The Yoshi’s Island format clearly works and although it’s been quite a while since we’ve seen the little green dinosaur star in his own game  Nintendo’s handheld system seems like a perfect fit. The latest installment brings a new art

The Animal Crossing series of games is difficult to place into a clear category. It’s not exactly a life sim game, it doesn’t quite sit in the farming genre, and if you’ve ever played a fishing game (why, why, why)

When it first came out on the Wii, I was very excited for Donkey Kong Country Returns. I’d never had the chance to play the older games in the series, having started my gaming career on a Mega Drive and

There’s no way around it: I bought a Nintendo 3DS – and a Circle Pad Pro – for Resident Evil: Revelations. Since finishing the game, my 3DS has relegated to StreetPass collection, and I literally have no idea where I

I’d like to tell you a story if you’ll indulge me. Having never played a Fire Emblem game before, I wasn’t on board the hype train for Awakening. In fact, the game barely even registered on my radar. So, when our faithful

At last night’s Nintendo Direct, a new Yoshi’s Island game was announced for 3DS. “Yoshi and Baby Mario are back with flutter jumps, ground pounds and egg throws, plus a host of new actions that use the unique features of

There are a few things in life which make me feel stupid. When a friend makes a joke, as an example, and I don’t get the reference. Another one is Luigi’s Mansion 2. I can still remember the day I first

Well, it is for me since I don’t speak Japanese. The trailer gives a glimpse of some of the courtroom drama and puzzle-solving elements players can expect. Japanese gamers anyway. It’s set for release there 29 November. Professor Layton vs.

It’s always a pleasure to play a Professor Layton game and Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask is no exception. In fact, being the first in a 3DS exclusive allows Miracle Mask to shine more brightly than ever before. Full to the brim with

New Super Mario Bros. 2 is Nintendo’s most recent release for everyone’s favourite ‘shroom head, Mario. Once again, the forever-vulnerable Princess Peach has been abducted by the despicable Bowser, in what’s fast becoming Nintendo’s version of the never-ending story. Not

So here we have it: the seventh game released in the Kingdom Hearts series, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance. Released over 10 years ago, the original Kingdom Hearts was initially met with much scepticism as it attempted to fuse

The Harvest Moon series has been around for some time, first debuting on the Super Nintendo in 1996 and making appearances on most consoles and handhelds in some form since then. It’s the grandaddy of all those “task-and-wait” style games

Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is a first in many ways. To begin, it’s the first Traveller’s Tales Lego game that features in-game voices. Also, it’s a Lego Batman game that goes beyond Bruce Wayne’s world and dips into

We here at are a thorough bunch, so when the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection was released on PS Vita, we thought we owed it to our dedicated Steviants to bring them a review of the portable version in addition to

It’s not hard to see what n-Space and Square Enix were trying to achieve when they created Heroes of Ruin. While there are a multitude of dungeon crawlers on PC or console, the experience has yet to really take hold

Growing up, I was a huge fan of Mario Tennis for Nintendo 64. The Gamecube version lost some of the game’s simplicity, but I’m happy to see that Mario Tennis Open on the Nintendo 3DS has pretty much returned to