New Nintendo 3DS - Timeline

Wednesday6th Apr 2016

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    New 3DS / SNES

    Review Donkey Kong Country

    Great Apes

    Rare's series of Donkey Kong games mixed impressive visuals with some brilliant platforming action as you ran, jump, swung and swam through a variety of locations defeating those nasty Kremlings, collecting bananas and finding secrets. The Game Boy's three Donkey Kong Land games have previously been re-released via the 3DS Virtual...

Friday1st Apr 2016

Monday28th Mar 2016

Friday25th Mar 2016

Wednesday23rd Mar 2016

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    New 3DS / SNES

    Review Super Mario Kart

    Classic karting on the small screen

    Many Mario Karts later it can be a little disorientating to go back to where it all began. Each cup has five races. Laps are short, but there are five of them. Item boxes are squares laid flat on the ground and put out of use after you've run over them. The CPU characters don't collect items at all, but have a...

Monday21st Mar 2016

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    New 3DS / SNES

    Review The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    A gem from the past

    With A Link Between Worlds, 3D versions of the Nintendo 64 games and a number of other titles available via the Virtual Console and backwards compatibility, 3DS owners are not exactly short of main series Zelda games to play on their machine. For those with one of the New Nintendo 3DS models The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the...

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    New 3DS / SNES

    Review Super Metroid

    Superb Metroid

    Nintendo has certainly brought out the big guns for the opening salvo of SNES games on the New Nintendo 3DS, with classic game after classic game arriving on the portable. It won't last and there may even be mediocre spin-offs or complete dross in the future, but for now New 3DS owners should enjoy the brilliance that is Super...

Wednesday16th Mar 2016

Monday14th Mar 2016

Saturday12th Mar 2016

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    New 3DS / SNES

    Review EarthBound

    This game smells lovely

    Well here's a treat for New Nintendo 3DS owners: EarthBound! Back on the SNES, this second instalment of Shigesato Itoi's much-loved Mother series only received a western release in North America (where it sold poorly). Buying a second-hand copy for silly money was most people's only option until the Wii U came to the rescue,...

Thursday10th Mar 2016

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    New 3DS / SNES

    Review Super Mario World

    Same great adventure, smaller screen

    As everyone knows, the best use of your latest piece of gaming machinery is to play games from yesteryear. Should a Nintendo Direct mention a 'new old' system is joining the Virtual Console line-up there is much excitement, and so it was when it was revealed that SNES titles were going portable. Though limited to...

  • News Here's Why SNES VC Games Can Only be Played on a New 3DS

    CPU seems to be the main problem

    One of the surprise announcements from the last Nintendo Direct was the revelation that SNES games would be playable on the New 3DS, with the famous "available after this presentation" line being delivered. While many fans were no doubt thrilled to see the classic 16-bit console's games being made available...

Monday7th Mar 2016

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Friday4th Mar 2016

Thursday3rd Mar 2016

Sunday28th Feb 2016

Wednesday24th Feb 2016

Wednesday17th Feb 2016

Sunday14th Feb 2016

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Wednesday3rd Feb 2016

Tuesday2nd Feb 2016

Friday29th Jan 2016

Thursday21st Jan 2016