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On 22 December 2015, a new Super Mario Maker Bookmark web portal launches along with a software updating further expanding the game’s course creation possibilities.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 13:22

Nintendo in make or break moment

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has shocked the industry with a worse than expected financial result, saying sales figures show it will now sell 70% less Wii U consoles than predicted.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 09:13

The typical 'gamer' is not who you think

Adult women represent a significantly greater portion of the video game-playing population than boys age 17 or younger, and nearly half of all video game players are women, according to new research released today.

Published in Entertainment

With some of the most beloved characters harking back over 9 decades as well as owning the rights to the more modern popular names from the brilliant Pixar animated movies, Disney is well placed to launch into a multiplatform spanning, real-world collectible, video-game toy box.  Launched today is Disney Infinity a new way to adventure, enjoy and interact with your favourite fictional folk.

Published in Entertainment
Saturday, 15 September 2012 13:49

Is the Wii U for we and you?

Again we find ourselves thinking, has Nintendo shot itself in the foot, or has it yet again made a brilliantly tactical move bringing the Wii U to the market?  What demographic can the Wii U carve from a public that is already familiar with HD gaming and tablet based technology?

Published in Radioactive IT
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 15:34

Disney Epic Mickey 2 hands on

Sitting down with Warren Spector’s latest pet project is somewhat daunting, the original game fulfilled Spector’s passion and obsession for all things Mickey Mouse, but managed to be inaccessible to many as a video game.  Can going high definition, and toning down Spector’s insistence on authenticity make Epic Mickey 2 hit a sweet spot of gaming and Disney homage?

Published in Radioactive IT
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 14:15

Trailer Time: LEGO The Lord of the Rings

The One Ring, forged of plastic and coveted by two inch high characters across Middle Earth now has a new trailer to show off its power.  Behold the Gamescom teaser trailer for LEGO The Lord of the Rings

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 05 March 2012 13:56

The Ion Air Mouse from Bellco

Sometimes a product comes along with a huge 'why didn't I think of that' attached.  This glove mouse is just such a thing.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 20:00

Both Xbox 360 and PS3 claim number 1 in Australia

Despite going through a mixed period of highs and lows on the development front, the Australian video-game industry is doing quite well, in fact so well that both Sony and Microsoft reckon they are on top of the game.

Published in Radioactive IT
Tuesday, 15 November 2011 11:06

Hands On: Need For Speed: The Run

At a recent Electronic Arts event, iTWire managed to clock up some kilometres with the next Need For Speed title.  Need For Speed: The Run is the Cannonball Run brought to video game life with fast cars, Sports Illustrated girls and a decidedly different driving model.

Published in Radioactive IT
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 10:49

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword bundle includes gold

Nintendo is dubbing 2011 the year of Zelda, celebrating 25 years of the franchises existences.  Link has been battling foes in the land of Hyrule, directed by the princess Zelda for a quarter of a century.    As part of the celebrations Nintendo has announced a limited edition for the latest game in the franchise The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, including a rare golden Wii Remote Plus controller.  Settle down however, the Wiimote contains no real gold.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 02 September 2011 10:18

ABBA You Can Dance hits the floor

S.O.S Dancing Queens it's time to Ring Ring all the Mama Mia's you know and Bang a Boomerang on the dance floor with ABBA You Can Dance.

Published in Entertainment

Here is an idea, what do we expect from the next generation of gaming consoles?   They are, apart from the Nintendo Wii U, still a few years away from hitting the market, but already rumours are circulating around what form the next-gen will take.  If Microsoft and Sony were to combine forces, the next game console could make them a bunch of Mony.

Published in Radioactive IT
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 12:15

Black Eyed Peas on Kinect and Wii

With the success of Ubisoft's Just Dance titles on the Nintendo Wii it was inevitable the concept would be both broadened in platform and appeal.  Hence welcome The Black Eyed Peas Experience, joining Michael Jackson in expanding our dance fun at home in front of the Wii or Xbox 360 Kinect.  Just don't swing those Wii-motes too high you wouldn't want a black eye.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 24 June 2011 12:30

More moves for Just Dance 2

Ubisoft has announced a whole bunch of new songs to jive to in Just Dance 2. 

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 11:01

E3 2011: Nintendo removes the TV with Wii U

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo show in Los Angeles, Nintendo has revealed the snazziest piece of new gaming hardware the show has to offer.  Powering up the Wii to high definition levels and introducing a game changing controller that provides an alternate view for each gaming experience.  The Wii U and new touch-screen based controller may silence the Nintendo nay-says.

Published in Radioactive IT
Monday, 06 June 2011 18:25

uDraw coming to Xbox, PS3

THQ's uDraw GameTablet is heading for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 in time for Christmas.

Published in Entertainment

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo  (E3) show just around the corner, and Nintendo poised to announce a new console to replace the Wii, is it possible we might see a more online focus from the big N?  The latest hint is a mention of a new Legend of Zelda title known as Zelda Universe.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 11:10

EB Games opens trade expo to the public

Video game fans will now get a chance to view many of their anticipated future titles.  One of Australia's largest video game specialist retailers, EB Games has announce the EB Games EXPO coming later this year, and the public get a chance to get in on the action.
Published in Entertainment

The Wii 2, Wii2, Wii II, Wii HD, Wiiii or something else entirelii, the world has waited impatiently for a successor to Nintendo's ground-breaking motion-sensing sensation, especially now its two major competitors have finally joined the motion sensing bandwagon.

Published in Entertainment

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