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NBA 2K15’s New Facial Scanning Technology Puts You in the Game

NBA 2K15’s New Facial Scanning Technology Puts You in the Game 2K and Visual Concepts have utilised new scanning technology for NBA 2K15 that not only captures beards with amazing detail, but now allows the player to scan themselves into the game on current-gen using their Kinect or PS Eye. The process is explained and demonstrated by Ronnie 2K in the following...
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Yakuza Zero Details and Trailers Released at TGS

Yakuza Zero Details and Trailers Released at TGS SEGA – those no-localising son-a-ma-guns! – have released two new Yakuza Zero trailers at TGS 2014. One focuses on the story and the other more-so on the overall experience, introducing all the new mini-games, side quests, combat mechanics and more. Of course, they’re both in Japanese, so...
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Listen to the FIFA 15 Soundtrack Now

Listen to the FIFA 15 Soundtrack Now The FIFA 15 soundtrack will feature over 40 tracks from artists all around the world, with new songs from massive bands such as AVICII, The Ting Tings and many others. The full track listing can be read below. But, you don’t need to wait until launch on September 25 to hear it! EA has a Spotify...
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Here are all of the Disney Infinity 2.0 Power Discs!

Here are all of the Disney Infinity 2.0 Power Discs! Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes is just around the corner, and there is still so much we don’t know about the game; from unannounced characters to hidden items and collectibles. However, one of the game’s mysteries has finally been revealed with the unveiling of every single one of...
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Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year

Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year The third OVA for Hori-san to Miyamura-kun (shortened to Horimiya) is planned to be released in the winter season of 2015, this announcement was made recently on the Oozlaya online store. Adapted from the four panel manga created by HERO, The series focuses on the connection between popular high school girl...
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Microsoft has Purchased Mojang, will be Announced Monday?

Microsoft has Purchased Mojang, will be Announced Monday? Rumour has it, courtesy of Reuters, that Microsoft has purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for a cool $2.5 billion! The title has sold over 54 million copies across various platforms. since it first launched for the PC back in 2011. It’s crazy to think a developer/publisher with pretty much one...
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Lionel Messi ‘Feels the Game’ in FIFA 15 Ad Campaign

Lionel Messi ‘Feels the Game’ in FIFA 15 Ad Campaign EA has launched their ‘Feel the Game’ ad campaign for EA Sports FIFA 15, with Lionel Messi front and center. In particular, a new short film created by Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam shows just how closely players will feel the emotion on the pitch. You can check out the video embedded at the bottom...
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iPhone 6 Plus Shipments Delayed Outside of U.S.

iPhone 6 Plus Shipments Delayed Outside of U.S. I knew something was up when the Australian Apple iPhone storefront page was not live until about 30 minutes after the planned 5pm pre-order launch on Friday. And don’t get me started on the major telcos and their pathetic handling of what they deemed an “unprecedented demand”. To the...
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ESL to host the BlizzCon 2014 Qualifiers at the Hammerstein America Finals

ESL to host the BlizzCon 2014 Qualifiers at the Hammerstein America Finals ESL have announced that they will be hosting the BlizzCon 2014 qualifiers in partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, for Hearthstone and World of Warcraft at the Manhattan Hammerstein Ballroom from October 5-6. The Vice President at ESL North America, Craig Levine stated, “With BlizzCon just around...
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Shiro Bako Anime To Premier On October 9

Shiro Bako Anime To Premier On October 9 Official dates have been recently announced for the premier of P.A. Works original anime Shiro Bako. The show is scheduled to air on the 9th of October on the Tokyo MX and TV Aichi stations, other stations that will be premiering the first episode include MBS on the 11th, BS Fuji on the 12th and AT-X on...
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Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes

Tokyo Ghoul Manga Finishes With 14 Volumes September will see the end of the supernatural mystery manga Tokyo Ghoul, the final chapter will be published in this year’s 42nd issue of Weekly Young Jump which will go on sale on the 18th. Created by mangaka Sui Ishida the series is set in Tokyo and the various “Ghouls” that go around...
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Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital

Yu Yu Hakusho Gets Reprinted And Goes Digital Viz Media have brought back the classic delinquent manga Yu Yu Hakusho by reprinting all 19 volumes of the series, this was revealed in a recently added photo on the company’s official twitter page showing all the books fanned out across a table. Created by Hunter X Hunter mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi, the...
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Japanese Film Festival 2014 Program Revealed

