Monthly Archives: October 2016

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 230 – I want to believe in the Switch, I really do….

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss the latest news and kicking off we get back onto the Nintendo Switch band wagon as the dust begins to settle on the recent announcement hype. Also making news, Hello Games gets hacked and releases awkward tweets plus we discuss Bethesda’s recent announcement concerning early game reviews. These stories, plus Continue Reading...

Batman: Return to Arkham PS4 Review

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There are not many games that I simply love, not for the main character but the villain. Aside from Farcry 3, the only other contenders are the Batman Arkham games. When the announcement for Batman: Return to Arkham hit, I never thought twice about picking the games up (for the third time). Obviously, the story and gameplay would not differ Continue Reading...

Skylanders Imaginators Xbox One Review

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Skylanders Imaginators is the latest installment in the series and manages to change the formula enough to make it interesting for veterans and a wealth of fun for new comers.  Now you can create your own characters which adds a whole new dimension to the experience and makes Skylanders Imaginators one of the most fun platformers this year. Gameplay Skylanders Continue Reading...

Civilisation VI PC Review

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The latest in the long line of Civilisation titles and perhaps the most interesting to date. There’s plenty which is the same and then there’s plenty which is different. It’s hard not to know how to play this, but it will catch you in a number of traps. It’s a new game and it’s easily worth your time. Just set Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 229 – Will you make the Switch to Nintendo Switch?

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we talk all things Nintendo Switch.  That’s right Nintendo has finally released some information regarding their next console upgrade and we break down that 3 minute trailer and discuss as much as we can.  Also, we give our thoughts on whether we’ll be making the “Switch” so to speak. These stories, plus Continue Reading...

WWE 2K17 Xbox One Review

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WWE 2K17 is here and boy is it a mixed bag. WWE 2K16 certainly pleased wrestling fans alike, however is WWE 2K17 a stone cold stunner or nothing but a big show? With yearly releases, expectations for fresh new ideas are a must, and sometimes sadly are far and few between. 2K17 might do some things right but others down Continue Reading...

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Beta Preview Impressions

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Thanks to Bandainamco I got some hands on time with the closed beta for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. I am a huge fan of Dragon Ball Z and have been since waking up early before school to watch new episodes daily on TV. Dragon Ball Z has a certain spot in my heart so of course when presented with the Continue Reading...

Nintendo Switch World Premiere!

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In an introductory video released today at http://www.nintendo.com/switch, Nintendo provided the first glimpse of its new home gaming system and revealed that it is called Nintendo Switch. In addition to providing single-player and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. The mobility of a Continue Reading...

WRC 6 Xbox One Review

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Get ready to take on the world’s best rally car drivers in this year’s instalment of World Rally Championship 6 (WRC 6).  The scenery is beautiful, the terrain is always changing and the twists and turns are tight.  This is rally racing and its all here in WRC 6. Gameplay WRC 6 begins by building on the previous version which Continue Reading...

Sonic BOOM: Fire & Ice Nintendo 3DS Review

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Sonic the Hedgehog makes his return again in Sonic BOOM: Fire & Ice for the Nintendo 3DS. Is this title going to crash & burn like the other recent games or will it explode in the glory that early adopters of the loveable blue hedgehog remember? Gameplay Sonic the Hedgehog has been an icon for gamers for a long time Continue Reading...