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...

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...

Doctor Who Cast Voicing Their Characters on LEGO Dimensions

Warner Bros. announced that several members of the Doctor Who cast will be voicing their characters in LEGO Dimensions. Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, and Michelle Gomez will be lending their voices to the game as the 12th Doctor, Clara Oswald, and Missy, respectively. Doctor Who will get its own level in the LEGO Dimensions starter pack. Additionally, the “Doctor Who LEVEL pack” will c...

LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham Launches on iOS, Coming Soon for Android

LEGO Batman is making the jump to the small screen. LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham is available now for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The game needs iOS 8 and above and will need at least an iPhone 4S or an iPad 2 to run. An Android release will be out soon, though Warner Bros. has yet to provide a solid release date. LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham has 45 missions based on LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Po...

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...

Rare Replay Collects 30 Rare Classics for $30

Rare fans have been waiting for a return to form for the company and while there was no sequel announced for some of the classic franchises that they would like to see back, Microsoft had the next best thing. During their E3 2015 press conference Microsoft and Rare announced that they will be releasing Rare Replay on the Xbox One on August 4th for only $30. Rare Replay includes 30 total games from...

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