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by NewsBot
18 Apr 2018, 22:34
Forum: The News
Topic: Ubisoft unveils plans for E3 pre-show press event
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Views: 2941

Ubisoft unveils plans for E3 pre-show press event

With less than two months to go until E3 Expo hits Los Angeles, the calendar is starting to fill up. Today, Ubisoft became the latest publisher to share plans for its pre-show press conference, but it's keeping quiet on what exactly it will be showing off. The post Ubisoft unveils plans for E3 pre-s...
by NewsBot
18 Apr 2018, 09:42
Forum: The News
Topic: Looking good: You can now play Minecraft using only your eyes
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Views: 716

Looking good: You can now play Minecraft using only your eyes

A friend of mine recently became a quadriplegic following an accident, and while recovering in hospital commented that his one wish was to get back to playing video games. Today, thanks to the efforts of UK-based company SpecialEffect, his wish is that much closer to reality - you can now play Minec...
by NewsBot
10 Apr 2018, 12:49
Forum: The News
Topic: PAX Aus 2018 tickets on sale now!
Replies: 0
Views: 744

PAX Aus 2018 tickets on sale now!

With 2018 promising to have the biggest PAX Aus yet, with the inclusion of the EB Expo, which has fans all over Australia frothing at the mouth to get in. And, with tickets on sale today, that opportunity is now closer than ever. Tickets are available through both the PAX Aus website and the EB [...
by NewsBot
06 Apr 2018, 10:28
Forum: The News
Topic: Spyro Reignited Trilogy officially announced
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Views: 2861

Spyro Reignited Trilogy officially announced

In what may be one of the worst kept secrets in the gaming world, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy has finally been officially announced after rumors, speculation and leaks have run rife. The title is being developed by Toys For Bob, Spyro’s current owners and developers of the Skylanders series, a...
by NewsBot
06 Apr 2018, 10:28
Forum: The News
Topic: Spyro Reignited Trilogy officially announced
Replies: 0
Views: 763

Spyro Reignited Trilogy officially announced

In what may be one of the worst kept secrets in the gaming world, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy has finally been officially announced after rumors, speculation and leaks have run rife. The title is being developed by Toys For Bob, Spyro’s current owners and developers of the Skylanders series, a...
by NewsBot
29 Mar 2018, 23:40
Forum: The News
Topic: World of Tanks 1.0 Update looks (and sounds) AMAZING
Replies: 3
Views: 3818

World of Tanks 1.0 Update looks (and sounds) AMAZING

World of Tanks has been playable on PC now for nearly seven years, so it's about time for the team at Wargaming to put the finishing touches on the massive update that brings the game officially up to version 1.0. The brand new release brings with it stunning improved visuals and a new soundtrack, a...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 18:38
Forum: The News
Topic: That Duke Nukem movie is really happening, starring John Cena
Replies: 1
Views: 3918

That Duke Nukem movie is really happening, starring John Cena

Following in the sizeable footsteps of The Rock before him, John Cena has well and truly made the leap from mere WWE Superstar to Hollywood actor. He's currently gracing Australian screens in Blockers, and it seems his calendar is already filling up with future projects, including one of gaming's mo...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Australia’s youngest esports star
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Views: 693

Australia’s youngest esports star

What were you doing when you were 9 years old? I know for me, I was happily playing Crash Bandicoot on my PS1, eating too much candy and generally just being a regular 9 year old, not even thinking about careers or making anything of myself. Max, also known as Orange Ocelot, is definitely doing [...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: PAX Aus and EB Expo to team up
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Views: 725

PAX Aus and EB Expo to team up

PAX Aus has always been the Southern Hemisphere’s largest and most prominent gaming expo, but it’s about to get a heck of a lot bigger. EB Games have announced they’re going to take their EB Expo to PAX in 2018 to make a bigger and better event with more games than before from publ...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Nintendo Direct Highlights
Replies: 0
Views: 687

Nintendo Direct Highlights

So, the latest Nintendo Direct has been and gone and as usual, it didn’t disappoint. Nintendo had a lot to say about upcoming games for the 3DS and Switch, although interestingly, most of them were ports. Perhaps saving the real goods for around E3 time! But what we did get was certainly nothi...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Jurassic World Alive lets you catch dinosaurs in the real world
Replies: 0
Views: 683

Jurassic World Alive lets you catch dinosaurs in the real world

A friend just sent me a message: "I'm kinda excited for the Jurassic Park/Pokémon Go kinda game" - and I assumed she was talking about a rumour, or some wishful thinking, or something that has no release date and would end up languishing in development hell. And I was wrong. Jurassic World Aliv...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Review – Life Is Strange: Before The Storm
Replies: 0
Views: 778

Review – Life Is Strange: Before The Storm

With the release of the final bonus episode to complete the latest entry in the Life Is Strange series, I felt now was an appropriate time to do a review, given that I can talk about it as a complete picture rather than just in pieces. Life Is Strange: Before The Storm acts as a […] The post R...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: What’s on Player Attack TV – Friday February 23 (SE06EP02)
Replies: 0
Views: 777

What’s on Player Attack TV – Friday February 23 (SE06EP02)

