Magical Warfare Review


Magical Warfare is an Anime series that feels as though it is a mixture of Harry Potter and traditional seinen anime tossed through a blender and then served in a cool glass. The series was animated by Madhouse and translated by Sentai Filmworks. It is released by Madman Entertainment here in Australia. The story of Magical Warfare revolves around the character Takeshi after he is transformed into a wizard after being exposed to a magical attack during an encounter with a group of wizards from another dimension. This battle was between the wizard girl, Mui, and a terrorist group led by her brother. However, takeshi was not the only person tranformed into a wizard during this clash, a small group … Continue reading

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Sword Art Online II Part 1 (BluRay)

A second series of Sword Art Online is upon the English speaking world and it’s off to a great start. Sword Art Online II Part 1 focuses on the beginnings of an arc set in a VRMMORPG known as Gun Gale Online. As the name suggests, the main gameplay mechanic is gunplay. It already has a superior story to the last arc as well as an interesting new character to help out the hero of the story, who ventures alone in this one. The amazing art and character designs and decent sound design round off an excellent package, even if it’s only seven episodes long. Sword Art Online II picks up after one year of the events of Sword Art … Continue reading

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Need For Speed Impressions | EB Games Expo 2015


At this years EB Games Expo, EB Games Expo 2015, EA had a 5 minute playable build of Need For Speed available for gamers that had been able to withstand the 45minute-3hour queues to play the game that weekend. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, Need For Speed is an arcade-esque racing game series that sees gamers racing in renditions of real cars across real locations, on the streets. One of the biggest games in the Need For Speed franchise is the Need For Speed: Underground game that first appeared on the Gamecube, Playstation 2, Xbox and PC platforms. This latest Need For Speed looks to be going back and using the Underground games as its influence this time around, … Continue reading

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Star Fox Zero Impressions | EB Games Expo 2015


This year at EB Expo, Nintendo had a playable build of Star Fox Zero available for members of the public to try out. For those of you that have never heard of the Star Fox franchise, it was released early on with the Super Nintendo and since then has had an appearance on most of Nintendo’s primary systems. The most recent Star Fox game, Star Fox 64 3D was a remastering of Star Fox 64 into 3D on 3DS. Some fans have lamented the more on-foot gameplay of the previous two Star Fox games, Star Fox Assault and Star Fox Adventures, and so it seems that Nintendo is pushing Star Fox back into the arcade shooter genre where it all … Continue reading

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Ooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhh — DEUS EX: MANKIND DIVIDED PRE-ORDER PROGRAM TO BE MODIFIED   Square Enix & Eidos-Montréal Altering Pre-Order Program Based on Community Feedback   SYDNEY, 2nd October 2015 – Square Enix Inc. and Eidos-Montréal® today announced that the Augment Your Pre-Order program for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided®, will be revised to better meet the expectations of the Deus Ex® community.  Initially conceived as a reward to players by allowing them to choose their own content (mirroring one of Deus Ex’s core gameplay pillars), the promotion was negatively viewed by the community. Having watched, read, and listened to feedback, Square Enix and Eidos- Montréal will modify the program to remove pre-order tiers. “We really understand and appreciate the passion for Deus … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Io-Interactive outlines full release details for HITMAN


Newwwwwww Hitmannnnnnnn DETAILSSSSSSSS! — Io-Interactive outlines full release details for HITMAN     SYDNEY, 2nd October 2015 – Io-Interactive have outlined the full release details for HITMAN.   “We’ve had a lot of feedback since we announced HITMAN that has helped us shape these next steps,” said Hannes Seifert, studio head at Io-Interactive. “It’s important that we listen to fans and that we’re open with what we’re doing. So today we’re sharing details on our release plan and we’re announcing something the community has asked for: a new price to enter the game at launch.”   HITMAN will begin on March 11, 2016.   Full Release Details Initial launch content on March 11, 2016 will include: Three huge sandbox locations: … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Just Cause 3 – World Dev Diary


A new dev diary has been released. Check out the details below. — UNVEILS ITS HUGE 1,000 SQUARE KILOMETRE MAP MEDICI IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST OPEN-WORLDS IN GAMING   SYDNEY, 2ND October 2015 – The third entry in the JUST CAUSE 3 Dev Diary series takes a closer look at Rico’s place of birth; the gigantic 1,000 square kilometre Mediterranean island of Medici.   While beautiful and serene on the surface, Medici is under the tyrannous reign of the dictator General Di Ravello and is far from peaceful. This island paradise provides the player with a highly explosive playground of destruction coming December 1st 2015 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and high-end Windows PC.   Watch the ‘Episode 3 … Continue reading

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This has been an interesting one to watch. Take a look at the details below. — YO-KAI WATCH TO LAUNCH DECEMBER 5 IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND   The Japanese Phenomenon Prepares to Take the World by Storm October 2, 2015 – Yo-kai Watch is a multi-billion dollar franchise and cultural sensation in Japan, and from December 5, Australia and New Zealand will get their chance to experience the excitement when the massively popular role-playing game YO-KAI WATCH™ launches for Nintendo 3DS. Based on an original concept from top Japanese entertainment company LEVEL-5, Inc., Nintendo Australia, Hasbro and Channel 9’s GO! channel have teamed up to bring the Japanese phenomenon to local shores. But what is a Yo-kai anyway? Is it a … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Rising World Receives New Update


Rising World has been updated to version 0.6. Check out the details below. — Kiss Ltd and German based Independent development studio JIW are pleased to announce the release of the 0.6 Alpha update for their critically acclaimed open world survival game ‘Rising World’. Purchase ‘Rising World’ (Early Access) today & enjoy a 15% discount! Rising World released on Early Access back in December 2014 and has since enjoyed universal acclaim. Each of their updates has significantly added to the game and the 0.6 Alpha update delivers the most significant improvements so far. So, what’s new in this update? This update greatly improves the graphics throughout the game, with all trees and plants reworked and nearly all of the other … Continue reading

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