Category Archives: Video Games

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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LEAKED Super Smash Bros. Ultimate John-Boy Walton Reveal Trailer

(Thanks to a Waltons-insider that I know, I was able to get my hands on the script for John-Boy Walton’s as of yet unannounced reveal trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. I present it here in its unedited form. Please … Continue reading

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Miitomo

When I first heard that Nintendo were going to start making games for smartphones, I was pretty excited. I was so excited, in fact, that I went out and bought my first smartphone. I’m really glad I did because those … Continue reading

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25 Million Steps

In 2011, (around the same time I started writing this blog, actually) I got myself a 3DS. I was very impressed by many of its features – in particular the fact that it had a built in pedometer. I soon … Continue reading

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Fire Emblem Fates

It was Fire Emblem: Awakening which helped to establish the Fire Emblem IP as one of Nintendo’s best and Fire Emblem Fates built on top of the previous game’s structure and made something even better. Sadly, this game didn’t seem … Continue reading

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NES Remix

If you’ve ever played a WarioWare game before (and if you haven’t, you should give the series a try, it’s great!) then you’ll be familiar with 9-Volt’s collection of ‘microgames.’ For those not in the know, they are moments from … Continue reading

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