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What’s the early verdict on Shovel Knight? Find out in our reviews roundup below.

Nintendo Everything – “Thumbs Up”
IGN – 9 / 10
Game Informer – 8.75 / 10
Joystiq – 4.5 / 5
Nintendo Life – 9 / 10
USGamer – 5 / 5
Polygon – 9 / 10
Kotaku – “Yes”
Destructoid – 9.5 / 10
GameSpot – 7 / 10
GamesRadar – 4.5 / 5
NintendoWorldReport – 10 / 10

The first wave of Tomodachi Life reviews are in, and they seem to be mixed to say the least! Here’s a roundup of the initial verdicts:

Polygon – 7.5 / 10
GameTrailers – 6 / 10
Destructoid – 9 / 10
USGamer – 4 / 5
Game Informer – 7 / 10
Joystiq – 3.5 / 5
IGN – 8.6 / 10
EDGE – 7 / 10
DigitalSpy – 3 / 5
Eurogamer – 5 / 10
Nintendo Life – 8 / 10

The first wave of Pushmo World reviews have been published online. You’ll find a few verdicts in our roundup below.

GameSpot – 7 / 10
Destructoid – 8 / 10
Polygon – 9 / 10
Nintendo Life – 8 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 9 / 10
GamesBeat – 75 / 100

Reviews for Watch Dogs have now started to arrive. Here’s a roundup of the game’s early reviews:

IGN – 8.4/10
GameSpot – 8/10
Polygon – 8/10
Joystiq – 4/5
Videogamer – 7/10
Digitalspy – 4/5
Eurogamer – 7/10
GameInformer – 8.5/10
CVG – 9/10
USgamer – 5/5
Destructoid – 8/10
Giantbomb – 3/5

Nintendo has lifted the reviews embargo for Mario Kart 8. For an overview of the early verdicts, check out our roundup below.

IGN – 9 / 10
GameSpot – 8 / 10
Polygon – 9 / 10
Eurogamer – 10 / 10
EDGE – 9 / 10
Nintendo Life – 9 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 7.5 / 10
CVG – 9 / 10
GamesRadar – 4 / 5
GameTrailers – 8.6 / 10
Game Informer – 9.25 / 10
Joystiq – 4.5 / 5
DigitalSpy – 4 / 5
VideoGamer – 9 / 10
USGamer – 4.5 / 5
Destructoid – 9 / 10
GamesBeat – 85 / 100
Gamereactor – 9/10
Kotaku – “Yes”
ONM – 96%
NowGamer – 8.5 / 10

Reviews for Child of Light are just now starting to land. We’ll round up the verdicts below as they arrive.

VideoGamer – 9 / 10
Destructoid – 8.5 / 10
GameSpot – 8 / 10
Polygon – 6.5 / 10
EDGE – 5 / 10
NowGamer – 8 / 10
GamesRadar – 4.5 / 5
Eurogamer – 8 / 10
CVG – 8 / 10
Game Informer – 8 / 10

Reviews for Kirby Triple Deluxe have started to arrive. You’ll find a roundup of the first verdicts below.

IGN – 6 / 10
EDGE – 7 / 10
Eurogamer – 8 / 10
DigitalSpy – 4 / 5
Nintendo Life – 7 / 10
VideoGamer – 7 / 10
NowGamer – 8 / 10
GameSpot – 8 / 10
USGamer – 4 / 5
Polygon – 7.5 / 10
GamesRadar – 3.5 / 5
Game Informer – 8.5 / 10
GameTrailers – 8.7 / 10
Destructoid – 8 / 10
Joystiq – 4 / 5
NintendoWorldReport – 8.5 / 10

Nintendo has now lifted the review embargo for Mario Golf: World Tour. Here’s a quick look at the game’s critical reception thus far:

IGN – 8.6 / 10
DigitalSpy – 3 / 5
Eurogamer – 8 / 10
Nintendo Life – N/A
GamesRadar – 4 / 5
VideoGamer – 7 / 10
EDGE – 6 / 10
CVG – 7 / 10
NowGamer – 8 / 10

Reviews for Yoshi’s New Island have started to land. We’ve rounded up some of the early verdicts below.

Polygon – 7.5
Joystiq – 4 / 5
Eurogamer – 4 / 10
CVG – 6 / 10
Nintendo Life – 5 / 10
USGamer – 4 / 5
NintendoWorldReport – 7.5 / 10
DigitalSpy – 3 / 5
EDGE – 4 / 10
IGN – 7.9 / 10
GameSpot – 5 / 10
GameTrailers – 7.8 / 10
Destructoid – 7 / 10
Giant Bomb – 3 / 5
GamesRadar – 3 / 5
Shacknews – 5 / 10

Reviews for Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy are starting to pour in ahead of the game’s North American launch on Friday. We’ll round up verdicts throughout the day below.

Joystiq – 3.5 / 5
GamesRadar – 4 / 5
Shacknews – 7 / 10
Game Informer – 8.25 / 10
GamesBeat – 88 / 100
USGamer – 4 / 5