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Monday27th Nov 2023

Sunday19th Nov 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Contact

    No, it's not Mother 3

    It's time for another clash of the covers as we dive into the latest edition of Box Art Brawl! Last week, we matched up a duo of box art from the 3DS' Hey! Pikmin and, let us tell you, it wasn't even close. The friendlier European cover walked away with a whopping 73% of the vote, leaving North America and Japan in the...

Monday13th Nov 2023

Sunday5th Nov 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: Kirby Mass Attack

    They... they're multiplying!

    It's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl, are you ready to judge a game by its cover(s)? Before we dive into the proceedings of today's match-up, let's check out what happened last time. It was a good old one-on-one duel for The Lion King on the SNES, with Europe and North America going head-to-head. After you...

Sunday29th Oct 2023

Monday23rd Oct 2023

Thursday19th Oct 2023

  • News Ayaneo's New Handheld Looks Like A 2023 Nintendo DS Successor

    Yep, that's nice

    Tech company Ayaneo is pumping out more hardware iterations than we can possibly keep up with, but its latest effort is of particular interest thanks to its remarkable resemblance to Nintendo's own DS line. Yes, the Ayaneo Flip DS is on its way (thanks, The Verge) and boasts a 7-inch 120Hz display screen with an additional screen...

Sunday15th Oct 2023

Thursday14th Sep 2023

Sunday10th Sep 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl - Duel: New Super Mario Bros.

    Let's-a vote

    It's the weekend and that can mean only one thing — yes, it's time for another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we dive into this week's contestants, let's take a look at how things played out last time. Celebrating the release of Sabotage's excellent RPG Sea of Stars, we took a look at the cover variants from around the world, with...

Tuesday5th Sep 2023

Tuesday15th Aug 2023

Sunday23rd Jul 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes (DS)


    It's time to witness another clash of the covers as we dive into this week's edition of Box Art Brawl! Last time, things got medieval as we matched up two different covers from the DS' Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia with North America facing off against the combined forces of Europe and Japan. Holy smokes was this a close one! NA just...

Saturday22nd Jul 2023

Sunday16th Jul 2023

Monday10th Jul 2023

Monday19th Jun 2023

  • Random Nintendo's DS Demo Kit Is A Remarkable Feat Of DIY

    They don't make 'em like this anymore

    We love seeing how seemingly normal pieces of hardware can be bent and twisted to fit specific needs, and this particular discovery from YouTuber 'The Retro Future' is one of our favourites. After getting their mitts on a special demo distribution version of the Nintendo DS that only displays one screen with no...

Sunday4th Jun 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (DS)


    Welcome back to yet another round of Box Art Brawl! Before we hop onto the case of this week's match-up, let's first take a look at the results from last time. We pitted three covers for the GameCube shmup Ikaruga against each other and wow, it was a close one. The European cover art just topped the competition with 36% of the vote,...

Sunday21st May 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

    The other boat one

    Welcome back to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we dive into this week's face-off, let's quickly recap what happened last time when we asked you to pick a favourite design between the two regional cover art options for Beyond Good and Evil. This was a slightly closer-fought contest than we have seen in recent weeks, but...

Sunday23rd Apr 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Final Fantasy IV (DS)

    You spoony bard!

    Hello folks, and welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! Before we get cracking with this week's rumble, let's take a look at how the votes panned out last time. We took a look at Professor Layton and the Curious Village for the DS and, holy moly, it was actually a rather close call. North America won out with 48% of the vote,...

Sunday16th Apr 2023

Thursday13th Apr 2023

Thursday30th Mar 2023

Monday27th Mar 2023

Tuesday14th Feb 2023

Monday16th Jan 2023

  • Random Early Build Footage Of Unreleased DS de Blob Game Surfaces Online

    The blob that never was

    In a time before Splatoon, de Blob was the big name in spreading colourful ink around town. Unlike Nintendo's inky shooter, the series saw you take control of a colour-absorbing ball which would complete various challenges by spreading paint across a monochromatic landscape. You might remember de Blob on the Wii, its sequel...

Sunday8th Jan 2023

  • Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel - Metroid Prime Hunters

    Pocket power

    Hello folks, welcome to another edition of Box Art Brawl! In our final edition of 2022, we took a look at the GameCube remake of Hideo Kojima's stealth masterpiece: Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes. As expected, the Yoji Shinkawa designed cover for the Euopean and Japanese variant took the lion's share of the vote with 78%. That said,...

Thursday3rd Nov 2022

  • News Rating For 'Ghost Trick' Has Been Spotted In Korea

    Is the Phantom Detective coming back?

    A rating for a game called 'Ghost Trick' has been spotted in Korea. Made by The Game Rating and Administration Committee of Korea, the rating was filed on 24th August 2022 and accepted on 2nd September 2022, Gematsu reports. If you had a DS and loved detective games (or an iOS or Android), then your ears might...

Friday21st Oct 2022

Wednesday31st Aug 2022