Monthly Archives: September 2014

New Xbox 360 Console Bundles and Price Cuts ahead

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Just when you thought the Xbox 360 couldn’t get any better, we’ve got a holiday lineup that features new low prices, bundles with amazing value, a hard drive upgrade and even a special edition console. Starting from 1st October you’ll be able to pick up a brand new Xbox 360 from as little as $179.00 RRP and customers can now Continue Reading...

D4 Xbox One Review

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D4 is a unique murder mystery developed by Access Games who also produced the classic Deadly Premonition.  You play as David Young who must try and solve the murder of his wife, except you have the ability to manipulate time.  Can you find the killer? Gameplay D4 sees you play as David Young who is a private investigator who is Continue Reading...

Forza Horizon 2 Xbox One Review

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Forza Horizon 2 is without doubt one of the most anticipated next generation racing titles and let me preface this review by saying it’s definitely all that and a bag of chips.  Forza Horizon 2 is the next instalment in the series, developed by Turn 10 and Playground games and has once again pushed the open world racing genre to Continue Reading...

Minimum PC Review

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Over the years graphics, sound and realism has been a hot topic amongst gamers of all platforms, and 1st or 3rd person shooters have been at the top of the demographic. Minimum is a new title that brings you a 3rd person shooter experience without all the bells and whistles that have been argued about. The question stands, is the Continue Reading...

Hyrule Warriors Wii U Review

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Hyrule Warriors will see you face off against thousands and thousands of enemies in the Hyrule universe in this year’s biggest hack and slash game.  Hyrule Warriors is not Links next adventure and you won’t be battling through temples and dungeons.  So what exactly is it then?  Gameplay Hyrule Warriors is a straight up hack and slash title that is Continue Reading...

Infamous: First Light PlayStation 4 Review

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Infamous: First Light is a prequel to the events of Infamous: Second Son and is based around the story of Abigail Walker and her struggle to save her brother Brent. Gameplay Infamous: First Light is set before the events of Infamous: Second Son and as with all prequels you can certainly expect to get a lot of back story that Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 178 – MS buys Mojang for around $2.5 billion dollars

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This week on the DJ Podcast Microsoft buys Mojang for a staggering $2.5 billion dollars.  Also making news, Destiny becomes the world’s best-selling new franchise raking in $325 million dollars in just 5 days and Super Smash Bros on the 3DS isn’t a slouch either shifting over 1 million copies of its latest game on opening weekend.  Also on the Continue Reading...

Forza Horizon 2 Demo Impressions

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Folks, it’s time to select your ride, strap yourself in and prepare yourself for one of the biggest racing experiences on next generation consoles.  I am of course referring to Forza Horizon 2 “The Demo” which is out now on the Xbox Live Marketplace and weighs in at a healthy 10.5GB in size.  Firstly I must say that the Forza Continue Reading...

Destiny Xbox One Review

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Bungie’s own universe, built on their experience with the Halo series. Beautiful, large and complex it’s going to have a definite life of its own. Gameplay If you’ve played Halo, you’ve played the earlier versions of Destiny. Controls out of the box are smooth and elegant and every button feels right for what it does. Even the classes feel organic, Continue Reading...

Strike Suit Zero, Director’s Cut Xbox One Review

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This is the Director’s Cut of Strike Suit Zero, a space combat flight sim released a little over a year and a half ago. While it calls out to many things, it still has its own feel and nature. With an altered campaign and refined graphics, it certainly deserves notice. Gameplay Strike Suit Zero is a space sim in the Continue Reading...

MINIMUM™ releases on Steam with a bevy of new features after departing from early access

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New York – September 12, 2014 – After months of katana-waving mayhem and Titan destruction, Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today that its MOBA-like third-person shooter Minimum™ has exited Steam Early Access and is now available as a full release.  Starting today, until September 17th, Minimum will be on sale for Continue Reading...

Sniper Elite 3 Xbox One Review

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Come to Africa, explore the wilderness, observe the others, guess the range, read the wind, pull the trigger. Watch what happens when you hit them in organ exploding, bone shattering, blood spraying glory. Sniper Elite 3 is the third in the series. With a focus towards more realistic ballistics. The direction of the wind, distance, your stance and heart rate Continue Reading...

Sims 4 PC Review

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It’s been 14 years since Maxis first gave us The Sims and its newest addition comes with a plethora of changes, both good and bad. The first controversy for the new series began with the announcement that the Sims 4 would be created with a new game engine. Since the failures of Sims City 5, there was good reason for Continue Reading...

NHL 15 Xbox One Review

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It’s been a while since I’ve given a NHL title a solid go, however this year’s NHL 15 promises to be better than before, yet not as complicated for the novice gamer.  Keen to give it a try, I put on my skates and took to the ice for some Hockey action and I am glad I did. Gameplay NHL Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 177 – This week we discuss Nintendo’s new 3DS, EA Access and more

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This week on the Daily Joystick Podcast we discuss all the news including Nintendo’s New 3DS XL. We also have a good discussion around EA Access and talk some Bayonetta 2 as well. In game reviews, we have a host of games including Diablo 3, Last of Us Remastered and Stick it to the Man and more. So tune in, Continue Reading...

Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Xbox One Review

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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls is the latest title or expansion if you will for the Diablo series that has finally made its way onto next generation consoles and is one of the most polished in the games series indeed.  Get ready to level up, collect weapons and team up with your friends as you explore the very open world Continue Reading...

The Last of Us Remastered PlayStation 4 Review

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I was crouched when I came around the corner. He didn’t see me. I listened intently to his conversation, to gauge how far I was away from him, and how many of them there were. With his back turned, I got closer and closer. When I was close enough, I lunged out, wrapping my bicep and forearm around his throat. Continue Reading...

Is it time for developers and gamers to move on?

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By the end of 2015 we are going to be swimming in new games to play on our consoles. And I know I’ve touched on this subject a number of times, but it is good to see that the main platform focus has moved to the current generation. From the list below, there are only 9 out of the 57 Continue Reading...

The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 5: No Going Back Xbox 360 Review

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Get ready for an emotional roller-coaster in the final episode for season 2 of the Walking Dead titled “No Going Back”.  It’s decision time and Clementine is faced with the biggest choices to date that will test your nerves as well as shape a host of peoples futures. For those who have played every episode of the Walking Dead the gameplay and story Continue Reading...