Jared Hilliers

Geek Gamer Hybrid, writer, graphics guy, soccer player, music lover and other adjectives.

Nokia BH-905i Bluetooth headset Review

Nokia BH-905i Make: Nokia Model: BH-905i Standby time: 600 hours (25 days) Charge time: 2hrs Operating (bluetooth) Range: 10m maximum Weight: 167g Dimensions: 190 mm x 140 mm x 35 mm (flat) Price: AU$349.95 Bluetooth version 2.1 with enhanced data rate (EDR) Bluetooth profiles Handsfree profile (HFP) 1.5 Headset profile (HSP) 1.1 Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2 Audio/Video Remote Co...

Two Tribes Wants Your Game Ideas

The developers over at Two Tribes received their 3DS dev kits a few months ago, they want fans to pitch some ideas, and anything is possible they say. If you’re a budding game designer, this looks like a good chance to flex your talent towards the open door. The 3DS was just released in Japan and kicked off with a bang, selling around 400.000 units on it’s release. In a few months, a d...

The Nokia BH-905i: The Ultimate Escape Device

These sleek, affordable headphones (The Nokia BH-905i) are designed to produce the best possible aural experience. Constant noise control filters can cut out most background noises including the sound of an aircraft engine, so you can forget you’re on plane, maybe even if it’s crashing? These atmosphere inducing headphones could produce a theory for the plane crash plot-holes in Lost. ...

Interview with Martin Kool from Sarien.net

In addition to reducing productivity at work, retro game developer Q42 looks to change the quality of games we play with browsers using HTML5 and their site Sarien.net. Starting out as a simple retro chat environment then evolving into a full-scale Ipad game using HTML5 without the need for the App Store, surprisingly this little start up didn’t concern Apple as much as it did Activision.  T...

New LEGO Star Wars III trailer

You have to admit that this concept of inserting Lego characters into beloved franchises was a good idea, it was just the subsequent spam that followed once they realized it was a hit which has slowly diminished the games reputation. The basic idea behind the games is the very essence of what Lego means when you’re a child, imagining these little characters being much more than they actually...

Prince of Persia Trilogy Review

Prince of Persia Trilogy Developer(s) Ubisoft – Montreal Publisher(s) Ubisoft Platform(s) PlayStation 3 Release date(s) 25/11/2010 (AU) Genre(s) Action Adventure Mode(s) Single Player Rating(s) PEGI 16 Difficulty: Medium Rare High definition may be all the rage and current standard these days, but the recent trend of these conversions is the type of testament to old classics where the format...

Gameloft Posts Record Profits In 2010

Gameloft sold on average 5 games per second in 2010, that seems rather insane, right? Well it gets better, 2010 was the year of Digital Distribution and Smart Phones/Ipad, which proved successful for everyone involved. Gameloft posted sales of €39.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2010, up by 25% from the previous year. Europe represented 36% of the company’s sales, North America 29% and the rest...

The Future Of Browser Based Gaming

In addition to reducing productivity at work, retro game developer Q42 looks to change the quality of games we play with browsers using HTML5 and their site Sarien.net. Starting as a simple retro chat environment then evolving into a full-scale Ipad game using HTML5 without the need for the App Store, surprisingly this little start up didn’t concern Apple as much as it did Activision.  This ...

DC Universe Online PC Review

DC Universe Online Developer(s) Sony Online Entertainment – Austin Publisher(s) Sony Online Entertainment Platform(s) PlayStation 3, PC (reviewed) Release date(s) Jan 11, 2011 (US) Genre(s) MMO Mode(s) Multi-player Online only Rating(s) ESRB: T Difficulty: Medium Rare DC Comics and Sony Online Entertainment decided to take a crack at the lucrative MMO market in 2008, and it was a rather larg...

God of War: Ghost of Sparta Review

God of War: Ghost of Sparta Developer(s) Ready at Dawn Studios Publisher(s) Sony Computer Entertainment Platform(s) Playstation Portable Release date(s) November 2nd, 2010 Genre(s) Action Adventure Mode(s) Single-player Rating(s) ESRB: M Difficulty: Medium Rare Red Sauce on Pasta!?? So God of war is out of the bag again after the impressive God of War III, how can they possibly up the anti? Well l...

DC Universe Online Beta Preview – Journal Part 1

DC Universe Online Developer(s) Sony Online Entertainment – Austin Publisher(s) Sony Online Entertainment Platform(s) PlayStation 3, PC Release date(s) February 15, 2011 Genre(s) MMO Mode(s) Multi-player Online only Rating(s) ESRB: T Difficulty: Medium Rare Levels 1-10 I finally got my BETA keys just before the weekend and spent quite a few hours on the DCUO PC servers questing, PvPing and h...

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood DLC Update Now Available

If you haven’t seen it today, the first official content update for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood is available. The DLC is titled “The Animus Project Update 1.0” and it popped up today on XBOX LIVE and the PSN for free. Ubisoft also announced that the next update, the Animus Project Update 2.0 kicks off in January 2011 and once again, it’s free to download. The 1.0 Update in...

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