Month: May 2014

EA Announce Battlefield: Hardline

With E3 on the horizon, EA have joined the pre–E3 announcement club by announcing one of the games they planned to formally show off at their E3 conference – Battlefield Hardline. It’ll be the first Battlefield game to be developed outside of DICE (Visceral Games are helming this one), and will be hitting later this

New Game Plus – S03E16

This week on New Game Plus, we celebrate 100 years of gaming excellence. Join us as we answer your viewer questions, reminisce on the past century and ring in the next 100 years with a pair of brand new segments and competitions. All this, plus more, on Episode 100 of New Game Plus.

YouTube to acquire Twitch: Reports

According to recent reports by Variety among various other sources, Google’s very own YouTube has set a deal to purchase Twitch, a video game streaming organisation for over $1 billion.

Microsoft Announces Halo 5: Guardians

Concluding a week filled with several pre-E3 announcements, Microsoft has announced the fifth title in the Halo series, Halo 5: Guardians, due for release in 2015. The game, announced via an Xbox Wire post by 343 Industries head Bonnie Hammer, will be the first entry in the series released for the Xbox One. While no footage or major

Far Cry 4 Announced

World renowned publisher Ubisoft have taken to their official UbiBlog to announce Far Cry 4, the next instalment of their long-running series notorious for warfare in the wilderness. Set in the Himalayan-inspired region of Kyrat, players will be tasked with a savage fight for survival against a gun laundering, self-appointed opportunist leader and his weapon-toting

Dis-Kinect-ion: Kinect Free Bundle Confirmed

As of now it is well and truly clear that Microsoft have huge plans for the Xbox One this year. Just a month before one of the biggest video gaming conventions in the world begins, Microsoft have hit the ground running making several announcements concerning their latest bid in the escalating video game console race

New Game Plus – S03EBAM_Rainbow Edition

This week on New Game Plus, it's our one hund…A NEW WARRIOR HAS ENTERED THE RING! Just before we hit our 100th episode, we side step into a Battle Arena Melbourne-centric episode! We've got the conclusion to our Cosplay journey, and interviews with Mick Gordon, Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz & Dan Chlebowczyk. All this, plus more,

Government Cuts Australian Interactive Games Fund

The Australian Government has announced that as part of the 2014/15 Federal Budget, it will cease funding to the Australian Interactive Games Fund, commencing 1 July, 2014. The decision will result in a budget saving of $10 million. The money will be “redirected by the Government to repair the Budget and fund policy priorities.”

New Game Plus – S03E15

This week on New Game Plus, dragons and templars clash swords in The Elder Scrolls online, while detectives and lawyers clash minds in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. We also speak with stuntwoman Zoë Bell and bring a double-dose of cosplay. All this, plus more, on Episode 99 of New Game Plus! We’re