New SteelSeries Peripherals to be Showcased at PAX Aus 2013

At the inaugural PAX Australia 2013 event, July 19-21, SteelSeries will be exhibiting their new H-Series of headsets – the 3Hv2, 5Hv3, and 9H – as well as the Limited Edition Siberia v2 Heat Orange Headset. The latter has been awarded for its unique design and superior sound quality, combining the classic Siberia style with illumination, control, and features including heat orange illu...

Dungeon Dashers Dashing Into PAXAus This Weekend!

The upcoming game from the developer Jigxaw, Dungeon Dashers, will be on display at the Australian Penny Arcade Expo, or as it is known locally, PAXAus. Dungeon Dashers is a dungeon crawling game with turn-based gameplay. One thing to look out for with this game is the artistic detail that goes along with it. This is a bonus to the fast-paced gameplay that is interesting to see within a turn-based...

League of Legends Oceania Tournament to be held at PAX Australia

Riot Games have just announced that the grand finals of their League of Legends Oceania Tournament will take place at next week’s PAX Australia event. They have launched a server for the competition which will result in four of the best teams heading down to Melbourne, Australia on the 19th to 21st of July for a chance to duke it out in League of Legends Oceania Tournament finals. The winnin...

Oculus Rift Game ‘Wander’ Coming to PAX Aus

PAX Australia 2013 will not be devoid of Oculus Rift love as Gravity Four’s Wander will be on display and open for first-hand demonstrations at their booth in the Australian Indie Pavillion. Wander is a collaborative, no-combat, non-competitive exploration/VR game where you can morph between different forms and creatures and experience how that changes the way you interact with the world. Yo...

Ubisoft’s PAX Australia Line-Up Announced

Ubisoft have just announced their line-up of games for PAX Australia 2013, running from July 19-21 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Ubisoft will showcase a slew of titles, including the hotly anticipated Watch_Dogs, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Rocksmith 2014 Edition – the former two of which will be presented at the Uplay Theatre at their stand; no. 1536. Attendees of PAX will be ...

Xbox Live News with Pipper – June 9, 2013

Welcome to another episode of Xbox Live News with Pipper. Once again I am your host – The Poid Pipper, and I am here to share with you the world of Xbox. In more recent news and some major backpedaling, the Xbox One has appeased at least some of its potential inventors by retracting previous requirements of an always online console and inability to share purchased games. But another way to m...

ASUS Gear On Display At PAXAus

This year at the Penny Arcade Expo Australia event, or PAXAus, ASUS will be in attendance with a wide range of PC gaming machines for gamers to control of and see in action while at the event. Primarily, ASUS will be showcasing their ASUS ROG CG8565 and ASUS ROG G30 at the World of Tanks booth in the event hall. The particular machines seem pretty beastly, as this quote from the press release expl...

Wargaming Brings World Of Tanks To PAXAus

At the Penny Arcade Expo Australia, or PAXAus, event being held in Melbourne in July this year, Wargaming will be in attendance and with them is their leading IP, World of Tanks. The World of Tanks Booth (Booth 1530) is set to be the largest booth at the event. The World Of Tanks booth will allow gamers in Australia to experience the World Of Tanks game, which is also the Guinness world record hol...

Xbox One Coming To PAX Aus

For the first time ever in Australia, Microsoft will be showcasing their upcoming home media center / game console, the Xbox One at the Penny Arcade Expo in Melbourne, Australia, this year. During the show held in July, Microsoft will be having a trio of unveilings for the device. These unveilings will be held in the Main Theater at the Penny Arcade Expo in Melbourne and it will be there that Micr...

PAX Aus Indie Showcase Winners Announced

PAX Aus is running an Indie Showcase this year to highlight some of the best games from indie developers located in Australia and New Zealand. This year’s six winners span a variety of genres including puzzle, action, and strategy games. Over sixty submissions were made to this year’s Indie Showcase. Antichamber is a puzzle game inspired by artist MC Escher’s mind bending worlds....

Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert coming to PAX Australia

PAX Australia have just made the major announcement that legendary video-game creator of the unforgettable Monkey Island franchise Ron Gilbert will be opening up the event with a ‘storytime’ keynote. Ron Gilbert is of course the brilliant mind behind some of LucasArts greatest games like Maniac Mansion and of course Monkey Island. Gilbert now works alongside Tim Schafer at Double Fine,...

The Online Community, Offline

The thought came like a very pleasant slap in the face. I was sitting in an auditorium at the Melbourne Convention Centre last week, as part of Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP, to everyone who’s ever spoken it aloud). Obsidian Entertainment’s Chris Avellone was discussing in detail the design of Fallout: New Vegas, one of my favourite games. The story structure has always fascinated me...

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