Creation Entertainment Star Trek Chicago Convention Preview

Chicago’s Official Star Trek Convention will be on May 31st to June 2nd, 2013. The fandom will be in full excitement seeing as the new Star Trek film will be in theaters only day before. The Guest list will be from two major Star Trek series, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space 9. Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Jonathan Frakes, and many more of the main actors from these...

Thousands swarm to Insomnia48 The UK’s biggest gaming festival

This weekend Gamers are flocking to the UK’s number one gaming festival, Insomnia48 for a weekend of gaming entertainment. Highlights from the weekend will include the ESET UK Masters StarCraft II : Heart of the Swarm grand finals. With some of the best competitive gamers in the world vying for a share of the £10,000 prize pot, the tournament represents the pinnacle of the UK eSports communi...

Steam introduces “Early Access”

Steam has launched a new programmed called “Early Access”, where Steam community involved games are available to play while in Beta. You can either play a free game, or purchase one with money. This is not the same as a pre purchase, with Early Access when  you buy the game you get full access to it in its current playable state. Discretion is encouraged on purchasing a game that is in...

Show PlayStation Your ‘Way of Play’

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has partnered with Talenthouse for a very special competition to help bring to life the online multi-player experience on PlayStation Network. The PSN Way of Play competition, hosted by Talenthouse, is looking for “creative submissions that illustrate favourite online multi-player moments.” Potential entrants across Europe, Australia and New Ze...

Choose the Champion of Injustice: Gods Among Us’ Battle Arena

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment invite you to determine the ultimate hero or villain of Injustice: Gods Among Us. Enter the Battle Arena! Each week for the next 2.5 months, specified match-ups will be made and you, the fans, will get to decide on who the winners will be. Each victor will be glorified in a victorious gameplay video at the end of their week. The new comba...

GamesGRABR Open Beta Now Live

GamesGRABR, the social network for gamers and finalist in the “Retail Concept” category of the 2013 MCV awards, has launched for open beta testing. The site, designed by the guys at TeePee Games, offers consumers a fun new way to discover, play, download and buy games from a wide range of platforms. It utilises a contemporary ‘pinboard-style’ UI with deep social integration and instant...

Zelda Symphony Orchestra in Sydney this weekend

For all of you Australian Legend of Zelda fans that live within the Sydney area that haven’t already heard, the Sydney Opera House will be playing host to the Zelda Symphony Orchestra this weekend. The concert entitled Symphony of the Goddess has finally reached Australia after numerous months of travelling and playing to fans in North America, Europe and Asia. Sufficed to say, Australian fans hav...

Tennis Hot Shots Galaxy Aces The App Store

This is the busiest time of the year for the sport of Tennis in Australia. We’ve just had the Hyundai Hopman Cup in Perth and the Australian Open is starting in Melbourne next week. The tennis craze doesn’t stop there however, as Tennis Australia and award-winning Milipede Creative Development have released Tennis Hot Shots Galaxy, for FREE, for the iOS. Tennis Hot Shots Galaxy is an a...

EA Showcase Rundown

On the 11th of December, here in Sydney, Australia, we game journalists were treated to a special event organised to preview and celebrate the coming year of releases from EA. Several studios in Luxe Studios were rented out, for interview spaces and the main floor. Fellow Capsule Computers editor Jessica Barabas-Bui and I, although arriving at different times, initially made the mistake of walking...

Ubisoft celebrate Far Cry 3 launch with free laser skirmish

Do you live in Sydney?  Do enjoy Laser Skirmish battles? Well with the upcoming release of  Ubisoft’s Far Cry 3 on PC, PS3 and XBOX 360, Ubisoft will be hosting free day of Laser Skirmish on Wednesday Nov 28. Is anyone invited?  YES!  Everyone is invited to join in the fun at the M9 Laser Skirmish in Darling Harbour. Located on Level 3, Harbourside Shopping Centre. I’ve personally been...

22Cans’ Godus Has Us Curious

If you are one of the 1 million+ players, who have been tapping away at the Curiosity cube, then you would have been surprised with a Kickstarter campaign reveal on a recent layer for a project called Godus. Godus is a God-Sim that the Peter Molyneux headed 22Cans hope will be their first true game since forming their new studio…however, they’re going to need £450,000 to make it. Peter...

Bioware Asks Your Opinion On Next Mass Effect Game

“Wait a minute Mordin, you’re just hoping for another appearance in a Mass Effect game!” “Shocking suggestion!” As was previously ascertained via an official blog post (which we covered here), Mass Effect 4 is moving into the earliest stages of pre-production as we speak. So early, in fact, that Bioware are asking us for suggestions on the direction of the game. Execu...

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