Player Attack is back for 2018! Season 6 of Australia's independent video game tv series will continue to bring all the latest in gaming news, plus interviews, reviews and features from the world of video games. Let's take a look at what's on this week's show! The post What’s on Player Attack ...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Google to enter the console market
Replies: 0
Views: 775

Google to enter the console market

Google, the tech giant conquering pretty much every tiny inch of the tech industry, has now decided to set their sights firmly on the console market. Well, sort of. Google has begun work on the project codenamed ‘Yeti’, a home console that acts as a sort of Netflix, but for video games, ...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Celebrate the Year of the Dog with the Xbox CosPups
Replies: 0
Views: 768

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with the Xbox CosPups

It is officially Year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac, and to celebrate, Microsoft would like to introduce the Xbox CosPups! Sure, these canine companions might not have opposable thumbs, are difficult to understand on team chat, and occasionally eat controllers when they don't get their way, but t...
by NewsBot
28 Mar 2018, 00:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Player Attack TV: February 16, 2018, SE6 EP01
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Player Attack TV: February 16, 2018, SE6 EP01

Welcome to Player Attack for 2018! It's been a while between drinks, we know - but we're back and we're better than ever. To kick things off in the new year, we've decided to jump straight in and bring you a little something for everyone. Whether you like survival sci-fi, old-school FPS or time-wast...
by NewsBot
07 Jan 2018, 11:39
Forum: The News
Topic: What I’ve learned about retro game collecting
Replies: 0
Views: 3346

What I’ve learned about retro game collecting

Some of you may recall that some time ago, I interviewed Mr. Aus Retro Gamer himself, Alex Boz. Since then, I’ve endeavored to get into retro collecting myself. It’s certainly a labor of love and money, but it’s a very rewarding hobby if you love playing older titles, whether they&...
by NewsBot
07 Jan 2018, 11:39
Forum: The News
Topic: Rumu – Review
Replies: 0
Views: 3201

Rumu – Review

I love indie games. I love cleaning. I love having various feelings over a vacuum robot. I love Rumu. Rumu is brought to us from Robot House, an Australian indie studio, and you might recall I wrote a little bit about it in my PAX Aus indie roundup. To recap, Rumu is a game where […] The post ...
by NewsBot
07 Jan 2018, 11:39
Forum: The News
Topic: Overpriced Games Through History
Replies: 0
Views: 3119

Overpriced Games Through History

I’m sure the recent discussion and very loud blasting of EA’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 hasn’t gone unnoticed by many of you. The fact that the player is required to play in short bursts to earn credits to unlock characters. Not unusual but one Reddit user managed to calculate the ti...
by NewsBot
07 Jan 2018, 11:39
Forum: The News
Topic: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Review
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Views: 3404

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Review

I want to preface this entire review with a tiny bit of a spoiler, but it’s an important one that I wasn’t warned about coming into this game and that I haven’t seen be warned about. There’s a huge trigger warning for animal death right at the start of the game. It was massiv...
by NewsBot
09 Nov 2017, 19:18
Forum: The News
Topic: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp – Review
Replies: 0
Views: 4068

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp – Review

Listen. I’m gonna be super up front about this. This review is about two things: Gloating over the fact we got something before America, and showing off my sick fashion sense and style. But in the name of journalistic integrity, let me at least try to talk a little about what this is, how it [...
by NewsBot
07 Nov 2017, 11:27
Forum: The News
Topic: PAX Aus Roundup: Spaces You Might Have Missed
Replies: 0
Views: 3647

PAX Aus Roundup: Spaces You Might Have Missed

So I’ve written all about one of the best attractions of PAX Aus, the indie titles on display, and those you might have missed. But PAX Aus is such a big place that a few indie titles are not the only thing you could have missed out on, so what else is there? Well, we […] The post PAX Au...
by NewsBot
01 Nov 2017, 12:38
Forum: The News
Topic: PAX Aus Roundup: Indies You Might Have Missed
Replies: 0
Views: 3845

PAX Aus Roundup: Indies You Might Have Missed

PAX Aus is done and dusted for another year and, once again, it was absolutely massive. I was there for three days and I still missed a bunch of stuff. So consider this my official petition to make PAX Aus run for a week, instead. But as a result of how massive it is and […] The post PAX Aus R...
by NewsBot
17 Oct 2017, 22:51
Forum: The News
Topic: World of Tanks launching Aussie server November 1
Replies: 0
Views: 4023

World of Tanks launching Aussie server November 1

If you've always wanted to know what all the fuss is about World of Tanks, but haven't wanted to play on servers located overseas, now's your chance. Mark your calendars, as Wargaming has confirmed a brand new Australian server, set to launch on November 1, 2017. The post World of Tanks launching Au...
by NewsBot
17 Oct 2017, 12:16
Forum: The News
Topic: Want to get the most out of PAX Aus?
Replies: 4
Views: 4723

Want to get the most out of PAX Aus?

PAX Aus is approaching super fast! It’s 10 days away, in fact! Taking place between the 27th and 29th of October, in case you’d forgotten! And while some of you might be PAX veterans like myself, I’m sure there’s a lot of you who might be attending for the first time and aren...