3DS Reviews

Fire, ice, and everything nice: Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice review

by 2 days ago

For the past ten years, Sonic the Hedgehog has been on a roller coaster of quality. After the horrendous atrocity that was Sonic ’06, we were exposed to games ranging …

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It’s not the end of the world — Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Review

by 2 weeks ago

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse is a strong follow-up to its 2013 predecessor, but it still suffers from the same problems. Apocalypse may boast solid combat and progression systems, but …

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Save the islands, save the world: Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

by 2 weeks ago

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past opens with a sense of anticipation. "The entire world is just this little island," a cheerful old woman says, as you look …

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Party like it’s 2008: Noitu Love: Devolution review

by 2 weeks ago

2008 was a pretty good year for the independent market. Not only were the critically acclaimed hits World of Goo and Braid released, but small oddities like Rom Check Fail …

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Legal Weapon 6 – Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice review

by 3 weeks ago

The Ace Attorney series has one of the worst pitches for a game of all time: Let’s make a game where the player takes on the role of a defense …

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Not at full force: Metroid Prime: Federation Force review

by 1 month ago

From the moment it was announced, Metroid Prime: Federation Force has been met with skepticism. Fans who had been clamoring for a traditional sequel to the normally-stoic Metroid series were …

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

by 2 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 5 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 6 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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