Tomodachi Life

Platform(s): 3DS Exclusive Release: 06/06/2014 The pull of a sim game partly comes from a sense of voyeurism and curiosity about someone else’s existence, but the omnipotent control freak that emerges when playing games of this genre is incredibly fun, also. Tomodachi Life by Nintendo […]

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Mario Kart 8

Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 30/05/2014 Seemly out of nowhere, much like a blue shell, Mario Kart 8 is finally available, which in part, helps to justify the purchase of a Wii U for all of the patient Nintendo fans across the globe. When looking at […]

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Child of Light

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 30/04/2014 Judging by all of the pre-release hype, which consisted of art-laden teaser trailers and keyhole glimpses at Child of Light, it seemed Ubisoft Montreal were working on something completely left of centre. The style and story-book narrative, coupled with insights into […]

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LEGO The Hobbit

Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 08/04/2014 I keep telling myself that I’ll get bored with the next LEGO game, and that Traveller’s Tales can’t possibly maintain their string of advances with every title. Then LEGO The Hobbit gets released, and not only am I happy to swallow […]

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Yoshi’s New Island

Platform(s): 3DS Exclusive Release: 15/03/2014 Author’s Note: I would like to note that I began writing this review before I saw the Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS Nintendo Direct. I don’t believe it’s going to be the Jesus of gaming, descending from the heavens to […]

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Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS Release: 29/03/2014 As a fan of top hats and the ever eloquent Professor Layton, I was thrilled to learn of another game release; after what I understood was the end of the series. Layton vs. Wright seemed, to someone who has never […]

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Platform(s): Multi-Platform Release: 22/11/2013 Nintendo’s in full swing for rehashing old franchises for the Wii-U because nothing says “next-gen” like re-polished games from yesteryear. February brought us Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, which is actually somewhat of a misnomer given that the “Freeze” part of the […]

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Platform(s): 3DS Exclusive Release: 22/11/2013 The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is a spiritual successor, and indirect sequel, to the 1991 SNES title, A Link to the Past. Launching at the same time as Super Mario 3D World, both titles released to much […]

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Super Mario 3D World

Platform(s): Wii U Exclusive Release: 22/11/2013 Generally when we think of Mario, the first thought that pops into our heads is a small, potato-shaped, mustachioed man stomping on animals and smashing bricks. In fact, that single thought isn’t just a vague idea of who Mario […]

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Bravely Default

Bravely Default is the latest role-playing game from publishing giant, Square Enix, made in collaboration with Silicon Studio, who are best known for their previous title, Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light. While it’s true Bravely Default is a spiritual successor to that game, […]

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