Excerpt: Note - Due to vision issues, I won’t be able to review the 3D capabilities of 3DS games. Super Mario 3D Land marks Mario’s debut on the 3DS and is also the first Mario Land game since the original Game Boy days.
Excerpt: After not having played a Mario game since the days of the SNES due to not having owned a Nintendo product since that era, I figured that after buying a 3DS late last year, it was high time I jumped back on that horse with Super Mario 3D Land .
Excerpt: As I look at the upcoming Christmas 2011, I see two pieces of hardware being huge. One of them is the Nintendo 3DS. It has quickly come into its own thanks to so many wonderful titles being released. Super Mario 3D Land is one of those hand held games that will sell systems.
Summary: If you own a Nintendo 3DS, there is no reason to skip this one – it is the definitive game on the handheld. If you do not own a Nintendo 3DS, and need a reason to consider the investment, this is the first place to look.
Excerpt: Super Mario 3D Land is a game you need to buy for your Nintendo 3DS, just like any Mario platform game, but as so often is the case, it’s not only because it’s a classic series but because it’s more than worthwhile checking out.
Excerpt: When you've conquered the galaxy twice, where do you go next? The universe would seem to be the logical step forward, but then Nintendo's mascot - particularly in recent years - has rarely taken the most straightforward route.
Summary: " Super Mario 3D Land " is yet another a joyous and entertaining title in one of gaming’s most prestigious franchises. While it maybe a little smaller in scope than home console instalments it is one of the larger handheld Mario offerings and provides more than enough entertainment, especially for...
Conclusion: The Nintendo 3DS has had a slow start, but I feel this marks one of the first important games to come out on this system. I can’t say it’s a must buy, but is really close for those who have already picked up a 3DS.
Excerpt: If you’ll forgive me for starting off on a tangent; Christmas day really steers my mind towards the post-apocalypse. Allow me to elaborate. Throughout the country, whole families shelter indoors, fearful of braving the cold and empty wasteland, eyes transfixed upon the one link to the outside world:...