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Sorry, Half-Life 3 has not been confirmed by Valve

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Twitter has been abuzz with news that of Valve confirming Half-Life 3 on its supposed website in the past hour or so. Unfortunately, we have to be the bearer of bad news – like all the other times beforehand, it is fake. The website in question – valve.software – is not the official Valve website (it would be valvesoftware.com). It is a fake website that someone has created as a hoax, […]

E3 2015: Microsoft Conference Recap

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With Bethesda starting off E3 with a bang! Microsoft, the first of the ‘big 3′ conferences, had so much in store in this year’s press briefing, Not only with upcoming video games, exclusives and indies, but also backwards compatibility, Xbox and Windows 10, Oculus partnership and Hololens. For those who weren’t able to watch the live conference at 2:30am, here’s a list of all the announcements made: Halo 5 Guardians kicks off […]

Microsoft finally lets you play (some) Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

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Two years ago, Microsoft’s position on backwards compatibility was, “If you’re backwards compatible, you’re really backwards.” Today, it has changed – and probably for the better. It has announced that the Xbox One will now support backwards compatibility – letting you play some of your existing Xbox 360 titles on the console without paying a single cent. If you have purchased the game through Xbox Live, then you can re-download the game. […]

The E3 2015 Conference Train Kicks Off NOW: All Your Australian Times

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Source: GameSpot E3 2015 kicks off in around 10 minutes, starting with Bethesda Games Studios, who should be announcing more Fallout 4 details, and something about DOOM. So here’s your round-up of every E3 2015 keynote, converted for your Australian clocks. Bethesda E3 Press Conference Monday, June 15, 2015 – 12PM (Lunchtime) – Watch Here Microsoft E3 Press Conference Tuesday, June 16, 2015 – 2:30AM EA E3 Press Conference Tuesday, […]

Tetris Ultimate is still a busted piece of crap, but Ubisoft are releasing DLC first

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You’d think Tetris would be a pretty simple game to develop for current-gen game consoles, and yet, in 2014, Ubisoft shipped a busted piece of crap they ironically call ‘Tetris Ultimate’. Yeah, right. While I’m not sure about the stability of the Xbox One version, on the PS4, the game still crashes upon boot for me, even after their latest patch, requiring me to turn off my network connection to […]

PlayStation Release Ratchet & Clank Game Teaser + Gameplay Footage

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Ratchet and Clank, the beloved PlayStation originals series, is being made into a feature film to be released April 29, 2016. We already know that. What we also knew was that the original PS2 series was getting a next gen console reboot. And here it is. It is most definitely a reboot, with the slogan “The Game, Based on the Movie, Based on the Game”.  Looking back the original announcement of the […]

PSN down again – and you can blame Lizard Squad (probably)

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If you’re having trouble with connecting to the PlayStation Network today, you can blame Lizard Squad for that again. The group – infamously known for taking down PSN and Xbox Live during the Christmas season – has claimed responsibility on Twitter for taking down their servers. “I really missed all the butthurt gamers, how you guys been? I’m sure you missed us just as much,” the group posted on Twitter. Of course, […]

Next Assassins Creed instalment arrives October 23rd, 2015

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Ubisoft has just unveiled the newest instalment of the Assassin’s Creed Saga, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, which will be available on the 23rd of October for Playstation 4 and X-box One, whilst later in Spring for PC. The fifteen minute trailer released at 2am this morning solidified many details about what to expect next from the well-known series. The game is set in London, 1868, where the Industrial Revolution is taking […]

Ubisoft reveals teaser & reveal date for next instalment of Assassin’s Creed series

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Ubisoft has released a GIF teaser and video to announce the unveiling of their next instalment of the Assassin’s Creed series. The heavily adorned hidden blade with attached cannon and gilded cane that feature in the teaser all but confirm the rumours of this game taking place in Victorian London. Ubisoft is also sticking to their plan of transferring the series onto next-get consoles which they started with Unity, as […]

Batman: Arkham Knight – First Season Pass details

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Alongside the recent announcement of the digital-only Premium edition of Batman: Arkham Knight, new details of the Season Pass have recently emerged. In a recent Facebook announcement made by Batman Arkham, some early details of the content Arkham fans can expect post launch have been revealed for the first time. Whilst the information is quite conservative at this time there is a large focus on narrative-based stories which were unable to be […]

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Teaser Revealed

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Treyarch and Activision revealed that Black Ops 3 will be the next instalment of the acclaimed Call of Duty series on Thursday. Whilst the teaser is rather vague, with snippets of dialogue from the series and the image a figure constructed from code looking very similar to the original Black Ops and Black Ops 2 cover art, fans have discovered extra information. The Call of Duty website has the full description of […]

Ubisoft reveals “Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles” Trilogy

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Ubisoft has unveiled a new site and video trailer for the upcoming “Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles” trilogy, with the first instalment “China” to be released April 22nd on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. The trilogy spawns from the DLC previously available with “Assassin’s Creed: Unity” on next gen consoles through season pass. “China” was part of this, alongside “Dead Kings”, while chapters “India” and “Russia” are shiny and new. The […]

Breaking: Apple and Nintendo to join forces with new Smart Gamepad accessory

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An early, unfinished copy of tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct keynote address has leaked on the company’s US YouTube channel, and while it was quickly removed, we were able to catch a glimpse at what will likely be a major move to change the struggling company’s future. In the humble address, Nintendo described an unprecedented partnership with tech and lifestyle powerhouse, Apple, which would include the distribution of an official ‘Smart Gamepad’ accessory. Clipping onto […]

Nintendo to make new announcements tomorrow morning

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Nintendo has today announced that they have scheduled another Nintendo Direct event tomorrow. The event is said to be a global presentation hosted by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata and will announce updates to the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS owners. The event will be broadcast from 9am on April 2 (Sydney time). You can catch a livestream on their website.

Halo 5: Guardians ‒ Release date & Live action trailers

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Today, two live-action Halo 5: Guardians trailers were released during (and after) the Season 5 finale of The Walking Dead. With both trailers setting up “one of the most epic showdowns in entertainment history” “The Master Chief. Spartan Locke. Who is the hunter and who is the hunted?” Said Microsoft in a press release. The trailer that aired during the TWD finale, shows Spartan Locke walking through a destroyed human city, walking […]