Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Australia kindly invited us to their Nintendo Switch preview event at the Melbourne Convention Center and thanks to time zones we were among some of the first people in the world to go hands-on with the new console. I was lucky enough to try a decent number of new titles and go hands-on with every Switch control configuration you could think of and these are my honest opinions after spend...

Sonic Mania Confirmed for Switch Release

We previously knew that Sonic Mania was arriving sometime this spring for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC but it looks like Sega is tossing the blue-blur onto another platform now that the console has been given a release date. The company has announced that Sonic Mania will be released on all of the aforementioned platforms as well as the Nintendo Switch though did not narrow down a release d...

Rise & Shine Launching on PC and Xbox One Today

Think and gun shooter Rise & Shine is out later today on Xbox One and PC via Steam. Developed by Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team and published by Adult Swim Games, Rise & Shine stars the adorable child Rise and his talking gun Shine. The pair must solve puzzles, dodge missiles, and shoot their way through swarms of enemies in this frantic title that mixes bullet hell shoot ’...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Review

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Developer: WayForward Publisher: XSEED Games Platforms: Playstation 4 (Reviewed), PC, Wii U, PS Vita, Xbox One Release Date: December 20, 2016 Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here Overview WayForward broke out over ten years ago with the original Shantae for the Game Boy Color. Since then, we have seen magic made with the development team crafting hit after hit, with m...

Yooka-Laylee Release Date & New Trailer Announced, Wii U Version Cancelled

Yooka-Laylee got a huge update from the developers over at Playtonic Games recently, revealing the final release date, confirmation of a physical release and final pricing, a brand new casino themed world with a trailer and some bad news for sole Wii U owners. Yooka-Laylee will be available on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac and Linux platform on April 11, 2017. The recommended retail price will be £34.99 ...

The Last Guardian Review

The Last Guardian Developer: genDESIGN, SIE Japan Studio Publisher: Sony Platform: PlayStation 4 Release Date: 7th December, 2016 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview The Last Guardian is developed by the same team behind ICO and Shadow of the Colossus, two critically acclaimed games with cult followings, both of which I have always wanted to try out ...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Retail Release Planned for December 20

Earlier in the week WayForward announced that they are planning on releasing Shantae: Half-Genie Hero digitally on December 20th and now XSEED Games has announced that the retail release for the title will be arriving on that same date for most planned platforms. The retail release will happen on the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on December 20th and December 27th for the Wii U with these $30 retail v...

Super Mario Run New Trailer Reveals More Details

It looks like we could have another Pokemon GO situation on our hands here with Super Mario Run. Start with the already popular ‘runner’ genre, mix in the iconic Super Mario Brand, throw in tight, simple controls and then add some fun looking additional game modes and Nintendo looks to have a sure-fire winner on their hands. The new trailer released today shows off new level elements, ...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Launches Digitally on December 20

WayForward has announced that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is ready to go, or as they put it “Ret-2-Go!,” and that it will be released digitally for the PlayStation 4, PS Vita, PC through Steam, Xbox One, and Wii U on December 20th. It is worth noting that the company did say that they are still waiting on final confirmation from Nintendo about the Wii U version arriving on that date. WayF...

Crash Bandicoot Remaster Trilogy Named, Dated and Revealed

Every E3 for like the last 5 years I waited for news on something about Crash Bandicoot. Then finally at E3 2016 it happened, although the announcement was tied to Skylanders and the announcement of a remastered trilogy that followed was rushed and not accompanied by any footage. But now thanks to PlayStation Experience 2016 we have our first look at Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and it does fea...

Super Mario Run Price, Release Date and Platforms Detailed

Nintendo’s first mobile game to feature a major first party character is just under a month away with Super Mario Run seeing a worldwide release on iOS devices on December 15th. Mario will run automatically with the player having to tap their finger at the right time to jump obstacles, avoid enemies and reach the top of the flag pole with the best score possible. The game will be available f...

Exile’s End to Launch on PS4 and PS Vita on October 25

Exile’s End has been given a solid release date by XSEED Games and it turns out that those looking forward to the little title won’t have to wait very long. The company has announced that they will be releasing the dark and futuristic 2D sidescroller on October 25th where it will be available digitally for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita for $9.99. The company stated that info regarding the Wi...

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