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Games Review: Codename S.T.E.A.M. (3DS, 2015)

When I heard I was getting to review the new game from Intelligent Systems, I got pretty excited. I’m a fan of Intelligent’s previous work, the <i>Advance Wars</i> and <i>Fire Emblem</i> games and I imagined that <i>Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.</i> would continue the developer’s history of smart design. Sadly, <i>Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.</i> has some serious problems that keep it from being truly memorable. Continue reading Games Review: Codename S.T.E.A.M. (3DS, 2015)

Games Review: Nintendo eShop round up

Nintendo’s recent foray into more mobile games has been cause for jubilation for some long-time fans, determined for Nintendo to survive in an industry more cutthroat than ever before, and dismay for others who would prefer Nintendo not dive into the cheap-and-cheerful world of mobile gaming. This new willingness from Nintendo to embrace cheaper and free-to-play mobile game models is a big step for a company historically reluctant to leave its time honoured strategies behind for newer, untested methods. We broke out the 3DS to take a look at three of these low-cost and free-to-play titles. Continue reading Games Review: Nintendo eShop round up

Games Review: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS, 2015)

What can you say about The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask that hasn’t already been said? As the first Zelda title to follow the revolutionary The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask had it had its work cut out for it. Pushing the Nintendo 64 hardware to its limit, Majora’s Mask dared to be different and became the darkest, weirdest, most stressful and – many believe – most interesting Zelda title ever made. Nintendo have now released The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D onto its 3DS handheld, with a slew of updates and improvements. As good as it was at the time, how does a 15-year old game stack up in the modern era? Continue reading Games Review: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS, 2015)