Monthly Archives: May 2017

Ultra Streetfighter II: The Final Challengers Review

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Get ready to perform hadouken’s, spinning bird kicks and front kicks till your hearts content with Ultra Streetfighter II: The Final Challengers for the Nintendo Switch.  The series has come a long way since the release of Street Fighter 2 back in 1991 in the arcade, but how does it shape up today? Gameplay The heart of Streetfighter 2 has Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 250 – Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed till 2018

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss the delay of Red Dead Redemption 2.  Also making news is the Xbox Scorpio and how developers can choose higher frame rates for Scorpio versions of games.   This plus more on the DJ Podcast. Click below to watch the full podcast. To play the podcast in your browser window, click Continue Reading...

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Review

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Atlas is recognised as one of the leaders when it comes to JRPG’s. They have quite an impressive catalogue of incredible titles. There latest release to the western world is something a little different, yet something quite familiar. Gameplay Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, (pronounced as Ooh-tah-wah-ray-roo-mo-no) is the tale of a man, injured and alone. He awakens to find himself Continue Reading...

NBA Playgrounds Review

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Slam Dunk? Almost. NBA Playgrounds, Developed by Saber Interactive and published by Mad Dog Games, is not too dissimilar to the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers: booming with potential, young in age, but still with work to do and room to improve for next season. There is so much to love in NBA Playgrounds, with core gameplay being incredibly addictive and it’s Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 249 – PS4 Pro can’t run Destiny 2 at 60fps

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss how Sony’s PS4 Pro can’t run Destiny 2 at 60fps and why? Also making news was the Nintendo Switch and it’s continued sales success, plus we talk about Mario Kart’s rude gesture.  This plus more on the DJ Podcast. Click below to watch the full podcast. To play the podcast Continue Reading...

Cities: Skylines Review

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One of the first city building games to appear on the console that I know, Cities: Skylines is a well developed title. Perhaps in comparison to the PC release, more of an introduction. Don’t hold this against it, it’s so simple to get started. Mastery is hard, especially with the more advanced features, creating districts and the city’s policies you Continue Reading...

The Surge Review

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The Surge comes to us from developer Deck13 Interactive who also developed Lords of the Fallen. Both games have a Dark Souls-esque gameplay feeling to them and a similar play style. More and more games are being made with this souls-esque gameplay that I’m surprised a genre for this style hasn’t been coined yet. Alas with its similar play style Continue Reading...

Puyo Puyo Tetris Review

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While a price point of $60 AUD might be a little over the top for some, Puyo Puyo Tetris combines some of the greatest puzzling elements from two vastly different universes for what is one of the best conventional puzzle titles we have seen in some time. While it’s clear that there are some slight imbalances when it comes to Continue Reading...

Minecraft Magic: The Gathering Skin Pack DLC Review

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Minecraft is still getting new content and DLC to keep the game fresh and customisable for players. The latest addition to the game is a skin pack that has been wanted for some time, Magic: The Gathering characters are now available for Windows 10 and Pocket editions of Minecraft. Gameplay For some time now, the only way fane of Magic: Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 248 – PS5 due out in 2018? Really?

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss the latest rumours surrounding the PlayStation 5 console and its supposed 10tflops?  Also we discuss Ubisoft’s plans for 2017 and Nintendo’s upcoming E3 plans.  Tune it, its video gaming goodness beamed to your ears. Click below to watch the full podcast. To play the podcast in your browser window, click Continue Reading...