Ron Perlman Announced for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

Oz Comic-Con is under a month away but that doesn’t mean the guest list is done being added to. Golden Globe winner Ron Perlman, known for his roles across film, television and video games, will be attending both days of the Melbourne Oz Comic-Con event. Ron Perlman has done a number of roles, one of his biggest (literally, he looks huge in these movies) roles was playing the title character...

Zoo Tycoon announced for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Remember Zoo Tycoon? I sure do as I loved the game on the PC back in the day but it has been a long time since any Zoo Tycoon game was released. Well that has all changed because even though Microsoft didn’t think the announcement was important enough during their E3 press conference, it has been announced that Zoo Tycoon will be released on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 sometime in the future. ...

Oz Comic-Con Brings Out Starfleets Most Recognisable Captain

The Hub Productions have announced that lead actor of the most recognisable Star Trek character in the world, Captain Kirk, will be attending Oz Comic-Con this year. That’s right, William Shatner will be in attendance at the convention, being held in Melbourne on the 6th and the 7th of July. Outside of Star Trek, fans of The Shat will recognise that he also played the popular character, Denn...

EA Showcase: Hands-On With Dead Space 3

Dead Space 3 is a title that has long-time fans apprehensive and concerned. The seemingly human enemies, the implementation of cover, the perceived focus on action over horror…all of these aspects have been criticised from the get-go. While at the EA Showcase here in Sydney, Australia, I had to give it a try for myself and determine if these fears can be justly alleviated or not. To preface ...

EA Showcase: Hands-On With Crysis 3’s Hunter Mode

“Become The Hunter!” EA’s promotional tagline for Crysis 3 and Hunter Mode says it plainly and clearly. In this mode, you get the chance to become the hunter, and your prey will not even see you coming (almost literally). At the EA showcase here in Sydney, Australia, I was able to get some hands-on time with the mode (as well as an interview with Crysis 3 Producer Mike Read). Wel...

EA Showcase Rundown

On the 11th of December, here in Sydney, Australia, we game journalists were treated to a special event organised to preview and celebrate the coming year of releases from EA. Several studios in Luxe Studios were rented out, for interview spaces and the main floor. Fellow Capsule Computers editor Jessica Barabas-Bui and I, although arriving at different times, initially made the mistake of walking...

EA Showcase: Interview With SimCity Producer Jason Haber

Along with my interview with Mike Read, Producer of Crysis 3, I also had the opportunity to interview the Producer of SimCity, Jason Haber. We will also have a hands-on of SimCity up shortly, so keep an eye out for that in the coming days. Here’s a quick look at the background of Mr. Haber: “Jason has over six years of experience at the Maxis Emeryville Studio, and has worked on a numb...

EA Showcase: Interview With Crysis 3 Producer Mike Read

At the EA Showcase here in Sydney, I had the opportunity to interview Mike Read, the producer of Crytek and EA’s Crysis 3 (hands-on impressions of it’s Hunter Mode can be found here). He, along with Fuse Creative Director, Brian Allgeier, and SimCity Producer, Jason Haber (whom I also interviewed), made the long trip to Australia for this event. Before the interview, here’s a qui...

Eight Rangers Review

Eight Rangers Studio: Toho Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 24, 2012, Melbourne – December 9, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Comedy can be drawn from many things, parody being a particularly popular form of it. But what is it that makes parody so funny? Why is poking fun at something humorous  Well it is b...

Tokyo Koen Review

Tokyo Koen Studio: Showgate Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 23, 2012, Melbourne – December 3, 2012, Canberra – December 8, 2013 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Every now and then a film comes along that leaves you feeling breathless. Tokyo Koen is one of those films, but not for the right reasons. It is a...

ComicDive 7 Cos-Play & Event Pictures

Time certainly flies when you having fun! Can you believe it another year has gone by and today us here at Capsule Computers we were back to cover at the annual ComicDive event, called yep that’s right “ComicDive 7” in Beijing China! For anyone not familiar on how Comic shows work here in China check out our coverage of last years ComicDive 6 here (event recap) and here (event in...

Akko-Chan Movie Review

Akko-Chan: The Movie Studio: Toho Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 24, 2012, Melbourne – December 1, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: The premise of Akko-Chan is one that has honestly been done to death, yet their is something just so endearing about this film and it’s titular heroine that it’s e...

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