Splatfests we need to see

Splatfests we need to see

Aug 6, 2017

I was basically in love with the original Splatoon (R.I.P. Wii U), and the sequel has earned every last one of its phenomenal sales. The regular Splatfests – where players can pick one of two sides, then battle it out online in a meta game to determine a winner – are now established as a series tradition. Past choices have seen players compete in ice cream...

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Nintendo Switch: The good and the bad [UPDATED]

Jan 13, 2017

UPDATE: It seems that the “free” NES and SNES games offered as part of Nintendo’s new online subscription service are each only available to play for a month, after which time you need to buy if you want to keep playing. If true, this is an undeniably stupid move by Nintendo.  Original article below.  Nintendo have finally...

Goodbye NX, hello Nintendo Switch

Goodbye NX, hello Nintendo Switch

Oct 20, 2016

Once the home of impenetrable game and hardware development, it seems that Nintendo have finally been cracked. The most popular rumours about the NX – or, rather, Nintendo Switch – have proven to be true. That makes the below trailer no less exciting, though. Nintendo Switch is a console that connects to the TV via a dock, but can also be taken away and...

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...

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Critical Gamer’s most utterly wanted for 2015

Dec 17, 2014

It’s Christmas time! Sort of! It’s that heartwarming season that brings out the slobbering avaristic beast in all of us. There’s much buying and demanding of presents, many British people glumly resigned to the fact that they’ll get all the cold of the season and none of the snow, and millions of people across the planet fondling presents...