Author: Thomas Duff

Motorola releases two new smart phones and a wide array of modifications

October 13, 2016

Motorola have just released two brand new smart phones in Australia: the Moto Z and Moto Z Play. ¬†In addition to these new devices, Motorola also revealed Moto Mods, a collection of interchangeable necks that transform your smart phone. Here’s everything you need to know about them. Moto Z At just 5.2mm wide, the Moto […]

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Plantronics releases the first headset design for PlayStation VR, the RIG 4VR

October 13, 2016

Coinciding with the today’s release of the PlayStation VR (PS VR), Plantronics have revealed the first headset designed exclusively for PS VR, the Plantronics RIG 4VR. The RIG 4VR is the first officially licensed audio headset which has been optimised for use with the PS VR. The headset aims to heighten the user’s sense and […]

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It’s here! The PlayStation VR has officially arrived in Australia

October 13, 2016

After years of anticipation, the PlayStation VR (PS VR) has officially launched in Australia. The PS VR uses state-of-the-art technologies, such as 360 degree head tracking, wide FOV, high refresh rates, and Sony Interactive Entertainment’s own binaural 3D audio technology. Each of these features aim to add, and enhance the overall virtual reality gaming experience. […]

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Sharmill Films to bring three films from the Toronto International Film Festival to Australian cinemas

October 13, 2016

Australian distributor Sharmill Films has revealed they will be bringing three more films from the Toronto International Film Festival to Australia: Frantz, The Ornithologist, and Heal The Living, will join Lady Macbeth¬†on the Sharmill Films 2017 release slate. Frantz is the latest film from French director¬†Fran√ßois Ozon.¬†The film is set in the wake of the […]

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Del Toro departs from Fox’s The Predator reboot

October 13, 2016

Oscar winner¬†Benicio Del Toro¬†will no longer be starring in Fox’s¬†The Predator¬†reboot, sources tell¬†The Hollywood Reporter. Luckily, Fox is targeting Boyd Holbrook, best known as one of the stars of Netflix’s series¬†Narcos, to replace Del Toro in the lead role. Negotiations between Del Toro and Fox falling apart is suggested to be the reason behind the […]

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Submissions for the largest short films cash fellowship in Australia are now open

October 13, 2016

Submissions are now open for the 2017 Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship, the largest cash fellowship (AUD$200,000) for short films in Australia. Hosted by the Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia for the second year, the event encourages aspiring Australian filmmakers to submit an eligible short film. A Sydney Film Festival panel will select 20 […]

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Sydney’s art deco cinema Golden Age announce new membership program (and free popcorn!)

October 7, 2016

Sydney’s much loved art deco cinema¬†Golden Age is celebrating three years in the business by announcing their new membership program. The newly established Golden Age Film Club will provide members with year long benefits that will include film ticket discounts, pre-sales their exclusive Sydney screenings, free use of the cinema for local filmmakers, tickets for […]

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Cotillard and Pitt’s World War II thriller Allied gets a new trailer

October 7, 2016

Paramount Pictures has released the first full length trailer for their upcoming World War II film¬†Allied. The thriller stars¬†Brad Pitt¬†and¬†Marion Cotillard as undercover operatives who meet each other on the North African front during a deadly mission behind enemy lines. To cut a long story short, many explosions and gunfights ensue. Murdering Nazi’s seems like […]

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UE announce new app features that allow you to connect 50 (!) speakers together,

October 6, 2016

UE (Ultimate Ears) has announced a new app  feature that allows you to connect more than 50 UE speakers together.

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Blizzard reveals new game mode for Heroes of the Storm.

October 6, 2016

Blizzard has announced Heroes Brawl, a brand-new game mode for Heroes of the Storm.

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Disney’s live-action Mulan film is officially announced; sets 2018 release date

October 6, 2016

Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic,¬†Mulan¬†is officially happening. The studio behind the film has begun a global search for a Chinese actress to play the legendary hero¬†Mulan. Though, no actresses have been confirmed as potential¬†leads. Especially surprising is that the film, which is being fast-tracked, already has a confirmed release date of November 2nd, […]

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New unit revealed for Dawn of War III

October 6, 2016

In the lead-up to the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III,   Sega and Relic Entertainment have unveiled a new unit, the WraithKnight.

