Mini-Games Madness Volume 1 (Wii U)
The game consists of four mini-games which can be chosen from a glitchy, flashing menu screen that looks like it's playing on a badly warped VHS tape from the 1980s. It has to be the worst menu screen I've ever seen. I'll talk about each of the four mini-games separately: Eels and Ladders is a board game for 1-2 players... (read more
Picross e2 (3DS)
This sequel to Picross e keeps the same controls and gameplay as the first game, but has 155 new puzzles. For each one, you're given an empty grid with numbers for each column and row. You must use logic and the process of elimination to color in the correct squares to complete each picture. While there is a new mode... (read more
AC: Happy Home Designer (3DS)
Unlike a typical Animal Crossing game, this is not a life simulation game where you go fishing, catch bugs, collect fossils, and so on. Instead, this is a spin-off game that focuses solely on the home decoration aspect. The game does... (read more
Haunted House (Atari 2600)
In this adventure game, you'll journey into a haunted house in search of three pieces of a magic urn. The object is to find and assemble the urn and escape out the front door before losing all of your nine lives. Most of the action will take place in the dark, so you'll need to light a match to help you see. (read more
Looking for some spooky games to play this October? This new page features nearly two dozen reviews of Halloween games. Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, Zombies Ate My Neighbors, Splatterhouse, Doom, Resident Evil, Luigi's Mansion, Shadowgate, and of course, lots of Castlevania.
Super Mario 3D World (Wii U)
This Mario game lets you play as any character from the Super Mario Bros. 2 lineup: Mario, Luigi, Peach, or Toad. (A fifth character, Rosalina, can be unlocked later on). Even though this is essentially a 3D platformer, some levels... (read more
Splatoon (Wii U)
This 4-on-4 third-person shooter lets you play as "inklings" that can change from humans to squids. Using a gun, paint roller, or large brush, you cover the ground with your designated ink color as you fight the opposing team. The team... (read more
NES Remix Pack (Wii U)
This disc is a compilation of two eShop games, NES Remix and NES Remix 2. It consists of short challenges from over two dozen NES games, often presented in rapid-fire succession. Special remixed levels add some spice and variety... (read more
Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
Nintendo's popular racing series comes to Wii U in Mario Kart 8. The bikes from Mario Kart Wii have returned to join the assortment of karts and cars available. You can choose to race as one of 30 characters, including all seven of the Koopalings. (read more
In this horror-themed action game, you play as a guy named Rick, who wears a hockey mask--much like Jason from Friday the 13th. Use your fists and your feet to fight through seven side-scrolling levels filled with zombies, demons, and other monsters. Some stages have additional weapons, including a two-by-four, a shotgun, and a golden cleaver. There are some challenging... (read more
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