Category Archives: Ds Reviews

Review: Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 (DS)

Pokémon has, for the most part, monopolized the modern turn-based rpg world. Other companies have been afraid to step onto to this field of gaming as the basic idea of making decisions for your followers and then waiting to see how it goes isn’t very appealing to the young generation of gamers. However, Square Enix, the makers of Dragon Quest, have taken a shot at challenging the monopolistic Pokémon. Does this game present a strong enough style and gameplay to combat the Pokémon system that gamers cling to so dearly? Keep reading to find out! -Ryan Baxter

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Review: Robot Rescue 2 (DSiWare)

If you like games that challenge your brain, Teyon has you covered. Robot Rescue 2 is a puzzle type game, and there are many other games by Teyon the same genre. Whenever I get a game to review depending on the price I might get skeptical, I was definitely curious about this game and it turned out better than I thought. Its called Robot Rescue 2 so there’s a first one right? Does that mean this game is fun because the first game was a success?  That’s what I am here to figure out. Keep reading for the review! -Tommy Robinson


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Review: Abyss (DSiWare)

In the year 3024, Earth’s natural resources are scarce, and the survival of the human race is in danger!  The ASAN created a biochemical robot-ship-thing named Nep2n0 that can dive very deep into the ocean without caving under pressure.  Nep2no’s mission is to find new energy sources.  The ASAN discovered an energy source called Gaia, and Nep2no has to find as many as possible.  Will Nep2no succeed in his quest to save the world?  All of that is up to you in Abyss! -Dallas Boe Continue Reading →

Review: Candle Route (DSiWare)

Has your mother ever told you not to play with matches?  Have you ever still wanted to play with those matches when you were a kid?  Did you’ve ever want to light off a rocket into space?  I know I have, and Candle Route for DSiWare does just that.  Should you really download this game? Well that is exactly what I’m here to help you decide. Keep reading for the review! -Tommy Robinson Continue Reading →

Review: Cat Frenzy (DSiWare)

Over the last few years on the DSi Shop, there have been a slew of DSiWare titles. Some titles, like Shantae: Risky’s Revenge were true master pieces.  We highly recommend these.  Some… Not so much… Cat Frenzy has come out very close to the inevitable end of the Nintendo DSi’s life, so you could expect it to be a decent title, right? You’ll just have to wait and see! -Dallas B. Continue Reading →

Review: Escape the Virus: Swarm Survival (DSiWare)

Even though the Nintendo eShop has now taken center stage with new Nintendo 3DS Download games, many developers have still managed to make some great games for the Nintendo DSiWare service (also available on eShop). Last week, Teyon released Escape the Virus: Swarm Survival in North America, and after downloading, I was in for a pleasant surprise. Is this game worth looking into? Continue reading to find out! -Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Flip The Core (DSiWare)

At first sight, Engine Software’s Flip the Core doesn’t look like much. While watching the trailers, it looked similar to classics like Galaga or Xevious. In my head I was thinking, “I can’t believe I’m downloading this”. So I download my game and unwrap it. On my first play-through, I played for maybe a half hour or more. Usually for me that means I’m enjoying it. I hadn’t even made it past the first level yet. So is Flip the Core worth downloading over the whopping amount of games to choose from? Continue reading to find out! -Tommy Robinson Continue Reading →

Review: Box Pusher (DSiWare)

Even though 3D games are now available on the Nintendo eShop, tons of developers are still releasing their DSiWare games on both the eShop and DSi Shop.  One of the latest DSiWare games available on these shops is Box Pusher.  The game plays precisely as it sounds; you push boxes.  Although this may not be the most revolutionary concept, the developers have done a pretty good job at adding tons of content and more to the game.  Is this game worth $4.99, or should you just pass on this title?  Read on to find out! -Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Antipole (DSiWare)

Antipole is a hybrid puzzle/platforming game that centers around the control of gravity. Made by the developers over at Saturnine Games, it has a lot of potential to be a great game. Thanks to the developers, we’ve been able to review this DSiWare game. Is this game worth its $4.99 cost? Find out after the break! -Drew T. Continue Reading →

Review: Flipper 2: Flush the Goldfish (DSiWare)

If you’ve been keeping up with  the latest games on the Nintendo eShop and DSi Shop, you’ve probably at least heard of Flipper 2: Flush the Goldfish.  Made by the folks at Goodbye Galaxy Games, this game is all about a fish named Flush on a quest to save his owner from a devilish monster.  We’ve spent some time with the game, and have come to a conclusion on whether or not you guys should consider downloading it, so read on for the review! -Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Fossil Fighters: Champions (DS)

Two years ago, Fossil Fighters was released for the Nintendo DS.  Not many gamers picked up this game, due quite a few issues.  This month, Nintendo has released a sequel to this game on the DS titled, Fossil Fighters: Champions, which is basically another try on the formula.  We’ve played through the game and have gathered our thoughts on this game, and put it all in this review.  How did this game turn out?  Continue reading to find out! - Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Professor Layton and the Last Specter (DS)

The Professor Layton series has always been known for its challenging puzzles, and captivating storyline. The last DS title in the series takes all of the mechanics from the previous games, and levels them up with more puzzles, harder challenges, extra mini games, weekly downloadable puzzles, and an entirely new side-game called: Professor Layton’s London Life. so, does all this extra hoopla make for a better experience, or just add clutter to something that was just fine as it was? …What, did you expect me to tell you the answer that before the break in the page?  Continue reading to find out. - Dallas B. Continue Reading →