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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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Lords of the Fallen Hands-On Preview

Lords of the Fallen Hands-On Preview The Action RPG is an ever-growing genre, and Lords of the Fallen looks to take advantage of that. Lords of the Fallen is a brand new IP from the Deck13 Interactive & CI Games and published by Bandai Namco. It takes place in a fictional world where no sin is forgiven. After long-forgotten monsters and...
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Tom Clancy’s The Division Hands-off Impressions

Tom Clancy’s The Division Hands-off Impressions Game of Show. Without question. Those were my immediate thoughts after watching a live presentation of a brand-new Tom Clancy’s The Division demo at the EB Games Expo 2014. Other rumblings I overheard: “Does it so much better than Destiny“, “Bungie is in a lot of trouble” and...
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Tom Clancy’s The Division Interview with Game Director Ryan Barnard

Tom Clancy’s The Division Interview with Game Director Ryan Barnard Tom Clancy’s The Division is a game that impresses with every showing, teaching us a tad more about it every time. At this year’s EB Games Expo, I learnt more about the game than I expected to. Our hands-off preview, soon-to-be-published, will elucidate further, but our interview with game...
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Amiibo at EB Games Expo 2014

Amiibo at EB Games Expo 2014 I was excited to get my hands on Nintendo’s answer to the popular Skylanders and Disney Infinity figures at this years EB Games Expo with one big question I wanted answered, what exactly will these figures do apart from look awesome on my shelf ? Unfortunately, Nintendo Australia know about as much as...
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