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EB Expo 2014 Attracts Major Publishers, Robot Wars, Tickets On-Sale April 24

EB Expo 2014 Attracts Major Publishers, Robot Wars, Tickets On-Sale April 24 The EB Expo is coming back to the Sydney Showground, October 3-5! Tickets will be going on sale next Thursday, April the 24th, at 10am AEST. All the biggest publishers, including Activision, Electronic Arts, Nintendo, PlayStation, Ubisoft, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and Xbox – among many...
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SMASH! to host Australian Preliminary Competition for World Cosplay Summit 2015

SMASH! to host Australian Preliminary Competition for World Cosplay Summit 2015 The good people over at “SMASH!” (Sydney Manga and Anime Show) are extremely excited to announce that they have been “sworn in” as the new host of the seventh Australian Preliminary Competitions for the World Cosplay Summit 2015! This particular competition allows for cosplay...
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Japanese Cosplayer REIKA is Coming to SMASH! 2014

Japanese Cosplayer REIKA is Coming to SMASH! 2014 The first guest for this year’s SMASH! anime convention has been announced and it’s one of Japan’s top-ranking cosplayers, REIKA (麗華). Reika is set to be the first, famous cosplayer to appear at any Australian anime convention. Reika is known for her super accurate portrayal of male...
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SMASH! 2014 Details Revealed

SMASH! 2014 Details Revealed After last year’s 8,000 strong attendance at the Sydney Exhibition Centre for the Sydney Manga and Anime Show, more commonly known as SMASH!, the event is set to aim even higher in 2014 with a massive two day event. The two day long SMASH! will take place across the weekend of August 9th-10th. Unlike...
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Slash Only 4 Event Coverage & Cos Play Photos 2014

Slash Only 4 Event Coverage & Cos Play Photos 2014 Once again for anyone  living in Beijing China, the new year started off with a bang as the fourth annual Slash Only #4 event took place today! So as always it was another perfect excuse for the Capsule Computers Crew to attend and cover the event.  Slash Only #4 event was open to the public with tickets...
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Case Closed Anime Licensed By Hanabee

Case Closed Anime Licensed By Hanabee Straight from Supanova Adelaide comes Hanabee’s next piece of awesome news! It was barely an hour ago when we hear about their acquisition of the “Girls und Panzer” Anime license and already we’re hearing about a second one, this time around they’ve gotten the license to a...
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Girls Und Panzer Anime Licensed By Hanabee

Girls Und Panzer Anime Licensed By Hanabee Hanabee only just announced, at Supanova Adelaide, that they have acquired the license for the extremely popular Anime “Girls Und Panzer“. Alongside the announcement of the actual acquisition comes a great deal of information regarding what is to come in the releases, how they will be split up...
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PAX Aus 2014 Tickets Now Available with New International Three Day Badges

PAX Aus 2014 Tickets Now Available with New International Three Day Badges PAX Aus 2014 may be just a little under a year away, but with the dates and location set those hoping to attend can now purchase their tickets. With the new location for next year’s convention there will be plenty more space, up to 50% in feature areas and three times as much theater space. In...
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Gran Turismo 6 – TGS Gameplay Footage Released

Gran Turismo 6 – TGS Gameplay Footage Released Gran Turismo 6 footage from this year’s Tokyo Game Show (TGS2013) has been finally released to the public eye. For those that have enjoyed Gran Turismo from its birth to present, Polyphony Digital Inc. promised to ensure title will encapsulate visual quality as well as realism. But why has Sony...
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PAX Aus 2014 Dates and Location Already Set

PAX Aus 2014 Dates and Location Already Set It looks like Penny Arcade hasn’t wasted anytime in prepping for the next convention set for Down Under seeing as it wrapped back in July. However, those expecting a repeat of this year’s set up will be quite surprised and also several months off. That’s right, PAX Aus 2014 wont be in July...
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Unhack Hands-On Preview

Unhack Hands-On Preview EB Expo 2013 was home to a plethora of indie games, but one stood out among the crop. At the ‘Eternal Pain‘ indie booth was a game from developer Invert Mouse titled ‘Unhack‘ Invert Mouse were demoing a new version of the game at the booth and I found myself thoroughly impressed by...
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Forza Motorsport 5 Interview with Turn 10 Studios

Forza Motorsport 5 Interview with Turn 10 Studios At the Xbox booth at EB Expo 2013, we got to sit down with Turn 10 Studios, the developer of the Forza Motorsport franchise to discuss the legendary racing game series and in particular the latest installment exclusive to the Xbox One, Forza Motorsport 5. We talk about what’s new with Forza 5 and what...
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TanksAsia Masters at EB Expo 2013

TanksAsia Masters at EB Expo 2013 Roll over the competition The Wargaming booth was bustling at EB Expo 2013, as patrons gathered from all around to try their hand a World of Tanks. The booth itself had a number of computers just waiting to be used. Which they were, the whole time. Quite a popular game this World of Tanks. The majority of...
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Wolfenstein: The New Order Hands-off Demo Impressions

