Month: January 2014

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War IP

It may come to a surprise for most people to learn that Microsoft never owned the Gears of War IP, they were just the publisher. That honour belonged with Epic, whom if they chose, could publisher further entries on competing platforms. That isn’t the case any longer, as Microsoft have today announced they have acquired

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Announced!

One of the biggest releases of 2013 that didn’t see a localized release was Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 – an absolute juggernaut of a game that took Japanese 3DS owners by storm. With the series growing in popularity outside of Japan, Capcom have taken the initiative and announced that the game is coming to the

New Game Plus – S03E01

This week on an all new season of New Game Plus, we shout “HYAH!!” in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, yell into our Vitas with Tearaway and bellow “Tally-ho” with Puffington. We also present highlights from Graphic Content, our new comics web spinoff presented by Jason and Ben Michael Byrne. All this,

New Game Plus – S02E48

This week on New Game Plus, we present our PAX Australia trivia panel, 'The Ultimate Industry Quiz Showdown!' Which of our industry luminaries will prove their gaming mettle? What exciting facts will we discover along the way? Join in the fun, knowledge, plus more on Episode 84 of New Game Plus!

SimCity Offline Patch Confirmed!

One of the major sticking points that many people (us included) had with EA’s 2013 SimCity was the requirement that the game needed to be online for it to function. It was such a sticking point that Maxis head Lucy Bradshaw addressed it several times, even referring to the game as not being an offline

NG+ GOTY 2013 – Jason's Favourite Things

This week, the New Game Plus cast and crew have revealed their favourite games of the year. To wrap this week up, our host Jason talks about some of his favourite things of the year. I pondered for a long while how to start this piece that didn’t sound entirely negative, but gave up in