Andrew Sorbello

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OPINION: Apple Watch fails to live up to the hype

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So, after years of waiting, the so called Apple ‘iWatch’ finally made its appearance today, as the lacklustre Apple Watch.  Years of expectations being built up, will it have a curved sapphire screen,  or will it feature a round display? Will it run iOS or something entirely different? How will it offer anything different to the countless other smart watches already on the market? What was announced  today, however, was […]

Nintendo adds Link, Blue Falcon to Mario Kart 8 in new DLC

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Nintendo has made an unanticipated announcement overnight with the confirmation that two additional Mario Kart 8 DLC packs will be released in the coming months with a series first of characters, tracks and vehicles from outside the Mario universe. Link is finally joining the roster, as well as Isabelle and the Villager from Animal Crossing, and a few familiar faces from Super Mario 3D World are also being introduced (Dry Bowser, Tanooki Mario, and Cat Peach). […]

Mario Kart 8 Bonus Wii U Game Promotion

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Nintendo surprised us all last night with a new Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct. This outlined new details regarding online multiplayer, Mario Kart TV, and showed off some new items and racers. However, the biggest surprise was the fact that Nintendo has announced that if you purchase Mario Kart 8 either at retail or via the Nintendo eShop between 31st May and the 31st July 2014, and register the included pin […]

Mario Kart 8 Premium Wii U Bundle, new Wii Remote Plus designs confirmed for Australia

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With just over a month left to the launch of the widely anticipated Mario Kart 8 on 31st May 2014, Nintendo Australia has just confirmed that there will be a new Premium Wii U Bundle featuring Mario Kart 8. This bundle contains the regular inclusions for the Premium Pack, including a 32GB black console, black GamePad, sensor bar and access to Nintendo Network Premium, with a Hard Copy of Mario […]

REVIEW: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

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Link is back with a brand new adventure in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. An indirect sequel to the classic A Link to the Past, released back 1992 for SNES; it features gorgeous graphics, captivating orchestral music, the return of the top-down view mechanic, and a brand new story that takes you to a mysterious world of Lorule. And that is why I consider this as a must buy for any Zelda […]

REVIEW: Super Mario 3D World

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One of the hotly anticipated titles for the Wii U console, Super Mario 3D World brings an exciting refresh to the long-running series. While it follows a similar story line we have come to know and love, this series just oozes with creativity – from its level design and power ups, and excellent music, just to name a few. But what makes any Super Mario game is its multiplayer gameplay – […]

First Look: Pikmin 3

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I was given the opportunity to play Pikmin 3 at PAX over the weekend and I was quite impressed. This was my first experience of playing a Pikmin game, not including Pikmin Adventure on Nintendo Land, and I am certain it will not be my last. To explain to all those out there who are not familiar with the game, it is set in a fictional universe based on the […]

First Look: Rayman Legends

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One of the games that I was most looking forward to spending more time playing at PAX was Rayman Legends. Having already played the exclusive Rayman Legends Challenge App on the Wii U, I was familiar with the way it works but still was amazed by how enjoyable it is to play, especially with 5 players. A simple explanation for those of who have not heard of it, Rayman Legends […]