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Wii U Reviews

Big things in small packages – The Wonderful 101 review

by 11 months 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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Addictive personalities beware – Pokémon Rumble U review

by 11 months ago

I’ve always managed to dodge the bullet and avoid the addictive pull of Pokémon. Leave it to a button-mashing brawler with plastic figurine accessories to finally get me hooked. At …

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A new star in town – Rayman Legends review

by 11 months ago

Platformers are a dime a dozen. For a new title to stand out in an ocean of them is an arduous task, and the ones that do are quickly thrust …

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Tiny steps forward — Pikmin 3 review

by 12 months ago

It’s been a long time since we’ve gotten a proper sequel to Pikmin -- about ten years, in fact. Pikmin’s unique take on real-time strategy games -- featuring diminutive plant …

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Ready your flippers — Star Wars Pinball review

by 1 year ago

Zen Studios is clearly a developer who loves their pinball. A few years back, they released Pinball FX on both XBLA and PSN and while it didn’t light the world …

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Challenge accepted — New Super Luigi U review

by 1 year ago

The inaccurately named “New” series of Super Mario Bros. games aren’t exactly known for their innovation or challenge. They’re solidly built games in their own right, but they haven’t really …

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Minigames? On a Nintendo console? Surprise! — Game & Wario review

by 1 year ago

Another year, another minigame collection. Nintendo seems to think that the best way to show off new control methods to an uninformed public is to combine a dozen or so …

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate review — Wii U

by 1 year ago

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is a glorious game, and quite frankly it's the main reason I have a Wii U sitting on my desk right now. As the latest in …

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A second place finish — Need for Speed Most Wanted U review

by 1 year ago

It's a shame more publishers don't see the Wii U as a viable platform. You don't always have to cram in half-baked modes and functionality into the Gamepad – the …

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Grand Theft LEGO — LEGO City Undercover review

by 1 year ago

LEGO City Undercover carries the weight of the Wii U on its shoulders. It's an unfair position to be in. Other than the odd eShop game or random port here …

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Go with the flow — Puddle review

by 1 year ago

You're just a puddle of viscous goo, minding your own business, when suddenly some dude grabs a cup of you and takes a drink. What do you do? Give up? …

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ZombiU Review

by 2 years ago

At the outset of any console launch, players are likely to be surrounded by a glut of shovelware – ports or half-baked ideas created during the year or so before …

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