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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

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze’s reviews are just now starting to arrive. You can find a roundup of verdicts below.

Destructoid – 10 / 10
Game Informer – 9.25 / 10
USGamer – 9 / 10
EDGE – 7 / 10
Eurogamer – 7 / 10
GamesRadar – 9.1 / 10
Polygon – 8.5 / 10
IGN – 9 / 10
GameSpot – 6 / 10
Joystiq – 4 / 5
Polygon – 8.5 / 10
GamesRadar – 4 / 5
Nintendo Life – 9 / 10
DigitalSpy – 4 / 5
NintendoWorldReport – 8.5 / 10
CVG – 8 / 10

Since Bravely Default isn’t out in North America until February, there aren’t a whole lot of reviews published for Bravely Default. However, it’s true that the game launched in Europe last week, and a few verdicts emerged leading up the game’s release in PAL territories. A roundup of reviews can be found below.

EDGE – 8 / 10
Eurogamer – 8 / 10
IGN – 8.6 / 10
ONM – 90 / 100
Nintendo Life – 9 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 9.5 / 10
NowGamer – 9 / 10

Super Mario 3D World and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds aren’t the only Nintendo games releasing today. Nintendo has also launched Mario Party: Island Tour, which is now available throughout stores in North America.

Here’s a roundup of how the critics feel about World Tour:

CVG – 4 / 10
GamesRadar – 3 / 5
IGN – 5.5 / 10
Nintendo Life – 6 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 8.5 / 10

Reviews have started to go live for Super Mario 3D World. We’ll keep this post updated with verdicts that come in throughout the day.

CVG – 10 / 10
Destructoid – 10 / 10
DigitalSpy – 5 / 5
EDGE – 9 / 10
Eurogamer – 10 / 10
Game Informer – 9.25 / 10
GamesBeat – 97 / 100
GameSpot – 9 / 10
GamesRadar – 4.5 / 5
GamesTM – 9 / 10
GameTrailers – 9.5 / 10
IGN – 9.6 / 10
Joystiq – 5 / 5
Kotaku – “Yes”
Nintendo Life – 10 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 10 / 10
NowGamer – 9 / 10
ONM – 93 / 100
Polygon – 9 / 10
Shacknews – 9 / 10
USGamer – 4.5 / 5
Videogamer – 9 / 10

Reviews are starting to pour in for The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. You can get an idea as to how the game is sitting with critics in our roundup below.

CVG – 10 / 10
Destructoid – 6.5 / 10
DigitalSpy – 5 / 5
EDGE – 8 / 10
Eurogamer – 8 / 10
Game Informer – 10 / 10
GameSpot – 9 / 10
GamesRadar – 4.5 / 5
GameTrailers – 9.8 / 10
IGN – 9.4 / 10
Joystiq – 5 / 5
Nintendo Life – 10 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 9.5 / 10
Nowgamer – 8 / 10
USGamer – 4 / 5
Videogamer – 10 / 10

Reviews have been trickling out slowly for Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Here’s a rundown of what critics think about the title thus far:

CVG – 4 / 10
DigitalSpy – 3 / 5
GameSpot – 5 / 10
GamesRadar – 3.5 / 5
GameTrailers – 5.5 / 10
Nintendo Life – 6 / 10
NintendoWorldReport – 7 / 10
Polygon – 6 / 10

Call of Duty: Ghosts has finally arrived, and so have the reviews. You can get an idea as to how the new shooter is sitting with critics in our reviews roundup below.

CVG – 7 / 10
Destructoid – 5 / 10
DigitalSpy – 4 / 5
EDGE – 7 / 10
Eurogamer – 7 / 10
GameSpot – 8 / 10
GamesRadar – 4 / 5
GiantBomb – 3 / 5
IGN – 8.8 / 10
Joystiq – 3.5 / 5
Kotaku
NowGamer – 7.5 / 10
Polygon – 6.5 / 10
USGamer – 3 / 5
VideoGamer – 7 / 10

As Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies launches on the 3DS eShop today, lots of reviews have for the game have appeared. You can find a roundup of verdicts below.

Destructoid – 9.5 / 10
Digital Spy – 4 / 5
Eurogamer – 8 / 10
Game Informer – 8 / 10
GameSpot – 8 / 10
GamesRadar – 4 / 5
GameTrailers – 7.3 / 10
IGN – 7.2 / 10
Joystiq – 4 / 5
Kotaku – “Yes”
Nintendo Life – 9 / 10
Polygon – 8 / 10
Shackews – 6 / 10