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Xbox Newsbeat: 15th December – 19th December

Xbox Newsbeat: 15th December – 19th December Well ladies and gentlemen it has been one long, joyous year. The Xbox One celebrated its first birthday and we here at Xbox Newsbeat have been covering all the latest and greatest news from Microsoft HQ, but now 2014 has come to an end and we have one final issue of our delightful little news blast for your...
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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Hits the Wii U this Christmas

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Hits the Wii U this Christmas Look out in the distance and you will see Shantae coming to shore on the Wii U. Thankfully, no binoculars are required for this release though, as WayForward have announced that Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse will be making its debut on the console on Christmas Day (December 25th for those...
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Looking Ahead: Microsoft’s Most Anticipated Games of 2015

Looking Ahead: Microsoft’s Most Anticipated Games of 2015 2014 has been a rollercoaster ride for gamers, with some incredible highs and lows. Games like Dark Souls II, Watch_Dogs, Titanfall, Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, Far Cry 4 and Dragon: Age Inquisition have for better or worse been entertaining us through the past 12...
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The Sun and Moon Review

The Sun and Moon Review The Sun and Moon  Developer: Daniel Linssen Publisher: Digerati Distribution, Kot in Action Creative Artel Platforms: PC Release Date: 14 Nov 2014 Price: $9.99 USD – Available Here Overview Platformers are the quintessential gaming genre which have survived from the earliest days of the medium in...
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Life of Pixel Coming to Wii U

Life of Pixel Coming to Wii U This new trend of retro has brought back some useless things, like fedoras, gearless bicycles and sepia photo filtering. But every now and then, we get something good come back to the spotlight, like Queen, vintage cars and most importantly, classic games. Most of us having never stopped treasuring the...
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The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight Preview

The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight Preview The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight Developer: Alpha Six Productions Publisher: Merge Games, Digerati Distribution Platform: Windows Available Now:  $9.99 BUY NOW Joylancer is a retro-styled action-platformer game, taking after the Super Nintendo era of gaming. It is an indie game currently available...
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Shovel Knight to be released on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita

Shovel Knight to be released on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita To think that a title like Shovel Knight, which has been given an extensive amount of praise, including some of our own as you can read in our review here, required a Kickstarter to be released. Despite the game’s humble beginnings, Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight has turned out to be very...
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Mario Maker’s latest trailer reveals new themes

Mario Maker’s latest trailer reveals new themes During The Game Awards in Las Vegas Nintendo revealed a new trailer for Mario Maker, a title where players will be able to create and customize their very own Mario levels to enjoy on their own or absolutely punish their friends with. In this new trailer a number of new themes for the game were revealed....
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The Muppets Movie Adventures Review

The Muppets Movie Adventures Review The Muppets Movie Adventures Developer: Virtual Toys Publisher: Sony Platforms: PS Vita (Reviewed) Release Date: November 5th, 2014 Price: AU$39.99 – Available Here Overview The Muppets have been entertaining kids everywhere for… well decades now. Be it Kermit’s appearances on Sesame...
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htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary delayed to February; limited physical release revealed

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary delayed to February; limited physical release revealed Today NIS America updated fans who were expecting htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary sometime in the Fall by revaling that the title is now going to be released on February 24th in North America and February 25th in Europe. The company went on to reveal that although the game will mostly be available digitally for...
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New Nintendo Direct Reveals Majora’s Mask 3D, Trailers and More

New Nintendo Direct Reveals Majora’s Mask 3D, Trailers and More Nintendo Directs are like a mini Nintendo Christmas each time one randomly pops up and this time it was no different with some awesome news being announced and heaps of trailers for new titles across both the 3DS and Wii U. We’ll be covering all the news throughout the day but the major highlights...
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Ultimate NES Remix Set to Hit Australia and New Zealand This November

Ultimate NES Remix Set to Hit Australia and New Zealand This November The NES Remix series has already seen two installments on the Wii U, but now Nintendo are taking the fast paced nostalgia blast and shipping both in one package for easy consumption on the 3DS. Ultimate NES Remix will feature both full titles, which feature the likes of Super Mario Bros. (1,2, and 3),...
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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Dated for October 23rd

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Dated for October 23rd Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse is a game I have waited on for a long time. Announced for last year, this little sequel will be hitting the 3DS eShop on October 23rd after several delays – as a part of Nintendo’s “Nindies” (terrible name) program for the service. A Wii U version...
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Hugh Laurie Voicing Villain in LittleBigPlanet 3

