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PN Review: Wario Ware Inc.: Mega Microgames (WiiU Virtual Console)

April 17, 2014 | 4

When I heard Nintendo was bringing Gameboy advance games to the Wii U Virtual Console I was just a tad excited. I didn’t have a very extensive GBA library back in the day so I figured I wouldn’t be to … Read More

PN Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U Virtual Console)

April 16, 2014 | 2

It’s been so long since I last played Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga on the GBA that it feels like a brand new title on Wii U.  I’m glad in a way – it helps me shake off some of … Read More

PN Review: Blok Drop U

March 10, 2014 | 1

Developer RCMADIAX is the first Wii U developer to release a game developed using the Construct 2 game engine on the Wii U eShop.  The one man development team created a great little puzzle game with a very simple concept … Read More

PN Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past ( Wii U Virtual Console)

March 2, 2014 | 5

First off, if you want a much more in-depth review of this classic check out Tristan’s detailed six page retro spread in the June issue of PNM.  He discusses the history of the game, its story, gameplay,etc.  This is more … Read More

PN Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

February 17, 2014 | 13

It’s February and that means it’s still Winter. This also means the snow is still coming down and we’re still months away from warm weather. But we’re not alone in this battle of the cold. Our favorite red tie gorilla … Read More

PN Review: Percy’s Predicament

February 10, 2014 |

Percy’s Predicament is a new eShop game from Maestro Interactive Games.  This small, but growing, indie studio built the title using the Unity game engine.  This Wii U exclusive, though definitely needing some more polish, offers entertaining gameplay and shows … Read More

PN Double Review: Unepic

January 27, 2014 |

Similar to what James and Justin did for Pure Nintendo’s Assassin’s Creed IV review, ‘J Money’ and I have given the double review treatment to Unepic.  While we have some slight differences of opinion on a few things, we both … Read More

PN Review: Dr. Luigi

January 21, 2014 | 5

The pill falling, color matching, and virus clearing action of Dr. Mario has returned, but this time it’s the bro in green who’s the face behind the puzzle action. Does this ‘Year of Luigi’ eShop download have enough new content … Read More

PN Review: Wii Sports Club – Golf

January 10, 2014 | 3

Whoever said golf is a gentleman’s game has not been golfing with me or seen frustration as I toss my club further than I hit my ball. But I love to golf. What is there not to like? Being outside … Read More

PN Review: Super Punch-Out!! (Wii U Virtual Console)

January 1, 2014 |

Super Punch-Out arrives on the Wii U Virtual Console!  Playing as an unnamed boxer you’ll fight your way up the ranks against a variety of colorful characters.  Several of the faces are recognizable favorites from the Arcade and NES entries … Read More

PN Review: Coaster Crazy Deluxe

December 27, 2013 |

Crazy Coaster Deluxe for the Wii U is exactly what it sounds like – a game that allows you to build all sorts of crazy rollercoasters in a 3D environment.  What makes it more fun is the presence of the … Read More

PN Review: NES Remix

December 20, 2013 | 1

 

A surprise release from Nintendo, NES Remix presents a large series of mini-games from Nintendo’s 8-bit days.  NES Remix serves as both a good party title, as well as an introduction to NES classics for those who did not … Read More

PN Review: Call of Duty: Ghosts

November 25, 2013 |

Call of Duty: Ghosts is the tenth installment in the Call of Duty franchise, and the second on the Wii U. After a decade’s worth of games, it is hard to really expect anything drastically different. Stories have morphed from … Read More

PN Review: Wii Fit U

November 25, 2013 | 5

Wii Fit U is the third iteration of the Nintendo series with the sole purpose of getting players fit while they are having fun. To get the most out of this iteration, you will need more hardware than required of … Read More

PN Review: Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams

November 24, 2013 |

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, a puzzle platformer from Black Forest Games, is an interesting title that will put the most seasoned gamers to the test.  Twisted Dreams looks great and provides many chances for exploration throughout the game.  Giana Sisters … Read More

PN Review: Wii Sports Club

November 20, 2013 |

Wii Sports was a boon for the Wii.  Many people, especially those who were new to gaming young and old, picked up Nintendo’s revolutionary console because of this title alone.  Nintendo has decided to revive the title for their new … Read More

PN Review: Super Mario 3D World

November 19, 2013 | 9

Super Mario 3D World is the newest entry in the long running Mario franchise and the first 3D Mario game to grace the Wii U.  Nintendo has stuffed 3D World full of features from past games and more to push … Read More

PN Review: Ben 10 Omniverse 2 (Wii U, 3DS)

November 15, 2013 |

It only seems natural that popular cartoon shows eventually become video game. Ben 10 Omniverse is one of these out of many titles. I actually know the basis of this show and the premise is pretty creative. A young boy … Read More