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Alien: Isolation Unleashes Second DLC Pack Trauma

Today Sega and Creative Assembly welcomed the second DLC for Alien: Isolation, which is now available to download. ‘Trauma’ challenges players to compete across three new Survivor Mode maps; ‘Reoperation’, ‘Crawl Space’ and ‘Overrun’, as Sevastopol’s medical officer, Dr Lingard. In hope of safeguarding her research and clearing her guilty conscious for bringing the alien on board, Ling...

Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey Review

Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey Developer: Bacon Bandit Games Publisher: Digerati Distribution Platforms: Windows (reviewed), Mac  Price: $7.37 AUD ($6.39 USD) – Available Here Overview Death is upon thee in the form of words, thy cannot escape the grim fate of a reaper’s hunt. And so, Bacon Bandit Games and Digerati Distribution present Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey, a haunt...

Game of Thrones Rises To The Top of Foxtel BoxSets

The recent release of Foxtel’s BoxSets service has shed light on the most favourable TV series; the highly acclaimed fantasy drama Game of Thrones, with more than 94,000 episodes downloaded and viewed to date. According to Brian Walsh, Foxtel Executive Director of Television, “The numbers are in and the binge viewers have called it, BoxSets is an unqualified hit. We’ve listened to the feedba...

It’s All In for Mark Wahlberg in The Gambler

Paramount Pictures have released the official international trailer for The Gambler, led by Academy Award-nominee, Mark Wahlberg. The high-stakes film, directed by Rupert Wyatt, will be coming to theatres on February 5, 2015 and features a stunning cast ark – John Goodman, Brie Larson, Michael Kenneth Williams and Jessica Lange. Jim Bennett (Wahlberg) is not your average English Professor. H...

Last Chance to Kickstart The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça and Pizzaboy

OKAM Studios are in the final days of their Kickstarter project, The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça and Pizzaboy, which closes on November 8. Inspired by the critically acclaimed comic book by Filipe Melo, Juan Cavia and Santiago R. Villa, OKAM’s new point n’ click adventure title is the first video game adaption of the graphic novel. The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça ...

Paramount Release New Clip for Men, Women and Children

Jason Reitman’s upcoming comedy drama, Men, Women & Children has created quite the stir with the release of a teaser scene ‘The Dangers of Selfies’. The controversial film touches on the sexual frustrations of teenagers and their parents and the influence of the internet in changing their relationships, communication, self-image and love lives. The exclusive clip ‘The D...

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 weekend. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is essentially the sequel to the original Borderlands and prequel to Borderlands 2...

Alien: Isolation Hands-off Impressions

The Creative Assembly’s, Alien: Isolation is just as frightening as the 1979 sci-fi phenomenon, ‘Alien’ by Ridley Scott. The video presentation by the creative lead, Alistair Hop at the EB Games Expo over the weekend, showed the first gameplay demo of the survival horror title. And let me tell you, it was enough to make me jump in my seat and hold onto the person next to me (as e...

Dead Island 2 Hands On Preview

Deep Silver have returned from the bloody shores of Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide with an appetising follow-up, that is set to be released in spring next year. While the survival horror franchise was originally developed by Techland (Dying Light), Dead Island 2 is the making of Yager Development (Spec Ops: The Line), who have taken zombies to the luxurious streets and beaches of California....

Splatoon Hands On Preview

Splatoon Developer: Nintendo Co. Ltd Publisher: Nintendo Format: Wii U (Previewed) Release Date: TBC Splatoon may just be the craziest upcoming Nintendo title to date, a platoon of colourful warfare over turf that will splash onto the Wii U console next year. The unique third person shooter is more ‘paint bomber’ than call of duty and is comprised within a tight-knit arena, similar to ...

Assassin’s Creed: Unity Hands Off Impressions

Ubisoft Production Manager, Jeffrey Spicer demoed Assassin’s Creed: Unity at EB Games Expo Sydney this weekend. The demo that was originally featured at Gamescom this year, takes players into the first ‘black box mission’ for the single-player campaign. During the French Revolution in Paris, 1789, Arno Dorian is assigned to assassinate a member from the Templar Order, Charles Gab...

Sunset Overdrive Interview with Creative Director, Marcus Smith

One of the most highly anticipated Xbox One titles, Sunset Overdrive, has come to EB Games Expo Sydney and today I had the pleasure of speaking to Insomniac’s Creative Director, Marcus Smith. What drove you to Sunset City? How did you come up with this amazing idea behind Sunset Overdrive? Oh boy. Well originally Drew Murray, the game director and I, we worked on Resistance 3. I was creative...

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