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Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

I feel like I owe The Force Awakens a pretty significant debt. It’s not only brought the Star Wars franchise back to life in the post-prequels era but now it’s returning the license to the Lego series to lift them out of their slump following Lego Marvel’s Avengers. This new entry in the Lego series is amongst the its very best — fun and funny, smartly paced and demonstrating a clear desire to bring something new to the series. Continue reading Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot returns, but probably not in the way you were hoping for

90’s gaming mascot Crash Bandicoot will return to Sony PlayStation platforms this year as part of Skylanders Imaginators. He will then be back in 2017 in an HD remaster of the first three games in the Crash series. Continue reading E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot returns, but probably not in the way you were hoping for

E3 2016: Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3 kicks off in Q3, Batman to premiere at E3

Telltale Games are gearing up to release both the third season of their popular series based on The Walking Dead and their new title Batman: A Telltale Games Series this year. The company has now confirmed the release window for both, plus their E3 intentions on Twitter. Continue reading E3 2016: Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3 kicks off in Q3, Batman to premiere at E3

E3 2016: The Yooka-Laylee E3 trailer is a surgical strike on your nostalgia gland

Last year, Playtonic Games, a developer made up of former Rare devs, ran a successful Kickstarter for a spiritual successor to the classic platformer Banjo-Kazooie called Yooka-Laylee. The game’s first trailer has arrived and it’s going to have you itching to dust off your N64. Continue reading E3 2016: The Yooka-Laylee E3 trailer is a surgical strike on your nostalgia gland

E3 2016: Here’s your complete livestream guide (in local time!) **UPDATED**

It’s almost time for the greatest show in video games, the video game Christmas in June, the great yearly pilgrimage of our people. E3 2016 is just around the corner, is what we’re saying. Want to catch all the action live, as it happens? Look no further. Hit the jump to see every single livestream in local Australian time.

Pro tip: Be prepared for a few early starts. Also, we’ll be updating this list as the big week approaches.

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Video Games Review: Star Fox Zero (Wii U, 2016)

It’s been a while since I went back and forth on a game the way I have with Star Fox Zero. For those who would consider themselves veterans of the series, it’s a confusing experience from the moment it begins. It looks like the Star Fox you know and love. It sounds like the Star Fox you know and love. It does not play like the Star Fox you know and love. Continue reading Video Games Review: Star Fox Zero (Wii U, 2016)

BREAKING: Nintendo confirms new NX console will ship in March 2017, Zelda Wii U delayed

Nintendo of Japan have officially confirmed that their next console, codenamed “NX” is slated to ship in March 2017. The news was quickly followed by the announcement that the forthcoming Legend of Zelda game for Wii U has also been delayed into 2017.

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