• Should the Wii U become a nostalgia box?

    Should the Wii U become a nostalgia box?4

    The Wii U will have a good Christmas, that’s my prediction. It has taken some time, but the console now has a decent, if slender, library of games. The recent price drop and Wind Waker bundle have given the system a lift, and Super Mario 3D World now looks like a game to be genuinely

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  • Shantae Half-Genie Hero: Matt Bozon Interview

    Shantae Half-Genie Hero: Matt Bozon Interview1

    Shantae Half-Genie Hero is the fourth game in WayForward’s platforming adventure series and the first to be released on home consoles. We spoke to Matt Bozon, Creative Director and creator of the Shantae series, about the developing game and the challenges of using Kickstarter to fund its development. Thumbsticks: You have been working on the

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  • Mighty Switch Force 2 Review

    Mighty Switch Force 2 Review0

    Over the past two years the 3DS e-shop has quietly matured into a home for a number of high calibre games. Sneaking in at the tail end of 2012 was Way Forward’s Mighty Switch Force, the tale of cyborg enforcer Patricia Wagon and her attempt to round-up some naughty escaped prisoners. The game’s challenging combination of action,

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