When the 3DS was first released, an unlikely champion quickly rose to the top of a lot of early adopters' "most played games." Find Mii, the free, bare-bones, turn-based RPG that's included with the console was quick to capture and retain the attention of many. The game was so popular that Nintendo even released a sequel earlier this year, with tons of new enemies and funny little hats to collect.
Find Mii 1 & 2 have two major flaws. The games offer little to no exploration. They are basically just a series battles with a few branching paths, sort of a turn-based rendition of a single-player fighting game. They also rely on StreetPass to initialize their major hook -- acquiring new Mii characters from other players and using them in combat.
The "Denpa" Men: They Came By Wave looks to fix both of those flaws, while swapping out the Miis for some weird men in skin-tight, one-piece jumpsuits. The results are pretty wonderful, though there are a few issues that keep the game from grasping perfection.... read more