Might & Magic: Duel of Champions Producer Interview

Along with our interview with the Senior Producer on Assassin’s Creed IV, we made another stop at the Ubisoft booth at PAX Aus to interview Stephane Jankowski, the Producer on the free to play online card game Might & Magic: Duel of Champions at Ubisoft Quebec. Stephane took us through the process of turning the Might & Magic universe into a card game, keeping the game balanced and w...

Killer Instinct: Behind the Music at PAX Aus

Easily the best panel I attended at PAX Australia 2013 was Killer Instinct: Behind the Music. There are many reasons for this: the 17 year long absence of Killer Instinct in our lives, that nostalgia and fondness for the 90’s, the charisma and passion of Mick Gordon, the composer of the new Killer Instinct‘s soundtrack and host of the panel, and the plain bad-ass-ness (that should real...

PAX Aus Stealth Gaming Panel Feat. Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Stealth mechanics have been integrated into a large number of titles over the years, but what exactly makes a good stealth game? The Stealth Gaming panel at PAX Australia 2013 aimed to find an answer to that question through analysis and discussion, whilst paying reverence to the genre and exploring why it is so popular. To give a little focus and direction to the proceedings, Splinter Cell: Black...

Oculus Rift hands-on Preview

“What exactly is this ‘Oculus Rift’ thing I’ve been hearing about?” If you’re asking yourself this question, then allow us to enlighten you about one of the most unique and highly praised pieces of gaming tech to be on show at E3 2013. The Oculus Rift itself is a new type of headset that aims to expand gaming interaction and immersion by the use of full panoramic vision in virtual reality. This vi...

Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Hands-On Preview

At PAX Australia 2013 in Melbourne, Nintendo Australia had a number of games on show at their exhibitor hall booth. One of those games was the hotly anticipated upcoming 3DS title Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. We were able to get our hands on the game and found the game to be one of the highlights of Nintendo’s booth. Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is the follow-up to 1992&...

The Protomen Live Performance Impressions – PAXAus 2013

Saturday night was easily the biggest night at the Australian edition of the Penny Arcade Expo, PAXAus, because of the amazing musical performances held later on in the evening. You might remember that we posted an Omeganauts contest semi-final posting on Saturday night, the live musical performances followed on straight after that. There were three performances in all that night, but The Protomen...

Colossatron: Massive World Threat Hands-On Preview

Halfbrick revealed their brand new mobile game at PAX Australia 2013. The game is a very interesting little title called Colossatron: Massive World Threat. At Halfbrick’s PAX Australia booth we got a chance to get our hands on with the game from the developer behind such mobile gaming greats as Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride. After getting my hands on the iPad version of the game, I was sur...

Bushiroad’s Cardfight Vanguard at PAX Aus 2013

Bushiroad brought the fight to PAX Australia 2013 with their hit card game series Cardfight Vanguard. Whether you are young or old, it is never a bad time to card fight. That was undoubtedly true with the impressive turn out of Cardfight Vanguard players at the Bushiroad booth in the Big Top. Players engaged in intense Vanguard battles, taught each other new tricks, traded and compared cards and e...

PAX Aus Interview with Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi

“In Mother Russia, you don’t drive tank! Tank drive you!” Okay, so Mr. Kislyi didn’t say that (would have been awesome), but the CEO of the immensely successful Wargaming.net did give us a great interview at PAX Australia 2013. PC gamers, heck, all gamers know of the site, the service, the community and of course, the game – World of Tanks. Read on below for our mammo...

League of Legends at PAX Aus 2013

At PAX Aus 2013, Riot Games brought out the big guns with their intense League of Legends Tournament which compiled the best teams in Oceania to duke it out in an all out clash of champions. The League of Legends Tournament undoubtedly rocked the house, drawing a massive crowd all day every day with their incredible showcase of intense battles, cosplay fun and prize giveaways. As for the competiti...

After Party with Roosterteeth

It’s a pretty well known fact that we gamers don’t just play hard. We party hard too. In the wake of the huge success of the very first PAX to be held on Australian shores, various media and staff attendees of the Expo ha the chance to exercise this at the official Roosterteeth after party held on Saturday the 20th of July. The party itself was held at Melbourne’s Kodiak Club on Brunswick Street. ...

Hands on with Saints Row IV Australian Edition

Following the rather disheartening news that the latest instalment in the Saints Row franchise had effectively been banned in Australia, many Aussie fans of this wacky sandbox series will pleased to find out that the game HAS been re-slated for release as Saints Row IV: Australian Edition. This special regional version of the game will only have a very small number of content alterations made to t...

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