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Fossil Fighters Frontier Review

Hey 3DS owners! Are you itching to play a version of Pokémon, only with a whole lot more dinosaurs? If you’d like that (and let’s be honest, a whole lot of gamers would!) along with a side order of light archeology, Nintendo might be ...

5 days ago
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LEGO Dimensions

Let’s Talk about LEGO Dimensions

LEGO Dimensions are going to cost Greg and Jeff a whole lot of money, which they talk about in their latest video chat. Also, ...

2 weeks ago
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Mario Party 10 Review

The Mario Party franchise has always been a polarizing one. It’s great for casual party gaming and playing with your kids, but for so-called “core” gamers, it’s almost hated. We’ve always liked the series here at ...

4 weeks ago
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Code Name S.T.E.A.M. review

Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Review

Code Name S.T.E.A.M. is a quirky real time strategy (RTS) game for the Nintendo 3DS made by the same folks who created the Wars and Fire Emblem series of games. With a solid pedigree and a unique concept, this game has all the tools to do well. It ...

1 month ago
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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Review

Kirby’s back and more adorable than ever in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse for the Nintendo Wii U, a sequel of sorts to 2005’s Kirby: Canvas Curse for the DS. This time around, Kirby is controlled by using the GamePad and its stylus to draw ...

2 months ago
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New Nintendo 3DS XL review

New Nintendo 3DS XL Review

We were lucky enough to get access to a New Nintendo 3DS XL. After putting it through the paces, we’ve outlined what we liked, and didn’t like, about the device which will be available in North America on February 13th, 2015. Check out ...

3 months ago
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Let’s Talk About the Nintendo Direct for January 14, 2015

Another day, another NintendoDirect event. Nintendo gave us some more info on the Wii U and 3DS Spring season. The highlight of the show was the North American announcement of the New 3DS XL, coming on February 13th. See Jeff break it down with his ...

3 months ago
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Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire launch

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Review

What are Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire? These are quasi-twin Role Playing Games (RPGs), the latest in a popular long-running series that features the story of a young boy or girl who ventures out into the world to capture, train, and battle ...

4 months ago
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Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 1 Racing

Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 1 Review

Downloadable Content, otherwise known as DLC, can sometimes be a contentious issue. At its best, it represents a way to get more mileage out of a game post-release, and for a game to remain fresh for longer than it normally might. At its worst, ...

5 months ago
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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Review

One of my favourite parts of 2013’s Super Mario 3D World was the Captain Toad levels, a set of side missions that really augmented one of last year’s best games. In these levels, you controlled our hero Captain Toad through a finite 3D ...

5 months ago
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Smash Battle

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

It’s finally here. Nintendo are banking their holiday success in large part on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, one of the Wii U’s most eagerly anticipated games yet.  Thankfully, the finished product proves to be well worth the wait, and ...

5 months ago
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Fantasy Life Review

What is Fantasy Life? Fantasy Life is mostly a Role Playing Game (RPG) exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS with some Life Simulation elements thrown in. If you’ve played games like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Disney Magical World, or Tomodachi Life ...

6 months ago
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Hyrule Warriors Review

It’s always fun when game developers and publishers can find a way to come together and blend two very different game franchises into a crossover game. This is what Nintendo and Koei Tecmo have done with Hyrule Warriors, exclusively for the Wii U. ...

7 months ago
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Super Smash Bros. 3DS

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Review

When we first heard that the next Super Smash Bros. game would come to both the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS, I had some concerns about the handheld version. Smash Bros. has always been a console experience, best enjoyed with friends (or your kids) on ...

7 months ago
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Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Review

When Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney was announced for the 3DS, I thought we’d see something along the lines of Law & Order (actually, that would have been pretty sweet). Professor Layton could investigate some mystery ...

7 months ago
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The Problem with the “New 3DS”

Nintendo recently announced the New 3DS for Japan, and it will eventually be making its way to North America in 2015. With two extra buttons, a second analog nub,  an NFC reader for the new amiibo accessories, faster processor, and more, it ...

7 months ago
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Pushmo World Climb the Cow

Pushmo World Review

To skip directly to the review, start at 0:14. What is Pushmo World? Pushmo World is a Puzzle game featuring short puzzles that require you to push and pull on structures so you can climb and jump them to rescue trapped children at the top. It ...

9 months ago
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Shovel Knight Review

To skip directly to the review, start at 5:15. What is Shovel Knight? Shovel Knight is an homage to classic NES games of yore, featuring 8-bit style graphics and sound as was found in games of that era. It’s a 2D side-scrolling ...

9 months ago
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Tomodachi Life island

Tomodachi Life Review

It’s not easy being in charge. I thought I could just create an island, name it, open it up for business and wait for the waves of Miis to inhabit the place. But Tomodachi Life for the Nintendo 3DS and 2DS taught me that people have needs that ...

10 months ago
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Mario Kart 8 Review

I was hard on Mario Kart 7 (on the 3DS) because I felt it didn’t really advance the series much past what Mario Kart Wii (a game our family played the heck out of) offered. After having the kids (and some of their friends) help me put Mario Kart 8 ...

11 months ago
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