30°
Submitted by Phil32 600d ago | review

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) Review | SuperPhillip Central

"It was once unheard of to not see a Mario title release with a new Nintendo hardware launch. Now, we're basically accustomed to that with the Wii and Nintendo 3DS. Still, it was a shame that a traditional Mario title was nowhere to be found at the GameCube's launch in 2001. Instead, Nintendo opted to give Mario's then-often overlooked thinner brother Luigi some time in the spotlight. The game was Luigi's Mansion, something incredibly atypical as not just a Mario spin-off, but as a game in general. Sucking up ghosts was the name of the game (well, actually the name of the game was Luigi's Mansion, but you know what I mean), and the title received cult classic status among fans. More than a decade later and part of the Year of Luigi promotion, Luigi has returned to his ghost-busting ways with Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. The game was developed by Next Level Games, whose past successes with Nintendo include Mario Strikers: Charged and Punch-Out!!, both for Wii. Dark Moon is not only an excellent Nintendo 3DS exclusive, but it's also a superior game to its predecessor." (3DS, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon) 9.25/10

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Super Mega Baseball Review (Read Retro)

27m ago - December may not be the ideal time for a baseball game, but Super Mega Baseball is a fine reminde... | PS3
20°

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Review | Hardcore Gamer

28m ago - It’s equal parts exciting and terrifying when a developer takes a timeless series and attempts to... | 3DS
40°

The Best And Worst MMOs of 2014

1h ago - Denny from Game Rant revisits the most popular new MMOs and expansion from 2014 to find out which... | Culture
40°

Refurbished Xbox One With Kinect for $349 at Best Buy Canada on Boxing Day

1h ago - Just like Future Shop, the Best Buy Canada Boxing Day 2014 deals start online at 5pm PT/8pm ET on... | PC
Ad

Win a PS4!!

Now - Join us on Filmwatch to find out how you can win a free PS4 this holiday season! | Promoted post
30°

Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star Review - Gaming Nexus

3h ago - From the review: "Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star is the product of a team that's got a great t... | PS3