The Children’s Corner: How Nintendo 3DS and the Switch might be best for the kids


Nintendo is by far one of the best on the market in making kid-friendly and family-friendly games as well as curating them for release on their platform. Here’s why we actually recommend them.

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Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth to launch on 3DS this June, trailer released


As a follow-up sequel to the 2014 entry by the name of Persona Q, fans will once more prepare to take to some of the most challenging dungeons, meet some of the most unforgettable members of the Persona universe, and take on a brand new story in Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth this June.

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Blast Away the Game Review’s Most Noteworthy Reviews of 2018

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2018 was another fantastic year for developers both small and large. With some of the best looking games to the best narratively driven games – it was a tough year for reviewing. Now, here we are, 2018 is over and 2019 is just getting started and that means one thing: Its time for a review recap of 2018.

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Review: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux


Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux is a  remastering of the 2009 DS classic Strange Journey, which sees new features such as story, enemies, and dungeons to explore. But the biggest question, did this Redux actually do a solid job at delivering or does it fall short in doing so? Find out with our review.

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Review: Alliance Alive – An Unlikely Alliance in an Unlikely World


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+Combat and leveling systems are sound and quite enjoyable
+The games strong narrative allows for great character development
+Difficulty scaling is rather well implemented allowing players to explore freely

-Can feel like a bit of a slog after 15-20 hours, but does redeem itself after a short bit
-Guild recruiting feels underutilized and without little cause and effect to the overall game.

It’s not often that I find myself in this odd position, my head on a pile of pillows, arms stretched before me holding a New Nintendo 3DS (check out our review here) and my charger cable hooked up to it. One of my few reasons behind it is rather odd in some ways, one’s because I’ve been sucked into Alliance Alive, but also, I still am struggling with the same boss I’ve been stuck on for nearly an hour.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Dated for 3DS


Shin Megami Tensei games are something of a hallmark series for fans of Japanese RPGs. In Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux is ready to take players on a wild adventure as they fight back against unknown enemies that are appearing through a spatial distortion.

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How’d Nintendo do in 2017? Lets Take a Look.


2017 has probably been one of Nintendo’s best years in the past decade. The company continues to see astounding success in their handheld-console hybrid the Nintendo Switch, a steady flow of third-party titles, and even critical acclaim with their first party released titles. But what really delivers this home? Nintendo didn’t abandon their aging 3DS hardware completely. Instead they released a reiteration of the New Nintendo 3DS XL with a new variant of the 2DS under the same model, but without 3D implementation.

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Review: Culdcept Revolt – Board Games and RPG’s Revolt


+Astonishingly well done card art
+A plethora of cards to work with while building decks
+Offers a unique take on both board games like Monopolgy and trading card games
+Solid and fast paced online gameplay

-The story can be somewhat dull due to the constant focus on amnesia
-Characters are quite easily forgettable
-Dice rolls can be harsh and quite painful to deal with during early stages of the game

It’s my typical early Tuesday morning. I have some random Twitch stream running on my screen, my 3DS in my lap, and my Samsung XE303 Chromebook beside it. Given a few of my favorite activities are going on, I’m ignoring them, and not because they are bad options. Instead, I’m not paying attention because my eyes have become glued to my New Nintendo 3DS’ screen thanks to the new boards I’ve finally unlocked on Culdcept Revolt.

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Review: Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns – Where You Learn Why Friends Matter

-Characters are uniquely developed during the games story
-Farm upgrades feel like they take a bit, which adds prolonged playability
-Plenty of side adventures to complete such as friendships, relationships, fishing, etc.

– The game is very slow starting out
-Tends to take control from the player during tutorials
-Tutorials lasted roughly 20 hours, which is a bit much
-Story progress is slow to start, sitting between 5 to 10 hours before unlocking other chapters.

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Ever wondered what a game would be like where repetition, time management, and a lot of tutorials would be like over the span of between 15-20 hours? This is the welcoming players are in for with this Harvest Moon spiritual successor. If it hadn’t been for my curiosity, it’d been easier said than done to shut down my Nintendo 3DS, and simply walked away for any other title of the genre.

Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns is a coming of age progression title. One that offers multiple options for you to explore as you play. In the game, you start out at odds with your characters father. In effort to prove him wrong, you step out into the world in order to become a great father, and set the record straight in this dispute.

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STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns Introduces Love into the Franchise


If you ever wanted to see love bloom in the 20th Anniversary Entry to a series and Marvelous USA isn’t ashamed to see this happen in their latest title. This new one introduces our first five lucky bachelorettes whom players can try to win the hearts over of in STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns. So lets take a look at the the the five lucky bachelorettes before going on.

Let alone do you get to meet a few lucky ladies to choose from, you also get to meet the capybara pet named “Capy-san”, which will be the highlight of the game when it releases on February 28th for Nintendo 3DS. The game will be available physically at participating retailers and digitally in the Nintendo eShop for $39.99.

Stay tuned for our upcoming review.

About the Writer:


Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on TwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.