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Video Games Review: Hyrule Warriors Legends (3DS, 2016)

Hyrule Warriors Legends brings the brawling, button-mashing, horde-slaying action of its Wii U counter part into the realm of the handheld. It’s an impressive mixture of gameplay elements, modes and beloved characters with one glaring flaw — if you are playing it on anything other than a New 3DS console, you’re going to have a bad time. Continue reading Video Games Review: Hyrule Warriors Legends (3DS, 2016)

Video Games Review: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS, 2016)

The Pokemon Mystery Dungeon (PMD) has always been the go-to if we’re looking at Pokemon spin-offs that aren’t evolutions of the classic original RPG. Sure Pokemon Snap was a memorable game, and the two Pokemon Stadium were excellent, as was the lesser-known Pokemon Conquest and, to a degree, PokePark, but PMD always had the most potential to become a full-fledged, fully considered franchise. And it has. To date there have been nine PMD games, the ninth of which is this latest release, Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon, ‘super’ being a very common word when Nintendo looks to sprucing up their franchises. In this case, they really do mean ‘super’ though; this is the most comprehensive and content-heavy PMD to date, and as such the writers have more time to tell a story of a human being turned into a Pokemon and having to trawl dungeons in between a wider, exploratory narrative. This means that they take things very, very slow at the start. Continue reading Video Games Review: Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS, 2016)