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Nintendo’s newest Switch gamble is a line of build-it-yourself cardboard toys called Nintendo Labo

Let it never be said that Nintendo are afraid to take a gamble on a big idea. Still riding the immense wave of success generated by the Switch, Nintendo are doubling down on interactivity with Nintendo Labo, a line of build-it-yourself toys made out of cardboard. I know, I know, like most Nintendo announcements, it sounds insane. Hit the jump and watch the trailer, it’ll make more sense then, I promise. Continue reading Nintendo’s newest Switch gamble is a line of build-it-yourself cardboard toys called Nintendo Labo

Theme Hospital developers open new studio at Sega, announce spiritual successor

Former developers and artists from now defunct studios Bullfrog and Lionhead (Black & White, Fable) have found a home at SEGA, launching their new outfit Two Point Studios. Their first title? A spiritual successor to Theme Hospital, one one of Bullfrog’s most popular titles. Continue reading Theme Hospital developers open new studio at Sega, announce spiritual successor

Here’s your first look at the Aussie gaming and mental health webseries CheckPoint, kicking off January 29

Back in May last year, we covered the final stages of the CheckPoint Kickstarter. The Kickstarter ultimately reached its goal, allowing the Aussie non-profit CheckPoint to begin production on a planned web series about the intersection between video games and mental health. The show premieres in just under two weeks but here’s a little sneak peek now to get you pumped. Continue reading Here’s your first look at the Aussie gaming and mental health webseries CheckPoint, kicking off January 29

Call of Duty World League National Circuit open to Australia and New Zealand

Competitive Call of Duty teams from both Australia and New Zealand now have the chance to sign up to the Call of Duty World League National Circuit to test their skills and teamwork on a national scale, in order to prove who’s the best down under. Continue reading Call of Duty World League National Circuit open to Australia and New Zealand

Total War will take gamers to ancient China with ‘Three Kingdoms’

Come Spring 2018, SEGA will be blessing Total War fans with a new entry into the long-established historical strategy series. Total War: Three Kingdoms will be the next major title up Creative Assembly’s highly successful sleeve, and for the very first time it will be taking gamers to explore ancient China. Continue reading Total War will take gamers to ancient China with ‘Three Kingdoms’

The Overwatch League is only a week old and there’s already a problem emerging

If there’s a problem with Blizzard Entertainment’s big esports gamble, Overwatch League, (beyond its rather obvious lack of female players and presenters) it’s that the divide in the skill level between its best teams and its less talented ones is pretty stark. Continue reading The Overwatch League is only a week old and there’s already a problem emerging

Everything you missed in this morning’s Nintendo Direct Mini

Nintendo waited until Australia was asleep to spring a fast, 15 minute Nintendo Direct Mini broadcast outlining their forthcoming plans for 2018. There was some surprises and quite a bit of exciting footage so we’ve rounded up all the best stuff in one place. Hit the jump to see it all for yourself. Continue reading Everything you missed in this morning’s Nintendo Direct Mini

The World Ends With You is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018

One of the most unique action RPG’s in Square Enix’s back catalogue is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The World Ends With You: Final Remix, an updated version of the Nintendo DS classic is coming to the Switch with updated controls and a brand new scenario. Continue reading The World Ends With You is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018