Like the DS before it, the 3DS is becoming one of my favorite platforms. Now that we are several years into its life, it has a pretty great selection of first and third-party games. There are enough now that I have fallen beh...more
I don't know about you, but I'm partial to clear cases for my 3DS XL. Currently I'm rocking a $2 crystal cover so I can preserve my Pokémon X & Y design while still protecting the system. But these Yoshi's New Isla...more
The original Yoshi's Island is one of my favorite Mario games of all time. I don't know if it's the numerous and remarkably unique boss battles or the whimsical charm of throwing strategically bounced eggs, but it r...more
Have you ever wanted to see a giant Yoshi egg wreck someone's backyard? Well now you can.
Nintendo has been loving these live action commercials for a while, and now there's a new one for Yoshi's New Island. Despite the ridiculousness of the concept, the video actually does a decent job of showing you some of the new features for the upcoming 3DS game.
Our review drops on Thursday, by the way.more
Remember that Yoshi 3DS? It's coming to North America, too. Priced at $199.99, you'll get this lovely green 3DS XL with Yoshi's silly little dino body running across its front. There are even cuter Yoshi eggs o...more
Do you know what's fun? Making Yoshi noises. Come on. Do it. The tongue grab. The flutter jump. The ground pound. Such an animated dinosaur. Hamza and Dale are really good at making Yoshi noises.
Yoshi's New Island is also fun.more
Yoshi's New Island is looking much better in this new trailer from today's Nintendo Direct presentation than it did in prior videos (though that's not saying a whole lot). This time around, we get to see new mechanics like m...more
Not that I'm complaining, but I am starting to get a bit confused at just how many limited edition 3DS's Nintendo plans on releasing. Is it to plant a "collect 'em all" mentality? Are the nostalgia mainlines every few months...more
I had thought that, with time, I'd come to accept -- or at least not outright despise -- the art direction of Yoshi's New Island. That's looking like a lost cause. Granted, the game doesn't hit 3DS until March 14, and suppos...more
There's a nugget of a solid game here in Nihilumbra. Unlike many of the PlayStation Vita's offerings, it uses the touchscreen in a novel way that doesn't feel tacked on or forced. And the puzzle-platforming is supported well by an ethereal art style, score, and sound design.
You just have to wade through a jumble of pseudo-philosophy to get to it.more
I don't think anyone, including the game's creator, expected Gunman Clive to be such a massive hit. As an homage to retro platformers it was a joy to play, and the ridiculously cheap base price made it easy to take the plunge.
Gunman Clive 2 delivers pretty much everything you'd want out of a sequel, even if it doesn't push the envelope.more
Developer Alien Trap has announced the dates for the cool-looking platformer Apotheon -- February 3 on Steam and PS4. There have been a few delays within the process, but it's ready now and all set after Sony's approval...more