Xenoblade Chronicles for cheap, X and Project Zero limited editions revealed

Xenoblade Chronicles for cheap, X and Project Zero limited editions revealed

Aug 5, 2015

Look upon the eShop, ye scalpers, and despair! First of all, howls of pain went up from eBay sellers the world over when Nintendo made Metroid Prime Trilogy available for download to your nearest Wii U console. Now, another out-of-print and highly desirable Wii game game is getting an eShop release; Xenoblade Chronicles is available to download right now. No...

Yoshi’s Wooly World: review

Yoshi’s Wooly World: review

Jul 6, 2015

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Good-Feel Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Wii-U/Yoshi-s-Woolly-World-892537.html Game code provided by the publisher Yoshi’s Wooly World is very Nintendo. It’s a 2D platformer, very bright and colourful, and irrepressibly cute. It’s...

Splatoon: review

Splatoon: review

Jun 10, 2015

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Players: 1-2 (offline), 8 (online) Site: http://splatoon.nintendo.com/ Game purchased by the reviewer A certain corner of the internet criticises Nintendo relentlessly. This dark and smelly corner is full of people who for some reason believe that Nintendo keeps rehashing the same...

Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush: review

Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush: review

May 23, 2015

Format: Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: HAL Laboratory Players: 1-4 (offline only) Site: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Wii-U/Kirby-and-the-Rainbow-Paintbrush-893013.html Game code provided by the publisher When we first saw this game, our first thought was of the criminally ignored Ivy The Kiwi?. While Ivy is guided solely by...

My life as a gamer dad

My life as a gamer dad

May 16, 2015

Having become a father just shy of four years ago, the time I get to play games has been somewhat reduced today, compared to my responsibility-free younger years. However, I still save a few hours throughout the week for my favourite hobby, and have just recently introduced my son to the delights of Nintendo’s catalogue of games on the Wii U. Seeing his...

Banjo-Threeie in All But Name – Yooka-Laylee

Banjo-Threeie in All But Name – Yooka-Laylee

May 2, 2015

Yooka-Laylee is a spiritual successor to the fondly remembered and still available 3D platformer Banjo-Kazooie series that has not seen a new game since the polarizing Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts. It’s being made by Ex-Rare staff at Playtonic Games and funded through Kickstarter, which has surpassed the £1,000,000 (which is $1,513,850...