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Splatoon Hands On Impressions


Splatoon was my biggest surprise from the Nintendo Post E3 Event, it managed to amaze me like no other game did. The shooter looks like a kiddy paintball game designed with little depth and complexity. But looks can be deceiving.

Yoshi’s Woolly World Hands on Impressions


After the unimaginative slugfest that was Yoshi’s New Island, I was eagerly awaiting something new and fresh for the next Yoshi game. Woolly World came completely out of left field in Nintendo’s conference, and I wasn’t too enthralled. But the hands on demo changed my opinion completely as it has the potential to become the best family friendly co op game for the Wii U.

Hyrule Warriors Hands On Impressions


Looking at Hyrule Warriors from a distance makes it appear to be another typical Dynasty Warriors clone, even brandishing “Warriors” in its name to emphasis that it’s a shameless skin. But looking a little closer reveals that Hyrule Warriors is a little different.It takes the fundamental ideas from the DW series (I.E killing hoards of mindless enemies to build up special moves that clear the screen) and builds upon them by adding elements from the Zelda franchise.

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl Review


Words by Milo Fisher

The newest game in the long running Etrian Odyssey franchise has arrived on the 3DS, and while it doesn’t do anything too revolutionary with its mechanics, it makes up for it by being the perfect dungeon crawler for newcomers to the genre.

Inazuma Eleven 3: Team Ogre Attacks Review


Words by Milo Fisher

Inazuma Eleven made its name on the original DS back when the system started out, and with the latest game in this sport RPG series being released on the new 3DS, how does it fair?

The Wonderful 101 Review


Words by Milo Fisher

The Wii U is known for being a console for younger gamers due to the lack of hard and challenging games for the system. Thankfully, Platinum Games have decided to bring a hardcore game to the Nintendo market with The Wonderful 101.

Milo Fisher: Pikmin 3 Impressions


Words by Milo Fisher

The Pikmin series has been around for the past twelve years and has received nothing but praise from both critics and the community, yet it’s taken this long for me to finally get round to playing this adorable series. But with Pikmin 3 being released on the Wii U, I finally got my chance to experience the series and see what all the fuss was about.

Soul Hackers 3DS Review


The Shin Megami Tensei series didn’t pick up much popularity in the UK during the 90’s, and it wasn’t until the persona series came out that the franchise grew its passionate fan base. This meant that games such as Soul Hackers flew right over people’s heads. But now, thanks to the re-release on the 3DS, players young and old can experience one of the games that defined the franchise.

Bravely Default Review


Think back to the days of old, when Final Fantasy was the most ambitious and well crafted RPG of the generation. Those games were incredible.  Well Bravely Default has appeared to take us back to that time and show us just why RPG’s are so magical.

The legend of Zelda: A Link between Worlds Review


Zelda games have had their ups and downs lately. Twilight princess had mixed reactions from the fans, and skyward sword its fair share of problems.  The last original handheld Zelda game was Spirit Tracks, a game that no one really seems to hold in high regard. But thankfully The Legend of Zelda: A Link between Worlds has burst onto the scene. And much like Ocarina of Time, this is one of the best Zelda games of all time.

Nintendo 2DS hands on


We’ve had a chance to have some hands on time with the new Nintendo 2DS. And…

Nintendo announces the 2DS


No. this isn’t a joke. The Nintendo 2DS is a real thing.

Injustice: Gods Among Us is the Wii U’s only retail release this month


In a perfect world an article like this would never have to go up. Sadly, this is not a perfect world, and there is only one game being released for the Wii U this month. Despite all of the pain and suffering the Wii U has caused gamers.

Wii U’s record for North America that is not something to boast about


Between the release of  Jeopardy on the 14th of December 2012 , and the release of The Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Edition 5th of March 2013 the Nintendo Wii U  broke a previous record that was held by the Nintendo 64.

15 new Assassin’s Creed 4: Blag Flag screenshots

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GC recently reported that Ubisoft will be releasing Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag in October of this year. Now you can feast your eyes on some brand spanking new screenshot.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag release date and announcement trailer

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Can’t wait for the next Assassin’s Creed on next gen consoles? Well, you could be playing it sooner than you think.

Nintendo is on the warpath- No more online piracy

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Nintendo has sent a  letter to the U.S Trade Representative asking them to put pressure on Countries where Online Piracy is out of control. They are urging them to take action because of the mounting losses that are occurring because of rampant Piracy of their games.

Gioteck GC-2 wireless controller preview


The GC-2 controller is Gioteck’s latest controller for the PS3 and Wii U which Gioteck claims is made for gamers by gamers. Not only is this controller heavily modelled on the Xbox 360 controller, its main aim is to give you superior control and comfort while playing first person shooters.

Podcast: Episode 1 – Next gen

Gaming Capacity talk about the imminent arrival of the next generation of gaming.

Calming the waves of war


Generation after generation when new consoles come out fans line up on the battlefield with their colors waving bright behind them.  Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft have managed to create armies of gamers who sling verbal catapults and fireballs at each other.

The evolution of the Pokéverse


The Pokémon franchise has been with us since 1996 thanks to the brilliant minds at Gamefreak. However, these past few generations of Pokémon games have not been getting the reaction that Gamefreak had hoped for.

Wii U price cut vs More Wii U games

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In March of 2011, Nintendo released the 3DS handheld system. The price was 249.99 USD. That price point, which certainly was astronomical, did not last more than six months before Nintendo took nearly 80 dollars off the price.

Wii U’s Japan launch hints at its future sales numbers

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The Wii U has launched to about 307,000 units in its first week in Japan. That is a little over triple the sales the PS3 had when it launched in Japan. If the Wii U can push out that much in its first week then who knows where it will go from here.

THQ liquidates its supply of Wii U-draw tablets


The U-draw tablet for the Wii was released holiday 2010 to much success. Then THQ thought they would put it out on the PS3 and the 360 as well. That was not too wise of a decision for the troubled company.

Accidental Wii U hacker unveils upcoming Wii U games

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The Wii U has only been out for a short time, but holes in the system have already been discovered. A gamer by the name of “Trike” was able to hack into the Wii U miiverse. Once there he found all sort of information.

Will Nextbox and PS4 need major unique selling points?


Nintendo have become exemplary when it comes to innovation in the hardware space. They are pioneers, and their pioneering in new and bold areas has proved incredibly fruitful – The Wii, with its motion controls, and the DS, with its dual screens, are two of the most successful video game systems in history.

German version of Gamepro magazine gives out reviews of Nintendo land and New Super Mario Bros. U

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It is getting close. Nintendo gamers all over the world can feel it. The Wii U is going to be out in America in two weeks. That means two things right now.

  1. We are finally going to have some fun with Nintendo once again.
  2. The Wii U game reviews are coming.

The Wii U’s GPU “confirmed” as a modified E6760


Started on NeoGAF a few months ago, a rumor stating Wii U’s GPU was the E6760 was spread. A user claimed that AMD tech support had sent him a response that included the specification. Recently another GAF member tried the same trick with AMD and sure enough in their response an E6760 is mentioned: