Martin Robinson writes a short report about Tomodachi Life, the new life-sim game by Nintendo. “After two weeks with Nintendo’s new life sim, is it any clearer what exactly it is? Dirty realist Raymond Carver is working the afternoon shift at the hat-shop, though his sullen demeanour suggests he’s none-too-pleased about it, while two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso has been kicked out of bed by Princess Zelda and the perma-tanned Cary Grant has just asked me if he can have lasagne for tea. Tomodachi Life, the simulation title that made its western debut in such spectacular style a couple of weeks back, defies easy definition, but it’s a game full of steady, often irregular surprises”.

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