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PS TV and a New Direction for Sony

PS TV and a New Direction for Sony The end of the year is fast approaching and Sony has released a fancy new gizmo to add the console market called a Playstation TV (PS TV) at a press event attended by yours truly. Not a full-fledged console in its own right, but more akin to a set-top box which can work in conjunction with a full...
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PES 2015 Sydney Preview Event

PES 2015 Sydney Preview Event After the fiasco that was my first encounter with the Pro Evolution Soccer sports game series at EB Expo I felt eager to give the game a second chance. When the time came around and I was given the chance, I put my hand up eagerly to give the new Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 another go at its preview event in...
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Wargaming’s World of Warships Playable at PAX Australia 2014

Wargaming’s World of Warships Playable at PAX Australia 2014 Wargaming has announced their presence at PAX Australia later this month, bringing with them a multi-platform line-up of playable titles. World of Tanks Blitz will be available to play on both iOS and Android devices; World of Tanks will of course be featured on PC stations in the booth; World of Tanks:...
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Magic: The Gathering Comes to PAX Aus

Magic: The Gathering Comes to PAX Aus Magic: The Gathering has become an important part of nerddom and pop culture, so it is no surprise that the world’s largest TCG and strategy game is making its way down under for PAX Aus 2014. This year, the guys at Wizards are bringing some awesome news, previews and events for everyone whether you...
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Just Dance 2015 Preview

Just Dance 2015 Preview I have never been one for physical coordination, but at this year’s EB expo I decided to throw caution to the wind and try my hand at the newest instalment of the Just Dance series. Coming up to the Ubisoft exhibit at the expo I was greeted a by a cavalcade of lights and sounds. The stall had...
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Samurai Warriors 4 Preview

Samurai Warriors 4 Preview The gameplay of the Warriors series and its specific spin-off, Samurai Warriors, is an interesting combination of action hack-and-slash and strategy. The player taking on the role of heroic commander warriors as they take to the field against entire armies. Although the game setting has some grounding...
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Preview

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Preview I generally preface these articles by talking about my own experience (or lack thereof) with a given game or franchise. I am happy to say that I have had quite of experience with the Call of Duty franchise, and first encountered it when the games were still setting themselves during World War Two. I have...
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Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Hands-On Preview

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Hands-On Preview Every year, TT Games and Warner Bros. release a new Lego videogame that utilises one of its many licensed properties. From the original Lego Star Wars games to last year’s Lego The Hobbit, each new game adds new features and tidies up the graphics and are pretty typically solid gaming experiences. One of...
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Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Hands-On Preview

Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Hands-On Preview Do you love Adventure Time? How about old-school Zelda games? Then Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is literally the perfect game for you. Combining elements of Pendleton Ward’s hugely popular animated series with the solid gameplay elements of the original Zelda games (that still stand the...
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EB Expo 2014 Event Recap

EB Expo 2014 Event Recap EB Expo 2014 has increased in size and scale every year since it became open to the public in 2011 and this year was no exception. With playable demos of games yet to be released anywhere in the world, massive stage shows, Q&A’s, cosplay contest, retro lounges, movie props, booth babes, the...
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Fortress Sieging with an Elephant in Far Cry 4

Fortress Sieging with an Elephant in Far Cry 4 From one psychopath to another, the Far Cry universe has gotten a lot more eclectic over the past few years. Now, self-proclaimed king Pagan Min (who is named after a real-life Burmese king, who reigned in the mid 1800’s) is primed to make Vaas look like chopped liver by comparison. Kyrat is his...
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Impressions

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Impressions 2K Australia and Gearbox Software have travelled to the moon and back to deliver the evolution of the Borderlands series, with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. While the whacky first-person shooter is set to be released on October 16, the game steered into action at EB Expo 2014 last...
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Interview with Senior Writer Jakub Szamalek

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Interview with Senior Writer Jakub Szamalek The Witcher game series is a Fantasy RPG which bucks the tropes of Fantasy RPGs by painting a grim, dark setting with plenty of moral shades of grey. We’ve previously covered the game’s extended and beautiful trailer here, but at EB Expo I had the opportunity to ambush one of the writers of...
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