Hands-On with Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus

During EB Expo 2013, I was lucky enough to get my hands on the latest instalment in the Ratchet and Clank franchise: Into the Nexus. As the fourth and final instalment of the Future series, the game picks up after A Crack In Time to lead you on another rollicking space adventure. Everybody’s favourite Lombax is back and this time he’s heading straight into the nether regions…better known as the ne...

Watch_Dogs Interview with Lead Story Designer Kevin Shortt

Thanks to Ubisoft Australia, we were able to interview some very special guests who flew in from across the globe to attend EB Games Expo 2013. Firstly, we got to speak with the Lead Scriptwriter/Story Designer on Watch_Dogs, Kevin Shortt. Topics covered included Dedsec‘s relationship to Aiden Pearce, his main motivations, how the timely U.S. government surveillance ‘scandal’ rei...

Titanfall Interview with Abbie Heppe

Titanfall. The game has been turning heads and garnering more than its fair share of positive attention since it was announced at this year’s E3 Expo. EA‘s upcoming sci-fi shooter combines traditional first person combat, with parkour/free-running/double jumping super soldiers, and of course giant mechanical suits into a game that just awesome. With all the hype behind the game, I had ...

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Game Hands-On Preview

Pac-Man is undoubtedly one of the most legendary video-game characters of all time. The original Pac-Man game is one that has etched itself into gaming history as one of the best of the best. After all these years, we still haven’t had a new Pac-Man game that really captured our imagination like the first one did. However with Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, that might have just changed....

Dying Light Interview With Tymon Smektala

Techland and Warner Bros’ upcoming zombie survival game; Dying Light has been capturing the attention of zombie fans since it was announced. We got to go hands on with the game a few days back, and since then I had a tonne of questions about the game and the team behind it. Luckily, at this year’s EB Games Expo I was able to grab Tymon Smektala, producer for Dying Light for a quick one...

Nintendo Interview at EB Expo 2013

At EB Expo 2013, we stopped by Nintendo‘s booth and got the chance to talk with PR and Product Representative Jamie Wilson about the new releases for 2013 and beyond. We discussed the games that Nintendo is adding to their line up, including Super Mario 3D World, Sonic Lost World and the highly anticipated Windwaker HD Remake. We also discussed  the new gameplay options made available by the...

Wargaming Interview at EB Expo 2013

At EB Expo 2013, I was lucky enough to get the chance to speak with Sharon Ng (PR and Marketing Manager), Calvin Shing (eSport Manager) and Kenny Poh (Marketing Manager) from Wargaming. More than willing to answer questions and explain the duties they undertake in their respective field, the information began flowing with the answer to a question I hadn’t even the chance to ask, regarding th...

Hands-On with Mario Kart 8

The Mario Kart franchise is one of the best selling video game series of all time, with over 80 million copies sold over its long tenure. People are addicted to the family-friendly kart racer, and it is due in no small part to its consistent, yet always evolving formula. Mario Kart has always taken the extra step with each new installment, never being satisfied with resting on its laurels. With th...

WWE 2K14 Hands-On Preview

Being the first WWE game under the 2K Games umbrella there are many eyes keen to see what they do with the WWE brand. At EB Expo 2013, we managed to get our hands on WWE 2K14 for an extensive play through of what was on offer. What we witnessed was not just an improvement over previous installments but it could very well be legendary. The first thing we tried out was the standard exhibition match....

Hands-on with PlayStation 4 titles Driveclub, Knack and More

Sony was generous enough to invite members of the press over to their EB Games Expo 2013 booth the night before the first official day of the show to get some hands-on time with their slate of titles across all platforms ahead of the 40,000-odd expected crowd. Of particular note, we played multiple major PlayStation 4 release titles and have some impressions to share. Driveclub: Playing Driveclub ...

Namco Bandai Interview at EB Expo 2013

During EB Expo 2013, we popped in at Namco Bandai Games’ booth for a chat about their latest releases, upcoming titles and some popular Japanese titles not yet set for release down under. We spoke with Namco Bandai Australia’s Production Manager Steven outside of their booth about all of their titles on show. He was more than willing to answer all manner of questions posed including th...

Mighty Quest for Epic Loot Interview at EB Expo 2013

At Ubisoft’s booth at EB Expo 2013, we got a chance to sit down and chat with Corentin, the Community Manager for Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, the latest hack n’ slash gaming sensation. We discussed the game’s unique features, freemium elements, what makes Mighty Quest for Epic Loot so special, where its sense of humour comes from and how gamers can join in on the quest for that e...

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