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Injustice: Gods Among Us Release Date and Collector’s Edition Announced

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Earlier today, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios revealed information about their upcoming fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, which includes its release date and details about its Collector’s Edition. Injustice: Gods Among Us features many beloved heroes and villains from the DC Universe, such as the Flash and the Joker, pitted against one another. Included within the Collector’s Edition of the game are an exclusive 25cm statue featuring the iconic  […]

Batman Arkham City Sequel or Prequel?

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Although a sequel may not be too surprising for those gamers who delved into 2011’s “Batman: Arkham City” the release of 15 domain titles recently purchased by TimeWarner of which Warner Bro’s is a subsidiary would suggest the possible names of a future game. The 15 domain names are featured below: ArkhamUniverse.com Batman ArkhamUniverse.com BatmanArkhamArises.com BatmanArkhamBegins.com BatmanArkhamDarkKnight.com BatmanArkhamKnight,com BatmanArkhamLegend.com BatmanArkhamLegends.com BatmanArkhamNight.com BatmanArkhamOrigins.com BatmanArkhamStories.com DarkKnightArkham.com DCArkhamUniverse.com DCArkhamverse.com TheArkhamUniverse.com Although many of these titles […]

So, what would a Pokemon Centre look in 3D?

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Have you ever thought whenever playing a Pokemon game, “Hmm, what would this look like if it was in 3D?” or “What would this look like if it was real?”. Well, a fan and environmental artist called Evan Liaw has answered your questions, by reinterpreting the classic Pokemon Centre in 3D – with a little bit of a sci-fi twist. And given that Pokemon is now coming to the Nintendo […]

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge becomes the first R18+ game in Australia

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It has been years in the making, and after lots and lots of campaigning, it has finally come. The upcoming Wii U game Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge will make Australian gaming history by becoming the first R18+ rated game to be released. According to the Australian Classification Board, “Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge contains violence that is high in impact because of its frequency, high definition graphics, and emphasis […]

Mad Catz brings out new gaming accessories for PC, smart devices

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So, Mad Catz has announced some new gaming accessories for PC, Macs and “Smart Devices” – the S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 professional gaming keyboard, the R.A.T. M mobile gaming mouse, the F.R.E.Q. M headset, the M.O.U.S. 9 wireless mouse and the C.T.R.L. R wireless gamepad. And despite the abuse of full stops in its names for products (dear god, do stop), most of them include their new “GameSmart technology” which extend the […]

Razer announces the Edge – full-featured PC in tablet form, comes in Core i5 or Core i7

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Remember “Project Fiona“? They said that they wanted to ship this back in 2012, but alas it did’nt. Turns out, it wasn’t one of the long list of CES deadpool products. Introducing the Razer Edge (the new name for this tablet), a full-feature PC in a tablet form factor – allowing you to play all your PC games and applications. The Razer Edge is also the first crowdsourced tablet, as […]

NVIDIA announces Project Shield gaming console – Tegra 4, Android and Steam included

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NVIDIA is announcing a new portable game console. Running vanilla Android, and obviously NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 processor, it was revealed at the last few minutes of the press conference – much to the excitement of NVIDIA fans (one shouted “take my money”). “As a company, we’re really the only company in the world who has the processor technology, the system software technology, and the gamers within it to build devices […]

NVIDIA launches NVIDIA Grid – brings video gaming to the cloud

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NVIDIA has announced the NVIDIA GRID, its new server product that will bring video games to the cloud. While it has been done before – services such as OnLive do provide a service – NVIDIA’s GRID is predominantly GPUs allowing each frame to be recomputed every time, which the cloud is not able to handle. “The applications, the textures, the objects, the world is being completely synthesized every time you […]

NVIDIA announces GeForce Experience – optimises game settings automatically for best performance

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NVIDIA has today announced that it will release a new tool that will automatically change the settings of any game depending on your PC – and any PC. From the a hexcore PC to the standard Core i3, the GeForce Experience will determine what is the best settings for that game. NVIDIA has been developing the system for seven years, according to its CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, and it was sparked […]

LIVE BLOG: NVIDIA Press Conference at 3:00PM

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NVIDIA will be holding a Press Conference at the International Consumer Electronics Show today at 3:00PM (Melbourne Time). Join our live blog at 3:00PM to see the latest innovations and technologies that NVIDIA will unveil. NVIDIA will showcase new NVIDIA Tegra mobile technologies, gaming innovations and advanced in-vehicle infotainment and digital instrument cluster technologies for the automotive market.

Razer brings out the Orbweaver – customisable gaming keypad with 20 programmable keys

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Razer, known for making excellent, high-performance game hardware, has released details of a new gaming keypad before CES starts up. Called the Razer Orbweaver, the keypad is said to feature tournament-grade controls, ergonomics and customisability – especially given that it has 20 fully programmable keys, meaning that any of your favourite commands and macros can be performed with a press of one button. Razer is also touting its “Mechanical Key […]

YEAR IN REVIEW: Microsoft takes a chance

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2012 was a year of refinement from Google and Apple, opting to make small changes to their flagship platforms of Android and iOS, as well as their device portfolios. Yet, almost shockingly, the opposite can be said for Microsoft, who instead launched the biggest change to Windows since its inception, as well as brought core redesigns of Windows Phone to market and introduced a competitive tablet OS that works on […]

R18+ Classification: What you need to know

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Image: Shaun Greiner/Flickr (Creative Commons) Yesterday was a day to celebrate if you are a gamer. Not only because of the fact it was a brand new year, but also because video games finally now have an R18+ classification. It may have taken ages (mainly because of South Australia’s opposition), but Australia now has an adults only video game rating. So, what happens now? Here are the things you need […]

Sword & Sworcery hits Google Play, remains awesome

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The delicate, immersive and delightful ‘Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery’ is now available on Google Play, a year after it’s original release on iPad in 2011. While my description might sound hyperbolic, this game truly is the best Android game of 2012, and my personal favourite game of the year, closely tied with Sound Shapes for the PlayStation Vita and Journey. Hey, it’s okay in a three-way. The game is point-and-click, […]