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

Fable The Journey Review

Fable: The Journey Developer: Lionhead Studios Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platforms: Xbox 360 Release Date: October 9th, 2012 Price: $49.99 Available here OVERVIEW The gameplay premise behind the original Fable game was ambitious: to create a game that unlocked limitless, unrelenting possibilities, where no two play-throughs would ever be the same. Sufficed to say, the original claim was vastly ...

Sega’s 2×5 teaser revealed as Model 2 Collection

Yesterday, Sega released a short trailer that was simply comprised of a few iconic game sound effects (among them being the ring noise from Sonic the Hedgehog), accompanied by a short passage of text reading “2×5”. They trailer also said “See you tomorrow”, hinting as to more details that were to be released later. Today, SEGA revealed that the prior teaser was for the Mobile 2 Collection, a ...

SEGA to release Sonic Jump this week

While fans of of Sonic the Hedgehog are still twiddling their thumbs waiting for SEGA to announce the next “mainstream” Sonic game, a smaller, lesser known title called Sonic Jump has already been announced, developed and set for a quick release. SEGA recently posted on twitter that Sonic’s next outing, on ios of all things, is set for release on the 18th of October. That’s...

Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Expansion Pack Released

Hey there Planeswalkers! Tired of using the same old monochromatic decks in Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013? Are you a player who yearns for the use of a deck that isn’t limited by the imagination and play strategy of a single colour? Do you REALLY hate those ‘Protection from…’ cards? Or are you looking for more card game based challenges after systematically DESTROYING eve...

Transformers Fall of Cybertron Review

Transformers – Fall of Cybertron Developer: High Moon Studios Publisher: Activision Platforms: Xbox 360, Playstation 3 (reviewed), PC Release Date: August 21 (US), August 24 (EUR/AUS/NZ) Price:  $59 Available here or on Steam Overview Most Transformers fans would agree that the last few years have been something of a turbulent time for their franchise. While the quality of the live action mo...

Dinobot Destructor Pack DLC announced for Fall of Cybertron

Only a few weeks after the intial release of Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, High Moon Studios have already announced new downloadable content packages. While day 1 character DLC packs have already been made available, the newest multiplayer update to the game, affectionately named the “Dinobot Destructor Pack” is set for release in only a week! Featuring the entire cast of Dinobot...

Magic Celebration Day to take place September 8, 2012

If you’re a lover of the Magic the Gathering card game, then this little piece of news goes out to you! Wizards of the Coast is hosting an official ‘Celebration Day’ dedicated to all fans, new and old. For those unfamiliar with the card game in general, it’s probably the best time to start playing! Never had the chance to join in Friday Night Magic? Then see what you’...

Rozen Maiden Ouvertüre Review

Rozen Maiden Ouvertüre Studio: TBS Animation Publisher: Madman Format:  DVD Release Date: July 4th, 2012 Price: $29.95 – Available HERE Overview: Have you ever wondered what it would be like if your toys, models or creations had minds and wills of their own? What if the things we make have the capacity to think, speak and feel? The Rozen Maiden anime series is a modern era portrayal of this concep...

D.Gray-Man Season 1 Collection Review

D.Gray-Man Season 1 Collection Studio: TMS Entertainment Publisher: Madman Release Date: June 6th, 2012 Price: $69.95 – Available HERE OVERVIEW Like many contemporary anime series, D.Gray-Man is another example of an anime series that has its origins rooted in a popular manga release. After receiving a great deal of attention and praise from Japanese audiences, naturally an anime tie-in was soon t...

My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic (V2) – That’s What Friends Are For Review

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My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic (V2) – That’s What Friends Are For Studio: Hasbro Studios Publisher: Madman Release Date: June 20th, 2012 Price: $19.95 – Available HERE OVERVIEW When watching a show like My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic it’s best to not be too self conscious about the show’s original subject matter. It is after all, a children’s TV show about a line of toys inte...

My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic (V1) – Friendship Changes Everything Review

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My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic (V1) – Friendship Changes Everything Studio: Hasbro Studios Publisher: Madman Release Date: June 20th, 2012 Price: $19.95 – Available HERE OVERVIEW If the success of the Transformers cartoon series has taught us anything, it’s that a successful TV show can massively change the fate of a toy brand. An idea that begins as a simple marketing gimmick can quick...

SMASH 2012 – Gunpla Builders World Cup

Out of all of the annual conventions that grace Sydney each year, SMASH is definitely the convention for Gundam fans. In addition to all of the available Gundam merch on the show floor and the Gundam Building Workshop, SMASH is also the home of the Gunpla Builders World Cup. Officially sponsored by Bandai each year, the Gunpla Builders World Cup is an annually held competition to find the best Gun...

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