There’s a lot to love about Yoshi’s Story. The presentation is gorgeous, the mechanics are solid, and seeing a bunch of Yoshis wandering about remains adorable throughout the campaign. Unfortunately the game is held back by […]
FreezeMe is an outstanding blast from the past. It borrows so many ideas from Super Mario 64 that the resemblance is almost uncanny, but ultimately there’s enough new content here to constitute its own quality experience.
We can’t necessarily relate to the need to use newspapers, donuts and laxatives to sneak past a variety of uniformed guards, but it’s precisely those comically structured scenarios that elevate Level 22 past being a bland stealth experience to being an enjoyable trek towards the top.
Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros 3 is essentially the definitive Mario 3 experience. On top of updated design, character models, music, and voice acting, it features 38 levels from the Mario 3 universe that you most likely have not played before, complete with [. . .]
It may be a little rough around the edges, but there’s a lot to love here, and fans of classic 2-D platformers should not let this game slip through the cracks.
There are games that need some work, and then there are games that need a complete overhaul. Then, there are games that feel so unfinished that they never should have been released in their current state. Lucentek – Activate falls in the last category.
Adorable visuals, tight gameplay mechanics, and charming characters abound in Yoshi’s Woolly World, but it’s held back by a lack of challenge, short campaign, and monotonous gameplay.
It’s undoubtedly a good thing when Nintendo starts releasing older titles on the eShop that are otherwise fairly difficult to find or play. But does VS. Excitebike, originally only released on the Famicom Disk System in Japan in 1988, offer enough extra content compared to the original to justify a purchase?
Endless runners are a dime a dozen, but few take the time to flesh out interesting gameplay. Wind-up Knight 2 adds an extra level of polish and platforming to elevate the game above its colleagues, but not without stumbling a little along the way.
It’s not perfect, but Splatoon has a lot of things going for it. First off, most of the modes are not focused on killing other players, but on coloring the ground with your ink gun in a “turf war.” This surprisingly ends up being a lot of fun.