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L.A. Noire in Japan

Japan is always great with their artwork for both films and video games, and the release of L.A. Noire has inspired a reflection on the old, moody imagery of the film noir genre. According to Rockstar, the Japanese versions of noir art are even better than the original Hollywood ones. Not only does the kanji jump out against the background with its geometric aspect, but to Westerners the added eni...

SBS September DVD Highlights!

September already has a great lineup of Madman DVDs (you can check them out here), and now they’re is adding to it: here’s a few of the SBS shows that will be coming to DVD and Blu-ray in September. Sex: An Unnatural History It has been five decades since the release of the contraceptive pill in Australia. Could the scientists who created it ever know of the sexual revolution it would ...

L.A. Noire Reefer Madness DLC Review

Publisher: Rockstar Games Developer: Team Bondi Release Date: July 12th, 2011 Price: 320 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live/$6.90AUD on PSN ($7.95NZD or $3.99USD)/Free with Rockstar Pass This review contains spoilers on the Vice desk. Read ahead at your own discretion. I will be the first to admit that the Vice desk was the desk I felt was severely underemphasised in L.A. Noire. While Arson had to be l...

L.A. Noire Reefer Madness Vice Case Available Now!

Finally, the last piece of announced DLC for Rockstar’s popular title, L.A. Noire, has arrived. The Reefer Madness Vice Case is available now for download on Xbox Live and Playstation Network. The Reefer Madness Vice Case sees Detective Cole Phelps and his partner, Roy Earle, investigate a tip-off about a local drug dealer. After a shootout occurs, it’s revealed the situation is far more sin...

What are we playing this week?

Editor-in-Chief: MasterAbbott Another week gone…l haven’t done much gaming, but I was lucky enough to get some hands-on and play a few hours of Driver San Francisco and Call Of Juarez Cartel multiplayer over at Ubisoft offices here in Sydney.  Check out both of our previews here and here.  As always I’ve been playing with my 3DS, I’ve nearly finished Shantae which I recommend anyone that’s got a 3...

Johnny Bravo Season Two Review

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Genre: Animation/Kids Produced by: Cartoon Network Running Time: 506 minutes Available for purchase at: Madman Online Store ($24.95) Overview Oh, momma! Johnny is back for another season, and this time there’s three discs full of his pick-up lines, flexing, and his friends and family. While my review of the first season was not as favourable to the series as I expected it would be (you can have a ...

Madman’s September DVD Lineup!

This year has already been incredible for Madman releases, and September promises to be even better. With a focus on how truth and tragedy can influence culture, September 2011’s DVDs ranges from drama to television to comedy to heartache. We’ve picked the best of the bunch for you here below. Snowtown Disenfranchised  teen, Jamie Vlassakis, lives with his mother and two younger brothe...

Watch the L.A. Noire Reefer Madness Vice Case trailer now!

Sometimes, I go back and play L.A. Noire just for a little extra entertainment and because, well, I just miss Cole Phelps. We won’t have to wait that much longer to get a little more of Detective Phelps and our favourite partner Earle, though – Rockstar has released a trailer for its latest piece of DLC, the Reefer Madness vice case. The Reefer Madness vice case occurs when Phelps is w...

Johnny Bravo Season One Review

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Genre: Animation/Kids Produced by: Cartoon Network Running Time: 291 minutes Available for purchase at: Madman Online Store ($24.95) Overview Sometimes when I revisit shows from my childhood, I sit there and think to myself, “What were you thinking?” Some cartoons had terrible voice-acting, even more had unengaging storylines, but the truth is that most were just made in terrible taste. Johnny Bra...

L.A. Noire Reefer Madness Trailer Coming on Thursday 7th July

Rockstar’s L.A. Noire title has received high accolades from many games websites, magazines, and gamers in general. With our demand for more, more, and more Cole Phelps, Rockstar wouldn’t make us wait that much longer before releasing their next trailer for the final planned piece of DLC. Phelps and Earle get a tip off about a local drug dealer, however what they discover is far more i...

The BABIES comes to DVD!

Madman have announced the international film, The Babies is coming to DVD in the next few months. The Babies is a film that follows four babies during their first year after their birth. From Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo, this film spans all borders and cultures around the world. Directed by Thomas Balmes (a documentary filmmaker who has also directed Nokia: A Decent Factory and H...

FIFA 12 announces pre-order bonuses!

Finally, us football fans can be rewarded. FIFA 12 will have exclusive pre-order bonuses in Australia and New Zealand for those who pre-order with EB Games, GAME, JB Hi-fi, and Mighty Ape. Each store has a different pre-order bonus, although the EB Games one appears to be the one with the most goodies. Unfortunately, the Ultimate Edition is only available for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Check them out ...

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