Benjamin Webb

Gaming for as long as my memory serves me, probably longer.

Dungeon Dashers Interview With Jigxor At PAXAus 2013

This year at the Penny Arcade Expo in Australia, or PAXAus, us here at Capsule Computers had an opportunity to have a chat with the team members over at Jigxor about their upcoming game, Dungeon Dashers. At the Penny Arcade Expo, we had a chat with both Andy and Nathan from Jigxor. During our chat, we talk about the way the game plays, the inspirations behind the game and even discussing the amazi...

Black Annex Interview At PAXAus 2013

Over the weekend at the Australian Penny Arcade Expo, PAXAus, we had a look at the upcoming indie game from developer ManFightDragon (Or Lance McDonald) called Black Annex. Black Annex is an isometric tactical game with a similar look and feel to games of an early generation, like Syndicate and X-Com. At the expo, we took the opportunity to take a seat with Lance and talk about Black Annex. During...

The Protomen Live Performance Impressions – PAXAus 2013

Saturday night was easily the biggest night at the Australian edition of the Penny Arcade Expo, PAXAus, because of the amazing musical performances held later on in the evening. You might remember that we posted an Omeganauts contest semi-final posting on Saturday night, the live musical performances followed on straight after that. There were three performances in all that night, but The Protomen...

Pitch Your Game Idea Panel – PAXAus 2013

During the final day of the PAXAus event in Melbourne this your, there was a humourous panel where panel-goers were invited to pitch a game idea to a panel of judges. The pitchees were competing for a small selection of prizes, with each tier containing the previous tiers winnings plus a little extra. After a long line and a plethora of ideas, there were only three winners. The winners and a brief...

Omeganauts Semi-Final PAXAus 2013

Prior to the scheduled musical event at PAXAus this weekend in Sydney was the Omeganauts semi-finals! Four players going head to head against each other in an effort to win a prize to PAX Prime over in the US. What was great about this was that the game was being broadcast for all attendees to see, as well as it being commentated by the Penny Arcade team themselves. It was a heated battle but some...

Penny Arcade Make A Script Panel – PAXAus 2013

Today at the Penny Arcade Expo Australia event held in Melbourne the guys from the Penny Arcade website held a panel about making a script for their comics. The panel took place in the main hall at the expo to a full crowd of attendees. The creators of the web comic series entered the stage after a massive light and smoke show to the cheers and applause of the crowd. The panel commenced with the g...

Dungeon Dashers Preview

Dungeon Dashers is an up and coming dungeon crawler game from Jigxor. It’s described as a fast-paced turn-based dungeon crawler, which may sound incredibly contradictory, but it is also very true. In this preview we were using an early build of the game (Build 277) so things touched in here may change later in development. In Dungeon Dashers, players are tasked with navigating and clearing d...

Razer Hammerhead Releases In August

The Razer Hammerhead are the latest in Razer’s line of headphone peripherals aimed at the hardcore gamer market. What’s interesting about this particular pair of earphones is that they come in two flavours, the Hammerhead and the Hammerhead Pro. The thing that differentiates the two headphones apart from each other is that the Pro headphones will also feature an omnidirectional microph...

Elsword Launching In The U.K. Soon

Elsword is a side-scrolling MMORPG with an Anime styling to it. In Elsword, players live in a virtual world that draws its energy from the mystical Eldrit stone. However, after some kind of event, the stone splits into parts and scatters across the world. Players play as one of six classes and party together to reunite all of these shards in the game world. What’s interesting is that Elsword...

Dungeon Dashers Dashing Into PAXAus This Weekend!

The upcoming game from the developer Jigxaw, Dungeon Dashers, will be on display at the Australian Penny Arcade Expo, or as it is known locally, PAXAus. Dungeon Dashers is a dungeon crawling game with turn-based gameplay. One thing to look out for with this game is the artistic detail that goes along with it. This is a bonus to the fast-paced gameplay that is interesting to see within a turn-based...

Darkling Plain Is An Augmented Reality Board Game To Be Interested In

Over on the pages of Kickstarter you’ll find an interesting project called Darkling Plain. Darkling Plain is interesting because it is a board game in development that uses Augmented Reality technology to create an engaging, interesting and highly visual experience. According to the page, the Augmented Reality uses the latest in smartphone and other handheld technologies to create the 3D gra...

WIN – A Ticket To Vocaloid Night 2013

We have 1 ticket to give away for the upcoming Vocaloid Night 2013 dance party hosted by SMASH! The party is being held at the Pontoon Bar in Darling Harbour in Sydney on the 10th of August 2013. To win simply leave a comment below answering the following question and we’ll pick a lucky winner for each title: Which is your favourite Vocaloid song and why? We’ll pick our lucky winners on the 14th o...

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