Month: January 2017

Nintendo Switch Reveal

It isn’t every year we get a new console revealed so when it happens it feels like you are a kid in a candy store. And considering it’s Nintendo’s turn to bring a new console into the world, the feeling becomes even more exaggerated. It feels like years since we have been getting leaks about what Nintendo’s new console was going to be. Back in October Nintendo dropped a trailer unveiling the name of the new console, the Nintendo Switch, and that it was being released in March, the rest was then left up to our imagination, until today....

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January Outlook 2017

Hello faithful readers, and welcome to the new year! From all the team here at Ultra Super Mega, we hope your Christmas and new Year period was full of love and laughter. Here’s to a great  2017! And what a year it is shaping up to be! With some big name games already slated for release this early, it’s certainly going to be busy! So without anymore rambling, let’s get right into the new Outlook and see exactly what is in store for us this January!   The Games The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ – Tuesday, 3rd of January...

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Sun and Moon: Hit or Miss?

Let’s talk, guys. Let’s talk about how you keep a long running franchise fresh for twenty years. Let’s talk, specifically, about Pokémon, and how even now in the seventh generation, Game Freak have managed to reinvent one of the world’s most popular and successful gaming brands, mostly with success. A warning, this article contains potential spoilers. I’ve been playing Pokémon for 20 years. 20 years of experiencing that rush of receiving your starter, and embarking on an adventure to catch ’em all, become the strongest trainer in the region, dominate the online metagame, save the world from legendary Pokémon-fueled...

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Enter the Netherworld

This Saturday the 7th of January, the Netherworld opens its maw to us mere mortals as if it were a cosy bar at the top of Brunswick Street (186 to be exact) in Fortitude Valley. It probably is just a bar but it’s a pretty rad one and it’s riddled with arcade machines older than me. They also have beer.   And not just any beer. Before we get onto the obvious reasons to talk about a bar like this on our website I would just like to point out that there are 2 special beers on tap that...

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