I’m putting this out here right now: The Nintendo Switch is my console of the year, despite being woefully under-powered when compared to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One (and their Pro and X variants). With games like Super Mario Odyssey, Death Squared, Doom and Thimbleweed Park on Nintendo’s hybrid console, it really has been […]Read More Nintendo Switch reaches 10 million sales in nine months & Shu coming to Switch, too
You can now play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – henceforth known as Skyrim – on the toilet. Think about that for a second: You can now play one of the most well-known RPG games from Bethesda while sitting on the porcelain throne. Is this the future of gaming? Skyrim on Nintendo’s machine is the […]Read More Skyrim on Switch: Take an arrow in the knee, anywhere you like
Super Mario Odyssey is the best fun I’ve had playing a video game in a long, long, long time. In fact, I’ve had so much fun with it could well be my game of the year <thinks about that for a minute> Yep, Super Mario Odyssey is my game of the yea. Tough luck other […]Read More Super Mario Odyssey: Super fun times with Mario
Nintendo 2DS XL ($229) Nintendo’s new 2DS XL could be the best version of its handheld that I’ve ever used. The 2DX XL plays 3DS and DS games (although it won’t display 3DS games in 3D, of course) and also comes with a 4Gb microSD card, which handily means you don’t have to buy one […]Read More Nintendo 2DS XL: Big screens & ditch the 3D
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch) is a game that can elicit joy and frustration during the same play session. Heck, it can elicit those feelings during the last 100m of a race – and I love it. I can’t stop playing it. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe isn’t a new game. In fact, it’s an […]Read More Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review
A few weeks ago I was invited by Nintendo to attend a hands-on session with its then-yet-to-be released Switch. Sadly, I had to decline the invitation (it was in Auckland and I live in Christchurch, which is in New Zealand’s South Island) but Nintendo’s PR company in Australia kept in touch over the following weeks. […]Read More Oh, look, it’s a Nintendo Switch!