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10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS’

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS’

This week, Nintendo shrinks down Wii U standout title ‘Super Mario Maker’ to fit in your favorite handheld. Does the soul of this beloved level-builder survive the process, or is it diminished? Read More

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10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Bravely Second: End Layer’

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Bravely Second: End Layer’

This week sees the release of the Square Enix-published, Nintendo-distributed RPG ‘Bravely Second: End Layer,’ the follow-up to 2014’s ‘Bravely Default.’ That previous chapter largely managed to impress with its novel take on the role-playing genre, but does this game follow suit? Here’s what you need to know before you make your purchase. Read More

10 Things Parents Should Know About Tomodachi Life

10 Things Parents Should Know About Tomodachi Life

Some video games tell you everything you need to know about them in their clearly concise titles like Duck Hunt or Don’t Starve. Others are more ambivalent, like Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, or just plain weird – I’m looking at you, Um Jammer Lammy! With that in mind, allow me to drop some science re: Nintendo’s recently released Tomodachi Life. Read More

Vita Price Drop: Just What the Doctor Ordered, Or Too Little Too Late?

Vita Price Drop: Just What the Doctor Ordered, Or Too Little Too Late?

Sony went in to last week’s German trade show Gamescom with the proverbial guns a-blazing. A firm release date for the PS4 (November 15th here in North America) and a bold commitment made to the indie game development community underscored Sony’s plans for the future, but they also took another major stride toward continued relevance in the current generation with a price drop on the struggling PlayStation Vita handheld. But is it enough to save the floundering portable? Read More

Oracle of Ages, Seasons on Sale via 3DS Virtual Console

If you’ve been sleeping on or were just sadly unaware of Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda eShop deals, the time to take advantage draws short. Game Boy Color classics The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons will be on sale for $4.99 (each) — that’s a cool buck off the regular retail price — until June 20th. Read More