Monthly Archives: March 2017

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

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Open your eyes Link.  These are the first words that you will hear when you start your adventure with the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  Prepare for one of the biggest and most epic adventures as Breath of the Wild mixes up the traditional Zelda formula and creates a masterpiece along the way. Gameplay As you begin your Continue Reading...

Outlast 2 confirmed to release in Australia

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Earlier this month we reported that Outlast 2 was refused classification here in Australia.  Today we are glad to provide a very welcomed update to that classification: “The original submission of Outlast 2 sent to the Australian Classification Branch contained the final game code and a video file for reference taken from an Alpha version of the game. This video Continue Reading...

Bye-Bye Boxboy 3DS Review

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HAL Laboratory and Nintendo have struck pure puzzling gold once again in the third iteration of the Boxboy series. With addictive puzzles, perfectly orchestrated level design and a most simple concept, Bye-bye Boxboy! is a stand-out title in the bloom of 2017 and an absolute must-have for the Nintendo 3DS. Gameplay Bye-Bye Boxboy! presents one of the simplest game styles Continue Reading...

Atlantic Fleet iOS Review

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Since I stopped playing World of Warships, I have been looking for a naval game to scratch that itch. Particularly World War 2 and the big guns of the battleships. Set in the Atlantic, you have plenty of modes to keep you busy, plenty of ships to use and try out. Above and below sea level you can fight, with Continue Reading...

Torment: Tides of Numenera PC Review

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Another revival of the older styled isometric RPG’s I grew up with. Instead of Faerun on Aber-Toril, we explore the Ninth World of Monte Cook’s Numenera. It’s a world of Glaives, Jacks and Nano’s, exploring the Earth many millions of years in the future. Many cyphers, items from previous epochs are there for you to find and use. The mystery Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 239 – Australia does it once again!

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss the recent banning of Outlast 2 here in Australia and what that means for our industry and gamers.  In other news Horizon Zero Dawn sells extremely well and the Nintendo Switch doubles production given it’s strong launch success.  These stories plus a whole lot more on the DJ Podcast. Download Continue Reading...

Lego Worlds Xbox One Review

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Building block games have been an enormous success ever since Minecraft was revealed to the world back in 2009. It has quite commonly been referred to as Lego-like. So, it makes sense that we actually get an actual Lego building game, well that time is now and we can start our own Lego cities in Lego Worlds. Gameplay Even though Continue Reading...

Fast RMX Review

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The rise of new hardware brings fresh, exciting new software, this time in the arrangement of Shin’en’s Fast RMX. In what feels like a gift to fans of Psygnosis’ Wipeout series, Fast RMX provisions a more than competent initial entry into the Nintendo Switch’s Racing library with a fast, frantic and ever-competitive futuristic racing experience. While it’s easy to identify Continue Reading...

EB EXPO 2017 on sale ticket dates announced

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EB Expo is heading back to the Gold Coast Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th October at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. On Friday 24th March, our exclusive 24-hour online presale will go live for EB World Level 4 members and previous Ultimate Gamers. The pre-sale starts at 9am AEST at ebgames.com.au Across the weekend, Saturday 25th to Sunday Continue Reading...

Gravity Rush 2 Review

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Kat and Dusty are back. Through gorgeous visuals, an infectious protagonist and an engaging combat system, Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Japan Studio have almost struck a winning chord with Gravity Rush 2. While the intermittently cumbersome gravity shifting may discourage some, every other facet shines bright and encompasses a worthy and welcoming sequel for action-adventure fans and loyal enthusiasts of the Continue Reading...

Semispheres PS4 Review

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There is a surprise large amount of puzzle games out there and coming up with something fresh and new is no easy task. Thankfully, Semispheres is now here that does just that and brings challenges that you will not expect. Gameplay Semispeheres initially looks like a very basic game with the goal of getting your orb to the goal portal. Continue Reading...

I am Setsuna Review

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I am Setsuna is now on the Nintendo Switch and comes to us from newcomer developer Tokyo RPG Factory, and tells a beautiful tale with what feels like a nod to games like Chrono trigger and Final Fantasy. One girl’s brave sacrifice to please monsters that are terrorising the land lived in by Setsuna and our stoic and wearisome main Continue Reading...

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands Xbox One Review

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With an impressive string of games under their belt already, it was going to be a big task to wow fans of Tom Clancy’s titles with a new game that exceeds all others. Now is the time for us all to get a taste of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands. Gameplay I have played a number of games under the Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 237: The Switchcast

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On this week’s episode of the DJ podcast we discuss all things Nintendo Switch.  Thats right, the Nintendo Switch has released on March 3rd and the team each picked up their own consoles and were here to talk about about our experiences so far with the Switch.  So sit back and enjoy as we discuss Nintendo’s latest console as well Continue Reading...

Nintendo Switch ushers in a new era of console gaming on the go

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3rd March, 2017 – Today’s launch of the Nintendo Switch video game console means that home console-quality gaming is no longer tethered exclusively to the living room TV. Nintendo Switch lets players enjoy their favourite games anytime, anywhere and with anyone. It comes in two colour options: a version with a set of grey Joy-Con controllers, and a version with Continue Reading...

Nioh PS4 Review

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Straight from the beginning you can tell Nioh resembles the Dark Souls series in many ways from straight out level design to the beastly tough as nails foes you will constantly find yourself up against. However just because it shares a similarity does not mean what has been delivered here isn’t unique in its own way. Gameplay Nioh comes to Continue Reading...

Nintendo Reveals New Partnerships And First Indie Games Coming To Nintendo eShop On Nintendo Switch

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1st March 2017 – The Nintendo Switch console launches on 3rd March, and people can expect an exciting line-up of games on Nintendo eShop for day one and beyond. Nintendo has been working closely with independent publishers and developers to deliver a steady flow of unique and original experiences to Nintendo eShop. More than 60 quality indie games are confirmed Continue Reading...

FlatOut 4: Total Insanity reveals its release date!

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Sydney (Australia), March 1, 2017 – Bigben is pleased to unveil the release date of FlatOut4: Total Insanity. This newest instalment of the famous franchise is an explosive mix of ‘cult classic’ game modes and exclusive and varied content. Developed by the Paris based studio Kylotonn Racing Games (WRC 5, WRC 6), FlatOut4: Total Insanity will launch in Australia on Continue Reading...

Introducing Xbox Game Pass: Unlimited Access to More Than 100 Games

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Today, the Xbox team announced a new gaming subscription service called Xbox Game Pass, which gives you unlimited access to more than 100 games for $10.95 AUD a month. Xbox Game Pass is available in Preview for select markets today and will launch to the broader community later this spring. Xbox Game Pass began rolling out to select Insider members Continue Reading...