Monthly Archives: June 2014

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 173 – Nintendo’s management team survives another year

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This week on the Daily Joystick Podcast we discuss the latest news including Nintendo’s shareholders re-elect Miyamoto and the management team to head up Nintendo for the next 12 months. Also making news, Sony reveals a Uncharted 4 PlayStation 4 console bundle thats bound to get gamers excited plus a host of other new stories today. This week, we review Continue Reading...

The Amazing Spiderman 2 Xbox One Review

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Get ready to web-swing back into action as Spider-Man makes a return to clean up the streets of New York in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game. It is up to you to find and catch a mysterious murderer going around killing thugs, murderers and other criminals only leaving initials at the crime scene ‘CK” who people are calling the Carnage Continue Reading...

Outlast Xbox One Review

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Get ready to literally have the scare of your life with Red Barrels first-person survival horror game Outlast. So turn off your lights, turn up the volume and have extra pairs of underwear nearby, because I can sure tell you this isn’t no Scooby-Doo investigation Gameplay In Outlast you play as Mile Upshur, a freelance journalist who must uncover the Continue Reading...

Crossing the line: from preference to fan boy

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Everybody has preferences in life. Some like Ford over Chevy, McDonalds over Burger King, and in my case, Microsoft over Sony. The real question is when do preferences cross over into irrational hatred towards the competition. Speaking for myself, my preference towards Microsoft isn’t going to keep me from owning a PS4 (I own one). Nor will it keep me Continue Reading...

Worms Battlegrounds Xbox One Review

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Worms the hugely successful title that has entertained gamers for nearly 20 years has arrived on Xbox One.  Worms Battlegrounds continues with its winning formula and Team 17 has done what they can to ensure Worms Battlegrounds is just as fun on Xbox One as it can be on any other platform.  The question is, is it worth it? Gameplay Continue Reading...

Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition Ex Plus Alpha Xbox One Review

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Just when you had thought CAPCOM was finally finished with releasing DLC for Dead Rising 3, all of a sudden Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition EX Plus Alpha appears! Not only is this new Dead Rising 3 DLC entertainingly fun to say out loud, it’s also surprisingly great to play. Gameplay Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Continue Reading...

Who won E3 2014?

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It would be fairly easy to sit here and say who “won” E3, based on personal preferences and the like. One could watch the conferences, see the on the floor gameplay and come to a conclusion. After watching all the footage I can stomach, I have come to the end result that we, the gamers, are the real winners of Continue Reading...

Our favorite E3 2014 game trailers

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Gamers, E3 2014 is almost over but the news and cool trailers just wont stop.  So today, the Daily Joystick team has decided to list their most favorite E3 game trailers that we are all looking forward to the most when these titles release.  Take a look and judge for yourself. Dead Island 2 – Paul Everyone loves a Zombie Continue Reading...

Nintendo’s E3 2014 Stand Out games

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With Nintendo’s press conference or shall I say “Nintendo Direct” now over, I’ve decided to collate some of the games that were announced and shown that really peaked most of the DJ team’s interest.  Its by no means exhaustive but these titles I personally see a heap of potential with.  Note, some titles were actually revealed outside of the Nintendo Continue Reading...

Assassin’s Creed Unity Trailer E3 2014

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UBISOFT® ENTERS THE CHAOS AND BRUTALITY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION WITH ASSASSIN’S CREED® UNITY     SYDNEY — June 10, 2014 — Today, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft announced that the next instalment of the 76 million unit-selling Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Unity, will be released worldwide on October 28. Assassin’s Creed Unity will be released on Continue Reading...

FIFA 15 Trailer E3 2014

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FIFA fans rejoice, the new trailer direct from E3 2014 showcasing FIFA 15 is here. Sydney, Australia – June 10, 2014 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced that EA SPORTS™ FIFA 15 is bringing football to life in stunning visual detail so fans can experience the emotion and intensity of football like never before, on Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Special – E3 2014 Day 1 Microsoft Round Up

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Today gamer’s marks the commencement of E3 2014 and kicking things off is Microsoft with its press conference held earlier today. We’ve all tuned in and formed our opinions on the show and today we are here to give you the lowdown as it unfolded with Microsoft and their conference. We discuss the games, more games and yes wait for it even more Continue Reading...

The best line-up of games in Xbox history

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With incredible games for the adventurer, thrill-seeker and speed demon within us all, Xbox One is poised to deliver a spectacular games line-up, including the following: • “Assassin’s Creed Unity” (Ubisoft, Ubisoft). “Assassin’s Creed Unity” is the next-gen evolution of the blockbuster franchise powered by an all-new game engine. Play as Arno, an entirely new breed of Assassin, in an Continue Reading...

Watch Dogs Xbox One Review

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Aiden Pearce is out for revenge for the accidental murder of his niece, and he is willing to do anything to find the people responsible. Can Watch Dogs resurrect the massive open world genre? Let’s find out. Gameplay Watch Dogs is a third-person, open world title with many features that set it apart from any other game. Unlike other recent Continue Reading...

Get ready for E3 2014 with Daily Joystick

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E3 is by far the largest video gaming conference in the world where all the biggest news and all the biggest gaming companies converge to bring you the gamer a smorgasbord of gaming delights.  Whether its new console announcements to exclusive games, or perhaps live stage demos of future titles, E3 is where it all happens and once a year Continue Reading...

Wolfenstein: The New Order Xbox One Review

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Few games have deeper roots in the gaming world as the Wolfenstein franchise does. With the announcement of Wolfenstein: The New Order, I knew exactly what to expect, old-school first person shooting. What I didn’t expect was just how good this game was going to be. Story The year is 1960, and you play as American soldier BJ Blazkowicz. In Continue Reading...

Murdered: Soul Suspect Xbox One Review

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The biggest question we ask ourselves in life is what happens to us after we die? Is there a Heaven and Hell? Is there an afterlife? Or does everything just go black as you cease to exist? Well, Square-Enix’s latest game Murdered: Soul Suspect focuses on those who have passed away and also have their own unfinished business to attend Continue Reading...