Day: 7 April 2022

Max Payne 1 and 2 remakes coming from Remedy and Rockstar

In today’s landscape of constant remakes and remasters, we’re surprised these two PlayStation 2 classics have not yet made the list. That time, however, is coming to an end. Remakes of Max Payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max have been announced by developer Remedy in partnership with Rockstar Games. With no release window…

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A new Tomb Raider is in development, will use Unreal Engine 5

A brand new Tomb Raider game is currently in the works, with developer Crystal Dynamics dropping the news at yesterday’s State of Unreal Engine stream. It has also been announced that the game would also utilise the brand new Unreal Engine 5. “We have just started development on our next Tomb Raider game, powered by…

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Sonar Lisboa

Sónar Lisboa 2022 to kick off this weekend, showcasing music, creativity and technology

Sónar Lisboa 2022 kicks off in the Portuguese capital this weekend. It commences at 12:00 pm on Friday the 8th of April, concluding at 10:00 pm on Sunday the 10th of April.  The festival is three days packed with music, creativity and technology. Sónar Lisboa brings together more than 100 artists to Lisbon. The festival…

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Reckless Coast

Exclusive Single Premiere: Reckless Coast “Do You Want Me?” (2022)

Fans of nostalgic Aus-rock are going to love “Do You Want Me?”, the new tune from Brissie-rockers Reckless Coast. With a fresh contemporary feel, yet with a passing nod to Australian rock from the ’80s, the track is a gas from start to finish. Driving vocals, a pulsating beat and gritty guitars takes the listener…

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Interview: Eddie Redmayne, Mads Mikkelsen and the cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

The magic of the Wizarding World is once again conjured with the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (you can read our review here).  As the film prepares for its global launch, Peter Gray was fortunate to speak with key cast members Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Williams, Mads Mikkelsen, Alison Sudol, Callum Turner and…

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Album of the Week: Wet Leg’s self-titled debut well and truly delivers

Wet Leg feels like a band that would have absolutely dominated that teen blog/ tumblr period of 2007-2012. Maybe it’s because I was at the peak of my awkward teen powers in that period, but having listened through the self-titled debut album from The Isle of Wight act a couple of times now, their sound…

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Disney’s California Adventure Food & Wine Festival brings the spirit of EPCOT to the West Coast

At the end of the 1980s, Walt Disney World in Orlando was booming; overtaking the swampland they acquired for “The Florida Project” while founder Walt Disney was still alive with no less than three parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT and what is now known as Hollywood Studios (on its opening in 1989, it was the Disney-MGM…

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Most Anticipated Books

The AU’s Most Anticipated Books of 2022: Apr – Jun

Somehow it’s April already, with Easter coming up just next week. And in our opinion nothing pairs better with a chocolate egg and a long weekend like a good book.  To help you decide what to read next, we at the AU Books Team are here to pick out some choice cuts from the many…

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