CHASE gets a European launch discount via My Nintendo

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS

No doubt many of you Hotel Dusk fans are eagerly awaiting CHASE: Cold Case Investigations, the spiritual successor to the Nintendo DS classic helmed by the same director. It launches this Thursday in both North America and Europe, and it’s in the latter territory where it’ll be getting a special…

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Review: Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, Reviews

When it comes to sequels there’s a fine line to balance on. Lean too far one way and it’s more of the same, sacrificing that spark of ingenuity and failing to leave an impact and instead just becoming ‘the second one’. Lean too far the other and you become something…

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Paper Mario: Color Splash — Thoughts so far

Categories: Wii U

The release of Paper Mario: Color Splash on Friday has provided ample opportunity to play the game, and, despite the immediate negative fan opinion upon its reveal earlier this year, the latest title in the long-lived franchise is actually… quite enjoyable. Like Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door before it, Color…

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Fan recreates Metroid soundtrack using ’80s-style synths

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Retro

One of the most effective soundtracks of the NES-era belongs to the first Metroid game. Composed by industry icon Hirokazu “Hip” Tanaka, it perfectly encapsulates the atmosphere of the planet Zebes, with its immersive and creepy sci-fi stylings perfectly suiting the alien-infested caverns that Samus must venture through to defeat…

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Pokémon Generations episodes 5 and 6 now live

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News

The 20th anniversary Pokémon Generations shorts keep on coming, and today saw two more uploaded that focus on Johto. One follows Looker as he confronts Giovanni’s son, Silver, while the other focuses on Eusine as he learns more about the history of Ecruteak City. Give them both a watch:

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Translated Pokémon trailer shows off Solgaleo and Lunala

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News

The Nintendo Europe YouTube page has just uploaded a trailer for Pokémon Sun & Moon that focuses on showing off the legendary Solgaleo and Lunala as well as other looks at Alola’s varied varieties of Pokémon. This is a translated version of a trailer that’s been on the Pokémon Company’s…

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October’s Monster Hunter Generations free DLC is live

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: 3DS, News

The steady stream of free Monster Hunter Generations DLC keeps on flowing, with this month featuring outfits of the legendary hero Marth, the noble knight Sir Arthur and the blue bomber himself, Mega Man. There are also a few Japanese cross-over items with the likes of Famitsu and CoroCoro. To…

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