Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition: review

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition: review

Aug 14, 2014

Format: PS4 (version reviewed), Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Drinkbox/Activision Developer: Drinkbox Studios Players: 1-2 Site: http://guacamelee.com/ Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is a reworked and tweaked version of last year’s Guacamelee!. It contains all the DLC from the original, along with extra areas to...

Hands-On: Wii U Indies

Hands-On: Wii U Indies

Aug 7, 2014

Swords & Soldiers 2 Adam: Swords & Soldiers 2 is to Starcraft 2 as Awesomenauts is to League of Legends: A scrolling 2D take on the genre that is surprisingly just as good! I really liked how engaging the mechanics were as I darted about the 2D map, tracking my units, resources, and enemies while ensuring I was researching and building enough to keep me...

Wooden Sen’SeY – review

Wooden Sen’SeY – review

Aug 6, 2014

Format: Wii U (version reviewed), PC <b>Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Neko Entertainment Developer: Upper Byte Studio Players: 1 Site: http://www.upperbyte.com/en/wooden_sensey Many games have proven recently that it’s still possible to create a compelling and inventive 2D platformer decades after both the genre’s inception and decline....

Hands-On: More Nintendo Games (again) And Top 5 of the event

Hands-On: More Nintendo Games (again) And Top 5 of the event

Aug 4, 2014

Mario Vs. Donkey Kong Adam: I’m mad that I didn’t even see this there. I love Mario Vs. Donkey Kong. I am a real sucker for adorable aesthetics, and Mario Vs. Donkey Kong’s looks fantastic rendered at the higher definition granted by the Wii U. Of particular note is the incredibly cute wind-up Donkey Kong that tosses the Mini-Marios through the...

Hands-On: Nintendo’s new Projects (Guard/Giant Robot) & what we made of Mario Maker

Hands-On: Nintendo’s new Projects (Guard/Giant Robot) & what we made of Mario Maker

Jul 18, 2014

Mario Maker Adam: I’m not generally the kind of person to enjoy level editors and the like, but Mario Maker’s tools were so easy to use (and its components so familiar) that I was able to put together a portion of a level within seconds. Thanks to twenty years of Mario games, it’s an incredibly intuitive toolset: You already know what each block,...

Hands-On: Captain Toad, Yoshi & Kirby

Hands-On: Captain Toad, Yoshi & Kirby

Jul 15, 2014

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Adam: I was looking forward to seeing this the most, having been a huge fan of Captain Toad’s levels from Super Mario 3D World. It’s exactly that but with some new mechanics. The haunted house level had doors that led to one another, set into walls that you could move with the gamepad, which will hopefully be...