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E3 2016: EA Play Press Conference Recap

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Electronic Arts kicked off E3 with their EA Play event, showing off new gameplay for Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1 and many of their sports titles. We also got a behind-the-scenes look at the games they have in development like Mass Effect: Andromeda and a big lineup of Star Wars games  by many EA studios. The CEO of EA, Andrew Wilson hosted the EA Play event in LA, with Peter Moore co-hosting at […]

Labor promises fibre-to-the-premises NBN, but embraces cable

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Photo: Kainet/Flickr (Creative Commons) The question of what Labor will do to the National Broadband Network if it does win the election has finally been answered. Labor has announced today that it will upgrade the NBN to a fibre-to-the-premises network; and will connect an additional two million homes and businesses to the network. Labor says they will cap the cost of their NBN rollout at $57 billion, $1 billion more than the current estimate of […]

E3 2016: EA Originals program announced, their first game titled, Fe

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During the EA Play press conference, Executive Vice President of EA Studios, Patrick Soderlund, announced EA Originals, a program to support indie developers. They are looking at “supporting small developers and helping them make the most of their games,”, looking for experiences that are “unique, gorgeous, innovative and memorable,” The EA Originals program looks to provide developers the funding for development, marketing and publishing. also planning to give all of the profits back to the developers, “so they can keep […]

E3 2016: First look at Mass Effect: Andromeda

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At the EA Play press conference, we got a behind-the-scenes look at Bioware’s Mass Effect: Andromeda. Introducing a brand new adventure in the Mass Effect universe, we will discover “new planets, new species, new technology”. The first-look video showcases stunning new locations, new Krogan and Asari characters and small teases of gameplay. There is so much to look forward to for Mass Effect: Andromeda, but we will have to wait until later this year for more info on […]

E3 2016: Titanfall 2 includes Single Player, New Pilot & Titan abilities and a Multiplayer Beta

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Kicking off E3 at the EA Play presser, Vince Zampella from Respawn Entertainment showcased new multiplayer and single player gameplay for the upcoming Titanfall 2. Titanfall 2 introduces a much more chaotic multiplayer experience that lets players manoeuvre around the battlefield much quicker with the addition of the grappling hook – letting you scale buildings with ease. The sequel introduces new pilot weapons, gadgets and abilities, character customisation and six new Titan frames, each with […]

TL;DR: We needed a break (but we’re back now)

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A couple of days ago, I received a phone call from a PR agency asking us to do a story about some Facebook bot that one of their clients created. They saw the last updated piece on our site was in January, and called me to ask one simple question. “Is the site dead?” The simple answer was no, the site is not dead. We decided to take a little break from […]

E3 2016: Xbox One Slim leaked ahead of E3

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Less than an hour before the first major conference of E3, and already there are a handful of leaks from EA and Microsoft. From KawabataSan on NeoGaf, we have confirmation that Xbox will be releasing a new and improved (and slimmer) Xbox One console. Codenamed ‘Edmonton’, the improved console will be 40% smaller than the current Xbox One. Including a 2TB hard drive, outputting 4K Ultra HD video, a new ‘streamlined’ controller and a vertical […]

E3 2016 Press Conference Schedule for Australians

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E3 is right around the corner, and its that time of the year where the biggest names in gaming get a chance to show off what they’ve been working on. For the majority of us who aren’t able to go to the actual event in LA, the press conferences have always been livestreamed. But unfortunately for Australians (and other countries on the other side of the globe), the times are quite inconvenient […]

Injustice 2 Announced, coming to Xbox One and PS4 in 2017

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Only a couple of days until E3, and it’s not a surprise that we’re getting a couple of game leaks here and there. Just this week, an image of an Injustice 2 poster was floating around the internet, and today, NetherRealm Studios have officially announced that Injustice 2 is indeed coming. Injustice 2 will continue the story from the first game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, where ‘Batman and his team are […]

Ubisoft Drops the Cinematic Trailer + Release Date for WatchDogs 2

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Ubisoft has given WatchDogs fans an in-depth look at their next installment of the franchise, WatchDogs 2, through a 20 minute livestream this morning. The game will be released on the 15th of November, 2016, with a demo of the game being revealed at E3 this year. The cinematic trailers and in-game footage establish the colourful and vibrant San Francisco as the context for the life of Marcus Holloway, Oakland-born hacker spiteful after […]

Steven Moffat to leave Doctor Who after series 10 – to air in 2017

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Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr (Creative Commons) Steven Moffatt, the showrunner for Doctor Who since 2010, has announced that he will be stepping down after six years with the show. The news was first reported by the Radio Times and confirmed by the BBC via Twitter. Steven Moffat will step down as Head Writer & Exec Producer after S10… Chris Chibnall to take over! pic.twitter.com/iMhNoEAegy — Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) January 22, 2016 His successor will be […]

Oculus: “Feel free” to complain to the ACCC over Rift pricing

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If you haven’t heard by now, Australians will have to pay a hefty price if they want to get their hands on the new Oculus Rift. Including shipping, Australian gamers will have to pay at least AU$1,100 just to get their hands on the latest version of the VR headset. And as expected, Australian gamers are absolutely pissed. One Reddit user asked Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus, in a recent AMA why the device costs […]

Samsung reveals new Galaxy tablet – and it runs Windows 10

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While Samsung’s CES 2016 press conference largely focused on home entertainment and appliances, its mobile division had two small announcements: that they are releasing new variants for the Galaxy Gear S2, and a brand new Galaxy tablet called the Galaxy TabPro S – that runs on Windows 10. The Galaxy name have largely been reserved for Android, with Samsung using the “Ativ” brand for its suite of Windows-powered tablets. However, according to Samsung, the […]

Minecraft is coming to the Wii U next week (finally)

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Wii U users can now finally experience a console version of Minecraft, and just in time for Christmas. Mojang and Nintendo today announced that they will be launching Minecraft: Wii U Edition next Friday – or December 18 – in Australia and New Zealand. The game will be sold via the Nintendo eShop and will include most of the popular add-on content packs such as Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Natural Texture […]

Make sure you don’t crack your iPad Pro’s screen… or it will cost you big time

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If you have bought the iPad Pro – Apple’s newest (and, according to a review by a certain journalist who is moving to Twitter soon, “ridiculous”) tablet with a massive 12.9-inch Retina display – you might want to be very careful not to break the screen. Why? Because you will be presented with a massive bill just to fix it. According to Apple’s support page, fixing the cracked screen through Apple will […]