Reviews

7.75

Sushi Striker: The Way Of Sushido Review – Novel Puzzles In A Sushi-Obsessed Land

You aren’t sliding colored gems into groups of three, but the part of your brain that sparks when three of the same thing disappears after you make them neighbors lights up here.
by Kyle Hilliard on Jun 07, 2018 at 1:33 PM
7.75

Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers Review – Blistering Action With Detailed Instructions

Dillon stands apart from other 3DS games, but lacks confidence in the player, which leads to frustration alongside the moments of extreme speed and action.
by Kyle Hilliard on Jun 04, 2018 at 7:21 PM
7.25

Detective Pikachu Review – A Bit Too Elementary, My Dear Pikachu

Pikachu is more endearing than ever.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 29, 2018 at 3:00 PM
8.5

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Review – Subtle Changes To Familiar Scenery

Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are not new games,
but if you skipped Sun and Moon, this is a fantastic place to jump on.
by Kyle Hilliard on Nov 15, 2017 at 2:57 PM
7.5

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond The Myth Review – The Art Of Surviving

Etrian Odyssey V feels close to what the series has done before, but the new classes and skills keep things from getting too dull.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 26, 2017 at 11:34 AM
9.75

Metroid: Samus Returns Review – A Charge Blast From The Past

Despite the many challengers to Metroid’s throne, Samus Returns proves that Nintendo still understands the formula best.
by Ben Reeves on Sep 12, 2017 at 7:00 AM
8

Monster Hunter Stories Review – A New Way To Hunt

Gotta hunt 'em all!
by Daniel Tack on Sep 07, 2017 at 4:00 PM
6.75

Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle And The Millionaires' Conspiracy Review – A Stumble On The First Step

Katrielle’s first adventure succeeds in carrying on the legacy of the series. However, Katrielle doesn’t quite live up to her father’s name.
by Kyle Hilliard on Jul 31, 2017 at 5:02 PM
7.5

Miitopia Review – Miis Face A Long, Quirky Journey

Miitopia shines another light on the Miis, taking the goofy characters on a lengthy RPG adventure. 
by Jeff Cork on Jul 28, 2017 at 2:43 PM
6

Hey! Pikmin Review – Nintendo’s Intergalactic Strategy Falls Flat In 2D

Hey Pikmin compresses Nintendo’s unusual spin on real-time strategy into 2D, and it loses a lot of the strategy.
by Ben Reeves on Jul 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM
8

Ever Oasis Review – A Unique Starter Home

Ever Oasis finds a smart balance of simulation and action RPG mechanics,
but struggles somewhat in its attempts to craft a believable world that
feels alive.
by Kyle Hilliard on Jun 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM
7

Fire Emblem Echoes Review – Welcome To The Grindhouse

Fire Emblem Echoes is a solid experience that offers challenging gameplay...if you're willing to overlook some frustrations.
by Javy Gwaltney on May 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM
8.5

Bye-Bye Boxboy Review – The Best Of The Boxes

 If Bye-Bye Boxboy marks the end for HAL’s quirky puzzle series, then it ends on a high note.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:17 PM
6.5

Mario Sports Superstars Review – A Shallow Sampling

Mario Sports Superstars lumps five simple sports experiences into one compilation.
by Brian Shea on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:04 PM
8.5

Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review – A Tight-Knit Port

Despite the small visual downgrade, Woolly World is still a great platformer, even on 3DS.
by Kyle Hilliard on Feb 01, 2017 at 2:35 PM
6.75

Dragon Ball Fusions Review – A Mediocre Combination

Fusions struggles with grinding and its namesake (fusing), but finds enough success to earn a qualified recommendation to Dragon Ball fans.
by Kyle Hilliard on Dec 12, 2016 at 10:29 AM
7.75

Super Mario Maker For Nintendo 3DS Review – Functional But Inferior

Mario Maker 3DS continues to be one of the best level creation tools ever made, despite new limitations.
by Kyle Hilliard on Nov 30, 2016 at 2:00 AM
8.5

Pokémon Sun & Moon Review – Destination Vacation

Sun & Moon is still a Pokémon game, but it features some of the biggest changes the series has ever seen – and that’s a good thing.
by Kyle Hilliard on Nov 15, 2016 at 2:00 AM
6.5

Mario Party Star Rush Review – A Mad Dash

The latest Mario Party switches up the formula yet again.
by Brian Shea on Nov 09, 2016 at 11:43 AM
7

Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits & Fleshy Souls Review – Subpar Spiritual Successor

The sequel has not invigorated my appreciation for this young franchise,
but it continues to be a worthy and distinct Pokémon competitor.
by Kyle Hilliard on Sep 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM