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...

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap

Ahh Nintendo, this is why we love you. The Nintendo World Championships 2015 kicked off Nintendo’s E3 campaign in a huge way, drawing in a nice live crowd and nearly 120,000 viewers on YouTube. An eight round celebration of new games and old games alike with gaming celebrities, the spirit of competition and even some fantastic surprise announcements such as the release of the first translate...

Life is Strange E3 Trailer Released

Life is Strange has become one of the biggest surprise hits of 2015 thanks to it’s great story and time bending mechanics, and most likely in part to the epic ending in Episode 3, Life is Strange was the second biggest trending game on YouTube throughout the month of May. Now to celebrate, the small Parisian studio Dontnod have released an E3 trailer that doesn’t actually show anything...

Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories Announced for Wii U, PC, iOS, and Android

Natsume has announced that they will be releasing another new Harvest Moon game, titled Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories, for the Wii U, PC, iOS, and Android this winter. It is worth noting that this is not related to the Bokujō Monogatari series that the games have been based off of in the past and is Natsume’s own creation just like Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley. Details are still fairly sc...

Nintendo Direct Micro Reveals Numerous Titles For Western Release

Recently Nintendo held a “Nintendo Direct Micro” that contained quite a few announcements despite being a relatively short showing. The full video for the Nintendo Direct Micro can be found below but as for the actual announcements, quite a few Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games were announced for release in the West this year and in 2016 as well as some add-ons for the recently released Spl...

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