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An Infendo movie review: Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva

A recent arrival for North American home video, Professor Layton’s movie debut is that rarest of creations: a genuinely good game-based movie that completely captures the charm and appeal of its source material. If you’ve ever played a Layton game

Zen Pinball Review: 3D brings new life to an old genre

The eShop’s climb to excellence continues; Zen Pinball is amazingly good, combining great gameplay with a lifelike presentation only 3DS can deliver. Many of today’s gamers have never played a real, hand-built pinball machine, but I grew up near a

Review: Don’t pass up Pushmo!

Nintendo’s software winning streak continues with Pushmo, another brilliant eShop title. In this odd, ingenious puzzle/platformer, you play a roly-poly little guy named Mallo on a mission to save children who’ve gotten trapped on Pushmo climbing walls, created by a

Review: Skyward Sword truly soars and is the reason to be a fan of Nintendo

When Nintendo sets out to make a Zelda title, there are always high expectations even before a single line of code is written. There are few games that have the legacy of the Zelda franchise, and even fewer still outside

Review: Mario Kart 7 delivers incredible gameplay, the best Rainbow Road ever and one aggravating omission

Before playing Mario Kart 7 for the first time, keep your expectations realistic. This game doesn’t blow away Mario Kart DS or Mario Kart Wii, but instead stands confidently beside them as another great, vastly entertaining installment. It looks and

Review: Give Skyward Sword a little break, Rayman Origins is one of the most charming games of the year

  Rayman Origins is by far and away one of the most pleasant surprises of 2011. Who knew that the franchise that went from a side-scrolling platformer in 1995, to a mini-game collection in 2006 would come back full circle