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Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning star in 20th Century Women; first trailer released

September 29, 2016

The first trailer for 20th Century Women, ¬†a film about life and love set in Santa Barbara at the end of the 70’s, has been officially released. The film is about a single mother named Dorthea (played by Annette Bening), who is struggling to raise her teenage son, Jamie. She enlists the help of two […]

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New Lego Dimensions Battle Arena trailer shows off new game modes and characters

September 29, 2016

Lego Dimensions¬†Battle Arena,¬†a multiplayer-focused expansion for¬†Lego Dimensions,¬†has officially been announced and a trailer has been revealed. Parents be warned though: this is going to cost you a lot of money. The latest expansion for the¬†Lego Dimension franchise is a local multiplayer split-screen combat-arena style game featuring all of the current characters, and some new, from […]

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The most expensive series ever produced, Netflix’s The Crown, releases first trailer

September 29, 2016

Netflix has revealed the first trailer for their new original series¬†The Crown,¬†which has become the most expensive series ever produced. The first season of the ten-part series has had a production cost of about US$130 million , which is roughly¬†about AU$169 million.¬†The Crown has exceeded the cost of¬†Game of Thrones¬†and¬†Rome with a per-episode cost of […]

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3-Day Badges for PAX Aus have sold out

September 22, 2016

We hope you got your 3-Day Badges for PAX Aus because they have just sold out.

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Season Five of Arrested Development may begin filming in January 2017

September 22, 2016

Fans of¬†Arrested Development rejoice! Jeffrey Tambor has stated that a new season of the hit TV show may commence filming in January. Appearing on the¬†Today¬†show, Jeffrey Tambor was discussing his Emmy acceptance speech. The discussion eventually veered onto the eventual filming of season five of¬†Arrested Development where the actor stated that “There’s always chatters to […]

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New Dishonored 2 gameplay trailer showcases new powers.

September 22, 2016

Hot on the heels of our exclusive artwork reveal yesterday, the latest¬†Dishonored 2¬†trailer has arrived. Titled ‘Creative Kills’, ¬†it¬†takes a look at¬†several cool powers that players will be using within the game.

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EB Games to give away first Fire/Water type Pokemon, Volcanion

September 22, 2016

Gone are the days of catching them all in-game, it seems. Now, EB Games just gives you a damn code and you get a new Pokemon. The trials and tribulations of a Pokemon trainers are so crazy.

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 getting betas, release dates revealed

September 22, 2016

In what seems to be a very strange announcement,¬†a Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 beta has been announced for PlayStation 4.¬†We have to be honest, we didn’t really see that coming.

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Parrot reveal two new Minidrone models, the Swing and the Mambo

September 22, 2016

Parrot has added two new Minidrone models to their ever-growing drone range, the Swing and the Mambo.

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Twitter reveals that media will no longer count toward your character limit

September 22, 2016

Twitter has revealed several changes that all Twitter users will be thankful for. Effective immediately, when you add photos, GIFs, videos, polls, or Quoted Tweets, that media will no longer count as characters within you Tweet. Thank. God.

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Uncertainty and mystery lurks for Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in Passengers‘ debut trailer

September 22, 2016

The first official trailer for the anticipated film Passengers, a romantic science fiction adventure starring¬†Jennifer Lawrence¬†and Chris Pratt,¬†has been released. The trailer depicts a future where humanity has made great advances in space travel and space transport. The Spaceship Avalon¬† soars silently through the emptiness of space on its 120-year voyage to a planet called […]

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How The Blair Witch Project convinced a generation that the found footage horror film was real

September 14, 2016

Let us take a trip back to a simpler time. The year is 1999. Bluetooth technology was officially announced, MySpace was released on the internet, people were in the grips of Y2K hysteria and a few critics actually thought Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace was a good film.¬†It was a year of changes […]

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Will Smith confronts death, time, and love in new Collateral Beauty trailer

September 9, 2016

Collateral Beauty stars Will Smith as a brilliant and talented New York ad man who is mourning the death of his young daughter. As some sort of coping mechanism, Smiths character writes and posts letters to Death, Time, and Love, who he believes play an important part in our lives. He never expects to receive […]

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Hitman Episode Five revealed and release date confirmed.

September 8, 2016

Agent 47 is packing his bags and is heading to Colorado, where he will take in the sights and sounds while murdering four targets at a private militia training camp. Quality vacation time.

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Batman: Return to Arkham release date confirmed, new trailer released

September 8, 2016

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced the official release date for Batman: Return to Arkham and also released a Side-by-Side comparison trailer.

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Xbox FanFest is making its way to Sydney this month

September 8, 2016

Xbox¬†is bringing its wildly popular open house fan event to our shores.¬†Xbox¬†FanFest: Sydney 2016¬†will give Australian Xbox fans with the chance to check out some of Xbox’s most anticipated titles, such as Forza Horizon 3 and Gears of War 4.

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Ubisoft’s new Just Sing karaoke title is out now

September 8, 2016

Ubisoft has announced Just Sing, the musical successor to Just Dance,  has been officially released in Australia and New Zealand on the PlayStation 4 with an Xbox One released scheduled for later this year.

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Nintendo reveals Super Mario Run for iOS devices

September 8, 2016

Something many news outlets and gamers have suspected for a long has finally occurred. Nintendo is making mobile games. What a crazy time to be alive.

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