The Newb Review’s Most Anticipated Games 2011: Part Three

Joe Finn Anticipates: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Nintendo’s hardcore fans live in constant longing: Longing to see those core franchises that are the only things keeping us loyal to the Japanese giant (Nintendo that is, not Godzilla). Mario, Samus, Kirby, Pikmin, Fox and Link. Need I say more? Well I guess this would [...]

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Thu, June 2 2011 » Articles » No Comments

Is This Gen Killing Retro Gaming?

So I picked up the much championed Dreamcast the other day off a friend, and as I excitedly fired it up to the familiar chorus of the Dreamcast logo airily unravelling itself, a rather gut-wrenching thought occurred to me; Retro isn’t what it used to be. Get your head around that.. We’ve attached ourselves to [...]

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Wed, May 25 2011 » Opinion Pieces » 1 Comment

NEWbreview Podcast Episode 13

Regulars Tom and Kieran are joined by the slightly irregular Jag and Jason for some more gaming banter and divulge their thoughts on the 25th Anniversary one of gamings icons – Zelda – Not forgetting the “Best” games release of the week. Prepare your ears! MP3 Download / iTunes / RSS Feed

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Mon, February 28 2011 » Podcasts » No Comments


You’re travelling through another dimension — a dimension not only of dancing goombas and insatiable pink blobs but of manipulative, teasing princesses. A journey into a platonic land, where the boundaries are only those of sexuality and violence. That’s a signpost up ahead, your next stop: The Nintendo Zone!

The Nintendo Zone is a place created by men. These men want you to go on an adventure but they don’t want you to know cold or pain. They want you to experience love but never act upon it. They would have you smelling the flowers in a blood soaked battlefield, while masses of bodies lie heaped next to you, unnoticed.

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Fri, January 21 2011 » Opinion Pieces » 1 Comment

iRate:- Baddie Boss Bashing

Have you ever experienced the sheer horror of getting to the end of a game and being totally and utterly disappointed? Not because the game was bad, oh no, it was just that end boss was such a huge let down? Well fear not my friend because you are not alone!

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Wed, July 7 2010 » Articles, iRate » 11 Comments