Wii U Reviews

Mario Kart 8 review

by 1 year ago

The Mario Kart franchise values slight upgrades and iteration over massive sweeping changes. Mario Kart 8 is no exception. No, Nintendo is content to add new gameplay components slowly, improving …

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NES Remix II – a better taste of nostalgia

by 1 year ago

Remember that part in Metroid where you had to climb the shaft using the freeze beam? Unless you’ve played it recently, you really don’t remember the difficulty. Remember how Pit …

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Insert ape-related pun here — Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review

by 2 years ago

Donkey Kong’s just wanted to be liked for so long. The erstwhile villain to everyone’s favorite plumber, Donkey Kong decided long ago that if you can’t beat him, you might …

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NES Remix – An Odd Link to the Past

by 2 years ago

NES Remix is what Nintendo does best: it gives us new ways to experience the classics. Challenging, charming, and waxing nostalgic, we get to play through Nintendo’s storied history on …

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Luigi’s making house calls – Dr. Luigi review

by 2 years ago

As a final sendoff to the Year of Luigi, Nintendo presents a new version of the beloved classic puzzle game, Dr. Mario, only this time it’s Luigi who’s administering prognosis. …

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Happy happy, joy joy — Super Mario 3D World

by 2 years ago

It’s a sad day when a Super Mario release is met with muted enthusiasm, but that’s been the trend regarding our favorite overall’d plumber. Releasing with the seeming regularity of …

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Where is everyone? — Call of Duty: Ghosts

by 2 years ago

Another year, another Call of Duty. As long as this series continues to make Scrooge McDuck levels of cash, Activision will continue to churn them out. Call of Duty: Ghosts …

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Get augmented with Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut

by 2 years ago

When Deus Ex: Human Revolution came out in 2011, it was considered by many to be one of the greatest science fiction video games of all time. Now, Square Enix …

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This scene is dead – Wii Party U review

by 2 years ago

There’s an episode of The Office where everyone forgets Kelly’s birthday, and it’s up to Jim and Dwight to throw together a celebration at a moment’s notice. Dwight’s straightforward approach …

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Mario on speed – Sonic Lost World (Wii U) review

by 2 years ago

The spikey, blue haired, red boot-wearing hedgehog is back and he’s tearing up the speed limit in this Nintendo-exclusive title, Sonic Lost World. Fans of the series can breathe a …

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Ocean breathes salty — The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD review

by 2 years ago

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is not the game you remember. You probably remember the fantastic cartoon aesthetic, how full of emotion Link’s eyes were, how absolutely blue …

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Big things in small packages – The Wonderful 101 review

by 2 years ago

The aesthetic of Viewtiful Joe and the painting mechanic of Okami meet the bombast of God of War. This is likely the simplest way to explain the experience of playing …

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