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  • News New Range of Minecraft Themed Hot Wheels Cars Hit The Track This October

    Imagine a Creeper on wheels

    In recent times, the Hot Wheels brand has collaborated with a number of well-known video game franchises. The Super Mario series has received its own custom Hot Wheels line and games like Rocket League have even featured iconic Hot Wheels by including the Bone Shaker and Twin Mill...

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    Switch eShop

    Review Puzzle Adventure Blockle

    Achieve world domination

    As hinted by the name, Puzzle Adventure Blockle is a puzzle game that takes on the identity of an adventure. Japanese publisher and developer Intense has set the title apart from the competition by offering a story-driven experience that continually expands upon fundamental game mechanics. While there are still plenty of...

  • News Minecraft “Better Together Update” Not Coming To New 3DS Version Of The Game

    Unsurprising developments

    Yesterday during the latest Nintendo Direct we found out Minecraft would be released exclusively on the New Nintendo 3DS.  Since then, it has been clarified the closet equivalent to Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition is the 0.15.4 build of Minecraf

  • News FIFA 18 Will Cost Less On The Nintendo Switch In Australia

    Bucking the "Switch Tax" trend

    The year is 2017 and Nintendo Switch owners are paying more for their games than people are on rival platforms. The unfortunate term “Switch Tax” has been coined to explain why certain developers and publishers are upping their prices for games released on Nintendo’s latest system. The whole issue as we’ve...

  • News New Style Boutique 3 Struts Its Stuff In Europe On 24th November

    Become a styling star

    One surprising announcement during the latest Nintendo Direct was the reveal of New Style Boutique 3 – Styling Star. Despite the series not always receiving the recognition it deserves, it has still managed to build a loyal following over the years.  Also known as Girls Mode 4 in Japan, Nintendo Presents: New Style...

  • News Next Flip Wars Update Adds Local Wireless Play, Class Matches And A New Map

    Flipping fantastic!

    Flip Wars has been steadily improved since its initial launch in Japan and more recent release in both Europe and North America with ongoing updates. With an online mode now in the game along with achievements, the latest Nintendo Direct has revealed even more content for the Switch eShop exclusive is on the way. The next free...

  • News Orange & White New Nintendo 2DS XL Arrives In North America On 6th October

    Better late than never

    After a long wait, the orange and white New Nintendo 2DS XL will finally be making its way to North America on 6th October. Europe received this particular system earlier this year alongside the launch of the 2DS XL.  This news follows several other hardware related announcements during the latest Nintendo Direct -...

  • News Kirby Will Be Out Of Control When Kirby: Battle Royale Arrives On The Nintendo 3DS

    The pink puffball joins fight club

    Kirby’s 25th anniversary is well and truly underway, with the latest Nintendo Direct revealing the pink puffball's latest 3DS game originally announced back in Spring. Kirby: Battle Royale appears to be a cuddly and cute version of fight club. In this title, Kirby enters a tournament to face-off against his...

  • News Snipperclips Plus Launches On The Nintendo Switch On 10th November

    Can you cut it a second time round?

    When the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, one of the go-to eShop titles at the time was Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! It was a title that highlighted the sheer brilliance of the Joy-Cons when two or more people teamed-up. Nintendo has now revealed that an expanded version of the original...

  • News Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition Out Now On The eShop, Packaged Version To Launch At A Later Date

    Explode Creepers on the small screen

    Can you ever have too much Minecraft in your life? Maybe you already own two or even three copies, so how about you add another version to your game library? Nintendo’s latest Direct has just revealed yet another iteration of Mojang's highly successful title exclusively for the New Nintendo 3DS line of...

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    Switch eShop

    Review Rocket Fist

    Everything is better with rockets

    Since its release earlier this year, the Nintendo Switch has excelled at offering bite-sized experiences for multiple players. The thoughtful design of the system promotes local multiplayer like never before, channelling the "good old days" of the pre-internet era. Similar to the Switch launch title Super Bomberman...

