Cube Tactics review

Cube Tactics review

Becoming Cube Master is a fun diversion for the price point

The concept of Cube Tactics is simple: place or stack cubes on a grid to bolster your defenses and create new units. The goal? Infiltrate your opponent's territory and destroy their core cube. Cube Tactics provides simple gameplay mechanics that can be used to develop complicated battle scenarios. There... read more

Retro City Rampage: DX review

Retro City Rampage: DX review

It may look old, but it does pack a punch

There aren't many games with the 8bit graphic in modern times that catch the eyes of the young generation. As a gamer for many years I've come to love stuff like this - the most notable game I've played of this type being the excellent Mutant Mudds. However, my attention has come to the classic that is... read more

Nintendo Unwilling to Release Games on iPhone or Android

Nintendo Unwilling to Release Games on iPhone or Android

Here's why

It's not new to us that Nintendo does not plan on bringing games such as Zelda or Mario onto iPhone or Android, but it was never really clear why this was so. Veteran Producer for Nintendo, Kensuke Tanabe explains that the sharpness and usability of the game's controls that one experiences on Nintendo... read more

Ubisoft announces PAX East lineup

Ubisoft announces PAX East lineup

Next month in Boston

Publishers Ubisoft have announced which games they'll be showing off at the PAX East gaming expo, which kicks off on April 11th in Boston, Massachusetts. As far as Nintendo platforms go, this is what gamers will get a taste of: PAX East (Wii U) Watch Dogs Child of Light Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon... read more

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars new screenshots

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars new screenshots

No chance of Toki Tori 3

No chance of Toki Tori 3

End of the road

If you were still holding on to faint hopes of there being another Toki Tori game, publishers Two Tribes have just dashed them with a couple of brutal tweets. This comes as sad, but unsurprising news, as Toki Tori 2 seemingly met with less than stellar sales. The Dutch outfit Two Tribes recently went... read more

Teasers of Popular Maps Revealed for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Teasers of Popular Maps Revealed for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Masahiro Sakurai, also known as the game director for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. revealed pictures on Miiverse that will excite fans of Pokemon X&Y and Super Mario 3D Land. Sakurai seems to be serious about bringing the Super Smash Bros. franchise to a handheld device by taking highly popular games from the recent past and transforming them into levels for players to battle on. Pokemon X&Y was one of... read more

Say Goodbye to Wii and DS Wifi

Say Goodbye to Wii and DS Wifi

Yes it is true. Nintendo recently made the announcement that they will be pulling the plug on wifi for the DS and Wii on May 20th. This means that online play, free add-ons, and leaderboards will all become inaccessible for DS, DSi, and Wii devices. The shutdown also includes the function of being able to play Wii games on Wii Mode for the Wii U. The games however will continue to function normally while playing... read more

Nintendo Pocket Football Club new screenshots

Nintendo Pocket Football Club new screenshots

Unepic updated on Wii U

Unepic updated on Wii U

Enjoy upgrade

EnjoyUp, publishers of Unepic on the Wii U eShop, have announced a substantial update for their game. The update is available in American and European regions. Its contents are listed below: Update features New language supported: Portuguese. Zoom on TV. Play with both Left Stick and D-PAD. ... read more

eShop Releases for March 20th

eShop Releases for March 20th

A few eShop titles released today for both the Wii U and 3DS in North America. The most anticipated of the titles is Pokemon Battle Trozei, a Pokemon-themed puzzle game which happens to be the sequel to 2006's Pokmeon Trozei! for the DS. You can check out the announcement trailer directly below. The full list of new eShop titles follows Wii U Pure Chess ($7.99) Hello Kitty Kruisers ($19.95) Volleyball... read more

Yoshi's New Island review

Yoshi's New Island review

New ideas become missed opportunities

Nintendo's new outing on Egg Island appeals to the sensibilities of both the casual and hardcore gamer, and it manages to strike an even balance between the two. The new 'Flutter wings' allow a player to fly over the platforming elements of a level if it proves too difficult, and if that is still too hard, a... read more

Nintendo of Canada Goes Bananas!

Nintendo of Canada Goes Bananas!

Nintendo of Canada recently held a contest for its fans to celebrate the release of its new Wii U game Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Breeze. Thousands of bananas were frozen inside a gigantic block of ice made by a warehouse in Vancouver, in order to promote the release of the new game. Contestants were asked to observe and guess how many of the yellow fruit were stuck inside. One lucky contestant was able to... read more

GDC: Mario vs. Donkey Kong Wii U demo

GDC: Mario vs. Donkey Kong Wii U demo

At the GDC, Nintendo has shown off a Mario vs. Donkey Kong demo that demonstrates the Web Framework for eShop game development. For those who aren't familiar with it, the Web Framework allows developers to craft and demo apps for the eShop using HTML5 and Javascript. Mario vs. Donkey Kong is a prototype tech demo made specifically for showcase at GDC, so chances are this is not a game that we'll see in the... read more

Peter Molyneux: "Never Underestimate Nintendo"

Peter Molyneux:

According to acclaimed Fable creator Peter Molyneux, the games industry should "never underestimate Nintendo." Telling IGN that the company "may have lost their way," but they "are super smart people." He made his statement while also somewhat criticizing the Wii U, stating that it is not "a sexy piece of hardware." It looks like the Fable creator and current creative director at developer 22cans is on board with... read more

Abyss Wii U trailer

Abyss Wii U trailer

Under the sea! (life is much better..)

Publishers EnjoyUp have released a new trailer for the Wii U version of their game Abyss. The year is 3024 and natural resources have become as scarce as hens teeth. But now a new source of energy called 'gaia' has been found deep under the sea. Players have to pilot a vessel called Nep2no (presumably,... read more

Skater Cat new screenshots

Skater Cat new screenshots

Skater Cat on 3DS next week

Skater Cat on 3DS next week

Whiskers and kickflips coming atcha

If, like most people, you enjoy cats and skateboards, Teyon are releasing a 3DS game that should be right up your street. Skater Cat promises non-stop side-scrolling action where Ollie the cat jumps and rolls his way through over 25 levels. Here's the trailer: Skater Cat will be available from... read more

Child of Light "the making of" video

Child of Light

Coming next month

Publishers Ubisoft have released a 'making of' video for their upcoming downloadable game Child of Light. Child of Light is a 2D RPG which makes use of a very interesting and attractive artwork style, similar to watercolor paintings. In the video, Ubisoft Montreal's creative director Patrick Plourde and... read more

Nintendo Force magazine secures 2nd year

Nintendo Force magazine secures 2nd year

Kickstartin' like Chuck Norris

When the official Nintendo Power magazine ceased printing in December 2012, a large number of its former subscribers were dismayed. Soon after, this gave rise to a new magazine called Nintendo Force (now known as NF for legal reasons). NF was founded by Lucas M. Thomas and is currently worked on by a... read more

Poker on the Wii

Read 'em and weep

Titles like World Championship Poker and World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions are a hit on the Wii. Both onlineroulette.com and www.bestonlinecasinos.com offer players reviews of the leading online casinos, however the roulette website caters specifically to players that want to improve their roulette game. Gaming in online casinos is fun and sometimes profitable.
  • March 17th, 2014

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