Author: Alesha Kolbe

Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR headset – review

Gone are the days when the closest you would come to re-enacting Grievous vs Obi-wan was with a couple of $12 plastic lightsabers. Lenovo have just introduced the Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR Headset, and it’s pretty much every budding Jedi’s dream come true. It’s an augmented reality headset, which differs from virtual reality in that you’ll see a Droideka standing (rolling?) in front of you in the room rather than being thrown into a completely simulated environment. As well as a headset, you’ll get a trusty lightsaber hilt (minus actual piercing lightsaber – Kyber crystals aren’t cheap) that...

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Please enjoy the EA SPORTS UFC 3 story trailer

‘Is that a kamehameha?’ I hear you ask – yes, yes it is.   Another year means another instalment of EA Sports‘ UFC fighting game franchise. This year we’re up to number 3, and it’s got Conor McGregor as a cover athlete. If you wanna know what you’re in for story-wise when the game launches next month, here’s your best look yet. Buy now at JB...

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A bewitching new anime feature

Based on the 1971 book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart, Mary and the Witch’s Flower brings the magic of this children’s tale to life through the talents of two Studio Ghibli alumni.  Although anime powerhouse Studio Ghibli – made famous by Hayao Miyazaki and films like Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away – has undergone a reshuffle and Miyazaki has ‘retired’ (even though he’s working on a new film!), the spirit of its animated features lives on in Mary and the Witch’s Flower. The story follows Mary, a young girl who is living with her great aunt in a...

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Dragon Ball FighterZ – interview

We found out everything you need to know about the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ, releasing on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One January 26!  How long ago was the decision made to bring back a traditional 2D fighting game to the DB series? This is not the first time BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. and Arc System Works have worked together on a project. Both parties have worked before on Nintendo 3DS’ Dragon Ball Z Extreme Butoden. While working on it, our side (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.) had a vision to work together and make a full-scale fighting game suitable with new...

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