Gabriel Huynh

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Gabriel Huynh joins the list of TechGeek editors as a new addition to the new Pwnage section. Loving Nintendo with all his life and he also owns an Xbox 360 and is currently playing any Xbox 360 games for achievements. Beating me in any game is not really an accomplishment. (sorry)

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GIVEAWAY: Win one of ten PAX AUS exclusive League of Legends skin codes

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Missed the chance to go to PAX AUS this year?  Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Thanks to our friends at Riot Games, people who didn’t attend this year will have the chance of winning one of their exclusive skin codes. This time round the skins available are Riot Kayle and Arcade Miss Fortune. These codes will expire FIVE DAYS once PAX Australia is over, so you better be quick. Also, these codes will [...]

Lucina and Robin enters in the upcoming Super Smash Bros games

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Nintendo has revealed that Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem franchise will be playable in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. games for the Wii U and 3DS. Both first appearing in Fire Emblem Awakening, both characters will be suitable contenders in the Super Smash Bros. franchise. The announcement trailer is located at the bottom of the article. Robin is able to cast various elemental spells, based on the colour of [...]

Nintendo to reveal new Super Smash Bros. character on July 15

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  Nintendo has updated the official Super Smash Bros. site teasing a new Fighter for the upcoming game on the Wii U and 3DS. This three-minute video is set for a worldwide release at 12am July 15 AEST. It is currently unknown what character Nintendo has planned for the video, whether it is a character from a first-party franchise, i.e. Mario or Link; or featuring a three-party franchise’s character – [...]

Nintendo reveals more details about Super Smash Bros – 3DS version coming first this Winter

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Nintendo has revealed more details about their highly anticipated Super Smash Bros game for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U in their latest Nintendo Direct presentation – including a release window (but not date). The 3DS version will be released first, coming this Winter 2014 (or Summer in North America/Europe). The Wii U version won’t be coming out until Summer 2014 (Winter in America/Europe). It did not give any reasons why [...]

Titanfall: Xbox 360 Edition drops April 10 for Oceanic regions

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For those who are unable to join the recent Titanfall hype – either not owning a Xbox One or a decent gaming PC, good news. EA has just announced that the Xbox 360 Edition of Titanfall will be coming to Australia and New Zealand on April 10. Despite not being developed by Respawn Entertainment, Bluepoint Games promises that the Xbox 360 Edition will have the same addictive and fun gameplay as [...]

Plants vs. Zombie: Garden Warfare to get free downloadable content

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The latest edition to the Plants vs. Zombies franchise Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will be getting free downloadable content, coming March 19. Titled ‘Garden Variety Pack’, this free downloadable content will be featuring a plethora of ability upgrades, a new map – Chomp Town, new enemies, and a new gamemode – “Gnome Bomb”. “Gnome Bomb” is a 8 vs. 8 objective-style gamemode, where players must cooperate with their teammates to successful destroy [...]

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs launches May 27

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For anyone wondering when this game is going to launch, good news. The highly awaited open-world action-adventure sandbox game Watch Dogs has finally received a launch date: May 27. The game follows the vigilante Aiden Pearce, hacking his way though Chicago’s central operating system, controlling every technological aspect of the city – via the use of his smart phone. The announcement trailer for the game is located at the bottom. Previously, the [...]

Batman: Arkham Knight announced for later this year

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Rocksteady Games have just announced their upcoming project, Batman: Arkham Knight, acting as the finale of the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham series. The game will featured the return of Scarecrow, who apparently survives his encounter with Killer Croc after Batman: Arkham Asylum, uniting Batman’s greatest foes for one giant act – to destroy the Dark Knight forever. The announcement trailer is located at the bottom. Also returning from previous games [...]

Razer lets you store PC game saves in the cloud, by using Dropbox’s servers

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Razer is about to make storing your PC game saves and settings in the cloud much easier, with the announcement of a brand new software called the Game Booster’s Save Game Manager. However, Razer isn’t using their own cloud servers. Instead, it will piggyback off Dropbox’s own servers, with more providers to be added later on. It will also support more than 2,000 games – including the Batman Arkham series and Mass [...]

Next Trials game available on April 16

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  The latest installment from the highly popular and addictive platform-racer Trials series, Trials Fusion has been announced to be available on April 16 for all major consoles. The announcement trailer is located below. First announced at E3 2013, the game will feature the same wacky and crazy gameplay the franchise is known for, while adding new features, such as FMX tricks, to intensify gameplay. In addition, the game will feature [...]

Titanfall Beta to be open for all Xbox One owners

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For anyone dying to get into the Titanfall beta, Xbox’s Major Nelson has just announced that exclusive closed beta will be open to the general public ‘later today’ – only for Xbox One owners. Previously, players would needed to have an exclusive code to access the beta. Xbox One owners would just have to access the ‘New Games demo’ section of the Game Store and download from there. Note: It [...]

Mario Kart 8 will be available from May 31

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Following the announcement at the recent Nintendo Direct, Nintendo Australia has announced the latest installment to the Mario Kart series, Mario Kart 8 will launch on May 31 in Australia and New Zealand. Similarly to other games in the series, Mario Kart 8 will featured many beloved characters from the Super Mario franchise racing each other for a podium finish and the illustrious trophy. Already featuring a plethora of drivable vehicles, [...]

First Look: Vertiginous Golf brings the beauty of steampunk to mini-golf gaming

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Imagine yourselves in a world that is perpetually raining and in constant darkness – and no, this is not Melbourne during the winter. You are in a dystopian and depressing steampunk world that is enveloped by a permanent smog. Your only freedom from this world is a doorway that transports you to a virtual, sunny utopia – filled with warmth and complex machinery – where you… play minigolf? Welcome to the [...]

Classic Gameboy Advance games to be re-release on Wii U

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Nintendo has just announced plans of re-releasing ionic and memorable Gameboy Advance games for the Wii U, starting from April. Games, such as Metroid Fusion, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga and Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3 will be returning as Virtual Console titles – allowing players to relive their favourite fond memories. These games and more will be available for download via the Wii U’s eShop in April;  with [...]

Little Mac returns to Super Smash Bros. as playable character

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Announced at Nintendo Direct, the lovely boxer from the iconic Punch Out – Little Mac will return as playable character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros game. Previously, Little Mac appeared as an assist trophy in Super Smnash Bros Brawl. Little Mac will be armed with his iconic quick jabs and his signature move “Star Uppercut” – inching him closer to victory. Moreover, it looks like Little Mac is able to increase [...]