Day: 8 April 2021

coming to Game Pass

All the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in April 2021

If you’re looking for all the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in April, you’ve come to the right place. Xbox’s on-demand gaming service goes from strength to strength, with several notable additions. This month includes the arrival of Rockstar’s legendary GTA 5 (console only) and the addition of NHL 21 to the EA Play…

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PAX Aus 2021 tickets

PAX Aus 2021 tickets back on sale after first round hiccup

Tickets to PAX Aus 2021 are back on sale. The first round of badges, on sale only a few weeks ago, created a great deal of drama as demand surged, servers failed, and excited punters missed out. Today, the second round of tickets is live. Ticket quantities remain limited, and demand will be high. You…

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Bose Sport Earbuds Review: excellent sound, superb fit… the best out right now?

Bose’s flagship QuietComfort Earbuds are understandably some of the most impressive and highly sought in-ear music headphones on the market. But at $400, they are also a demanding investment. Look down lower on the price scale and you’ll find the newer Bose Sport Earbuds, which are obviously designed more towards the fitness/running crowd, but sound…

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With live music set to return in America, why festivals like Hinterland are going to be more important than ever

The experience of a music festival is unlike anything else in the world today. The collective experience of being able to gather with thousands who all share something in common: The love of music. During a music festival throngs of people camp, stand, and sing together for several days on end. Sadly, Covid-19 took all…

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Live Review: Illy at Factory – Metro City, Perth (05.04.21)

The Monday night concluding a four-day weekend is a ghastly time to play and Illy knew it at this week’s Factory Summer Festival show at Perth’s Metro City. The gig had been rescheduled numerous times due to the changing goalposts around COVID-19 restrictions meaning Illy and his faithful fans settled for what they could get….

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Exploring Tokyo’s Tsukiji and homemade sushi with ‘Tours By Locals’

Tokyo and all of its food, culture, nightlife and more can be challenging to explore on your own. And if you’re a traveller passing through, there’s also the added pressure of wanting to maximise each moment of your limited time in the big city. Local guides are a great way to experience immersive travelling. Tours…

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EJ Worland

Album of the Week: EJ Worland’s No One Left To Blame will be one of the best debut EPs of 2021

Ever heard an artist you instantly connected with? Like, from the first time you heard their music you just knew they were red hot? Having grown up in a household where I was force fed your 60s, 70s and 80s classics, I’ve developed a strong appreciation for acts who sound like they don’t belong in…

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Film Review: Voyagers sacrifices its macabre energy for a melodramatic personality

Marketed as “Lord of the Flies in space”, Voyagers – whilst occasionally leaning in to that description – is a confused genre effort that feels like a more reflective, psychological film has been edited down to a tween crowd who may appreciate its melodramatic personality. Written and directed by Neil Burger, his first original script…

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Diablo 2 Resurrected technical alpha codes

Win a code for the Diablo 2 Resurrected technical alpha!

The Diablo 2 Resurrected technical alpha kicks off this weekend and everyone wants codes. We, however, might be able to help you out. Stay a while and listen. We have five codes for the Diablo 2 Resurrected technical alpha up for grabs. All you have to do is fill out the form below and…

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Women of a Certain Rage

Book Review: Exploring a world of anger in Women of a Certain Rage

The Australian Psychological Society writes that anger is triggered when a person believes “their wellbeing and social status are either not being respected or are under threat”. It seems timely then to be reading this book amongst the current climate of Australian politics. Women of a Certain Rage is a collection of short stories and…

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Film Review: Ascendant harnesses its strength through its ability to surprise with both its story and psychology

Ascendant is one of those films that’s equally as difficult to write about it as it is deceptively simple.  A film that banks entirely on the fact that it unravels and reveals its narrative in an unexpected manner, Antaine Furlong‘s ambitious sci-fi-leaning action/thriller is a testament to the first time Australian filmmaker’s bold vision and…

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Cruella Australian release details revealed: When and where you can watch Disney’s next film

Academy Award® Winner Emma Stone brings the legacy of the wicked Cruella de Vil to life in the new trailer for Cruella, ahead of its Australian release in both theatres and Disney+ with Premier Access* on May 28th, 2021. Set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, Cruella follows a young grifter named Estella (Stone),…

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Diablo 2 Resurrected technical alpha

Diablo 2 Resurrected gets its first technical alpha this weekend

Keep an eye on your account: the first Diablo 2 Resurrected technical alpha begins this weekend. It will be the first opportunity for fans to go hands-on with one of the most hotly anticipated remasters in video game history. The technical alpha will be single-player only, and will be exclusive to PC. It kicks…

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