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Games Made Art : Art Made Life

Games Made Art : Art Made Life Fast paced, flashing lights, guns blazing or NPC’s chasing you down. Gaming is about action, stimulation and excitement. Imagine then being transfixed by a still image that conveys all of that without moving or flashing. It speaks to you as a gamer because it touches on those iconic figures from your...
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Christine Cabanos to be a guest at Supanova

Christine Cabanos to be a guest at Supanova The first guest that was revealed for Supanova was Cristina Vee, who is known for her work in games like BlazBlue and animes like K-On. Joining her as the second special guest is Christine Cabanos. Christine Cabanos has done voice work in the English dubs of Squid Girl and K-On. She will also be in the...
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Shinichiro Miki to appear on SMASH! 2012

Shinichiro Miki to appear on SMASH! 2012 The Sydney and Manga Anime Show, commonly known as SMASH! has just announced their first special guest for the event, none other than Shinichiro Miki. Shinichiro Miki is a famous voice actor with over 230 credits to his in vaious anime and video games. He has lend his voice to animes such as Bleach,...
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Happy New Year! 2011 Recap

Happy New Year! 2011 Recap HAPPY NEW YEAR! Yes it’s that time of year again when a new one starts. Laters 2011! 2011 has been a huge year for Capsule Computers. In such a short time, we really have grown quite rapidly as an independent media company, aiming to bring you all the latest in Video Game and Pop Culture news,...
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ComicDive 6 Cos-Play & Event Pictures

ComicDive 6 Cos-Play & Event Pictures ComicDive 6 went down without a hitch, from stepping out from the train station you could feel the vibe almost instantly and even catch a glimpse of what was to come with people putting their final touches to their Cos-Play outfits in preparation for the event.  I have to say that Cos-Play is very much...
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ComicDive 6 Dives into Beijing

ComicDive 6 Dives into Beijing Are you living in Beijin China? Do you love Comic Books? Well then make sure you don’t miss out on ComicDive 6 that’s taking place tomorrow, 18th of December for one day only at the (National Agricultural Exhibition Center New Hall – 全国农业展览馆新馆).  Now for anyone that...
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Christopher Lloyd – Supanova Event

Christopher Lloyd – Supanova Event   Saturday, November 12, 1955: Doc Brown sets up an elaborate “weather experiment” at the Hill Valley Town Hall, to send 1.21 Gigawatts of electricity roaring into an invention that he won’t invent for nearly thirty years, to send his friend Marty, who hasn’t been born yet, back to the...
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Back to the Future Delorean Replica – Interview

Back to the Future Delorean Replica – Interview The first thing I noticed was the moustache. As I tried to remember whether Doc Brown had had a moustache in Back to the Future, I realised it wasn’t part of the costume – this guy simply had an epic mo of his own. Calling himself “Doc Braun”, this very enthusiastic fan has built his own...
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Madman Supanova Announcements

Madman Supanova Announcements Today at their Supanova Brisbane panel, Madman have announced the acquisition of multiple licenses. For those of you who did not have the pleasure of attending the event, the following titles have now been acquired by Madman Entertainment: Squid Girl The World God Only Knows Broken...
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Madman Cosplay Championship 2011 Streamed Live

Madman Cosplay Championship 2011 Streamed Live Are you a fan of Anime? Are you an obsessive Otaku? Do you enjoy dressing up in costumes? Are you a Cosplayer? Do you enjoy checking out gorgeous girls and guys? If so, then be sure to check out Madman’s live stream of their cosplay championship later this year. It starts today (the 4th of November)...
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Macquarie University Discuss The “Future Of Games” at GAME

Macquarie University Discuss The “Future Of Games” at GAME Recently Macquarie University held a three-day event known as GAME. Day two was a stimulating day of academics presenting their thoughts on videogames, play, fun, education and games and lastly, the future of gaming. The Future of Games was the last discussion of the day, featuring a panel of experts...
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Madman National Cosplay Championship 2011 Grand Final!

