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PN Review: Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Wii U Virtual Console)
6 years ago

PN Review: Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Wii U Virtual Console)

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

I need to start by promising that I won’t just phone this review in, despite Yoshi’s Island being so well-known and wrapped in such nostalgia.  In reality I might have …
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PN Review: Child of Light
9
6 years ago

PN Review: Child of Light

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

As soon as the Child of Light menu screen came on and I heard the awesome music, I knew I was about to begin an epic adventure. The game starts …
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PN Review: NES Remix 2
6 years ago

PN Review: NES Remix 2

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

Like the first Wii U collection, NES Remix 2 is a series of accelerated challenges from a selection of Nintendo’s 8-bit classics. As you successfully complete them you’ll steadily earn …
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PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)
6 years ago

PN Review: Sea Battle (DSiWare)

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Have you ever played the board game Battleship?  Of course you have!  It’s been around for nearly 50 years, and remains popular today.  Sea Battle is a digital version of …
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PN Retro Review: Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge (GB)
6 years ago

PN Retro Review: Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge (GB)

I’ve had this retro review done for a while, and with Mega Man’s other Game Boy games releasing shortly I thought I best finally post it.  Mega Man’s first GB …
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PN Review – Mario Golf: World Tour
8.5
6 years ago

PN Review – Mario Golf: World Tour

Fore!!…The cold long winter has finally given way to warm sunny days. For some people like myself it’s time to pull the bag out of storage, clean off the clubs, and …
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Review – Cut the Rope: Triple Treat
7.5
6 years ago

Review – Cut the Rope: Triple Treat

Back in the day, a whole two years ago, Cut the Rope became my favorite iPhone game. The game was simplistic, entertaining and fun. It was a quick puzzle game …
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PN Review: Smash Cat Heroes
6 years ago

PN Review: Smash Cat Heroes

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

Smash Cat Heroes is a mindless button masher.  It does have a “plot”, but it’s so threadbare I’d forgotten what it was – it involves rival kitty clans searching for …
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Retro Review: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U VC)
6 years ago

Retro Review: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U VC)

 

I’m really not sure where to begin with this one. How about this game was a big deal. A BIG deal. If you were around in the early 90’s …
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PN Review: Wario Ware Inc.: Mega Microgames (WiiU Virtual Console)
6 years ago

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

By  •  Wii U

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 …
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PN Review: Governor of Poker
6 years ago

PN Review: Governor of Poker

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

This quirky poker game puts a lot of its focus on other aspects, perhaps at the expense of its actual card playing.  Moving from town to town and slowly winning …
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PN Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U Virtual Console)
6 years ago

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

By  •  Reviews, Wii U

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 …
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PN Review: Pure Chess (Wii U & 3DS)
6 years ago

PN Review: Pure Chess (Wii U & 3DS)

Pure Chess is exactly that, a game that provides a solid chess experiences with very little gimmicks or frills.  Pure Chess provides stunning visuals on both 3DS and Wii U …
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PN Review: Atlantic Quest
6 years ago

PN Review: Atlantic Quest

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

A simple underwater plot serves to set up this match-three game, where you’re cleaning up the ocean while also saving sick fish trapped in oil bubbles.  The critters float on …
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PN Review: Disney Magical World
6 years ago

PN Review: Disney Magical World

By  •  Reviews, 3DS, 3DS

It’s a fact of life that every childhood must include Disney in some shape or form. As Benjamin Franklin put it, “In this world nothing can be said to be …
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PN Review: Skater Cat
6 years ago

PN Review: Skater Cat

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

He was a skater cat, she said, “See ya later cat”

As a journalist I don’t particularly enjoy having to write negative reviews.   With that said it’s my sad duty …
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PN Retro Review: Sonic Advance (GBA)
6 years ago

PN Retro Review: Sonic Advance (GBA)

Seeing Sonic Advance arrive on the GBA in early 2002 was somewhat surreal.  Not only was the 16-bit rivalry between Nintendo and SEGA still fresh in players minds, but the …
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PN Review: Pokemon Battle Trozei
6 years ago

PN Review: Pokemon Battle Trozei

By  •  Reviews, 3DS

This new eShop release is a strategic puzzle game in the match-three mold.  Titles of this style are proven fun, but at this point for me to really enjoy them …
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