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Disney Magical World Review

When I first sat down to play Disney Magical World, it felt like I was playing Animal Crossing Starring Mickey Mouse. As I got deeper into it however, I found quite a bit more to it than just running a town into the ground (turns out I’m not the ...

5 days ago
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Yoshi’s New Island Review

Yoshis have typically been relegated to supporting characters in Nintendo games. The cute little dinosaurs will pop out of eggs from time to time, give Mario and friends a lift, eat some enemies, then go on their merry way. But now, after a bit of ...

4 weeks ago
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Family Gamer TV News – March #1

Family Gamer TV have posted their first episode of Family Gamer TV News for March, and there’s a lot to cover. Results of their Family Game of the Year Awards voting are announced along with BAFTA award nominations. On the games front, we get ...

2 months ago
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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

All Donkey Kong wants to do is live his life on a beautiful tropical island and eat bananas all day. But it seems like there’s always somebody trying to take his bananas and make life miserable. This time around in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical ...

2 months ago
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NES Remix Review

The idea behind NES Remix is an interesting one, taking a number of classic Nintendo Entertainment System games and breaking them down into small micro-challenges or adding special conditions with a WarioWare-esque rapid fire pace. While it ...

2 months ago
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Fearless Five: Games Nintendo needs to make

With Nintendo recently reducing their Wii U and 3DS sales estimates, the critic have come out in full force telling us that Nintendo’s end is near. The stock is tanking and people are suggesting that Nintendo go the way of SEGA, getting out of ...

3 months ago
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Wii Fit U Review

The original Wii Fit game was a big-selling sensation, though I would go out on a limb and say that it was more due to the included Balance Board peripheral and limited availability driving the hype machine into overdrive. As a fairly active person, ...

4 months ago
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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Review

As a Canadian, I’m kind of hardwired to enjoy the Winter Olympics, which I think is why I ended up really liking Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. It’s not the greatest party game, nor does it always succeed at ...

4 months ago
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Review

When you play a Legend of Zelda game, you usually have a rough idea of what you’re going to get. Link (or some form thereof), the hero must save the Kingdom of Hyrule and its princess, Zelda from some great evil (usually, but not always some form ...

4 months ago
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Mario Party: Island Tour Review

Mario Party: Island Tour joins a long and polarizing series of games in the Mario Party series. Core gamers frown on the heavy presence of luck in determining success, but series fans seem to wear it like a badge of honour, and can’t get enough of ...

5 months ago
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Super Mario 3D World Review

With a proper mainline Mario game, you know you’re going to get a quality, entertaining gaming experience. Super Mario 3D World is no exception, and in fact, Nintendo EAD may have outdone themselves on this one. If you’ve been on the fence ...

5 months ago
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds First Impressions

I’ve always been a fan of Zelda games, and Link To The Past on the SNES in particular. So when I heard there was a new Zelda 3DS game I was more than a little excited. However, I was less enthusiastic about its reuse of old maps from the SNES ...

5 months ago
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Hands-on with the Nintendo 2DS

After a bumpy start, the Nintendo 3DS has done a nice job of helping Nintendo maintain its dominance in the handheld console market. It’s a solid device, the glasses-free 3D is still interesting, and it has an ever-expanding library of fun ...

5 months ago
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2013 Holiday Console Guide

The GamerPops Holiday 2013 Console Guide

With two brand new video game consoles available this holiday season, it’s an exciting time to be a gamer. It can also be a confusing time for console purchasers with so many options out there. We’ve broken down the options below and ...

5 months ago
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Wii Party U Highway Rollers

Wii Party U Review

Indulge me in a bit of history for a moment. It was late 2006 and the Nintendo Wii had just released to tremendous demand. Not only was the console hard to find, but the controller, the Wii Remote, was also in short supply. Nintendo released a game ...

5 months ago
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Pokémon X & Y Review

When Pokémon Black Version 2 and White Version 2 came out for the Nintendo DS about 18 months after the struggling 3DS had been released, some questioned why we weren’t getting a new Pokémon for the 3DS instead of one last hurrah for DS ...

6 months ago
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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is typically considered to be the second or third best Zelda game of all time, depending on who you ask (Ocarina of Time is widely considered the favourite and is the highest rated Zelda game on Metacritic). With ...

6 months ago
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The Wonderful 101 Review

The Wii U has been slowly but surely getting some really solid software support, mostly from the usual suspect Nintendo properties. Joining this group is the rather un-Nintendo-like and long-awaited The Wonderful 101. Although it’s published ...

7 months ago
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