Madman National Cosplay Championship 2011 Grand Final! After recently visiting the Armageddon Expo in Melbourne, I was amazed in looking in the commitment that cosplayer showed when the put on their costumes. Those convention hall are very sweaty, sticky and crowded, so wearing a floor length leather coat with a keyblade would be exceptionally uncomfortable. ...
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GAME On! 2011 Festival- Day 3 Wrap Up

GAME On! 2011 Festival- Day 3 Wrap Up Macquarie University’s three day gaming festival GAME On went out with an exciting bang on October 29 as the family festival day was host to a variety of creative and interesting indie developers. Alongside fellow editor Josh Spudic, I explored the campus, met some interesting people, played some...
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Triangle Man Gameplay and Interview with Convict Interactive

Triangle Man Gameplay and Interview with Convict Interactive GAME On festival this year was nothing but sheer fun! I met a variety of awesome indie video game developers the first of which was Stephen Barnes and Rebecca Fernandez Convict Interactive. Rebecca was kind enough to gives us a an in-depth run through of their punisher-platformer Triangle Man. The title has...
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Alternator Gameplay Run Through

Alternator Gameplay Run Through We met up with Bryan Moses, director of Alternator Industries at the GAME On festival 2011 held at Macquarie University this year where he gave us quick run through the recently released browser-based game Alternator. Created for the ABC, Alternator is a fast and furious futuristic racing game that also...
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Havoc Gameplay Run Through with DinoRoar

Havoc Gameplay Run Through with DinoRoar DinoRoar Interactive came with full force this year at Macquarie Universities’ GAME On festival, giving away awesome temporary tattoos, flyers, CD soundtracks and game codes to promote their latest title for Android and IOS devices, Havoc. Adam from DinoRoar Interactive was kind enough to give us a...
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Zombies Invade Sydney – Capsule Theatre Of Vision #5

Zombies Invade Sydney – Capsule Theatre Of Vision #5 In this segment of Capsule Theatre of Vision; we look closely at the streets of Sydney. The date was Saturday the 29th of October and Zombies had invaded the land. I had the priviledge of survivng this apocalyptic event; I even went so far as to film a small segment of footage so that the world could know...
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Interview – Indy Developers, Swing Interactive

Interview – Indy Developers, Swing Interactive Independent developers are increasingly demonstrating their importance to the video game industry, and often outperform the big boys in creativity and innovation. With the Australian industry in the state it’s in, indy devs are arguably more important than ever here. At the Armageddon expo in...
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Technodrome Interview from Armageddon 2011

Technodrome Interview from Armageddon 2011 During my many adventures during the Armageddon Expo in Melbourne last weekend I had the great pleasure to listen to some of the musical covers from the band Technodrome.  Doing video game music covers from Pokemon, Zelda and of course everyones favourite the Mario theme. We sat down with the guitarist...
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GAME: The Politics of Play Live Blog

GAME: The Politics of Play Live Blog Good evening, Capsule Computer readers. Joshua Spudic here with fellow Sydney editor Kyle Moore at the first day of GAME, a new festival of gaming hosted by Macquarie University. The first day will tackle various issues in video game classification and culture in Australia. The event starts at 6:30pm. Want...
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10 Lessons From Armageddon Expo 2011

10 Lessons From Armageddon Expo 2011 Being fairly new to conventions like Armageddon and Manifest, each one brings experiences and lessons about this culture that I’ve never really been privy to. I mean, I generally consider myself a nerd, but the level of nerdiness I’ve encountered at these things makes me feel very normal. So, my fellow...
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Armageddon Expo 2011 Melbourne!

Armageddon Expo 2011 Melbourne! Event: Armageddon Expo 2011 Melbourne Date: 22/23 October 2011 Location: Melbourne Exhibition Centre Time: 9am – 6pm It was an exciting couple of days as we played human Tetris through the exited crowd at the Armageddon Expo at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre this weekend. The Costumes, the variety of...
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EB EXPO 2011 Photos

EB EXPO 2011 Photos GET OVER HERE !!!!!!!!!! For anyone that wasn’t able to make it to this years EB GAMES EXPO on the Gold Coast, don’t worry we got you covered, check out all the photos from the show over the two public days.  We have photos of all the publisher booths, and a fair amount of their titles along...
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EB EXPO 2011 – Bluemouth Booth Tour

EB EXPO 2011 – Bluemouth Booth Tour With Batman: Arkham City‘s early release in Australia, many gamers have probably also seen some Batman controllers floating around. At EB EXPO 2011, we were lucky enough to see the Batman controller as a part of the Bluemouth booth, and then some. You may recognize Bluemouth for their Cyberbikes that...
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EB EXPO 2011 – Nintendo Booth Tour

EB EXPO 2011 – Nintendo Booth Tour One of our favourite booths at EB EXPO 2011 has got to be Nintendo. With a huge array of games on display (including The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – yes!), Nintendo’s booth showcased exactly what the brand was all about and reminded us again why we love Mario, Link, and all of the crew. In...
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EB EXPO 2011 – Mindscape Booth Tour

EB EXPO 2011 – Mindscape Booth Tour A number of different developers and publishers were located at EB EXPO 2011, and one of those is none other than Mindscape, a software publishing company which distributes Konami and PopCap games. This year at the expo, Mindscape showcased Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3, the Metal Gear Solid HD...
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