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

SMASH 2012 HobbyCo Gundam Workshop

If you’re a fan of the mecha anime genre, then chances are, you’ve heard of Gundam. Widely considered the granddaddy of all mecha anime, this franchise’s success and popularity has been attributed to not only the various anime series themselves, but also for the release of multitudes of collectible constructible model kits. Referred to as ‘Gunpla’, these model kits ar...

Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Review

Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Developer: Stainless Games Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Platform: XBLA (reviewed), PSN, PC, MAC, Ipad Release Date: June 20th, 2012 Price: 800 MSP (available here), $9.99 USD on PSN, Steam and Apple store OVERVIEW If you’re an avid player of collectible card games, even if you don’t play it yourself, chances are you’ve heard of Magic the Gath...

Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Launches on iPad, Consoles & PC

Want to play the newest Magic the Gathering video game, but want to be able to do it on the go? Do you wish your game was more portable? Ever wondered if it was really possible to play card games on motorcycles? (assuming you’re riding in a sidecar?) Well good news is on the way from Wizards of the Coast. Duels of the Planewalkers 2013, the third instalment in the DotP series is now availabl...

Star Wars The Old Republic Gaming Keyboard Review

Star Wars the Old Republic Gaming Keyboard Manufacturer: Razer Device: Keyboard Price: AU$349.95 Purchase: Razerstore Within the realm of competitive online gaming every player strives to grab whatever advantage they can get. Whether it is being the first to grab a particular weapon on a map, capitalise on a combo or glitch, or even using the most up to date gaming equipment to better our chances,...

RoosterTeeth Exclusive Interview – Sydney Supanova 2012

Sydney Supanova 2012 certainly had its fair share of celebrity guest appearances this year. From anime voice actors to big screen stars to cyber culture icons and everything in between, there was something and someone for every nerd, geek and fan to look forward to. Naturally as gamers, two particular guest stars caught the attention of the Capsule Computers crew. This year we were fortunate to ha...

Fire Emblem: Awakening confirmed for US and Eurpoean release

While it was somewhat disappointing to see that no specific details of Fire Emblem Awakening were shown off at E3 this year, today Nintendo of America released a twitter feed that revealed that Fire Emblem Awakening is indeed receiving a US release. There has been no shortage of speculation amongst Fire Emblem fans regarding whether or not the latest instalment in the Fire Emblem franchise would a...

Duels of the Planewalkers 2013 release date announced!

Exciting news for fans the hugely popular Magic the Gathering card game! The newest instalment of the Duels of the Planeswalkers video game series is set to be released on the 20th of June! That’s only 2 weeks away my fellow card players in arms. This title will the 3rd game in the series, taking part of its name from the EA sports system of numbering the game one year ahead of actual releas...

New Screenshots of One Piece: Pirate Warriors from E3 2012

Fans of both the Dynasty Warriors franchise and avid viewers of One Piece will be pleased to note that One Piece Pirate Warriors was one of the key titles to be shown of at E3 2012 by Namco Bandai. Those fortunate enough to be in attendance have also had the opportunity to play test it for themselves. Unfortunately, for those of us not lucky enough to count ourselves present can still make do with...

E3 2012: Paper Mario – Sticker Star announced by Nintendo

Fans of the both the Super Mario RPG titles and Paper Mario titles alike will have something to be excited about this holiday season! While the Nintendo Conference of E3 2012 focused primarily on releases and gameplay details of Nintendo’s soon to be released Wii U console, a small segment of the presentation time was also devoted to handheld titles on the 3DS. This year, BOTH of the Mario b...

New Pokemon Conquest Trailer Revealed at E3 2012

Although the international release of the newest Pokemon spinnoff title is only 3 weeks away, Nintendo have revealed a new trailer at E3 to build the hype for this particular title even more. Unlike the other more “childish” spinoffs of the Pokemon series, like the Mystery Dungeon and Ranger series, Conquest appeals itself far more to the older hardcore Pokemon fans, myself included. T...

E3 2012: Mass Effect heading to Wii U

Talk about a pleasant surprise! During Nintendo’s E3 2012 conference, a small segment of the presentation was devoted to highlighting the large variety of third party developed games that will potentially be available at the launch of the brand new Wii U console. Amongst them was one of Bioware’s recent gaming masterpieces: Mass Effect. The brief footage shown highlighted scenes and ga...

Gears of War Judgment featured at E3 2012

While news of a new installment of the Gears of War franchise was already made several days before screening at Microsoft’s 2012 E3 press conference, a few specifics of the game which had previously remained up for speculation have been cleared up in a newly released trailer. Rather than showing off the history of Marcus Fenix’s imprisonment like so many gamers initially assumed from t...

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