My, my, my, what an unfortunate couple weeks it has been. First the Baudelaires have been chased down by an untalented fiend, a narcissistic Tango Orange addict is running the United States, and I may have quite possibly failed my Geography exam. But let us move on from the tragic, and onto the triumphant. Yes, it is finally time to announce the results of the NintyBuzz Awards 2016!
The community has voted, and the results are in. Find out which games have won NintyBuzz Awards… after the break!
Hope you all had a safe but fun New Years celebration. The voting for the NintyBuzz Awards 2016 are currently open, and close this Friday at 6pm GMT (6th January 2017). Every vote you make in the NintyBuzz Awards 2016 polls will give you 30 Melons to spend in Yoshi’s Trading Post, so be sure to cast your vote in every category.
Around a week after the voting phase closes, I will collate and announce the results, as well as announce the winner of the giveaway we held during the Nomination period. Click here to cast your vote now!
As promised, we will be holding some NintyBuzz Game Days on the lead up to Christmas Day. These will take place on Friday 23rd December and Saturday 24th December 2016 from around 4pm GMT (10am Central), with a possibility of a later session on Christmas Eve too.
There will be a range of different games that we will be playing, these include Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Runbow, Mario Kart 8, Splatoon, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Animal Crossing New Leaf, and more! Make sure to add me on Nintendo Network to join in the fun, my NNID is LJFletcher. I also plan on hosting some small competitions so you can win Melons to use in Yoshi’s Trading Post!
Be sure to log onto the forums during the GameDays to keep up with everything that’s going on.
Metroid Prime: Federation Force came out today in Europe. If you aren’t sure whether or not to purchase the title, we hosted a Ask Me Almost Anything last week on the forums. Any questions you had, we answered them, and though it was a fairly quiet, there were still some interesting questions I didn’t even think about in our review (which you can view here).
You can see all the questions asked by the community after the break!
30 years ago today, Samus Aran set off on her first adventure on the NES, where she explores the depths of Zebes to stop the Space Pirates from exploiting Metroid lifeforms for their own devious agenda. Since then, she has been an influential game character due to the representation of her gender. She is independent, strong, and a badass bounty hunter who has even wiped out entire species and destroyed planets!
To celebrate 30 years of the series, I produced this little retrospect video which showcases some of her best moments over three decade run of the series. Let’s hope it doesn’t end there and there are many more years to come. Enjoy!
Shout out your favourite Metroid moments in the comments below! (Please make comments via the article thread on the forum as we are experiencing some technical difficulties regarding commenting)
What to say about Pokémon GO. Well it’s a mobile game, that’s never a good first impression for me since there are barely any mobile games I both play and enjoy, the only ones I can think of are Tiny Tower and Neko Atsume, both of which provide about as much depth as a swimming pool filled to the brim with drowned lifeguards.
Read my impressions on the mobile title after the break!