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
I’ve had a Nintendo Switch for about three weeks now and I like it. I like it a lot but I do have some reservations about it (but more on those later). OK, full disclosure first: Nintendo Australia sent me a Switch for long-term loan (I’ve talked about how this came about here) and will […]Read More Nintendo Switch review: If you build it, they will come
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!
UPDATE: I probably should have mentioned that I’m not going to E3 this year. Yeah, I’m gutted too but that’s life. There’s always next year. This time last year (day wise, not time wise, I can’t be bothered working out what time it is in LA right now) , I was probably sitting in a […]Read More It’s going to be an interesting week: E3 kicks off on Tuesday (for us in NZ)