Category Archives: Handheld

Handheld games.

Console: Nintendo Switch

When Nintendo dropped their first trailer for their new console, the Switch, towards the end of last year, I and a lot of people were really excited. A device that could be played on the TV like a traditional home … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch Hands-On Event: Melbourne, January 2017

A few weeks ago I entered some competitions to win a chance to play the Nintendo Switch, the new home/handheld hybrid console coming out in March this year. I was lucky enough to win a double pass through Vooks (I actually … Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS: Monster Hunter Generations (review)

Release date: July 2016 Developer: Capcom Format: Digital download (eShop) and physical cart Other platforms: NA Price: ~$55 AUD After becoming addicted to Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate once I started playing it, I was keen to see what would be next for the … Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS: Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros Edition (review)

Release date: May 2015 Format: Digital download (eShop) and physical cart Other platforms: NA Price: ~$45 AUD Many of you have probably played Puzzle & Dragons in some form on your tablet or smartphone as a free-to-play game (with microtransactions), … Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS: Kirby Planet Robobot (review)

Release date: June 2016 Format: Digital download (eShop) and physical cart Other platforms: NA Price: ~$55 AUD I bought Kirby Triple Deluxe as an impulse buy not long after it came out, and though I didn’t expect to think much … Continue reading

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Nintendo Wii U: Mini Mario and Friends – Amiibo Challenge (review)

Release date: April 2016 Developer: Nintendo Format: Digital download (eShop) Other platforms: Nintendo 3DS Price: FREE (requires Amiibo) In the last Nintendo Direct, we got a glimpse of Mini Mario & Friends: Amiibo Challenge, a free download coming to both the Wii U … Continue reading

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Nintendo 3DS: Rune Factory 4 (review)

Release date: December 2014 Developer: Neverland Co. Format: Digital download (eShop) and physical cart (NTSC only) Other platforms: NA Price: ~$50 AUD Being a huge fan of Fantasy Life, I’d been looking for another fantasy simulation/RPG-style game to scratch that adventuring-and-gathering itch. The … Continue reading

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