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9.0 Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey

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In my preview for Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser's Jr's Journey I mentioned that I had never played Bowser's Inside Story before. So when it came time to do my review, I decided to not compare the ...


9.5 Dragon Lapis

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I’ve been enjoying Dragon Lapis for the 3DS a lot. Check out my preview of the game here. And now its time for my review of Dragon Lapis. Is this a 3DS rpg that you’ll want to download? I like how Dragon ...


7.0 Machine Knight

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There are not too many developers releasing 3DS eshop games at anymore. Most of the developers have switched over to the Switch. One of the developers that it is still putting out games for the 3DS is KEMCO. Their ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 RPG Maker FES

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Have you ever wanted to create your own RPG adventure? RPG Maker FES from NIS America gives you the tools to create an RPG of your own. I've been playing RPG Maker for awhile now and I'm ready to give my opinon on ...


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, ...


9.5 Dragon Sinker

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Just because something is "retro inspired" doesn't always make it good. I've played some good retro inspired games and some pretty bad ones too. For me, a retro inspired game should be like an old game but doesn't ...


7.5 Legna Tactica

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Final Fantasy Tactics. Disaega. Fire Emblem. Legna Tactica. Wait. What was that last one? Legna Tactica is a brand new strategy rpg for the 3DS eshop. Much like the other games named, you’ll be moving your ...


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


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 ...


8.5 Yo-Kai Watch 2

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Over the past two weeks, we have been promoting and proving lots of written coverage on YO-KAI Watch 2; through are articles, and videos from YouTube's Abdallah, we have done our best to provide our readers with the ...


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).


6.0 Infinite Dunamis

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Infinite Dunamis is the latest rpg from Kemco for the 3DS. I’m very happy that the company continues to bring rpgs to the system. How good is Infinite Dunamis? Here’s my review!


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 ...


6.0 Justice Chronicles

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The Nintendo 3DS has a lot of role playing games coming out this year. Among the big rpg titles coming out, there are also some rpgs coming from Indie developers. One of the Indie rpgs recently released is called ...


9.5 Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam

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Paper Mario games are great, although have been trending downwards since the release of The Thousand Year Door on the GameCube. The last release, Sticker Star, was lackluster to say the least, borrowing heavily from ...


7.0 Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon

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Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon will not be a game that every 3DS or Pokemon fan will like, but that doesn't mean it does not have some redeeming qualities. Individuals who have been turned off by previous Mystery ...


8.5 Yo-Kai Watch

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If you have never heard of Yo-Kai before, I would not be surprised. Although the franchise is already a huge hit in Japan - two games, a TV show, and lots of merchandise - the franchise in North America is just ...


9.5 Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth

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Another adventure with our favourite Persona 3 and 4 characters? Yes please! Plucked from the middle of their respective games, the two separate casts are united in an alternate dimension modelled after Yasogami ...


7.5 Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven

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Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will have you scratching your head in bewilderment on numerous occasions during this short - for Japanese Role Playing Game standards - but dynamic title. To be fair, it is a wonder this ...


8.5 Puzzle and Dragons Z + Puzzle and Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition

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There is definitely a learning curve that takes a little while to master, but once you do, the Puzzle and Dragons Z portion of the game can be quickly finished. I found very little challenge awaited me. That is why ...


8.5 Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

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Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii was an underappreciated late-comer to the console. Very few people played it, yet those that did were very vocal about it: the looks of the game, how big it was, and how mainstream it ...


8.5 Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

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Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are finally here, and having a reaction of these franchise gems - pun intended - is great. Despire issues that have plague every game in this franchise, the update to these ...


9.5 Fantasy Life

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Fantasy Life really is a fantasy. But it's a good fantasy, and one that will take up a lot of your time. It's not everyday you get to swap between 12 different occupations, ranging from fighting to crafting to ...


9.5 Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds

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If you have ever played a game with a guy in a green costume, who is generally always sleeping at the beginning of his adventure, then you've probably played a Legend of Zelda game at some point. Nintendo's latest ...


9.0 Pokemon X

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2013 has been a big year full of big releases. We've had the open-world Goliath that is Grand Theft Auto V. We've received The Last of Us from Sony's wunderkind Naughty Dog. We'll soon be graced with the presence of ...


9.0 Project X Zone

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Project X Zone should perhaps win the award for the most exciting game with the least descriptive, least exciting name. It sounds like a fantasy extreme sports simulator, like Dead Ball Zone or something of that ...


8.0 Shin Megami Tensei IV

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With a library that contains JRPGs like Etrian Odyssey, Fire Emblem, Soul Hackers and Kingdom Hearts, it's no surprise that Shin Megami Tensei IV found its way to the Nintendo 3DS. It's becoming the go-to system for ...


9.0 Mario and Luigi Dream Team

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If you haven’t played any of the Mario & Luigi series, I strongly urge you to do so, as they are some of the most thought out, inspired and creative titles Nintendo has ever developed. From exploring the Beanbean ...


8.5 Paper Mario: Sticker Star

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We have seen various changes to the Paper Mario franchise over the past decade. Having started with turn based battles for the first few installments, then switching over to more dynamic combat in Super Paper Mario ...


7.5 Kingdom Hearts 3D

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Kingdom Hearts is a franchise well-loved by RPG and Disney fans alike, not surprising considering its impressive blend of animation-based nostalgia and slick gameplay. The first two games were met with critical ...