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E3 2018: Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the Greatest Hits version of your favourite fighting franchise

Let it never be said that Masahiro Sakurai doesn’t give the people what they want. Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the latest installment in the long running Smash Bros franchise. What’s in it, you ask? Everything. Literally everything.
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Games Review: Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (Switch, 2018) – Hack-and-Slash, and Slash, and Slash

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition is, surprisingly, the third release of the game, having first appeared on the Wii U in 2014, and later on the Nintendo 3DS in 2016. This time, Hyrule Warriors comes in a complete, shiny package, featuring all DLC from the original game as well as brand new Breath of the Wild costumes. Despite being a port of a four year old title, the game looks and plays great on Switch, and is a welcome addition to the Switch’s game line-up. Continue reading Games Review: Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (Switch, 2018) – Hack-and-Slash, and Slash, and Slash

Games Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch, 2018): Rare re-invention

I can’t imagine that Retro Studios took on the job of making a new Donkey Kong Country game lightly. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if it kept a lot of them up at night. Donkey Kong Country is quite rightly regarded as a masterpiece, a feat of technical wizardry and genius game design even its own sequels had to work hard to match up. Continue reading Games Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch, 2018): Rare re-invention

Games Review: Kirby Star Allies (Switch, 2018): You’ve Got A Friend In Me

Kirby Star Allies was so disgustingly cute that it made me want to vomit. From its charming and delightful characters to its friendship-based co-operative gameplay, everything about Star Allies is just plain adorable. When Kirby’s friends are low on health, he heals them by ‘kissing’ them, generating tiny love hearts across the screen. When presented with obstacles, Kirby and his friends form together to create super-powered friendship moves, including the Friendship Circle and Friendship Trains, each of which annihilate all enemies in your path. Continue reading Games Review: Kirby Star Allies (Switch, 2018): You’ve Got A Friend In Me

Get hype, there’s a new Nintendo Direct coming tomorrow morning

It’s  been a little while since we’ve had a proper Nintendo Direct broadcast. The last few video dispatches from Nintendo have been short and sweet — Nintendo Labo, or the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Nintendo Direct Mini back in January. Good news: there’s a new broadcast coming tomorrow, and it appears be full-size. Continue reading Get hype, there’s a new Nintendo Direct coming tomorrow morning