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“Good on paper” – Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam review

by 6 months ago

We’ve seen a lot of Mario crossovers over the years, but Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam takes a very unique approach by crossing Mario, with, well...Mario. The Paper Mario and …

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Pikachu, you rogue! Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon review

by 7 months ago

I'm captivated by games which features roguelike elements and dynamically generated content. Pokemon? Admittedly, I'm ambivalent. But when I heard that Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon was out on the 3DS, …

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A ghoulishly good time — Yo-Kai Watch review

by 8 months ago

Within an hour of starting up Yo-Kai Watch, I had befriended several ghouls, including a talking cat named Jibanyan who punched cars to get stronger, and a purple anteater named …

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A little light that shines — Stella Glow review

by 8 months ago

I had no idea what to expect when I fired up Stella Glow for the first time. I had no prior experience with the series it was connected to and …

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