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What the EB Games Expo Means to Australia

What the EB Games Expo Means to Australia Over the past two decades, video games have grown from those cool little machines in the corner of your local pub, to a nerdy pastime, to part of mainstream culture, and no where is that more true than the sun-baked sands of Australia. With new consoles selling out at prerelease, and game sales making their...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Interview with David Vonderhaar

Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Interview with David Vonderhaar Call of Duty. Love it or hate it, it is hard to find a single franchise more synonymous with video games in this day and age than Activision’s first person shooter. From product launches that make as much money as Hollywood blockbusters, to multi million dollar esports events, Call of Duty has it all....
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Dark Souls III Hands-On Preview

Dark Souls III Hands-On Preview It’s safe to say that Dark Souls III was by FAR my most anticipated game of the EB Expo. I was curious to see not only what From Software could do to further enhance the series, but also whether or not some inspiration would be drawn from Namco and From Software’s smash hit Bloodborne, and...
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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Hands-On Preview

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Hands-On Preview I’m not shy in admitting that I love EA’s Plants v Zombies series in all of its forms, and the surprisingly fun Garden Warfare was probably my favourite installment of the bunch. That’s why when I found out a sequel was being released I had a mixture of enthusiasm and cautious optimism....
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The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes Hands-On Preview

The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes Hands-On Preview Nintendo has quite a line-up of highly anticipated games coming out in the next couple of months, and by far the one that looks the most unique is The Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes. As a huge Zelda fan, I knew that I had to get my hands on with this three-player co-op adventure. Tri-Force Heroes is in...
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Yokai Watch Hands-On Impressions

Yokai Watch Hands-On Impressions This game was perhaps the cutest game I was able to try out at EB expo this year. Imagine pokemon crossed with ghostbusters and with a healthy helping of Japanese Shinto superstition and you’ll essentially come up with Yokai Watch. ‘Yokai’ are a category of spirits in Japanese folklore...
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Playstation VR Hands-On Impressions

Playstation VR Hands-On Impressions The Sony booth at EB expo this year had a small portion dedicated to demoing the Playstation VR (also known as ‘Project Morpheus’). Although it was pretty much booked out by other (less capsule-based) media outlets and members of the general public, I succeeded on my charisma check and managed...
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Cuphead Hands-On Impressions

Cuphead Hands-On Impressions I first learnt of Cuphead, developed by MDHR studio, earlier this year at the Microsoft press conference when it was announced that the company would be supporting a number of indie titles for their platform. The trailer had me intrigued due to its retro, hand-drawn style and awesome jazz music. The game...
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Star Fox Zero Hands-On Preview

Star Fox Zero Hands-On Preview Like many of you out there, I grew up on video games, and much like the rest of you out there I can point to a handful of games that were iconic and memorable parts of my life. One of these games for me is definitely Lylat Wars (or Star Fox 64 for those of you who live overseas). Piloting my Arwing through...
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Rise of the Tomb Raider Hands-On Preview

Rise of the Tomb Raider Hands-On Preview “Tombs!” That was the first thing that popped into my mind when I picked up the controller and started to play Square Enix’s upcoming The Rise of the Tomb Raider. I was a huge fan of the 2013 franchise reboot that saw Lara Croft become a household name once again, but in amidst all the...
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Just Cause 3 Hands-On Impressions

Just Cause 3 Hands-On Impressions Avalanche Studios and Square Enix were not kidding, when they promised more explosions in their upcoming open-world action adventure, Just Cause 3. The third installment of the award-winning franchise promises fans the ultimate combination of chaotic sandbox fun and unlimited firepower, so much so that...
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Star Wars Battlefront Hands-On Impressions

Star Wars Battlefront Hands-On Impressions As a long time fan of Star Wars and the Battlefront franchise, you wouldn’t need to be attuned to the force to guess that I would be very interested in trying my hand at EA Dice’s newest installment in the series; Star War Battlefront. If you’ve never played a Battlefront game before...
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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Preview

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Preview When it comes to the Assassin’s Creed franchise, the possibilities are endless and each release leaves fans wanting more. With Ubisoft soon be releasing Assassin’s Creed Syndicate this October, there has been plenty of hype over the last few months surrounding the ninth installment of the...
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