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Snap Review: Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy

As one of the most recognisable gaming icons of the mid-ninties, Crash Bandicoot returns with a HD Remake of his first three adventures. He brings his typical blend of colourful craziness, anarchic box-bashing and all the platforming goodness that was offered when first released. But how well does a classic of this calibre hold up over two decades after the first was released?

  • Graphics: Simply put, Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is one of the very best looking games you can pick up at the moment, and I do not say that lightly! Maybe I’m bias from early years playing a lot of Nintendo titles, but bright, colourful graphics have always been preferable to me than pixel-perfect realistic graphics. Viva Pinata looked better to me than Gears of War.
    The visuals were always a strong point on th...

Runbow Pocket coming for New Nintendo 3DS.

Nintendo know their beloved demographic as they look to be releasing a portable version of the runaway hit “Runbow”.

Pocket gamers wont have to wait too long see the bite-sized version of the frantic, furious, family friendly release, and we do not doubt many a friendship may be tested as colours, platforms and rankings as BFF are swapped to doom those of our rivals to the merciless ravages of gravity or social isolation. Having already proven itself on both Steam and the Wii U, it’s a wonder it has taken this long for Nintendo to connect a game of this nature to their signature handheld, which really seems to be a perfect addition to the 3DS’s already great library.

June 20th will see the release of this boldly shaded run’n’jump-athon, and although pricing has yet to be confirmed, what ...