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E3 2016: PlayStation VR check-in, more titles announced for the launch

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As expected, PlayStation spent a lot of their extravaganza showcasing the capabilities of their VR unit, and added a few extra titles to the list of 50 games playable upon its release on October 13th. Here’s a quick look at the newest titles on the VR block: Resident Evil 7 This one’s the big release. Though not releasing until January 24th 2017, the next instalment of the Resident Evil franchise will be […]

E3 2016: Detroit: Become Human Trailer

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Sony and Quantic Dream (developer of Heavy Rain and Beyond Two Souls) have presented a new trailer detailing their current PlayStation exclusive project, Detroit: Become Human.  The game is set in the futuristic city of Detroit, in which human-like androids are utilised to complete many of the tedious tasks and roles that humans no longer want. Deviant androids have started to appear however, and are rising up against their masters. The game […]

Nintendo Direct – Announced WiiU Games

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It was announced that no WiiU games will be releasing in January and February, mainly because of their focus on Miiverse and WiiU usability. But don’t worry, in this morning’s Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata announced a handful of titles that will soon be releasing on the WiiU. First starting off with games that have already been announced: Pikmin 3 will include a feature that turns your Gamepad into a camera, […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 38: That’ll be $78 Trillion, please

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James Wilson, holding his new partner at the iPad 2 Launch (Image: Stewart Wilson/TECHGEEK.com.au) Despite the fact that Tom, James and Stewart aren’t on, the TECHGEEK Weekly Podcast still lives on, and we discuss the launch of the iPad 2, talk about the BlackBerry Playbook to come with Android applications and the fact that Duke Nukem Forever is delayed (again!). We also find out that Tom, James and Stewart really […]

Review: Fable III Traitor’s Keep DLC

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New areas, new creatures and new achievements; what more can’t a person want in a DLC. Fable III Traitor’s Keep DLC explores the life after the main story of the game with beautiful cutscenes and descent voice acting. With the bugs and glitches in Fable III affecting the gameplay since the being, does this DLC make up for them? Our opinion is just after the jump.

TECHGEEK Weekly 34: Two Girls, One Wii

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The little Wii gets a bit more intimate with a brand new game, Mortal Kombat banned in Australia and the MacBook Pro gets a little hardware revamp – and we make a big deal about it and the new Thunderbolt. Wait, what? That’s all this week on the TECHGEEK Weekly podcast with the return of James Wilson plus one guest – Matt Rossi. Who? Matt Rossi, a friend of one […]

Xperia PLAY specs released by Sony Ericsson – to be out in March

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Sony Ericsson has officially announced the full specifications on its most awaited “PlayStation Phone”, the XPERIA Play, at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company also released the Xperia neo and Xperia pro at the event as well. The phone will feature a 4-inch display with a 5-megapixel camera that will also include flash. The phone will run on a 1GHz Snapdragon processor with a GPU that is […]

Giveaway: Red Dead Redemption Zombie Nightmare Gift Pack

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I can hear Chris Southcott saying it right now – “FINALLY! Stewart’s posted up the game gift pack”. Well yes, I have. Up for grabs is a Red Dead Redemption Zombie Nightmare Gift Pack which comes with two shirts which say “I love Zombies” or “I heart Zombies” (however you read a picture of a heart), stickers the say the same thing, some other stickers and two sound tracks. You […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

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And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

Razer’s new mobile PC gaming laptop concept – the Switchblade

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Razer has partnered up with Intel to bring a brand new concept – something we love to see at CES. Called the Switchblade, it is an Atom-powered laptop that not only redefines the keyboard for laptops, but also redefines gaming on laptops. The laptop concept’s changes how gameplay is done on laptops – with a multitouch display and a keyboard that changes every single time when you play a certain […]

Microsoft launches Avatar Kinect, improves Xbox experience

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and gaming platforms for Windows Phone 7 was the main focus of Microsoft’s latest announcements, rather than Windows PCs, as its announced new games for the mobile OS and some improvements to the UI for some Xbox 360 experiences – but also a new feature for Kinect. Avatar Kinect will now allow your avatar to mimic your motions – including your mouth movements and expressions – via […]

Top 5 Games to get for Christmas (Part One)

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As its the final week of Christmas, expect to see some huge bargains coming out for stores in order to get you to buy last minute gifts. Of course, one of these would be the games – and I have created this super list of the top five games for the next-gen console (except for the PC) should get as a gift. I should note, this is not in order […]

Review: Parrot AR.Drone

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Showcased at CES 2010 in January and launched in the United States already, Australia is finally getting the long awaited device. The quadricopter that can be controlled with your Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod touch seems pretty cool in the videos, but does it relate to reality when you get your hands on it? Is it also worth your hard-earned dollars to get, or give as a gift to a […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 20: The Big 2-0

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Yep. 20 episodes. We have actually made it this far, surprisingly, without being pulled from the internet because of our irrelevant and often nonsensical information regurgitation. Anyway, two million finds “She Loves You”, and we talk about Telstra finally being split up into two. Also, Farmville is no longer the King of Facebook applications and we get into a heated discussion of whether an iPad 2 will be out (I […]

My Xbox Kinect experience

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Today I was very lucky to have an preview and play with the Xbox Kinect – A unique, controller free, full body gaming revolution.  Released this coming Thursday the 18th of November, along with 15 game titles, this truly was such a great experience.