Author: Samantha

Best Uses of the Wii U GamePad

Best Uses of the Wii U GamePad

The Wii U GamePad should set its games apart from others by allowing them to use a second screen, but it’s often relegated to simple uses like displaying the map or just allowing off-TV play. Off-TV play is a great feature, and it’s convenient to have a map or inventory close at hand, bu... »

Top 3 Hidden Gems on the Nintendo Wii U

Top 3 Hidden Gems on the Nintendo Wii U

Like the 3DS, the Nintendo Wii U has its share of games that don’t get the attention they deserve. While several of the non-Mario platformers on the 3DS are definitely Wii U hidden gems as well, let’s take a look at a few others. 3. FreezeME FreezeME is a 3D platformer from Rainy Night C... »

Best Non-Mario Platformers on the Nintendo 3DS

Best Non-Mario Platformers on the Nintendo 3DS

When people hear “platformer” and “Nintendo,” they usually think about Mario. It’s little wonder, since Mario is the most iconic Nintendo character and one of the most recognizable video games characters overall. Mario platformers have appeared on every Nintendo system.... »

Top 5 Reasons to be Excited for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Top 5 Reasons to be Excited for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The newest game in the Legend of Zelda series, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, will be available sometime next year for the Nintendo Wii U and NX. Here are the top 5 reasons to be excited for it. 5. It’s a New Legend of Zelda Game This is the simplest reason, but a lot of fans will be... »

Top 3 Hidden Gems on the Nintendo 3DS

Top 3 Hidden Gems on the Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS has a lot of fantastic games, some well-known and others not-so-much. Let’s take a look at some of the great 3DS games people rarely talk about, the hidden gems on the Nintendo 3DS. 3. The Starship Damrey If you’ve ever heard someone mention the Guild series, it refers t... »

Reviewed: Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

Reviewed: Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

The Mario vs. Donkey Kong series has changed a lot over the years, and one of the biggest changes in Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move is right in the title. You won’t be fighting Donkey Kong. Instead, you’ll guide mini versions of Mario, Donkey Kong, Peach, Toad, or Pauline throu... »

Where Will the Metroid Series Go After Federation Force?

Where Will the Metroid Series Go After Federation Force?

Few games have caused such immediate backlash as Metroid Prime: Federation Force, a cooperative first-person shooter set in the Metroid universe and starring Galactic Federation Marines. It wasn’t necessarily that Federation Force itself looked terrible, but rather that it didn’t look li... »

The Best of Ace Attorney

The Best of Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney is fantastic, a visual novel/adventure game series with excellent stories, memorable characters, and some of the best humor in the industry. It currently consists of five main-series games, three spin-offs, one crossover with the Professor Layton series, and a sixth main-series game due... »

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