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    Review Kid Tripp

    Have a nice trip

    Originally available on iOS platforms, Kid Tripp has ran, jumped and smashed its way onto the Nintendo 3DS eShop. We’ve been following the progress of its port for a while now at Nintendo Life and can safely say that the tean behind this auto-runner have done an excellent job - giving us another reason to stop our 3DS consoles...

  • Nintendo Download 27th July (Europe)

    Pikmin! Miitopia! Overcooked! Namco Museum! My Nintendo discounts! More!

    The Nintendo Download Update is now live in Europe, and there's a lot going on. On the Switch we have seven downloads going live today and tomorrow, along with some DLC. The 3DS has three retail releases to consider along with download-only options, while the Wii U...

  • Nintendo Download 27th July (North America)

    Hey! Pikmin! Miitopia! Overcooked: Special Edition! Namco Museum! More!

    It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update. This week is a busy one, with plenty of varied options on the Switch eShop, two retail 3DS titles (accompanying the New 2DS XL), in addition to various downloads across the Wii U and 3DS eShop...

  • News Parascientific Escape Series Comes to an End This Week in North America

    Bringing the cast and gameplay of the first 2 games together

    There have been two Parascientific Escape titles on the 3DS eShop to date, offering some interesting story-based puzzle gaming. Now the final part in the series, Parascientific Escape - Crossing at the Farthest Horizon is confirmed for release this week in North America (27th July) at a...

  • News Kid Tripp Will Dash Onto the 3DS eShop Next Week

    With a hop, skip and fireball dodge

    Kid Tripp is a game we've been highlighting over the past couple of months, a colourful retro-styled auto-runner that is heading to the 3DS and Switch. Developer Four Horses has now confirmed that the 3DS version is all set for release on 27th July in North America, Europe and Australia priced...

  • News 'Elite Angel' Ekoro to be Added as DLC to Mighty Gunvolt Burst

    Free for two weeks

    Inti Creates has adopted a model to reward early adopters with free content, something we've seen with Blaster Master Zero. Now Switch and 3DS eShop title Mighty Gunvolt Burst will add content that, for a period, won't cost a cent. An update to version 1.1 will introduce DLC with Ekoro as a playable character;...

  • Nintendo Download 20th July (Europe)

    Splatoon 2! Cave Story+! Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star! Boost Beast! More!

    The European Nintendo Download is now live, and this week brings quite a few varied options. We have three retail choices on the Switch, along with two download-only options; there are budget options on the New 3DS and Wii U too. Along with the usual discounts there are...

  • Nintendo Download 20th July (North America)

    Splatoon 2! Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star! Boost Beast! More!

    It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update. This week brings some interesting options on the Switch, in particular, with two diverse retail options and some download-only offerings. Let's get to it, shall we? Nintendo Switch Retail Download:...

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    Review Kirby's Blowout Blast

    A Past from the Blast

    After 25 years, the Kirby universe has enough material to fill a Hyrule Historia-like compendium (hint, hint). Many games along the way have added little quirks and abilities to shake things up, but Kirby’s Blowout Blast takes a decidedly throwback approach by channelling the veteran hero’s first game. Blowout Blast strips...

  • Feature The Biggest Nintendo 3DS Games of 2017 - Summer Edition

    Life in the little portable yet

    Back at the start of Spring we started our usual 'Biggest Games' series, but didn't get around to doing a 3DS equivalent. To be honest, there wasn't much confirmed for the portable, regardless. We had a small collection of solid games, certainly, but they were slim pickings. From Spring onwards, however, a handful of...

  • Nintendo Download 13th July (Europe)

    Bulb Boy! De Mambo! Death Squared! Cursed Castilla! Switch discount! More!

    It's another week of Nintendo Download goodies, and this week brings us some highly-rated games across the Switch and 3DS eShop, in particular. There are a number of options including a retail demo, and of course the usual batch of discounts. Get the info below. Nintendo...

  • Nintendo Download 13th July (North America)

    3DS demos! De Mambo! Death Squared! I and Me! Cursed Castilla EX! More!

    It's time for the Nintendo Download Update details for North America, and it looks like an excellent week. The Switch eShop gets five games, three of which we've already reviewed and rated highly. There are some quality options on the 3DS eShop, too, and the Wii U also has one...

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    Review Cursed Castilla EX

    A blessing, not a curse

    For a series which takes an almost sadistic delight in frustrating those who play it, Capcom's Ghosts 'n Goblins garners a surprising amount of adoration from gamers - but the company doesn't seem particularly interested in resurrecting Sir Arthur for any new adventures, so thank goodness we have games like Cursed Castilla EX...

  • Video Atooi Shows How Easy It Is to Create and Play Levels in Chicken Wiggle

    "I just winged it"

    Earlier in the year Atooi founder Jools Watsham showed off the level creation tool in Chicken Wiggle, the upcoming 3DS eShop release. Beyond the core campaign there's the promise of access to a full creation suite that allows players to create levels and then share them online (in-game) with others. To showcase how it'll...