Wii U Reviews

Happy happy, joy joy — Super Mario 3D World

by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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