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
Like it did with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Switch, Nintendo has struck gaming gold with pugilism simulator, Arms. As the name suggests, this punching game centres on the arms of the pugilists, which are spring-loaded with one of three different “gloves” providing light, medium and heavy attacks. Take Spring Man, example, his toaster […]Read More Arms: Punching good times on the Nintendo Switch
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!