Merge Games bringing out indie Collectors Editions

Its always nice to see publishers such as Merge Games getting behind smaller indie developers, helping to promote their creative individual ideas and original IP rather than looking to cash in on mere sequels. The brainchild of ex THQ Asia Pacific employee Luke Keighran, the company has gained huge respect and knowledge of and within the areas it first launched its services, that being the Middle ...

Faces of Evil: Resident Evil 6

There comes a time in every man’s life that after playing Resident Evil 6 you need to find out who, what, where and why certain things come together.  And for this man, that time has come.  After completing Resident Evil 6 on professional, collecting all the emblems scattered throughout the four chapters in the game, stepping into the shoes of the hunters and hunting agents down and ripping ...

Skylanders migrate to iPad and iPhone for free yippee

As well as being ultra busy defending Skylands again from the evil maniac overlord Kaos the Skylanders have made a move to iPad and iPhone with a completely new challenge at hand. Their good friends the Mabu who helped guide and assist them throughout their various journeys are in a bit of a bother and need the Skylanders help to rebuild their once great lands. In Skylanders Lost Islands players w...

Australias First look at World War Z

Zombie fans are in a frenzy eagerly anticipating the upcoming Paramount Pictures Post Apocalyptic Horror “World War Z”, starring a bearded Brad Pitt and hitting cinemas sometime June 2013. Judging from the teaser trailer, the action looks intense and fast paced and hopefully will be void of too many lovey dovey heart felt scenes, sticking closer to fear, suspense and a little bit of go...

F1 Racestars demo and trailer released, Come meet Truckosaurus

  Do yourself a favour and check out the demo for Codemasters new upcoming racing title, F1 Racestars available today ahead of the anticipated release of the title on November 15th on out it.. In what looks to have some adrenalin pumping fast paced action, players will experience Formula One on steroids as they hurtle down the F1 Racestars Germany track, getting to try out both single player and f...

Moshi Monsters rollercoaster returns for Christmas to Australia

The much anticipated Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park is upon us and is set to dominate Christmas again after the massive success of its predecessor Moshling Zoo, Australias No.1 selling Nintendo DS title of 2011. Developed by Mindcandy, the title is exclusive to the 3DS and DS and is available now from all major retailers. Moshi Monsters has become a worldwide phenomena with 70 million regist...

Stars turn out to raise a fortune for charity

All the big names were out at Woolloomoolloo Wharf to lend a hand to Sony Foundations annual Wharf4Ward fundraising charity lunch where 850 of the countries stars enjoyed a water front treat of fine food , wine and entertainment, raising over half a million dollars in the process for Sony’s charity campaign ‘You Can’ which through a combined campaign effort setup by Sony and Cant...

Why a Reboot is the Best Thing That Could Have Happened to Devil May Cry

Spoiler warning for Devil May Cry 3 and Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. With Devil May Cry 4 Capcom officially went full circle. There was nowhere left to explore with Dante; there had been the first game, a sequel, a prequel and then a whole new sequel (in that order). The character had nowhere left to grow and the fully adult and somewhat mental Dante in DMC4 is the result of the culmination of e...

Mindscape Asia Pacific and Alawar team up in Australian market

Some good news for all those Australian and New Zealand gamers as Mindscape Asia Pacific has announced a retail distribution partnership with leading casual games developer and publisher Alawar Entertainment. This will see Mindscape start to release Alawar’s popular titles and franchises across its many distribution networks. Expect to see the following titles this October with many more to ...

Skylanders Giants set to crush the competition

And so I decree this to be Skylanders day, where all shall bow down and honour the magical and in many cases elusive little (and now giant), characters as they again bestow their presence upon us. While being a slight exaggeration the popularity of this franchise is unprecedented with fans still scrambling for older characters and resorting to whatever means necessary to procure their new favourit...

Mick’s Indie Picks: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

General consensus says that a game’s controls should be relatively simple. Octodad says no. General consensus says that players should be empowered. Octodad says no. General consensus says that a game where you complete mundane chores would be uninteresting. Octodad says no. Octodad shouldn’t work. Its controls are awkward and overly-complicated, and it makes completing the game’...

Pocket Gods moving into Barnes and Noble

Bolt Creative, developers of the cute and wacky Pocket Gods characters are proud to announce their migration into Barnes and Noble retail and online stores. “Pocket God is here to stay, and partnering with Barnes & Noble is a great way for us to ensure that our beloved Pygmies cross over successfully into the real world the same way they have in the digital space,” said Pocket God co-creator a...

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