Posts tagged Nintendo 2DS


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The definitive journey through Johto – Pokémon Crystal

Pokémon breathes nostalgia for a large group of gamers, and the rerelease of the old games on Virtual Console was big deal. So big in fact, that they were even announced in a Nintendo Direct, much to the joy of many fans. Pokémon Gold and Silver on Virtual Console even got special boxed copies that emulated the original Game Boy Color gameboxes. Now it’s Pokémon Crystal’s time to get the same treatment.

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Kirby Battle Royale sucks the 3DS dry

Kirby Battle Royale is essentially a collection of mini-games that can be played both locally or online against other players and even supports Download Play for two to four players. The various games range from collecting as many coins as possible while you try to steal from your opponents, chucking as many apples as you can in trapdoor after you’ve slashed them from Whispy Woods or simply straight up trying to defeat 3 other players in a free-for-all brawl.

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Hey! Pikmin’s different now

In case of the original game, Pikmin’s kid-friendly aesthetic was merely a promotion for its suitability for younger gamers, under which a well-conceived strategy game was hiding. That same aesthetic has been preserved for Pikmin’s 3DS adventure ‘Hey! Pikmin’, but not much of the strategy and challenge of the original Pikmin formula was retained with the transition.

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Fire Emblem Echoes Review: A Strategic choice

Fire Emblem Echoes isn’t really a completely new installment, however: it is in fact a remake of the second Fire Emblem game, Fire Emblem Gaiden. Gaiden was originally released in 1992 on NES, and was remarkable for the number of changes and innovations it made over its predeccessor. It was of course never released in the West, so for us over here, Echoes is the first time we get to experience this story.

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