Michael Marr

I'm one of your typical Generation Y gamers who began my lifelong obsession with video games at the age of 3. I'm currently a university student living in Sydney Australia with the hopes of pursuing a career in a creative media, whether that be writing, publishing, artistic, or any of the like. Favourite game series': Sonic/Halo/Left 4 Dead Favourite anime: Gundam Favoutire Console: Xbox360 Favourite TV show: Firefly Favourite Pokemon: Jolteon

RWBY Volume 2 Review

TV

RWBY Volume 2 Studio: RoosterTeeth Prouctions Publisher: Hanabee  Format:  DVD, Blu-Ray – Reviewed on DVD Release Date: 5th November 2014 Price: $29.99 – Available Here Overview In 2014, RoosterTeeth Productions continued to grow as a media and entertainment giant, both on and offline. Their work with ‘Red Vs Blue’ and shows like ‘Achievement Hunter’ have made them ve...

Red vs Blue Season 12 Review

TV

  Red Vs Blue Season 12  Studio: Roosterteeth Productions Publisher: Hanabee Format : DVD, Blu-Ray – Reviewed on DVD Release Date: 5th November, 2014 Price: $29.99 – Available Here Overview Red Vs Blue and RoosterTeeth are two phrases that are essentially synonymous with the Machinama media genre. What started out with a bunch of lay-about soldiers just standing around and talking in the mid...

Shadow of Revan Expansion announced for Star Wars: The Old Republic

If you’re a subscriber of Star Wars The Old Republic, you will have likely received an email today notifying you that a new SWTOR expansion pack is on its way. If you haven’t yet received that email, well, consider this your notification. Bioware and EA have formally announced today the 2nd Star Wars: The Old Republic digital expansion, entitled “Shadow of Revan”. The expan...

Release Date for New Nintendo 3DS Confirmed in AUS and NZ

During the inaugural Australian Nintendo Direct broadcast made earlier today, Nintendo has confirmed the release date of the New Nintendo 3DS console for Australia and New Zealand. The release date for Australia and New Zealand is set for the 21st of November, just in time for the (summertime) Christmas rush! This release date also coincides with the release date of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sa...

Oculus Rift acquired by Facebook

In a rather sudden and surprising move, up-and-coming Virtual Reality company Oculus Rift was recently acquired by social media giant Facebook. On March 25th, official announcements on both the Oculus VR blog page and Mark Zuckerberg’s own facebook page confirmed that Facebook would be taking ownership of the VR headset company, citing that it was the beginning of a partnership to expand upo...

Will Next-Gen gaming suffer from Sequelitis?

In recent weeks, I’ve found myself being asked the same question a lot of people lately. “Are you getting an Xbox One or PS4?” When you work with video games as a profession it’s a pretty difficult question to avoid. It is with some disdain that I honestly answer “Neither” each time I’m asked. This has nothing to do with console favouritism, or a misconstrued PC superiority complex. My choice to n...

Game Masters: The Exhibition coming to Sydney

Gamers around the world have often hotly debated the topic of are Video Games art? The response you might give to this sort of question is often based on what you consider to be inspiring, memorable or thought-provoking.  In the history of the industry, I’m sure everyone has at least one title or franchise that has stood out to them as a work of art, for graphics, story or otherwise. But you never...

Firefly The Board Game – Now Available in Australia

Here’s some very shiny news for all of you Australian Browncoats out there. In a weekend that was pretty heavily overshadowed by the Day of the Doctor celebrations and tributes, another much beloved Sci Fi series managed to sneak in a new entry of its own. In a comparatively modest celebration of a great show cancelled too long before its time, Firefly The Board Game was released to the Australian...

Sonic Boom animated series announced by SEGA

It seems like SEGA’s little blue hedgehog just hasn’t been able to stay out of the limelight for these past few weeks. With the impeding release of Sonic Lost World less than a fortnight away, and with the recent announcement regarding Sonic’s appearance in Smash Bros WiiU/3DS, fans of the blue blur have plenty to look forward to game-wise. But in other news of a more TV oriented...

Firefly Online announced at San Deigo Comic Con

That’s right fellow Browncoats. You’re not reading this wrong. Firefly is getting its very own video game! Many die-hard fans of the much beloved Sci-fi western were very surprised to learn during San Deigo Comic Con 2013 that FOX had officially licensed Firefly to Sparkplug Games and that an MMO was already in the works. The announcement came with a shiny new trailer detailing all of ...

Magic the Gathering Roundtable Roundup with Aaron Forsythe

Magic the Gathering is without a doubt one of, if not THE most popular trading card game in global circulation. Highly renowned for its easy to learn mechanics, distinctive strategic game style, immersive lore and stunning card artworks, the game has continued to grow in popularity for the past twenty years. Considered a card game for the adult audience when compared with the likes of Yu Gi Oh! an...

Sonic Lost World Hands-On Preview

PAX AUS 2013 was a major opportunity for various international game developers and publishers to show off their latest titles to the Australian public. As a die-hard fan of a certain blue perpetually moving rodent, I was quite excited at the prospect of getting to play test Sonic Lost World months ahead of its release for the WiiU and 3DS. Since SEGA was not in attendance at the event themselves, ...

Lost Password