Claire Phillips

Loves – sci-fi, gaming, movies, purple, photography, David Tennant, reading, doodling, writing.

Blast ‘Em Bunnies Announced for PS4 and PS Vita

Supporters of Australian games take note, Sydney based developer Nnooo has just announced that their latest project, Blast ‘Em Bunnies, will be heading to the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita in 2014. The title will be playable at this weekend’s EB Games Expo, with the Nnooo team to be found in the Homegrown Gaming area. Blast ‘Em Bunnies is an endless shooter where players...

Arkham Origins ‘I Am The Night’ Mode Revealed

Batman: Arkham Origins producer Guillaume Voghel has revealed tantalising details about the next Batman game in an interview with Eurogamer. In addition to an extra difficulty mode, the game will also feature an “I Am The Night” difficulty level in which players will only have one life and will not be able to save the game. The mode will only be unlocked after completing the game and t...

First Update Released for Arma 3

Bohemia Interactive has just announced the release of the first update for Arma 3, which will implement a whole host of tweaks and fixes for the PC game covering issues from the back armor of a tank to enemy AI to the quality of moonshine. Full details of the update can be found on the Arma 3 website, but players who already own the game will find the changes implemented automatically via Steam. I...

The Verdict on Valve

Throughout the last week Valve made three big announcements, dishing a little bit of dirt on three forthcoming products that everyone has been suspecting for varying degrees of forever. First to hit the fan was the Steam OS, an operating system combining the existing Steam client with the Linux operating system. Then came the Steam Machines, trampling over everyone’s established opinion by ditchin...

Montague’s Mount Preview

Montague’s Mount is a psychological horror game from Irish developer Matthew Clifton, AKA Polypusher Studios. It is the first game to be released by the independent developer, and I had a chance to play through a brief section of it that is is still in an unfinished state. It is entirely first person, putting players in control of a man who finds himself washed up on the beach of an isolated...

Square Enix Launch Weekend iOS Sale

Square Enix have announced a weekend sale on two of their biggest iOS titles for both iPad and iPhone. Both Deus Ex: The Fall and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will be reduced by over 60% over the coming weekend. Both games picked up highly respectable scores here at Capsule Computers, scoring 8.5/10. You can check out the reviews for both titles through the links below: Deus Ex: The Fall p...

Valve Reveal Steam Machines

Last night Valve delivered on their promise of a second big reveal, announcing the official existence of Steam Machines. There will be multiple machines available to suit different consumer needs, and all will run the previously announced Steam OS, which combines the existing Steam client with Linux. Keen for consumer input, Valve are seeking Steam users to beta test their “high-performance ...

Batman spinoff ‘Gotham’ snapped up by Fox

Fox TV has acquired the rights to develop Gotham, a live action TV show following the pre-Batman story of Commissioner James Gordon and his rise through the Gotham police force. In addition to following the career of Gordon the series will also feature some of the most famous villains of Gotham City. Batman will make no appearance in the show. Gordon has been a prominent figure in the Batman unive...

Could the Australian R18+ Debate Restart?

Australia’s video game rating system is still not up to scratch according to South Australia’s Attorney General John Rau, who is concerned that inappropriate material is still finding its way to children as games that are rated ‘adult only’ overseas are consistently restricted at a lower level in Australia. According to a recently released ABC report, thirteen games release...

Valve Announce Steam OS

In the first of three announcements to come this week, Valve have announced a free operating system that will combine the current Steam platform with Linux. A “stand-alone operating system for living room machines”, Steam OS looks to broaden the already existing features of Steam to include services expected from a TV centric system. Users will be able to stream games from their PC or ...

SBS Home Release Highlights for October

The time has come for another round of DVD releases from Australia’s second favorite government owned TV channel – SBS. The following handful of releases are all hitting digital and physical shelves on October 2 courtesy of Madman. The Killing – The Complete Season 3 $39.95 DVD This is the final season of the critically acclaimed Danish crime drama, starring Sofie Gråbøl as the f...

The GTA V Dilemma

As you may have noticed Rockstar Games‘ Grand Theft Auto V came into being this week, raking in a billion dollars in the first three days of its release – marking the fastest time that any piece of entertainment has reached the milestone according to Take-Two Interactive. It took Call of Duty: Black Ops fifteen days to make a billion dollars. GTA V is perhaps the biggest deal that gaming has...

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