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Kirby's Dream Land
Root Beer Tapper is one of the lesser-known classics of the golden age of arcade games way back in the early 80's. Therefore it's good to see it make a new appearance on XBOX Live here in good 'ol modern times. In it, yo... Read Full Review7 of 9 users found the following review helpful
Wario, long Nintendo's go-to guy when it came to handheld games, is back once again in Wario: Master of disguise. However, what was once a proud and somewhat under appreciated series has been very poorly represented in t... Read Full Review12 of 14 users found the following review helpful
New Super Mario Bros is a game that wants game players to think nostalgia from it's very beginning, practically from the moment you lay eyes on the box. It's unusual title alone does it's best to suggest that this is a r... Read Full Review9 of 12 users found the following review helpful
As Square began releasing old Final Fantasies in portable form, it became an inevitability that sooner or later every single game that was capable of being released on the Game Boy Advance would find it's way there. And ... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
After six installments, Nintendo is still keeping the Mario Party series going. It's rather odd to see a spin-off series like this one last so long, even considering that it's spun off from a series whose spin-offs have ... Read Full Review4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
If you've enjoyed any Kirby game before this, or if you want to try one out now, this is a great game to get.
Kirby is one of Nintendo's oldest and well-traveled characters, having been in dozens of different games on nearly every one of the company's platforms over the years. He's already made one appearance on the Nintendo DS,... Read Full Review3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Game compilations have been all the rage over the last few years with developers. They allow them to cash in on games that are long past their prime, haven't seen the open market in years, yet may still be commercially v... Read Full Review2 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Super Princess Peach is a first as far as the Mario series goes. It's the first game in the franchise to star Peach alone in her own platforming adventure, on a quest to save Mario and Luigi no less. It appears that the ... Read Full Review6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Metroid: Zero Mission is a mixed bag of a game. A remake of a mid-80's NES game, it actually abandons or adds to much of what was seen in that version, turning it into more of a retelling of that game's story than a rema... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Even if you have played the previous games in the series, it would be a horrible mistake to miss Dawn of Sorrow.
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow is one of those games that feels like you've played it already when you first pick it up. It's the fourth new Castlevania game to be released on a Nintendo handheld since Circle of the Moon wa... Read Full Review4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
With it's constant rotating cast of heroes, one of the few recognizable faces from the Dragon Quest series comes in the form of the slimes, the tiny smiling blobs that appear as low-level enemies in every single DQ game.... Read Full Review5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Advance Wars: Dual Strike is an infinitely deep and incredibly rewarding experience, worth any DS owner's time.
When you pick up Advance Wars: Dual Strike for the first time, you'll probably have one of two reactions. First of all, if you've never played an Advance Wars game before, you'll probably notice how simple the game appea... Read Full Review6 of 10 users found the following review helpful
Overall, despite some of it's flaws, Halo 2 is one of the most important games available for the XBOX.
Halo 2 is one of those games that needs to be seen in its entirety to be appreciated. it may have a decent, if disappointing, single-player campaign, but it's really at its best in its online multiplayer mode. However, t... Read Full Review10 of 16 users found the following review helpful
Presenting: Meteos. A game that's not too difficult to describe. Basically, it looks like a Tetris Attack knock-off at first glance. However, your goal in this game is to take the pieces that are raining down from the to... Read Full Review4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Kirby has been in a lot of games at this point, for nearly every Nintendo system that's been made, so it makes sense that he'd show up on the Nintendo DS sooner or later. And so he does in Kirby: Canvas Curse, his first ... Read Full Review10 of 14 users found the following review helpful
Wario has come up with another scheme to get rich, and it just so happens to involve his recent discovery of tilt technology. Having designed a few hundred new microgames with his friends, it's now up to you to play thro... Read Full Review5 of 13 users found the following review helpful
So video games are bad for you, right? Nothing but violence and murder and disrespect for one's elders? Well, Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day is a game which attempts to change that notion, with several diff... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
When the Doom games were originally released, they came at price tags of upwards of fifty dollars. With that in mind, the three-game Doom Collector’s Edition comes across as one of the greatest bargains of all time. It n... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Sometimes you end up with a formula that wouldn't seem to need any alterations at all. However, at times, certain people feel that they still need to tweak some things a little even after it would seem that they have bee... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
When one thinks of Nintendo platformers, Kirby isn't always the first character that comes to mind. This is a bit of a shame, as he's been on more than half a dozen spectacular adventures in the last fifteen years or so.... Read Full Review6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
While hardly a revolutionary entry in the series, Mario Party 6 still manages to be a fun experience.
