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EDITORIAL Tips for Surviving Breath of the Wild's Master Mode
Tips for Surviving Breath of the Wild
Having trouble staying alive in Breath of the Wild's Master Mode? Well that's probably because the game is designed where it gets easier the further into the game you get... Read more...
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NEWS July 6, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
July 6, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
So in an attempt to rebuild hype for the yet to be released Splatoon 2 after the recent launch of ARMS, Nintendo decided to release a Direct showcasing both old and new features for the game... Read more...
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NEWS E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight Recap
E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight Recap
Another E3 has come and gone and it has come down to me to recap the entirety of Nintendo's press conference once again, but was a bit odd this time around... Read more...
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NEWS June 6, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
June 6, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
So Nintendo announced out of nowhere an extremely short Direct that was completely Pokemon centered, and so close to E3 no less... Read more...
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EDITORIAL 10 More Games that I Personally Think the Switch Needs to Have
10 More Games that I Personally Think the Switch Needs to Have
Over the past few weeks, I've been thinking of all of the potential that the Switch could have in the future, if not with original games then with ports of pre-existing ones... Read more...
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NEWS May 17, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
May 17, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
A surprise Nintendo Direct aired not too long ago and it covered more info on the upcoming Nintendo Switch game ARMS. It covered a variety of topics about the game such as playable characters, game modes, and customization options... Read more...
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NEWS April 12, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
April 12, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
Nintendo announced a surprise Nintendo Direct for the Switch games ARMS and Splatoon 2 recently and as always, I'm here to bring you all up to speed on what the direct announced or revealed... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Okay, I know it's been a very long time since my last proper article, roughly a month if I'm not mistaken, but hear me out. The Legend of Zelda series of games is my absolute favorite game franchise of all time... Read more...
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EDITORIAL Analyzing the Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial
Analyzing the Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial
If you clicked this article, I'm betting you're all thinking right now that I've completely lost my mind... Read more...
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NEWS January 18, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
January 18, 2017 Nintendo Direct Recap
Not too long after the Nintendo Switch pre-release presentation, Nintendo decided to have yet another presentation less than a week later. The focus this time? Fire Emblem of all things... Read more...
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EDITORIAL 10 Games that I Personally Think the Nintendo Switch Needs to Have
10 Games that I Personally Think the Nintendo Switch Needs to Have
I'm sure most of you are with me when I say that while the Switch presentation that happened not too long ago was rather impressive, there was a bit of disappointment when it came to the game department... Read more...
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NEWS Nintendo Switch Pre-Release Presentation Recap
Nintendo Switch Pre-Release Presentation Recap
Well once again, the wait is finally over and Nintendo just release a ton of new info about their new system, the Nintendo Switch, which will be released in March of this year... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Pokemon Sun & Moon
Review: Pokemon Sun & Moon
Well it's been about a month since Pokemon Sun & Moon wowed the gaming community with its Hawaiian influenced theme and I've spent a pretty good chunk of my personal time playing it over that month in order to get a good feel for the game... Read more...
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EDITORIAL 15 Characters that Should be Playable in the Super Smash Bros Series
15 Characters that Should be Playable in the Super Smash Bros Series
Everyone loves the Super Smash Bros series. Its easy to pick up and play and has everyone's favorite Nintendo characters in a all-star free-for-all... Read more...
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EDITORIAL 10 Things Nintendo Should do to Improve the Chances for the Switch's Success
10 Things Nintendo Should do to Improve the Chances for the Switch
I know it hasn't been long since it was announced, but I am extremely excited for the Nintendo Switch... Read more...
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NEWS November 2, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
November 2, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
It's been nearly 4 years, but the wait is finally over; Animal Crossing: New Leaf finally got an update, and boy is it a big one... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Paper Mario Color Splash
Review: Paper Mario Color Splash
I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with JRPG's. Most of the time if the story is compelling but doesn't have engaging gameplay, I have to stomach my way through the game just so I can enjoy the plot; sometimes the opposite is also true... Read more...
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EDITORIAL The console they want you to forget! The 2DS and how it compares!
The console they want you to forget!
The 2DS and how it compares!
We all know Pokemon Sun and Moon is right around the corner and who isn't excited? The problem I've found is not in your favorite games, but in your favorite 3DS consoles and their costs in light of the releasing of Sun and Moon... Read more...
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NEWS Nintendo NX Officially Revealed
Nintendo NX Officially Revealed
After about a year of rumors and speculation, Nintendo FINALLY reveals the official name and design for the formally named NX. A modular, portable, cartridge-based tablet system with detachable controllers and a TV dock called the Nintendo Switch... Read more...