Japanese Film Festival 2014 Program Revealed The biggest Japanese Film Festival outside of Japan is set to land in Australia and Auckland this October until December. So far only the Rurouni Kenshin trilogy was confirmed to make an appearance, but now the full list of films has been revealed including a live action adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s...
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Ultimate Ears Makes Colourful Sound for the UE Boom

Ultimate Ears Makes Colourful Sound for the UE Boom Ultimate Ears have unveiled an extravagant new range of colours for the UE Boom – a mobile wireless speaker designed to transform the social experience of music. John Paterson, Music Category Manager for Ultimate Ears Australia, stated “The UE BOOM is all about self expression, and sharing your...
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Magic: The Gathering – Speed vs Cunning Duel Deck Available Now

Magic: The Gathering – Speed vs Cunning Duel Deck Available Now What kind of gamer are you? Do you prefer to carefully craft your strategies and control the field, or are you more of a shoot first, ask questions later kind of player? Well no matter which category you fit into, Wizards has you covered with the latest Magic: The Gathering Duel Deck – Speed vs...
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Can You Survive Movie World’s Terrifying New “The Evil Within” Maze?

Can You Survive Movie World’s Terrifying New “The Evil Within” Maze? One of the coolest attractions at Warner Bros. Movie World is (in my opinion, anyway) their Fright Night mazes. Well, they are about to get a hell of a lot more frightening as Warner Bros. are teaming up with Bethesda and Tango Gameworks to bring Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within to life. Taking...
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American Toys ‘R Us Store Puts Disney Infinity 2.0 On Shelves Early

American Toys ‘R Us Store Puts Disney Infinity 2.0 On Shelves Early Man, American retailers seem to just not get enough of leaking Disney Infinity 2.0 info. Earlier on in the year a whole bunch of then-unannounced character figures were leaked by Wal-Mart, and now it seems that at least one Toys ‘R Us store has put the entire starter pack on its shelves! Disney...
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Brand New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Featurette

Brand New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Featurette Spring has officially sprung ladies and gentlemen, and right now we are a tad over a week away from the Australian premier of Paramount Picture’s brand new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film and you know since this is an action movie in 2014, it obviously is being shown in 3d. To really hype up the...
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Watch the Skies: After Action Report

Watch the Skies: After Action Report A couple of weeks ago I attended and played in a Sydney game of Watch the Skies. Part boardgame, part live-action roleplay; this ‘megagame’  was organised by Zedtown and developed by some unhinged/genius fellows at Megagame Makers. In this strategy game we would play as a nation of Earth...
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WIN – 3x Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Prize Packs

WIN – 3x Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Prize Packs The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The...
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The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres

The Tale of Studio Ghibli Showcase to Screen in Theatres Anime distributor Madman has announced a special event for fans of Studio Ghibli and Japanese animation with a showcase set to celebrate filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata across Australian cinemas. Check out the trailer below. A selection of four films will screen including The Tale of Princess...
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Disney Infinity 2.0 Adds Two Big Heroes to its Line-Up

Disney Infinity 2.0 Adds Two Big Heroes to its Line-Up Well there we have it, Disney‘s worst-kept secret has finally been unveiled. After much speculation, The House of Mouse today finally announced that the two lead characters from their upcoming animated, comic book adaptation; Big Hero 6 will be joining the rest of the cast in Disney Infinity 2.0:...
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Magic The Gathering – Grand Prix Sydney Results

Magic The Gathering – Grand Prix Sydney Results A magical weekend transpired at Sydney Olympic Park for the Magic the Gathering Grand Prix Event from August 22-24. Players from all over the world came to try their hand at the event, but in the end it was Australian; Paul Jackson who claimed the championship title, and became the first person from...
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Megan Fox and Will Arnett Screening Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Sydney

Megan Fox and Will Arnett Screening Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Sydney Will Arnett plays Vern Fenwick and Megan Fox plays April O’Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Photo credit: Mark Fellman. © MMXIV Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles releases nationwide on September 11, but four days prior Paramount Pictures Australia has organised...
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Japan Expo is Giving Away X Japan Tickets

Japan Expo is Giving Away X Japan Tickets Fans of Japanese rock or music in general should be aware that legendary rock band X Japan are performing at New York’s Madison Square Garden this October 11. It will be the first international show X Japan has held since their world tour in 2011 and their first time performing in the historic...
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Magic: The Gathering – GP Sydney This Weekend!

Magic: The Gathering – GP Sydney This Weekend! Have you been playing Magic 2015 – Duels of the Planeswalkers and think you are ready for the big leagues? Well you are in luck! This weekend, Sydney will play host to a Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix. For those who aren’t quite sure what that is all about, let me share the good word! The Grand...
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