Benjamin Webb

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

Vocaloid Night 2013 New Teaser Image Released

A short while ago, the Vocaloid Night team have shared a new teaser image for their upcoming event hosted by SMASH! on their official Facebook Page. This image is similar to the previously released images of the show, but is a lot more condensed and is straight to the point on what people can expect from the Vocaloid themed dance party. Vocaloid Night 2013 is a dance party themed on the Vocaloid p...

ASUS Gear On Display At PAXAus

This year at the Penny Arcade Expo Australia event, or PAXAus, ASUS will be in attendance with a wide range of PC gaming machines for gamers to control of and see in action while at the event. Primarily, ASUS will be showcasing their ASUS ROG CG8565 and ASUS ROG G30 at the World of Tanks booth in the event hall. The particular machines seem pretty beastly, as this quote from the press release expl...

Wargaming Brings World Of Tanks To PAXAus

At the Penny Arcade Expo Australia, or PAXAus, event being held in Melbourne in July this year, Wargaming will be in attendance and with them is their leading IP, World of Tanks. The World of Tanks Booth (Booth 1530) is set to be the largest booth at the event. The World Of Tanks booth will allow gamers in Australia to experience the World Of Tanks game, which is also the Guinness world record hol...

Final Fantasy XIV Beta Phase 3 Is Underway

Players with access to the third phase of the Beta test for the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, by Square-Enix, PC and Playstation 3 MMORPG will have noticed that the servers have just gone live. This is the third week of the Beta test, and these Beta’s only available on weekends. The schedule for this particular portion of the Beta test is as follows: Friday June 28, 7:00 p.m.  ...

Xbox One Coming To PAX Aus

For the first time ever in Australia, Microsoft will be showcasing their upcoming home media center / game console, the Xbox One at the Penny Arcade Expo in Melbourne, Australia, this year. During the show held in July, Microsoft will be having a trio of unveilings for the device. These unveilings will be held in the Main Theater at the Penny Arcade Expo in Melbourne and it will be there that Micr...

Interview with Adam Brown and Jed Brophy from The Hobbit

At the Supanova Popular Culture Expo convention this weekend, us here at Capsule Computers were fortunate enough to catch a last minute interview with two of everybodies favourite Dwarves (from the film), Adam Brown and Jed Brophy. Both of the actors appeared in the film adaptation of The Hobbit, as was directed by Peter Jackson, and is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings. Adam Brown plays as the...

Monster Hunter Online Trailer Released

The latest Monster Hunter addition seems like a logical choice for the franchise in that it is going to be a fully fledged online role playing game, or MMORPG. Monster Hunter Online is being developed by a Chinese developer called Tencent games and is being released by Capcom. Monster Hunter Online is running on the gorgeous CryEngine3, which has been the engine of choice for developers producing ...

Interview at the Nintendo booth at Supanova 2013

This year at Supanova, Nintendo had a strong presence in the form of an interactive booth where fans could come along, sit down and play some video games. What was interesting about this particular booth was that instead of making it about Nintendo’s lineup, it was instead made into a social area where gamers could just come along and relax. Although, that isn’t to say that Nintendo we...

Namco Bandai Booth Interview at Supanova 2013

Namco Bandai were here at Supanova this year with a selection of playable codes for upcoming games at their booth. The booth itself was flooded all day by fans wanting to get a chance to play some of these upcoming titles. Included in the playable builds were games like GRID2, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, as well as entries in popular Anime franchises, such as One Piece and Naruto. Also available at t...

Z Day Recruitment at Supanova 2013

Today at Supanova us here at Capsule Computers stopped by the Z Day (not to be confused with Day Z) Live Action Role Playing Event’s booth on the show floor. For those of you that don’t know what Z Day is, it’s essentially an event where people are able to play what seems to be a live-action zombie survival experience. What’s interesting about this particular event is that ...

Vocaloid Night 2013 – Presented by SMASH! Announced

Moments ago, one of the bigger Anime conventions here in Australia, SMASH! announced that they will be hosting an Anime dance party themed on the popular Vocaloid music selection inside of Japan. This party will be held in Sydney and is open to all Anime (and non) fans aged 18 and over. The dance party itself will be host to a wide variety of music from the immensely popular virtual Vocaloid popst...

Alan Tudyk: From Wash To Alpha Panel Impressions

At the Sydney Supanova Popular Culture Expo this weekend, the incredibly popular Alan Tudyk was present at the event. Pronounced “too-dick”,  the actor is most renown for his role as “Hoban ‘Wash’ Washburn” from the (sadly) cancelled cult favourite television series, Firefly and it’s accompanying movie, Serenity. In the Firefly series, Alan Tudyk plays as ...

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