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    3DS eShop

    Review Tank Troopers

    Destroy everything

    Where would video games be without Tanks? Strong and durable, able to blast incoming enemy threats into oblivion and completely flatten any landmark in sight. The sense of fearlessness a tank provides is arguably unrivalled; games about tanks have been prominent throughout the ages. Anyone who has ever played a video game will...

  • News Fire Emblem Warriors Arrives on Switch & New Nintendo 3DS This Fall

    Surprise New 3DS support for the latest crossover

    Nintendo's Fire Emblem Direct has just come to an end. With plenty of mobile, Switch and 3DS announcements, one of the more interesting morsels of information we got during the concise presentation was regarding the new cross-over title currently in development for multiple platforms. Fire Emblem...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Spheroids

    It's time to break some balls

    Spheroids has a simple plot that is well-suited to a platform adventure game. Giant alien blobs known as "the Spheroids" are attempting to take over the world, and it's up to a brave Canadian boy named Lucas - with the assistance of a crazy scientist known as Otto - to save the day. Based in a comical science-fiction...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Back to Bed

    Would you prefer to walk off a ledge?

    Sleepwalking can be dangerous. It can result in people exiting their homes in the middle of the night and falling off a ledge. Back to Bed by Bedtime Digital Games plays on such fears by introducing us to Bob the sleepwalker and his subconscious guardian named Subob - a four legged creature that must guide him...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Radiantflux: Hyperfractal

    Become a master hacker and uncover the truth

    In any crime-ridden story, hackers are often depicted as a quick solution to a series of complicated problems. Sometimes in these plots they willingly cooperate with law enforcement, but often they are portrayed as social outcasts who are leading the fight against huge corporations and government...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Scribble

    Fun for the whole family

    Have you ever experienced a moment when you've attempted to draw an object or animal and your family or friends identify it as something else? The odds are very good as, in a nutshell, that's what Pictionary is all about. Scribble, by indie developer Bear Box Media, is essentially an enhanced digital version of the classic...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Octocopter: Super Sub Squid Escape

    What has tentacles, spins and shoots missiles?

    In an unlikely but plausible(?) scenario an octopus and a submarine have lost their way and sunk to the bottom of the deep blue sea during an epic battle. With the octopus still latched onto to the spinning watercraft, the two enemies must now unite in order to escape from the deadly depths. This...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Gravity+

    Defy gravity

    Gravity+ by Nitrolic Games is a puzzle title for the Wii U eShop that's all about gravitational pull; the plus sign featured in the game's title makes reference to the game's use of the directional pad to manipulate gravity. In reality, you are actually just rotating the game's maze-like environments in multiple directions in order to...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Fire: Ungh's Quest

    Are you still fascinated by the concept of fire?

    We're all taught about fire at a young age. It's dangerous, and without it humanity would likely not have developed as it has. So how about a game where you are transported to the Stone Age and take control of a Neanderthal who is on a journey to locate fire? This is the basis of the eShop title that...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Mr. Pumpkin Adventure

    Not the sort of pumpkin you'd expect

    Mr. Pumpkin Adventure, developed by small indie developer Cotton Game and published by CIRCLE Entertainment, is described as a point and click puzzle title about a pumpkin that has lost its memory. Previously released on computer and mobile platforms, the intriguingly bizarre title has now graced the Wii U eShop...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Quest of Dungeons

    Isn't it dangerous to go alone?

    For some individuals, roguelike games are a lifestyle. For others, it may be a case of playing one and ignoring the rest. Either way you look at it, this genre is as popular as ever on the indie development scene, with these types of games released on a regular basis across multiple platforms. While the Wii U eShop...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Gear Gauntlet

    Is this the gears game we've been waiting for?

    Too often, spinning cogs are portrayed as a danger in video games. Consider a lot of platform levels in the earlier Mario and Sonic titles, and dangerous spiky gears would normally make an appearance a few levels in - ready to slice the famous mascots to shreds. So how about a game where gears are for...

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    Wii U eShop

    Review Aenigma Os

    Far from a perfect match

    Indie tile-match games normally feature a unique twist in order to stand out among well known competition. Aenigma Os by Akies Games tries to deliver on this expectation - the problem is, it's nothing we haven't already seen before. After selecting from one of the many game modes, you are presented with a grid filled with...