Wii U Reviews

Ideal framing — Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water review

by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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Winding up again — Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Wii U review

by 2 years ago

Mario vs. Donkey Kong has always been a series that requires careful planning just as much as it does quick reflexes.  The series has always tasked players with charting out …

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Toad-ally awesome — Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

by 2 years ago

Throughout Mario’s many adventures, he has encountered many allies and enemies, but if there’s one character who usually stands out as being one of the most unfortunate, it’s Toad.  Small, …

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Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U is even better than you expected

by 2 years ago

It’s been exactly two years since Nintendo released the Wii U, a console that gamers have had a difficult time embracing. In the time since it’s release the device has …

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Angels and demons — Bayonetta 2 review

by 2 years ago

You know what's weird? We live in a world where Nintendo has not only published a Legend of Zelda/Dynasty Warriors hybrid, but has also resurrected Bayonetta, one of the niche-iest …

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The Triforce of Silliness — Hyrule Warriors review

by 2 years ago

Hyrule Warriors is really, truly, fantastically stupid. And it's some of the most ridiculous fun I've had with the Legend of Zelda series in years. Let me back up for …

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