Nintendo Micro Blind Box Onboxing and Review


Our Figure Man Kuribo, gives us his thoughts on the question block blind boxes for micro figures. Be sure to read this first before purchasing any.

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Ever since the new product was initially announced, I’ve been skeptical of Nintendo Micro as the evolution or next step for Micro Land.  Re-releasing old figures has merit, but the price had to be right.  Once the news that the Blind Boxes would be one figure for $4, I feel more strongly than ever that Micro Land is not likely to be successful in the future.  Despite these feelings, that wasn’t enough to dissuade me from buying a couple of the new Nintendo Micro Blind Boxes when I was perusing a Game Stop recently.  How is this new product?  Will I walk away feeling as disappointed as I expect?  Read on to find out!

What Do I Want and Not Want? – I have a pretty good collection of Nintendo Micro Land figures and yet there are quite a few in this set that I would like to have.  The…

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Talking ‘Bout The Next Generation: Gen VII – Solgaleo (The Pokémon Of Sun & Moon)


Hello and welcome back to “Talking ‘Bout The Next Generation,” the spin-off feature series of Talking ‘Bout My Generation, (the 6 part series we ran during #PokemonWeek.) Just like in the last series, we will be talking about, yep you guessed it Pokémon! Except this time instead of talking about one particular Pokémon per generation, in this series we’re talking about the many Pokémon of Sun & Moon. So to kick off the third instalment, let’s talk about Solgaleo! Continue reading Talking ‘Bout The Next Generation: Gen VII – Solgaleo (The Pokémon Of Sun & Moon)

Hands On with Marin & Getting Linkle into Her Boots


Rejoice good friends, rejoice! New dlc has finally made its way to Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends, and sure the 3DS version does come with a free Fairy, a new map and all the rest, but the Wii U is not missed out.

Continue reading Hands On with Marin & Getting Linkle into Her Boots

A Scarlet Fairy Comes Bearing Gifts!


By now you may have heard that the new dlc for both versions of Hyrule Warriors is out, along with a new update for each version and additional purchasable dlc for the Wii U, but instead of another article, this is all about Scarlet. Continue reading A Scarlet Fairy Comes Bearing Gifts!

Leaked Footage! New Pokémon for Sun & Moon in Action!


*UPDATE (30/06/2016): Nintendo have released an official trailer with all the new Pokémon. Revealed in the footage is the type of each Pokémon (Tapukoko is Electric/Fairy. Charjabug and Vikavolt are both Bug/Electric. Drampa is Normal/Dragon. Bruxish is Water/Psychic. Cutiefly is Bug/Fairy and Togedemaru is an Electric/Steel-type)

By now you’ll have heard about the Sun & Moon Pokémon leak and maybe even seen the images for themselves, but the footage they came from has been removed, but not anymore. Continue reading Leaked Footage! New Pokémon for Sun & Moon in Action!

Sun & Moon Suffers Huge Leak! (Rumour) Pokémon Revealed Ahead of July 1st


*UPDATE (30/0616): We have added our unofficial footage of the new Pokémon to this article:

July 1st is just around the corner, the day we were promised new Pokémon Sun & Moon news and it seems the upcoming games have suffered a huge leak as a number of new Pokémon for the game have been revealed early. Continue reading Sun & Moon Suffers Huge Leak! (Rumour) Pokémon Revealed Ahead of July 1st

The Final Splatfest is to Go Out with a Bang!


Bad news guys and girls, not only has the theme for the next Splatfest been announced, but it’s also been announced the Splatfest that will kick off on July 22nd will also be the last one! Continue reading The Final Splatfest is to Go Out with a Bang!

(Releases, DLC, & Updates) How Nintendo is Spending June 30th


It is the 30th of June, which actually means quite a lot as Nintendo have quite a few games releasing. There is new dlc coming/out. There’s new updates and a Miiverse Community is closing, but which one? You’ll have to scroll down to find out, because first we’re starting with releases. Continue reading (Releases, DLC, & Updates) How Nintendo is Spending June 30th

Rhythm Heaven Megamix (3DS) Review


Hey everyone! Mr. Panda here! During E3 2016’s Treehouse Live stream, Nintendo surprised its audience by stealth launching the long-awaited Rhythm Heaven Megamix! Featuring a huge collection of rhythm minigames, catchy music, and a wacky ensemble of characters, Rhythm Heaven Megamix is sure to delight. Find out all about it in my review of this quirky 3DS game, and please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments!

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A Musical Slice of Heaven

Rhythm Heaven Megamix is the 4th game in the Rhythm Heaven series. Like its predecessors, RHM features plenty of quirky, musical minigames that test your ability to follow a beat. Although the game is filled with a breadth of enjoyable content, a sizable portion of it is borrowed from the first 3 games in the series. While it’s unfortunate that this game is mostly a best-of compilation, new challenges and repurposed minigames give both newcomers and veterans a reason to get back into the rhythm.

RHM_Glee.png Brand new rhythm games join classic favorites in one portable compilation!

Gameplay

The gameplay of RHM centers on rhythm games, in which you press buttons to the beat of the song. The games vary, both in terms of playstyle and music. Some games have you follow simple cues that go along with the song while others ask you to…

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What we Learned from Nintendo’s Annual General Shareholders Meeting


Given the number of articles that have been posted today on this particular subject, by now you should know that Nintendo have recently had their 76th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and a quite a few interesting details did emerge during this meeting. Continue reading What we Learned from Nintendo’s Annual General Shareholders Meeting

Pokemon GO Taking A Different Approach To Mainstream Games


The Pokemon Company’s senior director of consumer marketing, J.C Smith says that Pokemon GO is taking a different approach and is not aiming to recreate the experience that we’re accustomed to with the main games.

In a recent interview with Polygon, Smith said: Continue reading Pokemon GO Taking A Different Approach To Mainstream Games

Nintendo of America Confirms June 30th for Hyrule Warriors Legends DLC Release


Japan was first to confirm the date, Europe second and now with June 30th well within site, Nintendo of America have also confirmed the same date for the Link’s Awakening dlc for both versions of Hyrule Warriors and release a trailer for it as well. Continue reading Nintendo of America Confirms June 30th for Hyrule Warriors Legends DLC Release

25 Years of Sonic!


The year of anniversaries continues as the speedy, blue hedgehog created by Sega, celebrated his 25th last week and sure we should have done this on the day, (June 23rd) but with all the news that was expected to following the celebration, we felt it was best to put it off until now and then go over everything! Whilst at the same time dedicating another day to such a momentous occasion. Continue reading 25 Years of Sonic!

Pokémon GO Releases July 25th (Unconfirmed Release Date)


It was Miyamoto who told us that we can expect to get our hands on Pokémon GO app next month and with the field tests ending this week, it is looking like it could certainly be true, but now a single date has emerged from the rumour mill and it looks like we could be seeing the release of Pokémon GO on the 25th of July. Continue reading Pokémon GO Releases July 25th (Unconfirmed Release Date)

Did Miyamoto Just Reveal Something Important About the NX?


Nintendo said they wouldn’t talk about the NX at E3 and they stuck by that statement, but now that E3 is over, Nintendo are still refusing to talk about the next gen console, but there has been one new comment that comes straight from Miyamoto and we have it here: Continue reading Did Miyamoto Just Reveal Something Important About the NX?