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Pokemon Black and White: Legendaries

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The Japanese Pokemon Website has revealed the fifth generation Pokemon or Pokemon Black and White Legendaries, Reshiram and Zekrom. The cover of the Pokemon Black version will feature the Legendary Pokemon Reshiram, and the White version cover will feature the Legendary Pokemon Zekrom. Reshiram is white in colour with blue eyes, possessing big wings and claws. Reshiram somewhat has familiar features such as Palkia’s feet and Darkrai’s head and tail? […]

Apple announces Bondi Store opening

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Apple is set to open the doors to its Bondi Junction store on May 28 – the same day the iPad will be released – at the good time of 8am. How do we know this? Well, a little invite popped into a message box with the details: The Apple Store Bondi is the best place to learn about all the latest products from Apple, including the magical new iPad™ […]

Steam for Mac: Beta Applicants to be chosen this week.

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Capture text: Sorry! This stage of the Steam on Mac beta signup is now closed. Applicants will be chosen in the coming weeks. If we open the beta to a larger audience we will let everyone know! Yes, thats right. Steam has quietly updated their Mac Beta page to reflect that the successful closed beta testers will be chosen this week. So keep an eye out this week for an […]

Ten unveils new digital channel plans

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The Ten Network has confirmed that it will be launching a new general entertainment channel on its second multichannel in the second half of the year, joining ONE HD and the main network on digital television. It has also been confirmed that the station will have a new brand, unlike the public broadcaster ABC and SBS – referring to their channels as ABC1, ABC2, SBS One or SBS Two. David […]

Switzerland passes law banning ‘violent’ video games

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NEWS IN BRIEF: Any game with a classification rating of 16 or above in the PEGI system (Europe’s version of the OFLC for gaming, though they have an adult rating) will be banned from sale in Switzerland after a new law passed by the Swiss National Council. While no exact requirements has been made officially yet, but it is most probable that a ban on distrubution, production and sale of […]

Atkinson still holds Croydon seat

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Michael Atkinson, the South Australian Attorney-General and known opponent for a R18+ classification scheme for video games, has been re-elected in his seat of Croydon, according to ABC predictions, managing to get about 64 percent of the vote (two-party preferred), despite a swing against him of 14.4 percent. Gamers4Croydon’s Kat Nicholson, hoping to remove Atkinson from his seat, managed to get a reasonable 3.6 percent of the vote, ahead of […]

BBC to launch applications for BlackBerry, Android and iPhone

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The BBC has announced that it will be producing two new applications – one for its News division and another for its Sport website – for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry platforms in a bid to rival other news organisations that offer similar applications. According to Neowin, the News and Sports apps will be released in April and June respectively; and both applications will heavily use rich content, like video […]

Xbox 360 to go back in time with Game Room

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Microsoft has added new additions to the Xbox Live service, including a new Games Room – giving players a chance to play the old arcade games from Atari and Konami on both Windows PCs and Xbox 360 – but only the Xbox 360 will allow you to challenge your friends. Over 1000 games will be released throughout the next three years, though 30 games will be initially launched. Expect this […]

Downloadable: 8-Bit Left 4 Dead

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Ever thought whilst playing Left 4 Dead what the game would be like as an 8-Bit game? Well Mr. Eric Ruth has realised that dream by developing a free downloadable 8-Bit version of the game. >>>Download ‘Pixel Force: Left 4 Dead is a retro de-make of Valve’s hit zombie killing masterpiece.  Lovingly recreated in a fashion that would have been acceptable in 1986 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, this de-make […]

Video game listing made easy

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Ever wanted to keep a rather well organised list of your games, unfinished or completed? Then sign up to Backloggery, the best way to keep a tab on your games. Whether it be old, new or unreleased, Backloggery has a complete listing of games from all consoles and peripherals ever made. And that’s not all, there are also other special features suggesting what game to play next, friends lists, medals […]

Nintendo release Wiiware demos

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Just a week ago, Nintendo have announced that they will release demo’s for many Wiiware games, old and new. Currently, there are several demos including Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord, Pokemon Rumble and Bit.Trip.Beat. So what are you waiting for? Turn on your Wii console, boot up the Wii Shop Channel and navigate to the Wiiware category to see the expanding collection of demos available to […]

Come on, let’s Roshambo it!

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Have an argument on who should do the washing up (or another petty task)? Well, a fix is here. Roshambo, also known as Scissors, Paper, Rock, is now online. Using the mystical power of the web (basically AJAX), you can now play against your friend. It’s very simple – put in your name and your opponent, send the link to your opponent and see if you can beat him with […]

Play Snake on GMail?

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First it was Mail Goggles and then this? You can now play Snake on G-Mail – and its very easy to do so. First you have to make sure you have Keyboard Shortcuts enabled (you can find this in the Settings), and then go to the Labs tab, and scroll down to find “Old Snakey” and make sure you enable it. After that, you can now play this awesome time-wasting […]