Zac Elawar

I am a graduate of the Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment (w/ major in Games Design) course at Qantm College, Sydney.

Check Out the Grand Theft Auto V: First-Person Experience

Okay, so if all that exclusive content for returning players still had you unsure about purchasing and playing through Grand Theft Auto V all over again would be worth it, now you will be so sure. Rockstar have released a trailer showcasing the new “First-Person Experience” for the enhanced re-release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and it is the furthest thing from those quick-and-...

Innaugural Mortal Kombat X ‘Kombat Kast’ Demonstrates Variations in Depth

The team at NetherRealm Studios held their first ‘Kombat Kast’ live stream on Twitch earlier today. During the 45 minute session Community Specialist Tyler Lansdown and Designer Derek Kirtzic play many legitimate matches whilst ‘special guest’ John Edwards, Lead Designer on Mortal Kombat X, added some insight on what was happening on screen. Unfortunately, after promising t...

Welcome to Kyrat – Far Cry 4’s Story Trailer

Ubisoft just shared Far Cry 4‘s story trailer, and it reveals quite a bit. What I find intriguing is Pagan Min’s respect for the player character, which has been shown in previous footage but is reinforced here after he barely bats an eye at Ajay murdering his men. He seems peeved, yes, but it’s almost like a minor irritation at most. We also learn more about the resistance to Pa...

GTA V Limited Edition Soundtrack CD and Vinyl Box Sets Releasing this December

In celebration of the upcoming enhanced versions of Grand Theft Auto V, coming to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 in two weeks, and PC on January 27, Rockstar have collaborated with Mass Appeal Records to release limited edition CD and Vinyl soundtrack collections. The Music of Grand Theft Auto V limited edition collections include 59 songs featured in the game, including original tracks from A$AP Roc...

Cliff Martinez Scoring the Far Cry 4 Soundtrack

Ubisoft have netted a massive name in the music world to compose the soundtrack for Far Cry 4; that man is Cliff Martinez, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and film composer on Traffic, Contagion, Drive, Only God Forgives, Spring Breakers and more. Cliff worked closely with Ubisoft Montreal’s own Music Designer Jerome Angelot, as well as their Musi...

Driveclub Review

Driveclub Developer: Evolution Studios Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Platform: PlayStation 4 Install Size: 14.7GB Release Date: Out Now Price: US$59.99 – Available Here/AU$99.95 – Available Here Overview Evolution Studios are now a subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment, but the two parties had maintained a great working relationship even before the acquisition back in 2007...

Taylor Kitsch Stars in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Live-Action Trailer

Less than a week from release, Activision have unveiled a Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action trailer, starring Taylor Kitsch (John Carter, the upcoming season of True Detective) and Emily Ratajkowski (Gone Girl), directed by Peter Berg, whom Kitsch worked with on Lone Survivor. Tim Ellis, CMO, Activision Publishing, Inc., talked about it as part of the larger Advanced Warfare launch campai...

BattleCry Beta Coming to Australia and New Zealand

Bethesda has announced that BattleCry beta tests will open up to Australian and New Zealand gamers, exclusively, starting in early 2015. Rich Vogel, president and executive producer at BattleCry Studios, stated; It will be extremely exciting to see people from Australia and New Zealand jump in and play the game when beta begins in 2015. Everyone at the studio is looking forward to working with pla...

Put Your Game Where Your Mouth Is in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team

EA Sports is challenging you to “put your game where your mouth is” in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team! A new trailer hypes the much-loved and popular game mode, and can be viewed embedded at the bottom of this article. The ad comes a day after EA‘s fiscal Q2 2015 earnings were released. The numbers told a tale of 96% year-over-year growth in net revenue from the afore-mentioned game mode ...

The Crew’s Second Closed Beta Starting November 6

It feels like The Crew is constantly in an open or closed beta, which is a good thing. Ubisoft are clearly dedicated to nailing this open-world, MMO-CarPG experience. Another closed beta will be beginning on November 6, running through the 10th of November, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One exclusively. Interested gamers can register here. This closed beta will offers up the entire United States ...

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Drops on December 10

Activision and Bungie have announced the release date for Destiny‘s first expansion, The Dark Below, as December 10. Priced at AU$24.95 individually, or AU$39.95 as part of the Destiny Expansion Pass, The Dark Below will feature new weapons and gear, story missions, additional multiplayer arenas and more. Harold Ryan, President of Bungie, stated; Destiny was created as a living universe, whi...

Logitech Makes Typing on the iPad Air 2 Easy

Logitech have just revealed the Logitech Keys-To-Go Bluetooth keyboard, able to attach to any iPad model. Additionally, their existing line-up of iPad cases with integrated keyboards – in particular, the Logitech Type+ and the Logitech Ultrathin – have been updated for compatibility with the new iPad Air 2 (all Logitech keyboards feature a row of iOS-specific shortcuts as well). John P...

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