Category Archives: Video Games

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch)

Since the Wii U was a bit of a failure, it seems like a lot of the games which were originally exclusive to it have jumped onto the life raft that is the Nintendo Switch in order to extend their … Continue reading

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Super Mario 3D World

I don’t know why, but Super Mario 3D World never looked that appealing to me. I just thought it seemed like a rather generic Mario game, so for a long time, I just didn’t buy it. Earlier this year, I … Continue reading

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Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version

Though I have been a fan of the franchise since the beginning, somehow or another I ended up skipping over Pokémon Gold & Silver. It was a shame because I knew that a lot of people regarded the second generation … Continue reading

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Fighting Street

I had often heard people talk about Street Fighter II as if it were one of the best games ever made – a real classic, but strangely I never really heard anything at all about the first Street Fighter (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed

I feel like a lot of my video game reviews start with me saying that such and such a video game franchise was one I always wanted to play, but never got around too. Well, guess what? Assassin’s Creed was … Continue reading

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

I knew that there had been quite a lot of Phoenix Wright games on the Nintendo DS and for a long time it was something that I meant to try. For whatever reason, I never did – until recently. Having … Continue reading

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Kirby Super Star

I’d played a few early Kirby games and I thought they were alright, but it was when I played Kirby Super Star that I realised it was a franchise with enough quality to stand side by side with the ‘giants’ … Continue reading

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Helmet

Ironically, despite being called Helmet the helmet featured in the game is so inconsequential that it may as well not appear at all. In fact, it would probably make more sense if your character wasn’t wearing a helmet – then … Continue reading

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StreetPass Trader

Of all the things my Mii had been doing in the StreetPass games, I never expected them to end up playing the stock market… but then I got StreetPass Trader and it happened. I should also add that Nintendo gave … Continue reading

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Parachute

Parachute is one of the better known Game & Watches. It and Fire are the two games which serve as the biggest influences of the design of Mr. Game & Watch as we know him today. To be honest, the … Continue reading

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