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Opinion: What should be locked behind an Amiibo?

It was announced that the fusion mode, an ultra hard difficulty, will be locked behind the (squishy) Metroid Amiibo on the upcoming 3DS game Metroid: Samus Returns. Similarly the coop mode of Shovel Knight was also locked behind an Amiibo on the Wii U (though this Amiibo could be bought with the game). This begs … Continue reading

Opinion: SNES Mini Classic Stopping Virtual Console?

Following the success of the NES Classic Mini, Nintendo has announced the follow up to this retro gamers trip down memory lane by announcing the SNES Classic Mini console. It comes bundled with 21 games from the SNES generation, in what is an extremely fantastic retro lineup of games. Included are some of the most … Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time is regarded by many (myself included) to be the best game ever made. It set the bench mark for every Zelda game that came after it and it’s effects can still be felt in many games in the video game industry even today. To produce such a game … Continue reading

Nintendo Switch Event Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan. Here the very first public event for the Nintendo Switch was held. After yesterday’s show case by Nintendo, today was all about people getting their hands on the device for the first time and playing some of the new system’s games. The event itself was quite confusingly ran, with three separate queues before … Continue reading

Super Famicon (SNES) Revisited

I looked at my TV with bitter disappointment. It wasn’t the most important part of the guest house that I had chosen to stay at in Japan, but it was still so disappointing. It is a big, old, clunky, analogue TV which doesn’t even get any of Japan’s TV channels (or any countries for that … Continue reading

Attack on Titan Anime Season 1 Review

A note of caution that this is a review for the first season of Attack on Titan and therefore my contain SPOILERS. Before I started watching Attack on Titan I knew relatively nothing about it. The first episode starts off introducing the main characters, Eren, Mikasa and Armin and the setting of the show. the … Continue reading