State of the EB Expo

Too often the gaming public in Australia get shafted when it comes to games and gaming more often than not when it comes to attention from the big publishers. For a country which spans a continent, we don’t really have that large a population and it follows that as a gaming market we are small potatoes when it comes to the Asia-Pacific region. What we lack in numbers, however, we make up for in sh...

Horizon Zero Dawn Hands-On Preview

After seeing Horizon Zero Dawn announced at last year’s E3, I have been eagerly consuming every tidbit of media about the game which has since come out. Developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony, the game features an incredibly intriguing new setting in which biomechanical life has become dominant upon the Earth. Imagine my surprise when I found out a working code of the game would be ava...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On Preview

The first thing I noticed upon entering the world of Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is that it is, in fact, a world. What I mean by that is that in previous Zelda titles on consoles, such as Windwaker, Ocarina of Time and Skyward Sword, Nintendo created the feeling of an expansive world by essentially creating vast spaces of emptiness for the players to traverse. Basicall...

Playstation VR Luge Hands-On

Last weekend, I was able to grab some time with the Playstation VR headset and to try out one of the mini-games in the soon to be released Playstation VR Worlds. We’ve previously had a look at one of the other entries in this collection, The London Heist, and had a grand old time with it. This time around, I was taking a turn at Luge. I dropped onto a bean bag in front of the screen and put on the...

Dishonored 2 Hands-On Preview

Last weekend I found myself the chance to play a preview of Bethesda’s Dishonored 2 at EB Expo in Sydney – and it was so much fun I did it twice. Following on 15 years after the end of the first Dishonored, Dishonored 2 is set in the warm and sunny city of Karnaca. Empress Emily has been dethroned and outlawed by an otherworldly usurper, and once again you have to right what is wrong t...

Tekken 7 Tokyo Game Show Trailer Revealed

A bit earlier in the week Bandai Namco released some new screenshots for their upcoming fighting game Tekken 7 and now the company has released the full Tokyo Game Show trailer for the title. The first third of the three minute video focuses heavily on showing off the introduction of the game before then shifting into showing off two minutes of gameplay footage giving fans a brief look at most of ...

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Opening Video Released

Arc System Works showed off the opening animation for BlazBlue: Central Fiction‘s home release during an event at Tokyo Game Show and then later released the video online where you can check it out below. The video shows off various characters and a number of the new fighters that will be joining this entry in the series. The video shows off various characters and a number of the new fighter...

New God Eater Project Announced for Console

During a stage event at Tokyo Game Show 2016 Bandai Namco announced that they are currently working on a new God Eater for console. It is worth noting that the wording in the announcement did not reveal whether or not the game would be for handhelds or for home consoles but considering producer Yusuke Tomizawa was wearing a shirt with a large number “3” during the announcement it is hi...

Akiba’s Beat Western Release Likely Delayed to Q1 2017

As many might have expected, it appears that the delay of the Japanese version of Akiba’s Beat will indeed be impacting the Western release of the game. During a panel at Tokyo Game Show Acquire announced that the Japanese release has indeed been delayed to winter and also stated that the Western version of the game would not be released until Q1 2017. It is worth noting that this delay has not be...

Metal Gear Survive Debut Gameplay Footage Released

As the company teased earlier in the week, Konami took to the stage at Tokyo Game Show to show off over fifteen minutes of the first gameplay footage for Metal Gear Survive. In the video, found below, players are shown how they must work together as a squad to infiltrate various compounds as well as defend themselves against monstrous creatures while also demonstrating the various new survival asp...

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Details Post-Launch Content, New Trailer

During a stage event at Tokyo Game Show Bandai Namco had some new details to reveal for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization regarding post-launch updates as well as some free and paid content that will be released alongside the title. The first piece of information comes in the form of a character named Kizmel who will join the party as a non-playable character. Kizmel first appeared in Sword Art...

Birthdays the Beginning Heads West in Early 2017

NIS America has announced that they are planning on bringing Yasuhiro Wada’s Birthdays the Beginning to North America and Europe in early 2017 and to go with this announcement the company has also released an English version of the Tokyo Game Show trailer for the game. The company is planning on releasing the title physically and digitally for the PlayStation 4 and on PC through Steam. Birth...

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