First Impressions

Nindies@Home 2015: First Impressions

Nindies@Home 2015: First Impressions

For those who missed their chance of downloading these nine Nindies@Home Wii U demos, here are some very brief overviews and first-impressions for each game.

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Splatoon Global Testfire Demo! [Hanging with HA]

Splatoon Global Testfire Demo! [Hanging with HA]

Check out a special “Hanging with HA” gameplay video featuring the Splatoon Global Testfire online demo before the game releases!

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Mario Party 10 Amiibo Mode (Peach)! [Hanging with HA]

Mario Party 10 Amiibo Mode (Peach)! [Hanging with HA]

On this edition of my let’s play gaming series “Hanging with HA”, I play Mario Party 10’s Amiibo Mode with my sisters for the first time!

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SteamWorld Heist – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

SteamWorld Heist – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Impressions of the SteamWorld Heist demo at PAX East 2015.

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Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Impressions of the Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows demo from PAX East 2015.

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Toto Temple Deluxe – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Toto Temple Deluxe – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

First impressions from the Toto Temple Deluxe demo at PAX East 2015.

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Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Impressions of the Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition demo from PAX East 2015.

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Chariot – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Chariot – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

?? A princess and her fianc√© are on their way to bury the king’s remains in a worthy tomb, but there are greedy looters attempting to steal your loot. Chariot is a humorous platformer that challenges your skills and timing. It is built for two-player co-op, which both adds to the challenge and makes it a bit more difficult (a la […]

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Adventures of Pip – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Adventures of Pip – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

If you have been gaming for several years, you know what the jump from 8-bit to 16-bit was all about. Adventures of Pip walks you through that transition in a game. Pip lives in a world where your social status depends on your resolution. He starts out as a single pixel, but over time, he will gain the ability to evolve to […]

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Runbow – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Runbow – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

PAX East is filled with indie games, and several of them are of the party game genre. One of the most hectic is the first Wii U game to bring nine player multiplayer. Yes, you read that correctly. Up to nine players can grab any type of Wii U or Wii controller to play Runbow, a¬†chaotic platformer/brawler that seems like […]

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Neon the Ninja-First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Neon the Ninja-First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Our first scheduled meeting at PAX East 2015 was with the creators of Neon the Ninja, a retro-inspired 2D stealth platformer currently in development for Nintendo Wii U. I had never seen anything from this game, but after playing through the demo I am eager to see where the developers take it. ?? In the demo, I found myself leaping […]

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Splatoon – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Splatoon – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

?? Greetings from PAX East 2015. Nick and I are enjoying our time with all the Nintendo games. The first game both of us played was Splatoon. It is probably the game both of us were most excited to see this year. Because this is such a huge game from Nintendo we decided to both share our opinions. I will […]

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D – First Impressions (PAX East 2015)

?? PAX East 2015 has officially begun, and the Nintendo booth was the first place Nick and I hit. One of the games both of us were excited to check out was Xenoblade Chronicles 3D. Neither of us played the original on the Wii, so it was a new experience for us. So, for those who have played it on […]

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New 3DS: Using Amiibo in Super Smash Bros

New 3DS: Using Amiibo in Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS just received a new version 1.0.5 patch, which includes Amiibo support. Since I have an imported Japanese New Nintendo 3DS and plenty of Amiibo, I decided to try it out for the first time!

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Amiibo Wave 2 Unboxing/Review Video

Amiibo Wave 2 Unboxing/Review Video

Wave 2 of the Amiibo figures for Super Smash Bros is out now! Despite the mess of release dates and availability issues, I collected all 6 new figures. Check out my unboxing video of the new figures!

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