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EDITORIAL How to Deal with Fangames the RIGHT Way
How to Deal with Fangames the RIGHT Way
This subject has been bothering me for a while now. Ever since Nintendo recently put the kibosh on over 500 fangames, it has got me wondering whether or not the legality of fangames is really something that companies need to fuss over... Read more...
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EDITORIAL Editorial: Open Letter to Nintendo Re: Star Fox
Editorial: Open Letter to Nintendo Re: Star Fox
I'm at a loss at Nintendo's way of thinking right now. It seems that half the stuff they produce is experimental to point where it will only be enjoyed by the most niche of gamers. One of the biggest examples right now? Star Fox Zero... Read more...
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NEWS September 1, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
September 1, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
It's been five months since Nintendo's last Direct and not much has been revealed in the time since. Did Nintendo show off some neat or groundbreaking stuff in their presentation? Well let's rewatch the video below... Read more...
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EDITORIAL Hindsight: Wii U Retrospective
Hindsight: Wii U Retrospective
Remember that article I wrote a while back about the Wii U? You know which one, 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Wii U. Well while I still believe in what I wrote, I feel that I need to share this with you all... Read more...
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EDITORIAL Review & Editorial: AM2R - Return of Samus
Review & Editorial: AM2R - Return of Samus
Let me preface this by saying the following... Read more...
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EDITORIAL NES Classic Edition VS Sega Mega Drive Classic (Sonic's 25th Anniv. Version)
NES Classic Edition VS Sega Mega Drive Classic (Sonic
As someone who greatly enjoys retro games, I got really excited when Nintendo announced the NES Classic Edition... Read more...
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OTHER New Pokemon Games That Probably Won't Ever Happen.
New Pokemon Games That Probably Won
If you’ve ever heard someone like Rhianna Pratchett talk about writing for video games, it seems that a video game writer’s job is to weave a story around a set of mechanics and kind of hope for the best... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Kirby Planet Robobot
Review: Kirby Planet Robobot
When it comes to fun game series, I have never not liked Kirby. It was literally the first video games that I ever got into ever since I could grip a controller... Read more...
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NEWS Recap of Nintendo's E3 2016 Conference
Recap of Nintendo
Nintendo certainly dropped the ball at this year's E3. Not because they announced something big, but because of how little they showed off. And unlike the other major game companies, they split their reveals over the course of three days... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Rusty's Real Deal Baseball
Review: Rusty
Generally speaking, I play video games of all kinds with Nintendo being front and center on that list, but usually when I buy a new game, I try to follow a few guidelines that I made for myself... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Star Fox Zero
Review: Star Fox Zero
The wait is finally over. After nearly a decade after the release of Star Fox Command, we are finally treated to a brand new Star Fox game that isn't a re-release or an enhanced port of an older entry in the series... Read more...
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EDITORIAL My Top 15 List of Pokemon that Should be Playable in Pokkén Tournament
My Top 15 List of Pokemon that Should be Playable in Pokkén Tournament
With the release of Pokkén Tournament on the Wii U, it already got me hoping for a potential characters to be added in future updates, as DLC, or in a potential sequel... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Pokkén Tournament
Review: Pokkén Tournament
I'm sure that every pokemon fan has wanted to play a real-time pokemon fighting game at least once since the first generation games were released back in 1998 (1996 in Japan); I know I wanted to... Read more...
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OTHER 50 Haiku for my Top 50 Favorite Video Game Series
50 Haiku for my Top 50 Favorite Video Game Series
It's that time again! That's right everyone, I've reached article number 50 since I started writing here. And if my calculations are correct, then this will double as the site's 200th article as well... Read more...
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NEWS March 3, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
March 3, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
Now this was an unprecedented action by Nintendo... Read more...
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NEWS February 26, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
February 26, 2016 Nintendo Direct Recap
An unusually short Nintendo Direct had aired recently and it was all about Pokemon this time. I'm betting you all were thinking it would focus around Pokken Tournament or Great Detective Pikachu... Read more...
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OTHER 10 Things that Nintendo can do to Improve amiibo
10 Things that Nintendo can do to Improve amiibo
If there is one thing that I probably spend the most money on, it's amiibo. The thing is though, outside of doing a few special things in a small handful of compatible games, they don't really do much else... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Bayonetta (plus Extras)
Review: Bayonetta (plus Extras)
With the recent announcement that the Umbra Witch, Bayonetta would be coming to Super Smash Bros 4 via DLC, it got me wanting to play through the first Bayonetta game again... Read more...
