Knytt Underground review


There’s a meditative quality to this game. Despite concerning a pilgrimage, it contains almost subliminal dialogues on technology, narrative and, most of all, faith, which lend it a stillness that… Wait. Sorry, but did that fairy just call someone an “anus”?

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Devours Time and Pushes Boundaries – Nintendo Life


Monster Hunter Tri on the Wii was a standout not just for its epic scale and unique style, but for its ability to bring owners of the system together in a solid, cohesive online component; that was a rarity.

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – Pikmin 3 Finally Ended the Long Wait – Wii U News @ Nintendo Life


When considering Nintendo’s most treasured franchises it can be humbling to consider how many began in the 8-bit NES era or even, in more primitive forms, in Arcade cabinets before then.

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – The Legend of Zelda’s Legacy Continues – Nintendo Life


The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most powerful and iconic brands, a franchise capable of exciting a legion of fans with little more than a subtle hint of a teaser.

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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas – Year of Luigi – Nintendo Life


Yay green! This is the first of 12 special features that will look back and highlight some of the best things Nintendo gave us in 2013. It’s only natural that we start with the mascot that made 2013 his own.

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Super Mario 3D World (Wii U) Review


It finally happened, it took a nearly a year but there’s a game that you have to own a Wii U for. Super Mario 3D World finally gives everyone an excuse to pick up a Wii U.

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Feature: A Guide to the Best Nintendo Gifts For the Holiday Season – Nintendo Life


Farewell, stable bank balances. Prepare yourselves, credit cards. The Holiday season is upon us, with Black Friday — which is really Black Friday Week now — already kicking into gear in the U.S. and plenty of other places besides.

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PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii – games for a generation


I was sitting in the reception area of the Guardian’s old building in Farringdon. It was 2005.

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Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Review


Impressively, Nickelodeon’s current TV adaptation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles packs the action necessary to wrangle in a  younger audience while also being witty and well-written enough for older fans who enjoyed the Turtles almost 30 years ago.

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Why Wii U should steal your Christmas


With news of the Watch Dogs and Drive Club delays, I somehow found myself shelling out for a next-gen console ahead of time. Last week, in fact. It has second screen functionality that means I can play in the palm of my hand if Coronation Street is on. It’s HD.

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