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9.0 Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon

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The typical Pokémon generation of video games has been highlighted by two initial releases, followed by one ‘complete’ release. You had Pokémon Red and Blue, and then Pokémon Yellow. You had Gold and Siler, and then ...


9.0 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga 3DS

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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowsers Minions released today on the Nintendo 3DS; as the title is essentially broken into two components - Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and Bowsers Minions - we though we would ...


9.0 Metroid: Samus Returns

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If you haven’t, please check out my Metroid: Samus Returns reviews-in-progress part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4. Today, I want to provide you with my full final review of Metroid: Samus Returns for the 3DS. ...


8.0 Monster Hunter Stories

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When I first saw Monster Hunter Stories in the Nintendo eShop, it was right around the day the demo landed, and everybody kept saying online, "It's Pokémon, but Monster Hunter." I was intrigued immediately, but that ...


10 Chicken Wiggle

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You may say to yourself: do I need a game called Chicken Wiggle in my life? And you may say to yourself: self, what is a Chicken Wiggle? I will attempt to answer both those questions in my review of Chicken Wiggle ...


9.5 Miitopia

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Miitopia is not Tomodachi Life. That said, there are some things they have in common and of course I will be mentioning Tomodachi Life some in this review. Don't worry though, you don't have to play Tomoadachi Life ...


7.0 Kid Tripp

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I've played some good games in the runner genre and some bad ones too. Runners can be fun, despite the lack of control in movement, and there can be a lot of challenge and surprise to them. Kid Tripp is runner for ...


8.0 Hey! Pikmin

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The Pikmin franchise has been one of Nintendo's best since the original title released many years ago on the Nintendo Gamecube. Since then, Nintendo has been careful to not over extend the franchise, but only ...


9.0 Runbow Pocket

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The ways of Runbow Pocket for 3DS are heartless and unforgiving. You will die a lot in this game. And the game will make fun of you. Every. Single. Time. So why should you play such a heartless game? Why should you ...


9.5 Fire Emblem Echoes-Shadows of Valentia

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Fire Emblem Echoes-Shadows of Valentia is the latest game in the Fire Emblem franchise. Last week I provided our readers with an in-depth look at the game with my review in progress. Please check out Part 1, Part 2, ...


9.0 Dragon Quest 8

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Bringing all of these older Dragon Quest games to the Nintendo 3DS is a brilliant idea, and I'm loving every minute of it. Although Dragon Quest 8 doesn't boast the obvious improvements we saw in Dragon Quest 7


7.5 Ice Station Z

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You are alone, out in the middle of nowhere with nothing, and a bunch of zombies want to kill you. Well, unless you play the online mode and then there are people everywhere and not many zombies.


8.0 Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure

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Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure is an action adventure platformer for the 3DS eshop. We’ve seen a few games like this on 3DS but what makes Gurumin different is that it is a fully three dimensional game and more ...


9.0 Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

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I love role playing games. I was a huge fan of the Final Fantasy games until they turned into action games. And I really love Dragon Quest 9 from Square Enix too. So when Square finally announced that Dragon Quest ...


6.0 Quest of Dungeons

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You decide you want to a wizard and your buddies tell you to go alone into a dungeon. Haven't they ever heard thats its "dangerous to go alone?" Oh well. You are a very brave wizard (perhaps a little foolish too).


6.5 The Legend of Kusakari

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Everyone knows if you want to find a heart or rupee quick in a Zelda game, then you had better cut the grass and see what you can find. But what if there was an entire game about grass cutting with a sword? And you ...


8.0 Dragon Fantasy The Black Tome of Ice

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Sequels are sometimes better than the first game, but more often than not, sequels are worse. Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice is the second Dragon Fantasy game for the 3DS (its also available on Wii U but I ...


8.0 The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

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Apparently, lumping together Zelda and the 3DS is not always going to produce an epic adventure like The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Tri Force Heroes might use the same graphical approach, but the game ...


7.0 Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure

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Mario and Luigi consolidate their practice and invent a cure all drug that’ll lure you out of your money like a bulk supply of “baby aspirin”. Is the $9 for another iteration of the Dr. Mario franchise a tough pill ...


7.5 Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom

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People have attempted to clone the Legend of Zelda franchise for years. Some have had success doing so, while most have not. The developers behind Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom have done an ...


9.5 Majora’s Mask 3DS

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Majora's Mask was one of the best games made for the N64. Now it's on 3DS, and the wait was more than worth it.


8.0 Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney

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Titles that fuse together two unique play styles and characters often suffer in the end from attempting to please both fan bases, inevitably pleasing neither. Fortunately, this is not the case in Level-5 and ...


7.0 The Starship Damrey

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In the gaming days of yore, things like tutorials, objective markers, and pop-up hints were very uncommon. For some, these forms of guidance take away exploration, self-discovery, and challenge, and they yearn for ...