Spla­toon Wii U We’ve shot peo­ple, yes, but – out­side of some cheat-as­sisted paint­ball games of Gold­enEye – we’ve never painted them blue. Nin­tendo’s first home­grown at­tempt at a shooter has the feel of a 21st-cen­tury

Mario Kart: daft fun for the fam­ily, but with me­chan­ics in which the best play­ers can find room for ex­pres­sion.

Doom PC, PS4, Xbox One In an age when noth­ing is se­cret, we can only cel­e­brate id shut­ting off the Quake­con livestream and show­ing

Doom’s first trailer only to the loyal fans in the room. News of a re­turn to the se­ries’ roots is mu­sic to our ears.

Devil’s Third Wii U Nin­tendo’s first­party slate may be all blue skies, but its pub­lish­ing arm has darker de­signs. Tomonobu Ita­gaki’s long-awaited re­turn weds cover shoot­ing and Ninja

Gaiden’s melee. Ton­ally, it’s miles away from the po-faced Ryu Hayabusa, hew­ing closer to Bi­nary Do­main- style camp.

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