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PAX Australia 2013 Archives

Posted on 12/31 23:46 in Reviews | 0

To some, the idea of a guy who’s been part of an industry for a meagre four years (having completely missed the golden age of print) talking about how the biz operates might be a little bit rich.So let me cut the little smirk and the comments containing the words ‘young blood’, ‘upstart’ and ‘that little prick’ off right now.

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Videos Archives - Page 3 of 5

Posted on 12/29 13:58 in Reviews | 0

It might interest you to know a developer by the name of Carbine Studios is currently creating a ‘hardcore’ MMO called Wildstar.But what is Wildstar all about?

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Videos Archives - Page 2 of 5

Posted on 12/28 05:28 in Reviews | 0

The third episode of Community features Michael “Cactus” Ashmore.A long time mainstay in the Melbourne FGC, the Golden Child is mild-mannered in demeanour but packs a nasty far standing fierce.

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Videos Archives - Page 4 of 5

Posted on 12/27 18:24 in Reviews | 0

Admit it, you’ve all had the dream of playing a video game in your local cinema.The thundering surround sound, along with the massive, encompassing screen is something that simply can’t mirrored at home.

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Taking Shadowloo Showdown To The Next Level: An Interview with Ali "X" Abdo

Posted on 12/27 08:23 in Reviews | 0

Ali “X” Abdo is the co-founder of the ShadowLogic organisation and has been the first contact/gateway to the Melbourne community for several years now, always taking the time to meet and introduce new players to the scene, myself included.This musclebound FGC member is a hoot to be around, as the ridiculous things that tumble out of his mouth along with his comedy shenanigans always make you laugh after a long day of Street Fighter.

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Community: The Australian FGC Episode 04 - Daichi Dissects

Posted on 12/25 11:00 in Reviews | 0

Everybody is an equally important part of our community and without these guys there wouldn’t be a community to exist in the first place.Today, we take a break from our usual programming to bring you a very special episode- Daichi Dissects!

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Community: The Australian FGC Episode 05 – Aaron "Tulf" Costello

Posted on 12/22 21:23 in Reviews | 0

I was just up in Queensland in March for their annual major – ButtonSmash and managed to film a few episodes there.The first ButtonSmash special features the man behind the entire event and the main Brisbane tournament organiser, Aaron “Tulf” Costello.

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Interviews Archives - Page 2 of 4

Posted on 12/22 03:03 in Reviews | 0

There is little doubt in any gamers mind as to how god damn good BioShock Infinite is going to be.But there’s more to it than that – the original BioShock was not only a meta masterpiece, it was an incredibly effective critique of capitalist philosophy and really forced us to look at how morals and society functions.

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Mountain Machine Games Archives

Posted on 12/20 05:30 in Reviews | 0

One evening after registering my disgust on my Twitter account over Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, I stumbled across an innocent looking page on Bandcamp.All that was featured were two bittersweet instrumentals, available for a buck-a-piece, set to feature in an upcoming game titled Elliot and the Beyond.

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Community: The Australian FGC Episode 07 – Dejan Stantic

Posted on 12/20 02:27 in Reviews | 0

The third episode filmed at the Queensland major ButtonSmash features Dejan Stantic, an organiser from the beautiful Gold Coast and the founder of the fighting game group Gold Coast Fighters.Here in Australia we have a small population spread over such a large land mass, so you see a lot of small regional communities pop up run by passionate dudes like Dejan.

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Community: The Australian FGC Episode 09 - Colin "Colonov" Tan

Posted on 12/19 21:40 in Reviews | 0

The last episode filmed from the Queensland major Buttonsmash features Australia’s best King of Fighters XIII player – Colin “Colonov” Tan.A long-time top player in Queensland in multiple games, Colonov had an unbroken streak of KOFXIII titles in local majors for almost eighteen months – until Adelaide’s Falco broke his streak at Buttonsmash.

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Interviews Archives - Page 4 of 4

Posted on 12/18 06:34 in Reviews | 0

With Tekken Tag Tournament 2 months away from release, the one and only Katsuhiro Harada (Director of the Tekken series) paid a visit to the Aussie Namco Bandai office.We gained the chance to have a chat with Harada to get the low down on all things Tag 2, working with the Wii U and why you shouldn’t skip on the latest iteration on a fan series favourite.

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PAX Australia 2013: An Interview with Rooster Teeth

Posted on 12/17 21:55 in Reviews | 0

Known best for putting machinima on the map over a decade ago with their long-running web series Red vs.Blue, Rooster Teeth have since wet their beaks in the many other areas of the games industry.

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Paradox Development Studio Archives

Posted on 12/17 20:45 in Reviews | 0

Europa Universalis IV isn’t going to be everyone’s cup of tea, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t give it a taste anyhow.It is a game that will frustrate, delight, confuse and confound; a game that will have you pacing your living room, agonizing over decision after decision as you set the course of the future of your nation.

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Elliot and the Beyond Archives

Posted on 12/16 14:04 in Reviews | 0

One evening after registering my disgust on my Twitter account over Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, I stumbled across an innocent looking page on Bandcamp.All that was featured were two bittersweet instrumentals, available for a buck-a-piece, set to feature in an upcoming game titled Elliot and the Beyond.

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PAX Australia 2013: An Interview with Denis Rogic, Art Dictator on Beatbuddy

Posted on 12/15 23:34 in Reviews | 0

There’s a little puzzle game in there too, but it doesn’t feel like a puzzler.Denis Rogic had a similar amount of trouble explaining Beatbuddy to us at PAX Australia earlier this month.

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An Interview with Crytek's Mike Read, Producer on Ryse: Son of Rome

Posted on 12/15 18:25 in Reviews | 0

I recently went down to the Xbox One VIP Community night at Sydney’s Potts Point (read Part 1 and Part 2 of our coverage) and had some hands-on time with the Xbox One and a bunch of games.Mike Read, a producer from Crytek, came down as well, and he was gracious enough to answer a few questions about the studio’s upcoming title.

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Community: The Australian FGC Episode 08 – Adric “Falco” Middleton & Sam Baxter

Posted on 12/14 13:04 in Reviews | 0

The fourth episode filmed at the Queensland major Buttonsmash is a double special featuring Adric “Falco” Middleton from South Australia and Sam “The Ham” Baxter from Queensland.Both of them are young and relatively new to the scene, but are widely considered to be two of the best players in Australia.

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Henrik Fåhraeus Archives

Posted on 12/13 20:45 in Reviews | 0

It took roughly five minutes for my interest in Europa Universalis IV to go from “Wow who on earth would want to play that” to “this is everything I’ve ever wanted”.To guide us through the latest installment in the series, I sat down with Henrik Fåhraeus, Design Consultant for Europa Universalis IV.

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The Fun Factor Comes First - An Interview with Paradox's Henrik Fåhraeus

Posted on 12/12 18:35 in Reviews | 0

It took roughly five minutes for my interest in Europa Universalis IV to go from “Wow who on earth would want to play that” to “this is everything I’ve ever wanted”.To guide us through the latest installment in the series, I sat down with Henrik Fåhraeus, Design Consultant for Europa Universalis IV.

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