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

Oculus Rift hands-on Preview

“What exactly is this ‘Oculus Rift’ thing I’ve been hearing about?” If you’re asking yourself this question, then allow us to enlighten you about one of the most unique and highly praised pieces of gaming tech to be on show at E3 2013. The Oculus Rift itself is a new type of headset that aims to expand gaming interaction and immersion by the use of full panoramic vision in virtual reality. This vi...

After Party with Roosterteeth

It’s a pretty well known fact that we gamers don’t just play hard. We party hard too. In the wake of the huge success of the very first PAX to be held on Australian shores, various media and staff attendees of the Expo ha the chance to exercise this at the official Roosterteeth after party held on Saturday the 20th of July. The party itself was held at Melbourne’s Kodiak Club on Brunswick Street. ...

Hands on with Saints Row IV Australian Edition

Following the rather disheartening news that the latest instalment in the Saints Row franchise had effectively been banned in Australia, many Aussie fans of this wacky sandbox series will pleased to find out that the game HAS been re-slated for release as Saints Row IV: Australian Edition. This special regional version of the game will only have a very small number of content alterations made to t...

One 4 U: A take on the new console market

Please note that the following article expresses the opinion of author. After the announcement of the Xbox One at Microsoft’s recent revelation event, gamers around the world now have a better insight into what the 8th generation gaming console market is shaping up to be. Many gamers and households want to pick which system is right for them and their friends and families, the sort of single conso...

Microsoft Console Announcement 2013 predictions

As many Microsoft fans and Xbox owners are no doubt aware of by now, Microsoft’s official console unveiling for their 3rd console is set to take place tonight! With Nintendo’s WiiU already out on the shelves and Sony still holding back a lot of details for the Playstation 4, one can only speculate what the new generation Xbox will have to offer in comparison to its competitors. In fact, that’s wha...

Hellsing Ultimate Collection 2 Blu-Ray Review

Hellsing Ultimate Collection 2 Blu-Ray Studio: MadHouse Publisher: Madman Entertainment Release Date: Out now Price: $59.95 Available here Overview As many fans would probably know by now, Hellsing Ultimate, the well known and much loved successor to the original Hellsing anime series, recently made the jump to Blu-Ray release in Oceania. This is a series that has become well known for its up-fron...

SWTOR: Rise of the Hutt Cartel early access starts today

Attention all Bounty Hunters, Troopers, Smugglers, Agents, Jedi and Sith! The first expansion pack for Star Wars The Old Republic has officially gone live! While the public access date for Rise of the Hutt Cartel is still slated for April 14th, any player who placed a pre-order down on the digital expansion prior to January 7 this year will receive the early access to the content starting today, g...

Marvel Anti-Hero trailer shows off Deadpool’s “creative talent”

In anticipation for 2013’s undoubtedly wackiest video game entry, the newest trailer for the up and coming Deadpool game has been released. For those who are unaware, the trailer, labelled as the “Marvel Anti Hero” trailer, details our protagonist as exactly that. Having taken all of Marvel’s money (spending it on heavy duty artillery and Mexican bean products no doubt), ou...

Hellsing Ultimate Collection 1 Blu-Ray review

Hellsing Ultimate Collection 1 Blu-Ray Studio: Gonzo Publisher: Madman Entertainment Release Date: Out now Price: $59.95 Available here Overview Hellsing is an anime series about all things supernatural. Vampire lords, crazily religious regenerators, zombies, ghouls and every other many of nasty creature that goes bump in the night. Based on the widely popular Manga series of the same title, Hells...

Ef: A Tale of Melodies Review

Ef – A Tale of Melodies Studio: Shaft Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD, Blu-Ray (Reviewed) Release Date: Feb 6th, 2013 – Out Now Price: $49.99 (Available Here) OVERVIEW Ef: A Tale of Melodies is the second season of the Ef anime series. Not to be confused with the first season: Ef: A Tale of Memories, this season details a completely different plot focusing on completely separate characters.  ...

Gundam Breaker headed to PS3/PSVita

Bandai’s latest project in the Mobile Suit Gundam pipeline is a new game title by the name of Gundam Breaker. The premise behind the game is quite interesting. If you are a fan of the many Gundam anime series out there, then odds are you’re familiar with Gunpla, or the practice of Gundam Model Kit Building. There are international competitions where Gunpla builders create their own cus...

Starcraft II:Heart of the Swarm – Vengence trailer released

The the latest instalment of the Starcraft franchise set for official release in under two weeks, Blizzard  has released yet another trailer for Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm. This latest video, labelled as the ‘Vengence’ trailer addresses the still ambigous nature of Heart of the Swarm’s plot and inevitably the central focus of its campaign mode. Sarah Kerrigan, one of the le...

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