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PN Review: SKYPEACE

August 10, 2014 |

SKYPEACE is a fast paced runner (flyer) recently released on the 3DS eShop.  In it you collect coins and treasures, avoid enemies, and try to accumulate high scores.  It’s straightforward fun, with a simple and polished presentation.  Even better, it … Read More

PN Review: Tangram Attack

August 9, 2014 |

Tangram Attack puts a twist on the venerable shape puzzle formula.  You’re no longer putting pieces in place; they’re already positioned.  Instead you’re slicing them apart one by one!  It’s an interesting idea, and enjoyable at first.  Over time though … Read More

PN Review: Siesta Fiesta (3DS eShop)

August 6, 2014 |

Siesta Fiesta is a Breakout styled game with a southwestern twist!  Players will control Siesta in a slew of side scrolling Breakout-esque levels across 8 different environments.  It is quite clear that Mojo Bones spent a lot of time polishing … Read More

PN Review: Steel Empire (3DS eShop)

August 5, 2014 | 1

Somewhere…sometime…in a world almost familiar

Steel Empire is a sci-fi shooter that takes place in an alternative, steam punk history.  The fantastical tale reminds me of Star Wars in a way, with a small rebel group trying to bring peace … Read More

PN Review: Strike Force Foxx (3DS Eshop)

July 26, 2014 |

Strike Force Foxx is a new eshop title from the people at ‘Big John Games’. It’s a fun side scrolling, arcade style shooter where you take control of Captain Raymond Foxx. Your mission is to exterminate the terrorist group Grid, who is of course bent … Read More

PN Review: Glory of Generals

July 23, 2014 |

This is a strategy game you might recognize from various mobile devices where you can play it for free.  On 3DS you have to pay $10 for the privilege.  This pricing discrepancy’s not uncommon when mobile titles get ported to … Read More

PN Review: City Mysteries

July 22, 2014 |

This is the latest hidden object game to release on the eShop.  It contains 3 types of puzzles – traditional hidden object, finding objects based on their silhouettes, and sliding tile puzzles.  The settings are famous cities (London, Moscow, New … Read More

PN Review: Farming Simulator 14 (3DS)

July 18, 2014 |

Life on the farm to most people, sounds pretty boring. But life on a virtual realistic farm?! Yep…it’s also just as boring. This may be a good game to buy if you have plenty of time to waste and need … Read More

PN Review: Bike Rider DX2 Galaxy

July 14, 2014 |

The initial Bike Rider was a favorite 3DS eShop game of mine last year, and its sequels positioned to fare comparably.  With most of the original action preserved plus many new features, Bike Rider DX2 Galaxy is a decidedly worthy follow up that … Read More

PN Review: Van Helsing Sniper Zx100 (3DS eShop)

July 6, 2014 |

Van Helsing Sniper Zx100 is a first-person shooter that uses the gyroscope in the 3DS to aim your weapon. The game is set in London and your mission is to snipe vampires and save humans on top of rooftops. I … Read More

PN Review: Toy Stunt Bike (3DS eShop)

July 6, 2014 | 1

As a child, playtime usually meant one thing – setting up intricate and complex towers of toys before deliberately destroying them with cars, action figures and anything else in reaching distance. In my juvenile and imaginative mind I would envisage … Read More

PN Review: Cocoro Line Defender (3DS)

July 3, 2014 |

Cocoro is so far one of the most inconsistent games that I’ve played on my 3DS, almost to the point where it’s confusing. The game is described as a “line defense game”, which requires players to utilize strategy and their … Read More

PN Review: Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition (Wii U & 3DS)

July 3, 2014 |

Another World (or Out Of This World as it’s usually been called in North America) is a superb cinematic platformer that takes place in a sci-fi setting.  You play the part of a burgeoning scientist who, while running an experiment … Read More

PN Review: 2048 (3DS eshop)

June 30, 2014 | 3

When I first heard about ’2048′ I thought it looked a bit like Sudoku, which I never play.  But it was a free app on my iPod so I thought id give it a shot. After a quick tutorial I … Read More

PN Review: Shovel Knight (3DS)

June 27, 2014 |

Shovel Knight is out and players are digging into their own adventures in Yacht Club Games new 8 bit epic!  Now it is time to give everyone the scoop on what Pure Nintendo thought of this retro styled adventure platformer … Read More

PN Review: ATV Fever (DSiWare)

June 27, 2014 |

DSiWare continues to have a pulse, and ATV Fever is one of the latest releases for the aging service.  It’s not a bad game, but it is just an average one.

You’ll race nine different vehicles in this game … Read More

PN Review: Color Zen Kids (Wii U & 3DS)

June 25, 2014 | 2

Having played Color Zen on both the Wii U and 3DS not long ago, you might think I’d had my fill.  That isn’t the case however, as Color Zen Kids has managed to show.  Don’t let the “Kids” description in … Read More

PN Review: 1001 Spikes (3DS)

June 25, 2014 | 1

Before I started my play through of 1001 Spikes, I was told by my fellow staff member Trevor Gould, that this game would knock me down a peg or two in terms of my platforming skills. Of course I knew … Read More