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28 Jul 2017, 13:42
Forum: The News
Topic: Gigantic (Xbox One, PC)
Replies: 2
Views: 3923

Gigantic (Xbox One, PC)

Gigantic has been a game that has, until very recently, had a very long open beta. Initially, that meant it was only available for Windows 10 and Xbox One, but as of the 20th of July, the game has had an official release across other versions of Windows and Steam! This means for the low, […] T...
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27 Jul 2017, 10:17
Forum: The News
Topic: Articuno, Moltres and Zapdos: Legendary raid tips for Pokemon Go
Replies: 3
Views: 4457

Articuno, Moltres and Zapdos: Legendary raid tips for Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go recently celebrated its first birthday with the release of the two legendary Pokemon, Lugia and Articuno. The latter was unlocked as a reward to the Team Mystic (for whom Articuno is the mascot) for the high participation rate of Mystic trainers during the recent worldwide event last week...
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24 Jul 2017, 11:34
Forum: The News
Topic: Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 55 - Lisy Kane (League of Geeks)
Replies: 0
Views: 3784

Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 55 - Lisy Kane (League of Geeks)

In this episode of Game Hugs, Jason sits down with Lisy Kane to chat about Girl Geeks, League of Geeks, and what the Australian education system is doing for the local games industry. The post Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 55 - Lisy Kane (League of Geeks) appeared first on Player Attack. Read mo...
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21 Jul 2017, 00:00
Forum: The News
Topic: Fortnite is out soon, but what is it? [Preview]
Replies: 2
Views: 5057

Fortnite is out soon, but what is it? [Preview]

Fortnite combines the childish joys of fort building with the childish fear of the dark. Except these forts are built of wood, metal and stone, not pillows and blankets. And there really are monsters lurking in the dark. The post Fortnite is out soon, but what is it? [Preview] appeared first on Play...
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20 Jul 2017, 11:52
Forum: The News
Topic: Telltale Gives The People What They Want
Replies: 1
Views: 3822

Telltale Gives The People What They Want

One of the biggest questions on peoples lips has been, ‘where is the Wolf Among Us Season 2?’. The cult favourite of Telltale Games has been in high demand and yesterday, it was announced that we wouldn’t be seeing season 2 of either The Wolf Among Us or Tales From The Borderlands ...
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18 Jul 2017, 17:55
Forum: The News
Topic: Everything you need to know about Australia’s first esports bar
Replies: 2
Views: 4453

Everything you need to know about Australia’s first esports bar

Yesterday, we told you about a brand new bar set to open in Melbourne next month. Calling itself "Australia's first esports bar", GG EZ is already courting controversy - but we've got word from the inside and it looks like this one has the goods to back it up. The post Everything you need to know ab...
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17 Jul 2017, 17:01
Forum: The News
Topic: Australia’s first esports bar set to open in Melbourne next month
Replies: 0
Views: 3849

Australia’s first esports bar set to open in Melbourne next month

Australia has its fair share of sports bars. It also has a growing number of video game bars. It's almost a surprise that it's taken someone this long to combine the two... and now they have. GG EZ, Australia's first esports bar, is set to open in Melbourne next month. The post Australia’s fir...
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16 Jul 2017, 10:34
Forum: The News
Topic: D23 Brings The Goods, And A Kingdom Hearts 3 Release Window
Replies: 0
Views: 3622

D23 Brings The Goods, And A Kingdom Hearts 3 Release Window

For those not in the know, D23 is an official Disney event where they bring all their big titles to the floor, showing off what they have for the future. The big draw cards, naturally, are things like Star Wars and the various Marvel movies, which are super cool but also not video games. So […...
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14 Jul 2017, 15:27
Forum: The News
Topic: Games That Hate The Fact You’re Playing Them
Replies: 0
Views: 3729

Games That Hate The Fact You’re Playing Them

With all the recent hubub about the new Crash Bandicoot game being something akin to Dark Souls in terms of difficulty, and the popularity of difficult games in general, it’s got me thinking. Sure, these games are hard, but what about games that are literally impossible? Games that are hard in...
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14 Jul 2017, 08:50
Forum: The News
Topic: The International 2017 smashes last year’s prize pool record
Replies: 0
Views: 3503

The International 2017 smashes last year’s prize pool record

The International 2017 is kicking off in just under a month, and that means it must be about time for the annual post about how the event is breaking records for its massive prize pool. At time of writing, the magic number is $20,854,073 - and that number's only set to climb over the remaining coupl...
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10 Jul 2017, 14:51
Forum: The News
Topic: Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 54 - Matt Ditton (Mighty Games Group)
Replies: 0
Views: 3537

Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 54 - Matt Ditton (Mighty Games Group)

In this episode of Game Hugs, Jason sits down with Matt Ditton to discuss - among other things - the local games industry crash that began in 2010.