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NEWS December 15, 2015 Nintendo Direct Recap
December 15, 2015 Nintendo Direct Recap
Well a Super Smash Bros centric Nintendo Direct had aired recently and revealed some new info about DLC to be added to the game in the near future, but I don't think ANYONE was expecting this... Read more...
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NEWS November 12, 2015 Nintendo Direct Recap
November 12, 2015 Nintendo Direct Recap
Ever since Satoru Iwata's passing, it was uncertain to tell if Nintendo Direct would return in any form, but Nintendo surprised all of us when they said that they would still continue... Read more...
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NEWS Miitomo: Probably not Tomodachi:Mobile.
Miitomo: Probably not Tomodachi:Mobile.
The great Nintendo smartphone invasion continues... Next March!... Woooo!..So as most of us know by now, Nintendo are branching out in to the mobile gaming market... Read more...
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EDITORIAL 10 Things Nintendo Can do to Step Up Their Game
10 Things Nintendo Can do to Step Up Their Game
I know I've repeated this many times in the past, but I am a huge fan of Nintendo and extremely loyal to their brand. I always buy Nintendo products first before I even think about getting anything from their competitors... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: Super Mario Maker
Review: Super Mario Maker
There is no denying that the Super Mario Bros series is the most iconic and memorable game franchise in the world... Read more...
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NEWS Super Mario Maker Stage Coming Soon to Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS
Super Mario Maker Stage Coming Soon to Super Smash Bros for Wii U/3DS
Nintendo just recently confirmed that a new DLC stage is coming to both versions of Super Smash Bros 4 to celebrate Super Mario Bros's 30th Anniversary; This new stage is Super Mario Maker... Read more...
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OTHER A Tribute to the Late Satoru Iwata
A Tribute to the Late Satoru Iwata
For as long as I can remember, I have always been a fan of Nintendo... Read more...
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OTHER Free to Play Sunday: Pokemon Rumble World
Free to Play Sunday: Pokemon Rumble World
Hello, and welcome to the second installation of Free to Play Sunday. Today we will be looking at a free to play game from Nintendo, but first I'd like to give my sincerest condolences to our friends over at Nintendo... Read more...
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OTHER Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Has Passed Away
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Has Passed Away
Tragic news unfolds as Nintendo reveals that CEO Satoru Iwata has passed away.Nintendo's official statement is as follows: "Nintendo Co., Ltd... Read more...
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OTHER Complete List of Amiibo Figures & Amiibo Compatible Games (Occasionally Updates)
Complete List of Amiibo Figures & Amiibo Compatible Games (Occasionally Updates)
Starting a collection of amiibo but you aren't sure if you have them all? Well I'm here to help. Below is a complete list of amiibo that you can use as a checklist for your collecting endeavors... Read more...
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OTHER Every single E3 trailer
Every single E3 trailer
E3 has been pretty big this year, but not everyone (Myself included) has had the time to keep a watch out for every single announcement... Read more...
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NEWS Recap: Nintendo's Digital E3 Press Conference + Extra News
Recap: Nintendo
Okay let's cut to the chase because this is going to be long... Read more...
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REVIEW In-Depth Review: Splatoon
In-Depth Review: Splatoon
I'm pretty sure that everyone expected that one of the biggest games of 2015 would be a shooter, but how many of you were surprised that it was one made by Nintendo, and an original IP as well? Well while you're all marveling at Splatoon's pretty col... Read more...
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REVIEW Quickie Review: Dr. Mario Miracle Cure
Quickie Review: Dr. Mario Miracle Cure
As someone who loves puzzle games, I was ecstatic to hear that a new Dr. Mario game was in the works... Read more...
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OTHER Hyrule Warriors Coming To 3DS
Hyrule Warriors Coming To 3DS
The once Wii U exclusive title, Hyrule Warriors, will be coming to the Nintendo 3DS, according to a leaked trailer. Publisher, Koei Tecmo uploaded the trailer on their official YouTube channel, but have since removed the video from public view... Read more...
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OTHER Nintendo Smashes Content Creators?
Nintendo Smashes Content Creators?
          So for those unaware, Nintendo and YouTubers have been having a “lovers tiff” as of late... Read more...
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OTHER The Pros and Cons of amiibo
The Pros and Cons of amiibo
I've noticed that some people don't keep up with Nintendo related news enough to know what the purpose of amiibo really is... Read more...
