Nintendo DS Reviews

Review: Poptropica Adventures

Written by on December 12, 2012 in

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Any child who has played Poptropica online before is sure to recognize the characters within Ubisoft’s new Nintendo DS game, Poptropica Adventures.


Review: Transformers: Prime – The Game

Written by on November 23, 2012 in

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In their infinite wisdom, Activision has decided to celebrate their amazing Transformers: Fall of Cybertron game by releasing Transformers: Prime -The Game. The newest game is not based on the classic Transformers animated series. It, instead, finds inspiration from the updated series on the Hub television channel (now available on Netflix). The series, featuring young… Read More »


Review: Pokemon Conquest

Written by on July 2, 2012 in

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I’m a huge fan of Pokémon. I’ve played the majority of the handheld titles including some of the offbeat games like Pokémon Snap, Pokémon Pinball, and Pokémon Puzzle League. When I heard about Pokémon Conquest at first I was concerned that the series had jumped the shark, but upon seeing gameplay videos, and actually getting my hands on it I can say that… Read More »


Review: Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Written by on January 30, 2012 in

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When it comes to puzzle games Nintendo’s little hand-held that could was no stranger.  With a glut of rehashed and repackaged puzzlers seemed to dominate the DS’s library over its lifetime.  In the midst of that, though, there was always the Professor Layton series.  Far from being just another collection of disjointed puzzle, Layton games… Read More »


Review: Monster Jam: Path of Destruction

Written by on May 17, 2011 in

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I’m not a huge fan of Monster trucks like the rest of America. I never quite understood the fascination with watching raised trucks jump over ramps and race around circle tracks. That is, until I witnessed the action of Monster Jam first hand and found that a part of me actually enjoys watching. Monster Jam: Path… Read More »


Review: Pokémon Black and White

Written by on April 27, 2011 in

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  One of the first games I ever played was Pokémon Red.  From the very start, I loved it all.  I swore to be the very best, like no one ever was.  To catch them was my real test, to train them was my cause. Since I first started up Red on my big ol’… Read More »


Review: 7 Wonders II

Written by on March 12, 2011 in

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Swap gems across a grid, match three-of-a-kind, the gems vanish and more gems drop down.  Now where have I seen this before?  Yes, match three puzzle games have seen hundreds of different iterations since Bejeweled released way back in 2001 so 7 Wonders II from developer Mumbo Jumbo will find itself releasing into a very… Read More »


Review: Puzzle Expedition

Written by on March 4, 2011 in

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If games and movies have taught me anything it is that if you’re are going to be an archaeologist you’d best have children who can come searching for you once you inevitably go missing.  It happened to old Indy’s dad in years past and in Puzzle Expedition for the Nintendo DS the father of our… Read More »


Review: TouchMaster Connect

Written by on February 23, 2011 in

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Every gaming console has a genre that becomes far too common. The Xbox has shooters in every shade of brown and the Playstation has many RPG’s of the Japanese variety.  For the Wii and DS, though, the common game type, the type that is fairly cheap and easy for developer’s to make, is the mini-game collection. … Read More »


Review: Sonic Colors

Written by on December 15, 2010 in

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Sonic the Hedgehog has had a rough time of it since the inception of the 3-D era. A venerable gaming icon back in the day the speedy mammal has seen his blue fur tarnished by one sub-par game after another. One of the last refuges of quality for the Sonic series, though, has been on… Read More »