Hugh Laurie Voicing Villain in LittleBigPlanet 3   Newton may not sound very threatening, but when Hugh Laurie of House M.D. fame is providing the voice, with his great acting chops, that all changes. The English actor, comedian, director, singer and author (geez, what hasn’t he done?!) is lending his voice to the villainous character in...
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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric & Sonic Boom: Crystal Shards Hands On Preview

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric & Sonic Boom: Crystal Shards Hands On Preview Both Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for the Wii U and Sonic Boom: Crystal Shards for the Nintendo 3DS were playable at EB Games Expo 2014 and I got the chance to try out both to see what was similar and different between the two. I first spent some time with Sonic Boom: Crystal Shard which I played on a 2DS...
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LittleBigPlanet 3 Preview

LittleBigPlanet 3 Preview I am going to be open and state immediately that I am not an aficionado of platformer games. As a child, I was deprived of the likes of Mario and Luigi due to my family being refugees from various conflicts/civil unrests. When the choice is between eating and owning a gaming console, my parents stuck firmly...
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Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set Review

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set Review Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Developer: Avalanche Software Publisher: Disney Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One (Reviewed), PS3, PS4, Wii U Release Date: Out Now Price: US$39.99 – Available Here AU$39.95  – Available Here Overview Guardians of the Galaxy is the biggest film of the year,...
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Two Tribes Announce RIVE for Consoles and Steam with a Nice Trailer

Two Tribes Announce RIVE for Consoles and Steam with a Nice Trailer If you were a huge fan of Toki Tori 2 like we were, you were probably disappointed when you found out that Two Tribes were taking a bit of a break to reboot (seriously though, you need to play Toki Tori 2). Well, fret no more folks as its seems this developer is back and ready for more as RIVE has now been...
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Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass Details Revealed

Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass Details Revealed With the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity only a few months away, Ubisoft revealed details of the game’s season pass along with announcing a brand new entry to the Assassin’s Creed franchise. The Season Pass will contain Assassin’s Creed Unity: Dead Kings, which will see Arno...
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First ten minutes of Ori and the Blind Forest revealed for TGS 2014

First ten minutes of Ori and the Blind Forest revealed for TGS 2014 Today Microsoft and Moon Studios released a ten minute video walkthrough for Tokyo Game Show that goes through the prologue and sunken glades levels for Ori and the Blind Forest. In the trailer, which can be found below, we see that Ori has been separated from the Spirit Tree during a storm and is saved by...
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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse set for mid-October release in North America

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse set for mid-October release in North America Yesterday WayForward revealed over Twitter that they are currently planning to release Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse in the middle of October in North America while gamers in Europe and Australia will have to wait a little bit longer. While no time frame was announced for those areas, the reason for the...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze Announced by WayForward

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze Announced by WayForward If you love WayForward as much as we do, you should already be licking your lips over the game that was just announced today. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze will be hitting the 3DS, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3 later this year, but it already has the potential to be something...
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Amiibo Kicks Off Nintendo’s End of Year Line-up

Amiibo Kicks Off Nintendo’s End of Year Line-up Nintendo is looking to end 2014 on a high note with a strong list of titles and there Skylanders/Disney Infinity like Amiibo figures due before the years end. We now have an official price for Amiibo figures in Australia as well as the launch line up which will consist of 12 characters including Mario,...
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Kirby Fighters Deluxe and Dedede’s Dream Dash Deluxe Hit the eShop

Kirby Fighters Deluxe and Dedede’s Dream Dash Deluxe Hit the eShop If you played the lovely and wonderous Kirby Triple Deluxe (review can be found here, you happy readers), you probably noticed the two mini-games of sorts that were featured within the cartridge. The first was Kirby Fighters, which was a Smash clone with only Kirby hats, and the other was a odd little...
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New Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Trailer Revealed at PAX

New Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Trailer Revealed at PAX Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal was mysteriously absent at gamescom 2014 this year, as the Wii U title Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric was the only title shown. Sega has made up for it at PAX Prime this year, releasing several screenshots and a brand new trailer featuring plenty of game play footage of Sonic...
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Stealth Inc. Ultimate Edition is Coming to Japan

Stealth Inc. Ultimate Edition is Coming to Japan Curve Digital have formed an alliance with Square Enix to bring a console conversion of their stealth platform game, Stealth Inc., to Japan on Playstation 4. Jason Perkins, Curve Digital Managing Director, stated “We’ve been interested in bringing Stealth Inc to Japan ever since E3 last year, when we...
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