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OTHER Conspiracy Theory: The Mario Series' "Pixel" Characters
Conspiracy Theory: The Mario Series
Have you ever had the feeling that things were going to change in your favorite game series? Sometimes it could be a small change like when the Pokemon franchise added new types to future titles, or it could be be a big change like when The Legend of... Read more...
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OTHER Quickie Review: amiibo tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits
Quickie Review: amiibo tap: Nintendo
In case any of you don't already know by now, I have a very strong love of Nintendo games and have a fairly large collection of Nintendo memorabilia. Everything from games, to TV shows, to comics and even toys... Read more...
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OTHER Review: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (GCN)
Review: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (GCN)
With the recent re-release of the slightly unorthodox, but extremely fun, Donkey Kong 64 on the Wii U's Virtual Console service in all of its unaltered glory, it got me thinking about another unorthodox Donkey Kong game on the Nintendo Game Cube that... Read more...
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OTHER Lost in Obscurity: Odama
Lost in Obscurity: Odama
I'm sure a lot of you know by now that it is no surprise that I love Nintendo games. There is something about their unique charm and enthralling gameplay that keeps my inner child alive and well... Read more...
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REVIEW Lost in Obscurity: Sonic Battle
Lost in Obscurity: Sonic Battle
Many great games have been released over the years, most of which were part of a very well known franchise, where as others were very much a sleeper hit that grew into its own thing... Read more...
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REVIEW Retro Review: Cybernator
Retro Review: Cybernator
I didn't have many SNES games growing up. For the longest time, I had to go over to a friend's house if I wanted to play anything from the 16-bit era. Then one day, I got a SNES of my own along with a small handful of games... Read more...
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OTHER Tips, Tricks, & Cheats: Nintendo
Tips, Tricks, & Cheats: Nintendo
Many games nowadays are usually easy enough to be finished by relatively competent gamers, but if your having trouble finishing certain classic games, then I'm here to help... Read more...
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REVIEW "Retro" Review: Retro Game Challenge
"Retro" Review: Retro Game Challenge
Have you ever owned a game that wasn't very well known even though it was good? I have, several of them, many of which even got sequels, but that still didn't improve their chances of being known... Read more...
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OTHER Easter Eggs & Secrets: The Legend of Zelda
Easter Eggs & Secrets: The Legend of Zelda
When it comes to video games, I like to consider myself a completionist. I do what ever I can to finish a game with as close to 100% as possible... Read more...
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OTHER Character Analysis: Luigi (Contains Spoilers)
Character Analysis: Luigi (Contains Spoilers)
Luigi, Mario's younger twin, has always been the brunt of Nintendo's little jokes. He's portrayed as being cowardly and is constantly in Mario's shadow, but he certainly tries his damnedest and is worth his weight in gold... Read more...
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REVIEW Review: The Wonderful 101
Review: The Wonderful 101
When I was a kid, I was a huge fan of the Mighty Morphing Power Rangers. I watched the show religiously, got a ton of the toys (ESPECIALLY the Megazords), and I even dressed up as the Red Ranger for Halloween a few times... Read more...
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REVIEW Retro Review: Yoshi's Story
Retro Review: Yoshi
I have a bit of an unconventional taste when it comes to video games. I'll play almost anything as long as it plays well and how it looks is often unimportant. Yoshi's Story falls under that category... Read more...
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OTHER Retro Review: Kirby's Dream Course
Retro Review: Kirby
I love golf games. I love Kirby games. But the question is, would a Kirby golf game be any good? I think the answer would surprise you... Read more...
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OTHER Contrast Review: Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U/3DS
Contrast Review: Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U/3DS
These games have been two of the most hyped games to be released last year, and for good reason... Read more...
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OTHER 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Wii U
10 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Wii U
Some of you might think the XBox One and PS4 are the best consoles of this generation, that they are far superior than some "under-powered gimmicky toy for children... Read more...
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REVIEW Import Review: Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland
Import Review: Tingle
I'm not sure how many of you out there are like me and import games from other countries, but if you do, then how many of you are the kind of people that actually LIKE Tingle from The Legend of Zelda series? It's an odd correlation to be made fo... Read more...
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OTHER The New 3ds, because its new.
The New 3ds, because its new.
You might have heard, but the 3ds is getting a new face (figuratively and literally). "But Blanky, why would I get a new 3ds? What's new?" A good question, which is why this article is here... Read more...
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OTHER Living the Fantasy Life
Living the Fantasy Life
Lets face it, we all hate chores, running errands, and pandering to the needs of annoying neighbours, but for some reason we just can't stay away from games that incorporate these aspects of life into game-play... Read more...
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