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Nintendo’s E3 plans for 2017

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LET’S-A GO! MARIO, TOURNAMENTS, AND NINTENDO SWITCH HEAD TO E3 2017 As part of Nintendo’s plan to deliver news about upcoming games throughout the year, the company will provide a packed week of activities at the E3 video game show, which runs from 13th to 15th June in Los Angeles. Proceedings will be headlined by the first-ever opportunity to play Continue Reading...

Nintendo details the first DLC pack for The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

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Hailed by both critics and audiences as one of the most ambitious video games Nintendo has ever produced, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has earned universal acclaim. The massive open-air adventure will soon receive even more engaging content with the Expansion Pass – comprised of two planned DLC packs for both the Nintendo Switch and Wii U versions. The first pack, called The Legend Continue Reading...

Young gamers are inventing their own controllers to get around their disabilities

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David Wästerfors, Lund University Nintendo’s latest gaming device is unique. It can operate like a traditional home console, a tablet or a handheld gaming unit complete with miniature joystick. But for gamers with disabilities, the Nintendo Switch may still have many of the same problems as any other console. Yet some of these young gamers are inventing their own ways Continue Reading...

New Wave of Amiibo are on their way

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As part of the recent Nintendo Direct that aired this week, we have been inundated with a host of new Amiibo figures. New amiibo Approaching!: The final Super Smash Bros. amiibo figures are on the way! Two versions of Cloud, Corrin and Bayonetta amiibo figures will hit store shelves on 22nd July. The Legend of Zelda amiibo: Three new amiibo Continue Reading...

Arms and Splatoon 2 headline New Nintendo Direct Presentation

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April 13th, 2017 – Nintendo today unveiled new details about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 and ARMS for the Nintendo Switch console, as well as Hey! PIKMIN, Ever Oasis and several new Kirby games for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, in a new streamlined format for its long-running series of Nintendo Direct presentations. The video presentation also covered Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 240 – Scorpio is a beast!

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On this weeks episode of the Daily Joystick Podcast we discuss the latest Xbox Scorpio news with our full breakdown of the hardware specs for Microsoft’s upcoming console. Also on the show we discuss the latest reviews, news and what were playing. So tune in to our first video podcast.   Click below to watch the full podcast. To play 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...

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...

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...