Yo-Kai Watch: review

Yo-Kai Watch: review

May 9, 2016

Format: 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Level-5 Players: 1 Site: http://yo-kai.nintendo.com/ Game code provided by the publisher Yo-kai are ordinarily invisible creatures, and the eponymous Yo-kai watch is needed in order to detect and reveal them. The game is often mentioned in the same breath as Pokémon and, while it’s an...

Star Fox Guard: review

Star Fox Guard: review

May 2, 2016

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo/Platinum Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Wii-U-download-software/Star-Fox-Guard-1091572.html Game code provided by the publisher At 2014’s E3, Nintendo stepped out of character to show off two games which were little more than proof-of-concept demos....

Star Fox Zero: review

Star Fox Zero: review

Apr 26, 2016

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo/Platinum Games Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: http://starfoxzero.nintendo.com/ Game code provided by the publisher “Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it” is an oft-used phrase (in certain areas of Blighty, at least). It might not be the best attitude to take...

Typically mental Kirby game compatible with all Amiibo

Typically mental Kirby game compatible with all Amiibo

Apr 15, 2016

You might argue (as many people do) that normality is subjective and therefore, according to its own widely accepted definition, does not exist. Even so, we can all surely agree that the concept of Kirby and the world in which he/she/it exists is certainly not normal. A pink… thing that can inhale its predators and either expel them as weapons, or gain a...

Games market to be worth $100 billion by 2019 (apparently)

Games market to be worth $100 billion by 2019 (apparently)

Mar 15, 2016

We all want videogames, but videogames must be exchanged for money. Damn you, capitalism! Games ain’t cheap, either; especially if you play on consoles, which remains hideously unfair (anybody care to explain why the currently digital-only Hitman reboot is cheaper on PC than consoles?). The one good thing about paying for games, comrades, is that the...

Deserving games nominated for BAFTAs (also Until Dawn for story)

Deserving games nominated for BAFTAs (also Until Dawn for story)

Mar 10, 2016

“There’s nothing dafter than a BAFTA!”. That’s what the people never say. The thing about BAFTA, y’see, is that it’s a big, respectable organisation that finally started recognising videogames with awards in 2004. The 2016 winners will be announced on April 7th, and Dara “I don’t just do Mock The Week” O’Briain...