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Hidden 3DS Gems!

In general, the 3ds has a great games library (although there’s an obvious lack of FPS games). From core Nintendo titles to a wonderful line up of RPGs there’s something for gamers of all ages and tastes. But if you look past the Mario, Zelda, and Sonic titles what is there that has gone under the radar? In the handheld’s […]

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Capcom ready to switch things up?

After good sales for Ultra Street fighter 2: The Final Challengers on Switch Capcom may be about to commit to the system in a more meaningful way. Takashi Mochizuki of the Wall Street journal has recently posted on Twitter that the company is looking into releasing multiple titles on Switch. Capcom themselves have also tweeted that their Switch Street Fighter […]

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Where does the Legend of Zelda go next?

    Zelda games have traditionally been hard to define. Often referred to as ‘action adventure’ games due to the elements of exploration and combat they do also contain heavy puzzle components and other features more commonly seen in other genres. Maybe it’s partly because they are a mix of genres that the games are so good and critically acclaimed. […]

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The Resurgence of 2D Platformers

Platformers formed the basis of the video game revival after the crash that of 1983. One game that saved the industry, in particular, was the original Super Mario Bros for the NES. Super Mario Bros saved the industry almost by itself and the game went on to inspire developers throughout the 8 bit and 16-bit eras. During the 90’s platformers […]

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Metroidvania Games: Transcending Genres

  Gaming in 2017 gives consumers a lot of options. From mobile games to First Person Shooters to indie games there’s a section of the market that most people tap into at least sometimes. The most popular console games at the moment are probably FPS’s (who hasn’t played Call of Duty) and open world 3rd person games. Then there’s the […]

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Fifa Switch Preview

  So a version of FIFA has been announced for Nintendo Switch. Originally announced at Nintendo’s Switch reveal back in January will it simply be a port of the Xbox 360 version or has it really been built from the ground up for Switch? The game is missing some modes, but apparently, everyone who played it at e3 has good […]

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Metroid: Samus Returns Preview

    One major Nintendo announcement that was left out of their Spotlight Presentation was the reveal of Metroid: Samus Returns for Nintendo 3ds. Announced during the first hour of Nintendo Treehouse live at E3 2017 the game is a 2.5D remake of Metroid: The Return of Samus which originally released on the original Game Boy in 1991. The game […]

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Nintendo E3 2017 Round Up

Nintendo have gone for pre-recorded ‘direct’ style e3 presentations for the last few years now (apart from last year which was solely focused on Zelda: Breath of the Wild). This year has been no different and with a run time of only 25 minutes what kind of reaction were they expecting? To be fair it’s being followed by a treehouse […]

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Super Mario Odyssey Preview

Back in January, the first Nintendo Switch games were revealed, with the two killer apps being Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. Odyssey is slated for a late 2017 release and looks to be a return to the more ‘open’, exploration based format of Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine. In the trailer, Mario is seen […]