Hyrule Warriors Legends
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Review: Hyrule Warriors Legends (Nintendo 3DS)

Hyrule Warriors Legends is a faithful recreation of the Wii U version, crammed down into your pocket on New Nintendo 3DS. Right off the bat it’s worth noting that those with the older Nintendo 3DS models will suffer from some performance hits, thanks to the slightly less powerful processing capabilities …

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Review: Bravely Second: End Layer (Nintendo 3DS)

If you can sum up Bravely Default: End Layer in two words, it would be “bravely default”. To put it another way, they don’t make JRPG’s the way they used to. Except when they do. In which case, Square’s Bravely Default is the loving result of what old world thinking, …

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Review: Yoshi’s New Island (Nintendo 3DS)

Yoshi’s New Island on Nintendo 3DS gives fans of the series a much needed fix after seven long years of inactivity from the franchise, but try as it might to throw in a few new gameplay mechanics it doesn’t manage to recreate the series in any profound way. Yoshi’s New …

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Review: Bravely Default (Nintendo 3DS)

Japanese RPGs have an often turbulent time in Western regions. They are often plagued by same-y gameplay and uninspired stories — which is what makes them both alluring and repellant at the same time. One new title in the Nintendo 3DS library embraces this conflicting relationship; Bravely Default does so …

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Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo 3DS)

Back in my day, we didn’t have “textures” and “physics” in our games. When we got home from school (we had to walk, barefoot, in the snow), we’d have to manually load a game cartridge into our console and play with a controller tethered by cable. Grand Theft Auto didn’t …

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Review: Pokémon Y Version (Nintendo 3DS)

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y mark the sixth generation of Pokemon, a series which began over fifteen years ago. For the first time in a long time, a tremendous amount of effort has gone into shaking up the series’ tired old formula, and that effort has paid off in millions; …

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Review: Mario & Luigi Dream Team Bros. (Nintendo 3DS)

You can always tell a developer’s talent by the quality of the inevitable RPG they put out, and AlphaDream once again proves their worth in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.. When Princess Peach invites you to her castle for cake, don’t go. Never go. It’s clearly a trap. In …

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Review: Bugs vs. Tanks (Nintendo 3DS)

What happens when Mega Man creator Kiji Inafune is given licence to create whatever he wants on Nintendo 3DS? Bugs vs. Tanks. Bugs vs. Tanks is a surprisingly intense title given the subject matter: a band of Nazi soldiers are unwittingly shrunk down to ant-size and must explore their surroundings, …

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Review: LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey (Nintendo 3DS)

LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey does nothing new to the LEGO franchise, and normally that is not a bad thing, as LEGO games are generally great. They have had a rough history on handhelds, so with T.T Fusion (LEGO City Undercover) developing Laval’s Journey, hopefully the LEGO handheld curse …

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