PAX Aus Indie Spotlight: Considerable Content

For me one of the greatest things about PAX Australia was that local Indie developers got to chance to show their creations to a massive audience. They were given a large portion of the show floor to set up their own professional looking booths and demonstrate their game in a relaxed setting to the masses. Talking to these guys and seeing the passion they have for their creation is inspirational a...

PAX Aus Indie Spotlight: Studio Grow

PAX Australia was an amazing opportunity for local Indie developers to show their heart felt titles to a massive audience. They were treated like established game companies with their own professional booths and a large portion of the show floor. I throughly enjoyed talking to some of the developers at these booths and getting a real feel for what they were all about and what games they had create...

Magic the Gathering Roundtable Roundup with Aaron Forsythe

Magic the Gathering is without a doubt one of, if not THE most popular trading card game in global circulation. Highly renowned for its easy to learn mechanics, distinctive strategic game style, immersive lore and stunning card artworks, the game has continued to grow in popularity for the past twenty years. Considered a card game for the adult audience when compared with the likes of Yu Gi Oh! an...

Sonic Lost World Hands-On Preview

PAX AUS 2013 was a major opportunity for various international game developers and publishers to show off their latest titles to the Australian public. As a die-hard fan of a certain blue perpetually moving rodent, I was quite excited at the prospect of getting to play test Sonic Lost World months ahead of its release for the WiiU and 3DS. Since SEGA was not in attendance at the event themselves, ...

Hot Cops and Headphones: Sennheiser at PAX Aus

While rare in appearance at PAX Aus 2013, there were a few booth babes scattered around the event. The Sennheiser stand featured a small female police squad ready to take Charlies Angels like photos with everyone and inform attendees of the latest headphones being made available from the longtime hi-fi equipment producer. I actually went up to the stand because I wanted to play Need for Speed: Hot...

Dynasty Warriors 8 Interview with Atsushi Miyauchi – PAXAus 2013

Earlier this month over at the Australian Penny Arcade Expo, PAXAus, us here at Capsule Computers were able to get an interview with the director of the latest Dynasty Warriors game, Dynasty Warriors 8. Atsushi Miyauchi is the director of the Dynasty Warriors 8 video game and has been working on the franchise since the second Dynasty Warriors game in the franchise. Dynasty Warriors is an action ga...

Tt eSPORTS Gaming Gear PAX Showcase

While PAX had more than it’s fair share of booths dedicated to games, you obviously need hardware to play those games. If you’re looking to rise to the next level of play in League of Legends or World of Tanks then this elite equipment will surely give you the boost you’ll need. We caught up with Chris Smith from Tt eSPORTS Australia who took us through the latest in gaming techn...

Dungeon Dashers Interview With Jigxor At PAXAus 2013

This year at the Penny Arcade Expo in Australia, or PAXAus, us here at Capsule Computers had an opportunity to have a chat with the team members over at Jigxor about their upcoming game, Dungeon Dashers. At the Penny Arcade Expo, we had a chat with both Andy and Nathan from Jigxor. During our chat, we talk about the way the game plays, the inspirations behind the game and even discussing the amazi...

Black Annex Interview At PAXAus 2013

Over the weekend at the Australian Penny Arcade Expo, PAXAus, we had a look at the upcoming indie game from developer ManFightDragon (Or Lance McDonald) called Black Annex. Black Annex is an isometric tactical game with a similar look and feel to games of an early generation, like Syndicate and X-Com. At the expo, we took the opportunity to take a seat with Lance and talk about Black Annex. During...

Cosplay at PAX Australia 2013

PAX Australia 2013 in Melbourne was host to a number of great exhibitors and panels, but it was also home to a wealth of brilliant cosplayers each strutting their stuff clad in the garb of their favourite characters. Be it video-game characters, TV/film characters or even anime characters, the cosplayers at PAX Australia 2013 had it covered. On show was characters from Mario, Zelda, Pokemon, Star ...

Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Hands-On Preview

At PAX Australia 2013 in Melbourne, we were able to get out hands on the upcoming Wii U remake of the legendary Gamecube classic Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker at Nintendo’s booth. The game takes the classic Zelda adventure into the world of high-definition all the while retaining the charming visuals which enchanted gamers a decade ago. Upon getting my hands on Legend of Zelda: The Wind Wa...

We Wander with the Oculus Rift at PAX Aus

At PAX Australia 2013, it was nice to see two things – other than blockbuster AAA adventures – take the focus of the crowds: indie titles and the Oculus Rift. With Wander, we got to experience both. Wander is a non-combat, non-competitive and collaborative exploration game. Its Creative Director is the trickster God himself, Loki (Davison), whom I snatched away from the busy booth for ...

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