Since the release of the original Mario Party, Nintendo has released a new entry in the series every year. After six entries in the series, it would seem as though developer Hudson Soft would finally be running out of st... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
As the first original Zelda adventure on the Game Boy Advance, The Minish Cap makes a fine addition to the series.
With the incredible popularity of both the Legend of Zelda series and the Game Boy Advance, bringing the former to the latter would have seemed to be a natural decision for the maker of both, Nintendo. However, the first... Read Full Review1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
When Resident Evil 4 was announced, few people had any idea just what sort of game it would be. The few early screenshots and bits of info that were released didn't reveal much about the title other than the identity of ... Read Full Review6 of 16 users found the following review helpful
Feel the Magic is probably the most unusual DS title to date, and it's also one of the better ones to boot.
As the first DS game to be controlled exclusively by the Nintendo DS' touch screen (and at one point it's microphone), a lot of people will use Feel the Magic as a sign of just how well the stylus and the screen can go t... Read Full Review1 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes is the successor to what many people believe to be one of the greatest GameCube games of all: Metroid Prime. It's a game that makes all of the necescarry changes and improvements that you could po... Read Full Review6 of 16 users found the following review helpful
Pac-Man is a classic game. As such, you'd think that an easy conversion to a modern download-only bargain gaming service would be a no-brainer, something so simple that it would be almost impossible to screw up. Unfortun... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Smackdown Versus Raw 2006 is an incredibly good wrestling game. It packs so many different things into itself and ties that all together with gameplay that pretty much can't be beat. It's a solid game on almost every lev... Read Full Review3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door is, if nothing else, another incredibly strong entry in the Mario RPG series. While it may be the fourth RPG starring Nintendo's famous plumber to be released, it is by no means the le... Read Full Review8 of 17 users found the following review helpful
Wario Ware: Touched! is an incredibly bizarre and incredibly fun experience, a sort of game that rarely comes along, yet is often remembered for years after it's release. After falling into a manhole, Wario, the star of ... Read Full Review4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
This remake of the original Pokemon games is just as much fun as the original, though it doesn't make many improvements.
Pokemon Fire Red is a remake of Pokemon Red, one of the first games in the Pokemon Series. Along with Pokemon Blue and Yellow, Red was the first time that gamers got to see the world of Pokemon. The series has expanded q... Read Full Review1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
When Super Mario 64 was being prepared for release, there was a lot of focus on it, not only because it was a launch title for the Nintendo 64, but also because it was the first game in the Mario series to be released in... Read Full Review3 of 11 users found the following review helpful
Astro Boy is one of the most pleasant surprises that has come up on the Game Boy Advance this year. It focuses around the efforts of Astro, a robot created at a time when Earth's human population is at odds with it’s rob... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Ninja Gaiden is by far one of the best purchases that you can make on any system. It has a sort of quality that shines through and makes it an experience like no other. The game is reminiscent of other action/adventure g... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Yoshi's Island was originally released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System all the way back in 1995. Since that time, games have changed quite a bit. Yet despite all the ways that things have changed in the time s... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Super Mario Bros. 2 is a game that has managed to stand the test of time. Even after more than a decade, it's still a blast to play. Some people might still have a problem with the fact that it deviates a bit from the wa... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Super Mario Land 2 is a fairly remarkable game. It features some things that were never seen before in a Mario game, and some that were never seen again. It might seem to some that this is nothing more than an insignific... Read Full Review6 of 8 users found the following review helpful
Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance is a game that manages to take a big step forwards and a small step backwards at the same time. Of course, despite it's problems it's still a lot of fun, and it'll last you a good long ... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Jak and Daxter is a very solid game. It manages to add some new features to the platforming genre that haven't really been seen before. But at the same time, it can be a bit repetitive and derivative of other games. But ... Read Full Review0 of 5 users found the following review helpful