Day: 9 June 2018

Bonnaroo gets started with Thursday night festivities featuring Jade Bird, Elohim & more

June 9, 2018

Bonnaroo kicked off Thursday with its usual lineup that eases in the action with under the radar and emerging acts. While most of the expected 80,000 guests to attend the festival haven’t arrived, Thursday night offers an amazing opportunity and showcase to open the festival and gain thousands of new fans. Such bands that have […]

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E3 2018: EA introduces new PC-centric subscription service, Origin Access Premier

June 9, 2018

EA’s interest in subscription-based release methodologies is deepening with the announcement of a new premium subscription tier for their Origin platform. Called Origin Access Premier, the new tier will allow PC players to access new release EA titles up to five days ahead of their official launch.

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E3 2018: Command & Conquer is back, but its a mobile game now

June 9, 2018

For those waiting for the return of Command & Conquer, the wait has been long and arduous. That wait, it seems, isn’t quite over but there is confirmation that EA is still thinking about the property. Command & Conquer Rivals takes the series onto mobile platforms.

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E3 2018: Sea of Solitude is EA Original’s newest creepy adventure

June 9, 2018

Announced during EA Play 2018, Sea of Solitude becomes the latest adventure title to join the EA Originals stable.

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E3 2018: Yarny’s back. Unravel Two announced at EA Play

June 9, 2018

Unravel was the surprise hit of EA Play in 2016, a sweet, good-hearted platformer about a twine doll on a journey. That it’s gotten a sequel is no surprise. That you can play it right now, is.

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E3 2018: Respawn finally reveals Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

June 9, 2018

For those who’ve been waiting for EA to announce a Star Wars game that isn’t related to the Battlefront series, your prayers have been answered.

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E3 2018: Anthem gets a huge new update at EA Play

June 9, 2018

Bioware have gone on a deep dive on their upcoming MMO shooter Anthem at EA Play 2018.

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E3 2018: DICE has more Battlefield V to show you

June 9, 2018

Only two weeks after announcing Battlefield V, DICE have used this year’s EA Play press conference to show off another new trailer for the game.

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Nature and nurture square off in the fascinating Three Identical Strangers (UK, 2018)

June 9, 2018

BAFTA-nominated documentary director Tim Wardle has an enviable subject with the highly publicised reunion of long-lost-triplets Robert Shafran, Eddy Galland and David Kellman, who found each other at the age of 19, tracking three identical New Yorkers separated at birth by a prominent Jewish adoption agency. It’s the kind of stranger-than-fiction story that the most […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: The Seagull (USA, 2018) is a charming bore

June 9, 2018

Despite scene-swallowing work from Annette Bening (fabulous, as to be expected), the quiet mastery of Saoirse Ronan, and a brilliantly comical Elisabeth Moss, Michael Mayer‘s The Seagull (adapted from Anton Chekhov‘s classic play) fails to deliver them material worthy of their considerable talent. The story has all the right ingredients to be a farce of […]

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Kamila Shamsie takes home 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction

June 9, 2018

Home Fire, the British Pakistani author’s seventh novel, is a contemporary re-imagining of Sophocles’ Ancient Greek tragedy, Antigone. Freed of the responsibility of caring for her younger siblings, Isma Pasha heads to America to study. But she can’t help but be drawn back into the lives of the twins; headstrong Anneeka alone in London, and […]

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