Archive for Category: "Nintendo 3DS / DS"

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Review

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Review

The phenomenally successful Grand Theft Auto series roars onto Nintendo DS in style in the very impressive Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars. Using the same outlay of Liberty City that was featured in Grand Theft Auto 4, the game tells the story of Huang Lee who is tasked with delivering a sword to his uncle […]

Little Red Riding Hood’s Zombie BBQ (DS)

Little Red Riding Hood’s Zombie BBQ (DS)

Let’s face it: shooting zombies are fun.  Maybe it’s because we all secretly want to go Postal at some point, and can hide behind the moral mask that these humanoids aren’t real humans.  There’s no moral ambiguity: you have to shoot your former colleague in the head or become zombie chow.  There are lots of […]

USA Today Puzzle Craze from Destineer

USA Today Puzzle Craze from Destineer

If you’re a busy person AND love word puzzles, then Destineer has you covered like a Jimmy Hat.  No longer is there a need to carry around bulky newspapers and waste trees; now you can pollute the environment by charging up your Nintendo DS battery and play your favorite word puzzles on the go! Destineer […]

Arkanoid DS Review

Arkanoid DS Review

Title Arkanoid DS Publisher Taito Developer Taito Release Date June 17th, 2008 Genre Arcade Platform Nintendo DS Rating Everyone Arkanoid DS had some promise for arcade game lovers when it was released in Japan earlier this year.  For the United States version, Arkanoid DS has lost all of its appeal as a decent arcade title […]

Harvest Moon DS Cute

Harvest Moon DS Cute

Title Harvest Moon DS Cute Publisher Natsume Developer Marvelous Interactive Release Date March 25th, 2008 Genre Farm simulation Platform Nintendo DS Rating Everyone (for extreme cuteness) Nothing makes wanna-be farmers more excited than Harvest Moon. Over the years, Harvest Moon has taken one of the strangest simulators ever created (farming? come on…) and turned it […]

River King – Mystic Valley (Nintendo DS)

River King – Mystic Valley (Nintendo DS)

Title River King: Mystic Valley Publisher Marvelous Interactive Developer Natsume Release Date April 22nd, 2008 Genre RPG Platform Nintendo DS Rating Everyone River King – Mystic Valley is the next installment in the beloved River King series. Unfortunately for fans of the game who own a DS, River King -Mystic Valley is a disappointment. Take […]

Aquarium and Fantasy Aquarium by DS Reviews

Aquarium and Fantasy Aquarium by DS Reviews

Title: Aquarium and Fantasy Aquarium Developer: Ertain Publisher: Destineer Release Date: March 17th, 2008 Genre: Simulation Console: Nintendo DS Rating: E (Everyone, 3+) Aquarium and Fantasy Aquarium are indeed two different games, separated like twins at birth but after a long separation and after long last, have been brought back together. If you are familiar […]

Homie Rollerz – Nintendo DS

Homie Rollerz – Nintendo DS

Title: Homie Rollerz Developer: Webfoot Technologies Publisher: Destineer Studios Release Date: March 5, 2008 Genre: Racing Console: Nintendo DS Rating: Everyone Homie Rollerz is an interesting game. I think it’s the weird mix of Mario Kart + Chicano + Zombies + Gangstas.Another thing is that I can’t tell if this game is making fun of […]

Spitfire Heroes: Tales of the Royal Air Force (Nintendo DS)

Spitfire Heroes: Tales of the Royal Air Force (Nintendo DS)

Title: Spitfire Heroes: Tales of the Royal Air Force Developer: Big John Games Publisher: Destineer Studios Release Date: February 25th, 2008 Genre: Arcade Style Shooter Console: Nintendo DS Rating: E 10+ (Violence) Compared to the games I’ve been playing lately, Spitfire Heroes: Tales of the Royal Air Force is easy – too easy. Destineer delivers a […]

WordJong (Nintendo DS) Review

WordJong (Nintendo DS) Review

WordJong has been a favorite PC title for casual gamers for a while, and can be played for free at various web sites.  It uniquely combines two games that provoke different parts of your brain: Scrabble and Mahjong.  You have to spell out words using the tiles on the screen, but Mahjong rules determine which […]

FullMetal Alchemist: Trading Card Game Review

FullMetal Alchemist: Trading Card Game Review

It seems like card battle games have been popping up over the past decade or so.  In the mid 90s Wizards of the Coast had a smash hit with their “Magic: The Gathering” franchise, but didn’t seem to catch on with the pre-teens.  Since then, every anime-inspired series has had a card battle game with similar […]

Neves for Nintendo DS

Neves for Nintendo DS

Casual games are becoming more and more popular, possibly because more and more people are looking for a quick diversion from their daily lives.  The Nintendo DS is one of the most popular casual game platforms, due in part to its ease of use and high portability.  Puzzle and other “brain” games are making more […]

Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Review

Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Review

Title: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Platform: Nintendo DS Developer: Nintendo Rating: E for Everyone Players: 1 player in Adventure Mode, 2 in Download play and over WiFi connection. Release Date: October 2nd, 2007 Genre: Adventure Zelda keeps getting better and better… As I’ve grown older, so have Link and Zelda. It has been […]

John Deere – Harvest in the Heartland (Nintendo DS)

John Deere – Harvest in the Heartland (Nintendo DS)

Title: John Deere: Harvest in the Heartland Platform: Nintendo DS Rating: E for Everyone Players: 1 Genre: Farming Simulator Developer: Destineer Release Date: November 21st, 2007 You are a punk kid who is given a patch of land to make your own. As a farming noob, you have to learn to plant, raise, and harvest […]

Diddy Kong Racing Review (DS)

Diddy Kong Racing Review (DS)

Title Diddy Kong Racing DS Platform Nintendo DS Genre Racing Release Date February 6th, 2007 Players 1 for Adventure, up to 7 with wireless multiplayer Sound Stereo Rating Everyone (no objectionable violence, blood, gore, or pr0n) Most people my age were around 10-12 when the N64 came out. Diddy Kong Racing was soon launched after […]

Tenchu: Dark secret (Nintendo DS) launch date

23rd October 2006 – Strike down your enemies from the shadow as you don your dark clothing and become one with the night. Tenchu: Dark Secret puts you in the role of a ninja as you battle to quell an uprising against your clan and guard the life of the princess. Tenchu: Dark Secret sneaks across […]

Madden NFL 07 Fact Sheet

With the exclusive video game license of the NFL and PLAYERS INC, Madden NFL 07 continues to be the #1 football franchise in history. In its 17th installment, you control the running game like never before. For the first time ever, step up as the lead blocker to create a hole, and then take control […]

GAME Says Wii Want Mario!

8th September 2006 - GAME Stores Group Ltd, Europe’s leading specialist video games retailer, is offering customers the chance to meet the voice of Mario, star of the Super Mario Brothers range of video games, at their flagship Oxford Street store on Friday 15th September 2006. ‘Mario’, real name Charles Martinet, will be around between 12pm […]