Wii U Reviews

It’s fun to get lost – Xenoblade Chronicles X review

by 2 months ago

At long last there’s a game that fully legitimizes my ownership of a Wii U. And I’m not talking about some Mario Bros. spin off, I’m talking about Xenoblade Chronicles …

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The devil’s in the fine print — Typoman review

by 3 months ago

Typoman is a game about the power of the pen, the strength that words have, and what can happen to a society when that right is controlled or tampered with. …

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Room and bored — Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival review

by 3 months ago

Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival shares many similarities with traditional Animal Crossing games. It’s serene, slow-paced, and lighter, much like its life-sim roots. More importantly, the game puts little focus on …

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Making quite a racquet — Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash review

by 3 months ago

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash has all the markings of a great Mario sports title. Its easy controls and straightforward presentation mix perfectly with lighthearted, arcade-style gameplay to create an experience …

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“Wool story, bro” – Yoshi’s Woolly World review

by 4 months ago

If you've ever played Kirby's Epic Yarn, then you know what to expect from Yoshi's Woolly World, which feels a lot like its sequel. Both titles feature simple platforming, loads …

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Ideal framing — Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water review

by 4 months ago

Fatal Frame has always been a series that eluded me, spare the few hours I spent with Crimson Butterfly on the PS2 on a weekend video-store rental. The concept was …

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Do you even lift? — Runbow review

by 5 months ago

In concept, Runbow seems like a fun idea for a video game. Nine-player local multiplayer always looks great when you’re watching a group of game journalists play on a livestream. …

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The keys to the Mushroom Kingdom — Super Mario Maker review

by 5 months ago

If you were to ask Nintendo fans what each of Super Mario’s classic 2D adventures mean to them, chances are you’d get a wide range of responses. Some people might …

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Ink-redible — Splatoon review

by 9 months ago

Nintendo has never really been known for their online efforts. Usually associated with family-friendly offline affairs, Nintendo has always seemed to be hesitant to embrace the internet battlefield. Sure, recent …

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This BBQ sauce is bland – Swords & Soldiers II Review

by 9 months ago

The unquenchable and ravenously adorable Vikings are back and pushing forward (well, more like to the right) to adventure, glory and the culminating feast. This time it’s for a mysterious …

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Adventure on a budget — Affordable Space Adventures review

by 10 months ago

When Wii U launched in 2012 it came with promises of unique gameplay experiences that could only be found on Nintendo’s latest console.  The GamePad was meant to revolutionize the …

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All partied out — Mario Party 10 review

by 11 months ago

Mario Party has always been a series that has relied just as much on luck as it does skill.  While there is a certain element of strategy to the game, …

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