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Nyko PowerPak+ Review

Following the recent price cut of the 3DS to $169.99, there’s still one lingering caveat with Nintendo’s portable:  battery life. Between scouring for StreetPass tags, sending and receiving data across a Wi-Fi connection, and illuminating ...

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Pac-Man and Galaga Dimensions Review

Remakes of coin-operated titles are an irrefutably tricky undertaking. While staying true to the conventions of the original games, a remake should also update both the mechanics and aesthetics of a game to contemporary standards. ...

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Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Review

For years, the Resident Evil franchise seemed content to remain in the refuge of the survival horror genre. Sensing stagnancy (and circumventing a contractual obligation with Nintendo for numbered series entries), Capcom began taking its ...

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DualPenSports Review

In theory, the main mechanic of recent 3DS release DualPenSports sounds problematic. While holding a stylus in each hand, players participate in seven athletic-oriented mini-games and three ambidexterity challenging ‘tap exercises’. Since the customary style ...

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Cubic Ninja Review

Typically, shinobi are portrayed as agile, fast, and resilient.  Cubic Ninja’s sole gag is that its main character has none of these attributes; the dice-shaped hero moves clumsily, leisurely, and is susceptible to the slightest ...

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Dream Trigger 3D Review

Much like brain surgery or rifle marksmanship, proficiency with Dream Trigger 3D comes only after determined hands-on practice. While both the instruction booklet and an in-game tutorial explain the fundamentals, the title’s ‘pat your head ...

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Dead or Alive Dimensions Review

DesertEagle’s Take: Although the Nintendo 3DS has struggled to find mainstream acceptance, there’s one audience the hardware has the potential to please: fighting-game games.  With three separate genre entries due to be  released during the ...

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Pro Evolution Soccer 3D 2011 Review

Historically, sports simulations on portables have been at a distinct disadvantage. With limited processing power and diminutive screens, pocket-sized system struggle to deliver the spectacle offered by their home-based brethren. Traditionally, Nintendo owners have incurred ...

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Quartet of Cuteness- Mario Sports Mix Review

The prowess of the Mushroom Kingdom’s populace has rarely come into question. From Mario’s ability to trample an unruly Goomba to Yoshi’s talent for flutter-kicking across a wide gap, Shigeru Miyamoto and Shigefumi Hino’s creations ...

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