“Edge of the Forest”: an apt description of quiet West Otago township Tapanui, the words located underneath it’s welcome signage. On first look, this forestry town on New Zealand’s south island, a few hours east of Queenstown, is no more than a quick stop-off on a road trip through the region’s stunning scenery, which includes the lush Blue Mountains and tranquil Pomahaka River. ... Continue Reading
Animated musical flick Sing did well this week, earning $2.32m at the Australia box office. In its third week in the cinema and second week at top spot, it’s already earned $22.3 million, although it has dropped in earnings from last week by 33%.... Continue Reading
Fresh from winning Best Picture (Drama) at the Golden Globes, Moonlight is Roadshow Films’ highly anticipated film set for release in cinemas across Australia on January 26th. ... Continue Reading
During yesterday’s Nintendo Switch hands-on event in Melbourne, we got a chance to spend time with a whole host of different games for the upcoming system. We know you’re curious about how the new system works so let’s break down what we played and how they felt. Continue reading Nintendo Switch: What we’ve actually played so far
Nintendo have finally announced Australian pricing on their upcoming Switch console, and we’ve got the full list to help you adjust your gaming budget for March 3. Continue reading Nintendo Switch: How much is Nintendo’s newest console actually going to cost you?
Technical specs for any games console are always one of the first things hardcore players look to when thinking about whether or not to throw down that all-important pre-order. No-one really knew what to expect from the Nintendo Switch in terms of power or useability. The good news is that Nintendo have finally released the system’s final specs so we can hazard a pretty solid guess. Continue reading Nintendo Switch: Here are all the available tech specs for Nintendo’s newest console
We spoke a little in our hands-on event wrap-up piece about how it felt to actually wield the Joy-Con controllers in their many different configurations, but in this piece we intend to go more in-depth. What works, what doesn’t and where we think there’s room for even more exciting ways to use the Joy-Con. Continue reading Nintendo Switch: What’s it like to use the Joy-Con?
Shortly before Christmas, we at The Iris offices received a very exciting email. Nintendo Australia was inviting us (among a slew of other local games media) to Melbourne to spend some hands-on time with their newest console, the Nintendo Switch. 24 hours after Nintendo gave the world a substantial look at what the new machine can do, we got to see it and try it for ourselves. Continue reading We just spent three hours with the Nintendo Switch. Here’s how it went.
Nintendo saved their biggest and best trailer for the end of their much-hyped Switch event this afternoon. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was not only the biggest moment of the entire presentation but it closed out the sometimes fun, sometimes odd presentation on a stirring note. See the new trailer for yourself after the jump. Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a Nintendo Switch launch title, drops truly epic new trailer
We knew from the moment we played the original Splatoon on the Wii U that it was destined to become Nintendo’s new megafranchise and the Big N is wasting no time getting that ball rolling, announcing Splatoon 2 at their Nintendo Switch live event today. Continue reading Splatoon 2 is on the way to Nintendo Switch, here’s your first look