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Review: Proun+ (3DS eShop)

Proun+ (3DS eShop)

You spin me right Pround, baby

A Russian artist named El Lissitzky coined the term "Proun" for use as a title to describe his series of abstract paintings, which challenged traditional views on geometry and perspective. Though the exact meaning of the word was never fully explained, his Proun works evolved to fit new mediums, and spanned over half a...

Hardware Review: 8Bitdo FC30 Pro Controller

8Bitdo FC30 Pro Controller

We are Family (Computer)

Remember the 8Bitdo NES30 pad we reviewed a while back? It was a likeable take on the whole Bluetooth gaming pad concept which looked and felt like a genuine NES pad from back in the day. The makers of that particular controller are back with a revised unit, and this time it's focused on the NES' Japanese counterpart - the...

News: All Theatrhythm Dragon Quest DLC Set to be Free

All Theatrhythm Dragon Quest DLC Set to be Free

Not bad at all

Square Enix continues to pull out the surprises for its fan base, and with the Theatrhythm Dragon Quest Japanese launch date of March 26th almost upon us, the surprises are not waning. Square Enix has delighted Japanese fans with free 3DS HOME themes already, and if you haven't heard today is the release of the Theatrhythm Dragon...

News: Nintendo Unleashes Three More Pokémon 3DS HOME Themes in Japan

Nintendo Unleashes Three More Pokémon 3DS HOME Themes in Japan

Another World themes, too

3DS HOME Themes keep arriving on Nintendo's portable, with the Japanese market being inundated with the most regular new arrivals. As a way of spicing up our systems and getting us ready for some gaming, these Themes have been a welcome arrival on the portable. Nintendo's certainly keen to show off its biggest brands, too,...

News: Nintendo Australia Calling On Aussie Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Players For A Community Hunt

Nintendo Australia Calling On Aussie Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Players For A Community Hunt

Announced for Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

It’s been all quiet on the Nintendo front so far this year in Australia, nothing particularly big has been announced just yet, but we’re sure Nintendo Australia’s Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate gathering will be the first of many community-driven events held. To celebrate the release of Monster Hunter 4...

News: Australian Government Set to Trial New Classification Tool for Digital Games

Australian Government Set to Trial New Classification Tool for Digital Games

A possible step in the right direction

Despite the introduction of an official R18+ rating in 2013, Australia's classification system for videogames still faces many challenges moving forward. Working with the Australian Classification Board (ACB) has often been problematic for many developers and publishers, with prolonged localisations often...

News: Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight Will Be Finding its Way to North American Gamers This Summer

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight Will Be Finding its Way to North American Gamers This Summer

No news on a European release

For those of you that aren't fans, the Etrian Odyssey series is an old school, dungeon-crawling RPG that tasks players with exploring vast mazes from a first person perspective. This series is refreshing for placing players in relatively open environments, such as oceans or jungles, as opposed to the typically...

News: GameStop Lists Crazy Majora's Mask New Nintendo 3DS XL 'Massive Bundle' for $500, Sells Out Almost Instantly

GameStop Lists Crazy Majora's Mask New Nintendo 3DS XL 'Massive Bundle' for $500, Sells Out Almost Instantly

Madness

GameStop has plenty of standard New Nintendo 3DS models in stock, it seems, at least on its website. There are options to buy the hardware alone, or bundles for those ready to spend a little more cash. It seems that the retailer also had a handful of the treasured Majora's Mask limited edition systems left, however, so naturally put them up...

News: Life of Pixel Developer Highlights Sales Figures and Challenges, But Confirms Progress on Wii U Version

Life of Pixel Developer Highlights Sales Figures and Challenges, But Confirms Progress on Wii U Version

"Before we launched on PC, we had fairly high hopes for Life of Pixel"

Late last year developer Super Icon Ltd re-affirmed that Life of Pixel is coming to the Wii U eShop. That was great news for fans of platformers and retro systems - this game has the neat hook of each level looking like it's from a different retro system, including Nintendo...

News: Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Confirmed For European Launch, Embarrassing Limited Edition Packs Promised

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Confirmed For European Launch, Embarrassing Limited Edition Packs Promised

Will you be man enough to pre-order the "Happy Boobs" Limited Edition?

Marvelous Europe is bringing the Tamsoft fighting game Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson to Europe and Australia this summer. Following on from the events of Senran Kagura Burst, this sequel will be distributed both digitally and physically in Europe, with Marvelous offering a...

News: Nintendo to Host Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournaments in Japan, but for amiibo Only

Nintendo to Host Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournaments in Japan, but for amiibo Only

Leave your pads at home...

Starting this Saturday (14th March), Nintendo is holding a series of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournaments across Japan, with the first wave of matches being held in video game and toy stores in the Chiba prefecture, Osaka, and Ibaraki prefecture. However, Nintendo has thrown a spanner in the works, for these...