News Of The Week is a brand new feature here at Press Start. We will highlight the biggest news of the week in a condensed version. Full story can be accessed by clicking the picture or heading. 

SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM ANNOUNCED

Activision have announced a brand new entry into the Skylander series. It’s called Skylanders Trap Team and will introduce a new Traptanium portal which will allow you to capture villains. It will release on October 2nd for Wii, Wii U, 3DS, 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4. 

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PREMIUM MARIO KART 8 BUNDLE ANNOUNCED

Nintendo have announced a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle for Australia. It will come with a premium console and a physical copy of Mario Kart 8. It will release on May 31st for a RRP of $429.95. Nintendo also confirmed that Yoshi and Peach themed Wii remotes are coming out on the same day. 

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SIX MULTIPLAYER MODES DETAILED FOR WATCH DOGS

Ubisoft have confirmed six multiplayer modes for Watch Dogs. Freeroam is a standard 8 player mode. Tailing sees you stalking another player without causing suspicion. Hacking sees you trying to get through a series of hacking missions in a multiplayer scenario. Decryption will see you team up as you go against another group of players. Race mode will see you racing in a car against other players. In ctOS Mobile Challenge you can ping other random players with the goal to trap other players. 

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MARIO GOLF: WORLD TOUR GETS DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT

Nintendo have announced their first season pass for a first party game. Mario Golf: World Tour will see three separate downloadable packs. Each pack will include two 18-hole courses and a brand new downloadable character. Each pack will be available for $7.80 each or $15.60 for the three pack. 

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MAY PLAYSTATION PLUS OFFERINGS REVEALED

Sony have announced a lineup for May For the PS4, Stick it to the Man will be available to download for free. For the PS3, Sony Japan’s Pupeteer will be available as well as Payday 2. Lastly For Vita, the vibrant Everybody’s Golf as well as Maramasa Rebith will be up for download

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Shannon Grixti

The creator and editor of Press Start Australia. I write news and reviews. I enjoy all types of games but mostly action/platformers/fps. A lover of all things music, gaming, graphic design. I really love games that try to break the mould and that try to communicate something beyond and above what is expected.