Cloudberry Kingdom Community Tournament Recap

Today, a few Capsule Computers editors managed to gather a few members of our fantastic and loyal community, head down to the Ubisoft offices in Sydney and participate in a very special event. We were all there to try out Cloudberry Kingdom (check out the review here), and see who would come out on top of the great little platformer; the guys who work for Ubisoft, the journalists from Capsule Comp...

The Many Faces of Korean Cinema at KOFFIA 2013

The 4th Annual Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA 2013) is about halfway through its run, and we would be remiss not to mention it to our readers. Truth is – from my personal point of view – Korean cinema is second only to the U.S… don’t agree with me? Maybe you just haven’t had the opportunity to watch some of these amazing films… Well, for those based i...

Kings Kick-Ass 2 Trivia Night at Event Cinemas George St

The other night in the Set Cafe & Bar at Event Cinemas George St, the inaugural Kings Comics Trivia Event was held in celebration of the release of Kick-Ass 2, in theatres August 22nd. A couple of us were able to attend and represent Capsule Computers, before heading upstairs for an early screening of the film (review will be up tomorrow). Attendees were able to grab posters and show-bags cour...

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. ...

GT6 to Feature Festival of Speed’s Goodwood Hill Climb

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed features a centre-piece racetrack called the Goodwood Hill Climb, and it has today been announced that the upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive Gran Turismo 6 will include this signature track. Not only that, but attendees of the festival – running from July 11-14 – will be able to play a new GT6 demo and challenge Nick Heidfeld’s 1999 41.6s record on ...

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 ...

Manga Exhibition In Sapporo Opening This Week

If you’re planning on visiting Japan within the next few months then here is something you do not want to miss. The Sapporo Art Museum will be holding an exhibition showcasing and praising the work of mangakas from the Hokkaido Island. The exhibition begins this month on the 13th and will continue to run until the 8th of September. You’re probably thinking, “How many mangakas will be displayed?” 1...

Round 3 of Toki Tori 2 Miiverse Drawing Contest Begins

After an awesome 2nd Round – where Two Tribes could not just pick one winner, but two – Round 3 has now begun. Jump on your Wii U and express your love for Toki Tori through your Gamepad drawing skills. The theme for this week is “Draw how Toki Tori spends a free day off”. Click here to read the contest rules and learn how to enter. The winner for this third round will be announced on ...

Petition for Avalanche Studios to keep Mad Max Aussie

Stephen Farrelly, editor of AusGamers, has started a petition on change.org to influence Avalanche Studios – developers of the recently revealed Mad Max video game – to hire an Australian voice actor for the title role. This all came about after attendees of its E3 2013 behind closed doors demo alerted everyone to the fact that the Aussie character spoke with a generic American accent,...

Girl Scouts Join Boy Scouts in Offering Gaming Patch

Last month the Boy Scouts announced that participants could earn patches in video game design. No, there wasn’t anything wrong with the version of Boy Scouts they were running, rather they could be awarded a ceremonious badge to attach to their lapel or sash showing they were proficient in designing games. Women in Games International (WiGI) started work on creating the patch at GDC this yea...

Give Your Feedback on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Online Beta Maps

Ubisoft have today announced Project TOPOS for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Online – a “Beta Map Testing Program” that will allow the Ghost Recon Online community to play an integral role in shaping the design and development of new maps in the free-to-play shooter. It is scheduled to begin by the end of the month. Your feedback will be integral – the driving force in gui...

EB Expo 13’s First Wave of Content Announced, Tickets on Sale April 23rd

After covering last year’s event, we are glad to help share out the announcement of the first content wave and ticket sale date for EB Expo 2013. The gaming extravaganza will be returning to the Sydney Showgrounds from October 4th through to the 7th. Although general admission pricing will remain at $39.95, organisers are introducing a new 4-person Multiplayer Pass for both the Friday and Sa...

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