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07 Jul 2017, 17:00
Forum: The News
Topic: Expect more AFL teams to spend money on eSports
Replies: 0
Views: 4164

Expect more AFL teams to spend money on eSports

It looks like the Adelaide Crows aren't alone in their quest to catch 'em all - this week the AFL Commission has confirmed this week that the Australian Football League will be making a push into eSports, with at least one more footy team "making inquiries" about picking up an eSports org of their o...
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03 Jul 2017, 13:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Replies: 0
Views: 3898

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy (PS4)

Crash Bandicoot is an icon of nostalgia, you can’t deny that. When this game was coming out, everyone I knew was talking about it. Whether it was someone who was actively into games, or someone like my mum or making small talk with people at reception counters. They’d all talk about how ...
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27 Jun 2017, 11:36
Forum: The News
Topic: The SNES Mini Is Here With A Special Surprise
Replies: 6
Views: 1898

The SNES Mini Is Here With A Special Surprise

After the absolutely astounding success of Nintendo’s NES Mini, you know, the one that sold out almost immediately everywhere and now retails on Ebay for around $250 a pop, Nintendo decided that was a pretty good idea. So now it’s back! Now in Super Nintendo form! The SNES Mini launches ...
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26 Jun 2017, 14:28
Forum: The News
Topic: Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 53 - Ken Wong (Mountains)
Replies: 0
Views: 3716

Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 53 - Ken Wong (Mountains)

In this episode of Game Hugs, Jason sits down with Ken Wong to discuss his work with Ustwo, being discovered by American McGee, his work on Alice: Madness Returns, and much more.


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21 Jun 2017, 14:28
Forum: The News
Topic: Rise of the Necromancer pack for Diablo 3 coming June 27
Replies: 0
Views: 4481

Rise of the Necromancer pack for Diablo 3 coming June 27

The long awaited resurrection of the best class in Diablo is finally upon us. The Rise of the Necromancer pack is coming to Diablo III on June 27!


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21 Jun 2017, 10:59
Forum: The News
Topic: Player A-Chat: Philip Mayes (Mighty Kingdom, Aussie game dev, Ratbag Games)
Replies: 0
Views: 4066

Player A-Chat: Philip Mayes (Mighty Kingdom, Aussie game dev, Ratbag Games)

This week is the first and best episode featuring Philip Mayes, game developer and founder of both Mighty Kingdom and Rise Games.


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19 Jun 2017, 07:55
Forum: The News
Topic: The Ataribox: A New Console From An Old Favourite?
Replies: 0
Views: 4005

The Ataribox: A New Console From An Old Favourite?

Atari is looking back to the world of video games, with the CEO of Atari, Fred Chesnais, talking about bringing the brand back to its roots: Console Gaming.


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17 Jun 2017, 01:35
Forum: The News
Topic: Hitman’s future secure as IO Interactive returns to independence
Replies: 0
Views: 4287

Hitman’s future secure as IO Interactive returns to independence

A month ago, Square Enix announced that it was severing ties with Hitman developer IO Interactive. Fans of the franchise were shocked, sure that it would mean the death for Agent 47... but today, there's some good news. IO Interactive is now officially an independent studio, having bought itself bac...
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15 Jun 2017, 22:53
Forum: The News
Topic: Even the Socceroos like the Switch
Replies: 0
Views: 3995

Even the Socceroos like the Switch

The Caltex Socceroos were caught playing Nintendo Switches while waiting for a connecting flight to Sochi, Russia.


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14 Jun 2017, 09:32
Forum: The News
Topic: Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 52 - Katie Stegs (Lumi Consulting)
Replies: 0
Views: 3456

Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 52 - Katie Stegs (Lumi Consulting)

In this episode of Game Hugs, Jason chats with Katie Stegs about her dark caravanning past, what drives her passion for games about passion, the challenges of running a consultancy for small games studios, and more. The post Game Hugs Podcast – Episode 52 - Katie Stegs (Lumi Consulting) appear...
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14 Jun 2017, 03:33
Forum: The News
Topic: A second Metroid game gets announced for today
Replies: 0
Views: 3616

A second Metroid game gets announced for today

Nintendo has announced its second Metroid game for the day, this time for the 3DS: Metroid: Samus Returns.


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14 Jun 2017, 03:12
Forum: The News
Topic: Rocket League on Switch will have cross-platform online
Replies: 0
Views: 3534

Rocket League on Switch will have cross-platform online

Psyonix and Nintendo have announced Rocket League is coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year, with cross-platform online.


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14 Jun 2017, 02:49
Forum: The News
Topic: Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Rocket League, Mario Odyssey, Metroid, much more
Replies: 0
Views: 3684

Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Rocket League, Mario Odyssey, Metroid, much more

Welcome to our coverage of Nintendo's Spotlight announcements at E3 2017. The Switch has been a huge success, but what's the deal with its online stuff? Will we finally hear more about Virtual Console? Donkey Kong? METROID?! The post Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Rocket League, Mario Odyssey, Metroid,...
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13 Jun 2017, 22:38
Forum: The News
Topic: Mainstream Media Still Dont Quite Get Video Games
Replies: 0
Views: 4237

Mainstream Media Still Dont Quite Get Video Games

On Sunday night, Channel 9s 60 Minutes ran a story detailing the ‘rise and rise of e-gaming (sic) in Australia featuring two prominent Twitch streamers - Loserfruit and xMinks- in addition to three of the members of the professional ESL team ‘Renegades and ESL Australia Head Nick Vanzetti. M...