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PAX Aus 2017: Namco

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Namco had a smallish space at Pax Australia this year, but it had three upcoming titles that were high on my “wanting to play” list. I am pleased to say I got some hands-on time with each. Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant kingdom, Dragon Ball FightersZ and Code Vein were the three on display, and after some reasonably short queue Continue Reading...

The Year’s Most Gift-Worthy Games

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From immersive WWII action to a nostalgic-fuelled adventure with everyone’s favourite marsupial, there’s a must-have Activision game for everyone this Christmas. Activision has had a banner year in 2017 adding several highly anticipated titles to its cutting-edge collection, including Destiny 2®, Call of Duty®: WWII and Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy®. Give the gift of gaming this Christmas with the hottest Continue Reading...

PAX 2017: Strange Brigade; hands on

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On the second day of Pax, Saturday, I was looking around at the all the queues, scoping out anything that was available after a short wait. I wondered over to the Xbox booth, it was generally easy to play most games here besides Cup Head and Forza 7 on the wheel set up, being due to Sea of Thieves having Continue Reading...

PAX 2017: Detroit Become Human hands on

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To say Quantic Dream is a polarizing development studio would be an understatement. They build games with attention to connecting with the player on an emotional level, in doing so some sacrifices have been made in regards to the usual model of game play deployed by others. I loved Heavy Rain, even though the control scheme left much to be Continue Reading...

PAX 2017: An introduction

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So, the dust has settled, it has been a week, Pax Australia has been and gone but the memories remain. Pax has nestled itself into the position of the premier event for nerds, geeks and gamers alike and in its fifth year it did not do anything to tarnish its holding.  I have decided to do this quick overview of Continue Reading...

Regurgitator Unit 20 Year Anniversary Concert Review

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For a number of years now, EB Games Expo has been a highlight that I look forward to every year. The opportunity to gather with my friends and hundreds, if not thousands of like-minded people who share a passion for gaming. This year was no exception, not only has it returned to the Gold Coast (my home town) but also Continue Reading...

EB Expo 2017 – Far Cry 5 Hands on Impressions

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One of the biggest highlights to the games available for a hands-on experience at EB Expo 2017 was Far Cry 5. As a fan of the series, and knowing that this game is still 4 months away from release, I was very keen to see what is in store for the new addition to the Far Cry family. As we Continue Reading...

EB Expo 2017 – Assassin’s Creed Origins Hands on Impressions

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At this year’s EB Expo 2017 we went hands on with Assassin’s Creed Origins on the Xbox One X and Egypt has never looked so beautiful. You’d be forgiven for thinking Assassin’s Creed games have run their marathon over the years starting out as a fresh and new experience and ultimately becoming what many gamers dread; an annualised franchise.  With Continue Reading...

EB Expo 2017 – Detroit Become Human Hands on Impressions

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The second game that we stumbled upon at this year’s EB Expo 2017 was Detroit Become Human for the PlayStation 4.  I must admit, none of the DJ Podcast team had any preconceptions or thoughts about Detroit Become Human leading up to the Expo.  Gladly so, as Detroit Become Human managed to captivate our minds and have us all clinging Continue Reading...

EB GAMES ANNOUNCES NEW PLAY BEFORE RELEASE GAMES AND ESPORTS TOURNAMENTS FOR EB EXPO 2017

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EB GAMES ANNOUNCES NEW PLAY BEFORE RELEASE GAMES AND ESPORTS TOURNAMENTS FOR EB EXPO 2017 Australia’s leading video games retailer EB Games is excited to announce new eSports tournaments and loads more playable before release games at EB Expo, Australia’s world-class video games and pop culture event. EB Expo 2017 will be held 7th-8th October at the Gold Coast Convention Continue Reading...

Nintendo announces the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

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On 30th September the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo’s follow-up console to the legendary Nintendo Entertainment System, returns in a new petite form as the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Launched in Australia and New Zealand in 1992, the Super Nintendo introduced what many consider some of the greatest video games of all time – classics such as Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 261 – Technical Difficulties strike again

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On this week’s podcast we discuss all the latest news including Skull and Bones and its single player campaign. Plus we encounter the usual technical difficulties thanks to Aussie internet! Tune in. Click below to watch the full podcast. To play the podcast in your browser window, click the icons below. Want to download the episode for later? Then click Continue Reading...

EB Expo 2017 Publishers confirmed

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EB Expo is heading back to the Gold Coast Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th October at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. World-class publishers including PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo and more have now been confirmed for the event. Tickets are on sale now and available from all EB Games and Zing Pop Culture stores and online at EBExpo.com.au and Ticketek. Continue Reading...

E3 2017 – South Park the Fractured But Whole – E3 Gameplay Walkthrough

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Hot off the press and live from E3 is the latest South  Park Fractured But Whole gameplay walkthrough. Join us as we take on the role of the New Kid with incredible time-bending fart powers. Take a trip to the Peppermint Hippo Strip Club, where The New Kid and Captain Diabetes uncover more information about missing cats and the evil Continue Reading...

E3 2017 – New E3 2017 gameplay trailer released for Railway Empire

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Kalypso Media and Gaming Minds Studios have today released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming tycoon simulation game Railway Empire which is scheduled for release in Q1 2018 for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. Starting in 1830’s America players will enter the golden age of steam where they must expand their business from coast to coast across 100 years of booming industry Continue Reading...