Wolfenstein: The New Order Hands-off Demo Impressions William ‘B.J.’ Blaskowicz is back and he’s crazy as ever! Literally… although comatose (a big although), he’s been in a mental asylum for 14 years for Christ’s sake! Or shall I say Hitler’s sake, for when he breaks out in 1960 and re-enters civilisation, he finds...
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FIFA 14 National Championship Finals Results

FIFA 14 National Championship Finals Results Back during September 25-26, EA Games Australia hosted heats for the FIFA 14 National Championship. Conducted at Hoyts Cinemas across the country, the final eight emerged and converged at EB Games Expo 2013 after winning economy class airfares to Sydney and one night’s accommodation. At the show, the...
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Hands-on with Battlefield 4′s Paracel Storm Map

Hands-on with Battlefield 4′s Paracel Storm Map Battlefield 4 had one of the most consistently busy lines at EB Games Expo 2013, with FPS fans clamouring to get their hands on the multiplayer demo available at the show. At one point, the line was held up because One Direction apparently wanted to come through and try a round… although we actually...
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Need For Speed: Rivals Hands-On Preview

Need For Speed: Rivals Hands-On Preview At EA‘s impressive EB Expo 2013 booth we got to go hands-on with their upcoming racing title and next installment in the legendary Need For Speed franchise, Need For Speed: Rivals. Upon entering the booth we were able to get our hands on the PlayStation 4 version of Need For Speed: Rivals, as such...
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Just ‘Cos Cosplay Competition at EB Expo 2013

Just ‘Cos Cosplay Competition at EB Expo 2013 Master Chief demonstrates how to make tea Everybody likes to play games, at least everybody who decided to attend EB Expo 2013. But some players take it all a step further and bring their favourite characters into the real world. Why? Just ‘Cos…see it’s funny because it has two meanings…Anyway, a...
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Hands-on with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Naval & Fort Demo

Hands-on with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Naval & Fort Demo Many of you may have seen the Naval & Fort demo from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag that was shown at Gamescom back in August. Well, at EB Games Expo 2013, we were able to actually play the demo, and on the PlayStation 4 no less! The demo begins with the cutscene between Captain Edward Kenway and...
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South Park: The Stick of Truth Impressions

South Park: The Stick of Truth Impressions We previewed Ubisoft’s South Park: The Stick of Truth a little earlier this year, and we loved what we saw. The game managed to perfectly recreate the tone and feel of the show, while managing to provide an awesome turn-based arcade experience. The game was shown again at this year’s EB Games...
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inFAMOUS: Second Son Interview with Brand Development Director Ken Schramm

inFAMOUS: Second Son Interview with Brand Development Director Ken Schramm inFAMOUS: Second Son is my most anticipated title announced for the PlayStation 4 to date, so I scrambled especially hard at the EB Games Expo 2013 to secure an interview with Sucker Punch Productions Brand Development Director Ken Schramm to speak with him about the game. We talked about Delsin’s...
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Mighty Quest for Epic Loot Hands-On Preview

Mighty Quest for Epic Loot Hands-On Preview This past weekend at Ubisoft’s EB Expo 2013 booth, we got to go hands on with the hottest commodity in PC gaming with Mighty Quest for Epic Loot. The action RPG tower defense game was undoubtedly a fan-favourite at Ubisoft’s booth with the game garnering quite a crowd of players ready to quest...
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The Crew Hands-On Preview

The Crew Hands-On Preview At EB Expo 2013, Ubisoft showcased their upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox One racing title The Crew. We were able to go hands-on with the open-world racer and get a glimpse at what looks to be the future of racing games. The first thing that becomes apparent when playing The Crew is just how immense and...
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Hands-On with The Lego Movie Videogame

Hands-On with The Lego Movie Videogame Do you remember when you were a kid, building cars and planes and towers out of your Lego bricks for hours on end? The Lego Movie Videogame, from Warner Bros. and based on the upcoming Lego Movie is a huge call back to those youthful, imaginative times and and from what I was able to see at this...
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Battlefield 4 Interview with Creative Director Lars Gustavsson

Battlefield 4 Interview with Creative Director Lars Gustavsson Capture from the EB Live! Battlefield 4 presentation. He’s not usually that stern looking…. EA Australia had a large presence at EB Games Expo 2013, with what was voted as ‘Best Game of Show’ in Titanfall, The Sims 4, FIFA 14 and more. But even more eye-catching and attention grabbing...
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Hands-On with Titanfall

Hands-On with Titanfall Titanfall from EA is by far one of the most highly anticipated and exciting games of the next console generation, and Microsoft has it all to themselves. The futuristic FPS takes classic shooter elements and mixes them with parkour/free running and some bad-ass mechs. Since It was announced, I have been...
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