Mario Party: Star Rush Announced for Nintendo 3DS Alongside amiibo

Nintendo’s main focus this E3 are definitely Pokemon and Zelda, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t any time for new game announcements. Mario Party: Star Rush has been quietly announced for the Nintendo 3DS and has a release date of November 4th. The game will have it’s debut on the Nintendo Treehouse tomorrow, but as current no images or footage has been released. The game...

New Franchises Being Added to Lego Dimensions

Warner Bros. has big news just ahead of E3 2016. Lego Dimensions will be adding 16 new franchises to their library, increasing the total to 30. New packs will launch on September 27th and will be drawn from a well rounded group of franchises like Ghostbusters, Adventure Time, and Knight Rider. Additionally, some new features are coming to Lego Dimensions. New Battle Arenas will add local split scr...

New Trailer for Monster Trucks

The folks over at Paramount Pictures have released a trailer for their new film, Monster Trucks, starring Lucas Till (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and directed by Chris Wedge (Ice Age). The film is meant to kick off a new family-friendly, sci-fi comedy action franchise with a strong emphasis on CGI. The trailer gives a simple overview of the story with the protagonist character coming across a stra...

Toy Story Review

Toy Story Studio: Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures Publisher: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Toy Story was a staple of many childhoods, including my own. It was a seminal film which cemented the position of the Pixar as a leading animation studio and is considered one of the best animated films of all time. This film broke ground with c...

Ubisoft Announces Werewolves Within, A Twist on Classic Party Game

Ubisoft announced that Werewolves Within will be joining Eagle Flight as one of their first VR games. Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft Barcelona have developed a game that puts modern twist on a popular party game known as Mafia or Werewolf. The multiplayer VR title is set in Gallowstown, where five to eight players gather to discover which among them is the werewolf terrorizing the villagers. ...

Kings Cross Library Hosts an “Hour of Code”

I don’t think there is any refuting the fact that we live in a digital age. As the world around us is more reliant on computers, smart phones and the Internet, the ability to write code and create programmes becomes ever useful. Thankfully, organisations like Code.org are ensuring that the kids of today are not only equipped with this increasingly vital skill, but are done so at an early age...

The Goonies Review

The Goonies Studio: Amblin Entertainment Publisher: Warner Bros Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview The Goonies is a much beloved children’s film, directed by Richard Donner and created by Steven Spielberg, it has accrued a fairly significant cult following. This film is so popular that its been referenced in pretty much all levels of popular culture with references to it in Family Guy a...

Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival Brings a New Board Game to the Wii U This November

I have been a fan of Animal Crossing for a long time. I still remember the dread of seeing Resetti on the GameCube and the joy of a visit to the island to hunt bugs on New Leaf. I also liked Happy Home Designer for the most part, but now the franchise is branching out a bit more. Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival is coming to the Wii U later this year and is looking decent thus far – as we ha...

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Review

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Studio: EMI Films Publisher: Columbia Pictures Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind is an interesting film that had a profound impact on the modern cultural landscape. One of its more groundbreaking concepts was the aliens not being warmongering beings from another galaxy but rather more curious and e...

Yokai Watch Hands-On Impressions

This game was perhaps the cutest game I was able to try out at EB expo this year. Imagine pokemon crossed with ghostbusters and with a healthy helping of Japanese Shinto superstition and you’ll essentially come up with Yokai Watch. ‘Yokai’ are a category of spirits in Japanese folklore which include everything oni (demons) to mischievous gremlins. The Yokai you go after in the ga...

Ubisoft Motion Pictures Teams Up with RSG for Next-Generation Theme Park

Ubisoft is taking their games from the virtual to the real world, and working alongside RSG to bring the first Next-Generation Theme Park to Malaysia in 2020. With plans already set in motion for the park to be located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the 10, 0000 m2 development will feature innovative rides, attractions and shows inspired by some of Ubisoft’s biggest franchises, such as Assassin’s C...

Rare Replay Review

Rare Replay Developer: Rare Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now Price: AU$49.95 – Available Here | US$29.99 – Available Here Overview Rare ltd. is one of those gaming companies that is fondly remembered by gamers all around the world for one reason or another. Whether it is arcade classics like Jetpack or Attic Attack or the litany of classic Ninte...

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