Tag Archives: Nintendo

Cordelia Fire Emblem Statue

There’s no doubting that Fire Emblem: Awakening was a winner for Nintendo, it’s fans and the franchise itself, ultimately saving the series from cancellation and giving the series the much-deserved attention in the west and with popularity came a series of figures including a Figma

Blaster Master Zero

Since the rise of digital-download game sales, retro revivals have been springing up more and more. Franchises from the pre-3D era of gaming being prime candidates to be brought back because they never able to adapt to a new dimension. The ‘Blaster Master’ games date

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

It always feels like a special day when a new BIG Zelda game is released, it feels like almost the entire gaming world stops to take it in. And with a whole new console to play the game on stakes seem to be high for

Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is now in the wild and the company enters a new generation. As an early adopter, I wish to share my thoughts on the device itself but, given that most of the value of a gaming platform is based upon its software

Farewell to the Wii-U

There is always something magical about a new Nintendo system, possibly more so than Sony or Xbox. You look at it with enthusiasm and go ‘ok! Yeah! What do we have this time?’ and then you open it, set it up and let Nintendo show

Pokemon Go Expands!

Remember the hazy summer of June when Pokemon once again became relevant after the release of AR smash Pokemon Go? The time has come to venture outside once more so power up your battery packs and head down to the park because gen 2 Pokemon have

Magic: The Gathering – The Returning

My first memories of Magic: The Gathering – the most seminal, burgeoning and ubiquitous of Trading Card games – are of walking into my local computer gaming store as an 11-year-old and wondering what all the fuss was at the back. It so happened, it was 1994,

Are Pokémon Sun and Moon Good Additions to the Team?

The Pokémon franchise started very modestly, with a small team working on what would go on to become an infamously glitchy pair of games. Nonetheless, Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue became hugely popular, capturing the imagination of millions of people around the world. Now the

Is the Nintendo Switch a Good Idea?

Nintendo has finally announced the NX along with its official name, the Nintendo Switch, and it has been met with some understandable scepticism. Nintendo does not have the best track record when it comes to consoles, having relied heavily on gimmicks over the past few

What Makes a Good Adventure?

An adventure is an exhilarating experience that the hero embarks on because they are daring, they are brave and they are powerful. Everyone wants to be able to feel like that; we all want to be a hero and through the medium of video games,