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Mr. Driller: Drill Till You Drop Review

Mr Driller: Drill Till You Drop LogoMr. Driller: Drill Till You Drop is one of the best iterations in the long-running series and offers three modes of play for $5. In this single-player game you can play as one of six characters, each with their own attributes like speed and jumping ability. 

The goal of Mission mode is to dig through 17 stages of coloured blocks to reach great depths. The caveat is that you have an constantly decreasing supply of air and must pick up air capsules as you drill before you run out. Read More…

Triple Shot Sports Review

Triple Shot Sports WiiWare LogoWiiWare certainly has no shortage of shooting gallery games. While these can be a fun distraction for a few minutes, they are often very simplistic. Veteran development house The Code Monkeys brings some realism to the Nintendo download service with Triple Shot Sports; an Olympic-style simulation of three archery, pistol and rifle shooting events that we first reviewed on the iPhone/iPod Touch platform in 2009.

Triple Shot Sports became an inherently better game during its transition to WiiWare, thanks in large part to the addition of pointer controls. The game also features updated graphics and a hot seat multiplayer mode. Read More…

Number Battle Review

Number Battle LogoNumber Battle is a number and shape-based puzzle game in which you “fight” opponents for high scores. The game has an oriental flair and is loosely based on the principle of feng shui.

Players receive a queue of five pieces, with numbers from 1-5 and varying arm patterns. The arms are used to join the pieces together and make links. The goal of the game is to earn a given amount of points, before your opponent does. Read More…

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth Review

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth LogoSet 100 years after the first Castlevania game, this reimagining of a 1989 Game Boy favourite sees you guiding Christopher Belmont through a treacherous mansion in search of Dracula, who has risen to terrorize humanity once again.

Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth looks, sounds and plays like a souped-up SNES title and most closely resembles Super Castlevania IV. Though the game takes place in six somewhat linear and strictly-timed levels, there are still plenty of secrets to uncover in Dracula’s castle. Read More…