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Nintendo has made the best version of the Playstation Vita so far. Except this one has games to play. After the relative fail of the WiiU (which still sold more units that the last two Sega consoles), Nintendo has come out with a combined home console and portable device that nobody uses as a home console. Not that we care, because the Nintendo exclusives are enough to keep us happy. You could go through life playing only Nintendo games and be a very satisfied gamer.

November 20, 2018

Luigi’s Mansion is, for various reasons, one of my favourite games of all time. I’ve finished it at least six or seven times since its 2001 release, including an almost-complete gold portrait run, and I’ll jump at any chance to replay it (though not as much as a friend of mine, who’s finished the game 31 times). The trailer for the 3DS version filled me with equal parts excitement and apprehension: It’s now accessible for a new generation, but how can you improve on the original game’s simple perfection? Once again, I picked up the flashlight and ventured into Luigi’s Mansion. T...

November 20, 2018

‪With Nintendo at PAX this year, Jack spoke with Kirsty about what's next for Nintendo Switch, as well as how much she still loves StreetPass.‬ ‪Check out the full interview! [Click here]

November 16, 2018

The World Ends WIth You: Final Remix - NEW GAME PLUS REVIEWS

Shibuya is calling as we revisit The World Ends With You -- now on Nintendo Switch!

November 5, 2018

We're still in shock and confusion from the most recent Nintendo Direct, as game director Masahiro Sakurai announced a Piranha Plant is coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate as a DLC character. Seeing as the floodgates are opened for weird characters - what do you think would be as weird, if not weirder, than a playable Piranha Plant?

October 31, 2018

Tonight, on an all-new episode of New Game Plus: - We declassify some of our exploits in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4! - Crinjworthy has some opinions. Bad Switch Opinions. - We couldn't be away from Shibuya for long, as we check out The World Ends With You: Final Remix! Catch it from 9:30pm on C31 Melbourne and Geelong and c31.org.au/live, followed by an all new NGP RPG at 10PM!

September 27, 2018

Overnight, Sony announced that it will be bringing cross-play support to the Playstation 4. This will begin with an open beta that will allow Fortnite players on the PS4 to compete with players on, and carry their progress and purchases across, other platforms such as Xbox, Switch and mobile. To read Sony's announcement: [Click here]

September 19, 2018

The rollout of Nintendo Switch Online (as well as the 6.0 Firmware Update) has begun! Are you subscribing?

September 16, 2018

We've just received word that a Nintendo Switch has gone missing at the CouchWarriors gaming area at Madman Anime Festival. The console will have Splatoon 2 joycons (Lime Green & Pink) attached to it, as well as a sticker on the back of the unit. If you've seen it, or have any information as to its whereabouts, please come to the CouchWarriors gaming are in the expo hall and speak to one of the CouchWarriors or New Game Plus people. Alternatively, feel free to message our page if you've seen or heard anything. We'd love to have this back by the end of the day!

September 14, 2018

Start saving up your bells now: Animal Crossing is coming to the Switch in 2019.

September 13, 2018

After last week's Hokkaido Earthquake postponed a Nintendo Direct, Nintendo has announced that it has been rescheduled for tomorrow at 8AM AEST. What are you looking forward to?

June 13, 2018

After some great and not so impressive conferences at this year’s E3, Nintendo was highly anticipated to bring us some juicy news. With the potential for some much wanted first-party titles for Switch, I stayed up until past 2am with high hopes for news on Pokémon, Animal Crossing, and more. With caffeine and sugar in my system, my body was ready. Like previous years, this year’s presentation followed the Nintendo Direct format,. The show began starting on a less colourful note with Demon X Machina, a mecha game for the Switch. Following this was Xenoblade 2 Story DLC ‘Torna –...

June 12, 2018

Ubisoft is one of the few gaming monoliths that can still surprise us. Who would’ve thought that Assassin’s Creed: Origins would mark the franchise’s return to form? Who could’ve predicted  the critical successes of Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle? This was reflected in previous years through Ubisoft’s E3 presentations, which were always the most interesting and unpredictable, backed by an sincerity unmatched by any other company. It’s curious, then, to see Ubisoft pump the brakes with this year’s showing. Beyond Good and Evil 2 closed off last year’s show, so it’s fitting ...

June 11, 2018

Bethesda had an interesting 2017. Despite a lacklustre trip to Bethesdaland and reports that several of its games didn’t meet sales targets, the company was still the number one publisher on Metacritic, a fact proudly claimed by Senior VP of Global Marketing Pete Hines. Though if this year’s E3 press conference is any indication, 2018 and beyond are going to be very big and important years for the publisher. The show kicked off quite literally with a bang as inspirational speaker Andrew W.K. and his band introduced us to to the recently unveiled Rage 2, as well as endless shots of aud...

May 31, 2018

Over the years, I’ve had the Shin Megami Tensei series recommended to me a lot by my friends. I’m weak for an in-depth game with a good challenge, and I’m (shamefully) partial to grinding in RPGs. I’d played through a few of the Persona games and enjoyed them immensely, so I was curious to see how I would enjoy the gameplay of a mainline Shin Megami Tensei title. Maybe I also wanted the opportunity to hang out with Jack Frost and Mothman, the most adorable demons, but that’s another story for another day. Regardless of the reason, it was time for me to finally play a real Shin Megami...

February 10, 2018

In September 2017, during a particularly exciting Nintendo Direct (Super Mario Odyssey, anyone?), there was a title that you might not have noticed: That game was New Style Boutique 3: Styling Star for Nintendo 3DS. Known as Girls Mode in Japan and Style Savvy in North America, it’s understandable if you’re confused or you’ve never heard of this series before. Even the name may make you think of all the female-oriented shovelware games you see at EB, but the New Style Boutique games are an underrated gem; their longevity, and the fact that it’s a series that continues to get sequels, ...