The Force Awakens with Star Wars: Commander

We are less than two weeks away from the highly anticipated (to say the least) release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Well in the lead up to the huge cinematic event, Disney have rolled out a new content update for their popular Star Wars: Commander mobile game. In the first big content update since July, the game now features new planets, new missions and new characters all related to The Force...

Pokemon Rumble World Receiving Improved Physical Release

Pokemon Rumble World is coming to physical retailers on January 23rd at the price of $49.95 AUD. The packaged game will include all inclusive content and updated functionality, specifically, newly reconfigured features such as Poké Diamonds, the Poké Diamond Digger and VIP Cards which basically remove the pay to play aspect of the game and make it easier to voyage through the kingdom of Toy Pokemo...

Nintendo Announce Nintendo Badge Arcade for the 3DS eShop

So here is a new one. Nintendo are set to launch a new app for the 3DS deemed Nintendo Badge Arcade. This freemium app works a lot like the free mini-game in Smash Bros., where players can randomly win (or pay for tries) to win badges to decorate their home screen. In true Nintendo style, these badges will be from the company’s main franchises. Here are some further details: Owners of Ninten...

Disney’s Descendants Cause Mischief on Mobile Devices

I stumbled upon the Disney Channel original movie; Descendants a little while ago and while I clearly wasn’t the target audience, I got a few laughs out of it. The story of the children of super villains trying to step out of the shadows of their parents was an interesting take on the Disney villain mythos, and the version of “Be Our Guest.” Was surprisingly kick-ass. Even though...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Review

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: October 3, 2015 Price: $59.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is a spin-off of Nintendo’s popular Animal Crossing series. It may have some flaws and may have limited gameplay options, but it still provides a fun gaming experience. Is it so...

Doodle God Announced for Steam and Xbox One; New Teaser Emerges

Doodle God is no stranger to the mobile market, as the title has been downloaded millions of times worldwide and continues to attract more players everyday due to its addictive gameplay. Like a lot of casual successes, we are about to see bigger and better things for the humble game – as JoyBits (creators of Doodle Kingdom) have announced versions for both Steam and the Xbox One.  “Doo...

Life is Strange Episode 4 “Dark Room” Review

Life is Strange Episode 4: Dark Room Developer: Dontnod Entertainment Publisher: Square Enix Platforms: PC (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Release Date: July 28th, 2015 Price: $7.99 AU/$4.99 US– Available On Steam, PlayStation Store, Xbox Live Overview Quick warning, unlike my last few Life is Strange Reviews this one will contain some slight indirect spoilers. Episode...

Nintendo eShop Offers Free Indie Game Previews

Indies have made quite a name for themselves this generation and rightfully so with smaller, unsigned teams offering some really fun and unique experiences. Nintendo Australia (as well as Nintendo America and Europe) are now getting behind the Indie games available on the Wii U through the eShop, offering people free preview versions of nine indie games over the coming month. This promotion is bei...

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Review

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley Developer: Natsume Publisher: Rising Star Games Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: June 20, 2015 Price: $59.95 AUD – Available Here Overview When Nintendo described this game as having “streamlined controls”, it seemed like a warning. Making things easier can be a great way to attract new players to a video game, but unless the controls are tweaked in just the...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer & Amiibo Scanner Release Dates Announced

While this not be a traditional Animal Crossing game, Happy Home Designer aims to appeal to fans of both the series and Amiibo owners, being the first game ever to support Amiibo cards. To celebrate this release, Nintendo is releasing a heap of new products that all tie in to the games launch including a new 3DS design, Amiibo scanner for the older 3DS models and Amiibo card packs. All of this wil...

Lego Dimension E3 Hands-on Impressions

Lego Dimensions (Hands-on Impressions) Developer: TT Games Platform: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Wii U Release: 27 September, 2015 The LEGO video game franchise is by now a well established and has found itself adapting all manner of IPs into its universe, much like the actual LEGO toys themselves. These games have covered everything from Batman to Lord of the Rings while sti...

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival Announced

Remember those Animal Crossing Amiibos that were leaked during the weekend? Well during Nintendo’s E3 2015 digital press conference we now know what they are for as the company has announced that they are not only bringing the house-decorating Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for the 3DS to North America on September 25th but they are also working on a spin-off game for the Wii U. The Wi...

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