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The EA Sports FIFA series will now be known as EA Sports FC

May 11, 2022

EA Sports has revealed this morning that it will be dropping the FIFA brand in favour of a new title moving forward, announcing EA Sports FC. The name change will take place next year, meaning that FIFA 23 will indeed serve as the last EA Sports football game to bear the name. This news isn’t […]

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Square Enix announces Kingdom Hearts IV

April 11, 2022

Kingdom Hearts IV has been announced by Square Enix at the Kingdom Hearts 20th Anniversary Event overnight, along with a second game, titled Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link, a smaller title coming to iOS and Android platforms. The 7-minute trailer below features clips of both new games, preceded by footage of Kingdom Hearts Dark Road’s final story […]

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Max Payne 1 and 2 remakes coming from Remedy and Rockstar

April 7, 2022

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

April 7, 2022

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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New PlayStation Plus tiers have been announced, with a catch for Australians

March 30, 2022

PlayStation has announced in a PlayStation Blog post this morning, multiple new tiers of PlayStation Plus subscriptions, with Australian gamers set to miss out on the highest tier, known as PlayStation Plus Premium. This is due to the fact that the Premium tier’s offerings tie into the cloud-based streaming service PlayStation Now, which we currently […]

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CD Projekt Red has confirmed a new Witcher game is in development

March 22, 2022

It’s official. Developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed this morning that a new game in The Witcher franchise is indeed in development, highlighting that a “new saga” is beginning. What this means for the franchise itself is anyone’s guess. CD Projekt Red had also noted that this new entry will be utilising the Unreal Engine […]

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All-new horror game The Quarry announced with release date around the corner

March 18, 2022

2K and Supermassive Games have announced this morning a brand-new horror game, The Quarry, which is set to release on June 10 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC. This is a huge surprise, given developer Supermassive Games churning out Dark Pictures titles like Man of Medan, Little Hope and […]

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Unwrapping State of Play’s Hogwarts Legacy gameplay trailer

March 18, 2022

This morning’s Hogwarts Legacy gameplay trailer has left an incredibly positive impression in the minds of Harry Potter fans and gamers alike. While the game’s troubled development has lingered since its reveal, we’re confident that things are looking up, providing a healthy dose of wizarding goodness, wrapped in a detailed and expansive open world. So […]

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PlayStation’s upcoming State of Play will focus on Hogwarts Legacy

March 16, 2022

Gameplay footage from the upcoming Hogwarts Legacy will be shown off at this Friday’s PlayStation State of Play Stream. This will mark the first time gameplay footage has ever been revealed, with the game first being announced during Sony’s PlayStation 5 showcase, way back in September of 2020. According to PlayStation’s Official Blog, the 20-minute […]

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Code Breakers: Women in Games exhibition arrives at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

March 10, 2022

A free ACMI touring exhibition is currently running at the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum. Titled Code Breakers: Women in Games, the exhibition aims to highlight the impact and numerous achievements of women working within the games industry. From Saturday, March 5 to Sunday, May 15, the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum will be transformed into an […]

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Every announcement from PlayStation’s March State of Play

March 10, 2022

PlayStation’s State of Play stream for the month of March was short and sweet. Focusing on Japanese developers this time around, the 20-minute stream showcased both new and current games on track for 2022 and beyond. Without further ado, here are the announcements. Exoprimal Capcom’s upcoming game feels a lot like a wild take on […]

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How to watch PlayStation’s upcoming March State of Play stream

March 9, 2022

Sony has announced via the Official PlayStation Blog that the next State of Play stream is set to go for tomorrow morning. While the showcase usually focuses on upcoming games, Sony has announced that this stream will highlight the works of various Japanese publishers, of which official titles are yet to be revealed. One can […]

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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet announced along with new starters

February 28, 2022

Two new mainline Pokémon games have been announced at this morning’s Pokémon Presents broadcast. With Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet both on track for a late 2022 release on the Nintendo Switch, the ninth generation of Pokémon games isn’t messing around, what with Pokémon Legends: Arceus having released earlier this year. This morning’s reveal trailer […]

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Sony unveils the PlayStation VR2

February 23, 2022

Sony has unveiled the second iteration of the wildly popular VR headset, the PSVR 2. The reveal came at the hands of PlayStation’s Blog in a post by Hideaki Nishino, Sony’s Senior Vice President. We’ve been treated to an extensive first look at the headset and controllers, mimicking the colorway and design of the current […]

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Street Fighter 6 has been officially revealed by Capcom

February 22, 2022

Capcom’s mysterious countdown has concluded, revealing the next iteration in the wildly popular tournament fighting franchise. A brief 40-second cinematic trailer for Street Fighter 6 was shown, highlighting Ryu and his returning grizzled look, along with Luke, who had been introduced in Street Fighter 5. As the two prepare to duke it out, the most noticeable […]

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Red Dust set to auction exclusive NBA 2K22 inspired shoes for charity

February 17, 2022

2K Australia has announced a collaboration between Gamilaroi and Wiradjuri Indigenous artist and basketball fan Allan McKenzie, to design a one-of-a-kind NBA 2K22 inspired shoe for charity. McKenzie has customised a pair of Harden Stepback 2.0 basketball shoes with a vibrant and exclusive design, with all proceeds from the auction to go towards the nominated […]

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Here’s every major announcement from today’s Nintendo Direct

February 10, 2022

This morning’s Nintendo Direct showcase covered a bunch of new announcements for Nintendo fans. If you missed out, however, allow us to unwrap things for you below. Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Houses returns as a Musou-style hack-and-slash experience, arriving on Nintendo Switch June 24, 2022. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp […]

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Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S gets new release date

February 5, 2022

A release date for the next-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V has been revealed. Rockstar Games confirmed this morning that this version will now be released on 15 March 2022. While this date seems as though it’s right around the corner, the game had experienced a minimal delay, from 11 November 2021. “With the GTAV community stronger […]

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Rockstar Games confirms next Grand Theft Auto game is in active development

February 5, 2022

With developer Rockstar Games’ historic run of both support and popularity for Grand Theft Auto V, many many have given up on expectations of a new iteration in the works. But the day has come. Rockstar Games has officially announced it is indeed working on the next game in the series, confirming the game is […]

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Here’s when and where you can watch PlayStation’s upcoming State of Play stream

February 2, 2022

PlayStation has announced the first State of Play stream for 2022, with a focus on the upcoming Gran Turismo 7. The 30-minute stream will most likely show off a lengthy look at some gameplay footage before the game’s release on March 4th. However, we would be lying if we weren’t hoping for some additional titles […]

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PlayStation has acquired Bungie

February 1, 2022

If you’re feeling as though a new publisher or developer has been acquired with each passing week, you’re not going crazy. While it’s not on the scale of Microsoft’s whopping $68.7 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard last month, PlayStation has announced that they will be purchasing Destiny creator Bungie for $3.6 billion US dollars. While […]

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Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard in mega $68.7 billion deal

January 19, 2022

In a stunning move, Microsoft has purchased publisher Activision Blizzard for a whopping sum of $68.7 billion. If Microsoft had stumbled in recent years with exclusives and variety of games, they’re definitely back on track. While it’s no secret that Activision Blizzard has been dealing with a number of discrimination and mistreatment allegations and legal […]

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Bethesda ANZ to team up with Game On Cancer for a festive charity stream

December 13, 2021

Bethesda ANZ has announced that their Bethesda Holiday Special Stream will highlight a partnership with Game On Cancer™, an initiative of the Australian Charity, Cure Cancer. This stream will look to bring together a variety of both local and global talent, including UFC middleweight star Rob Whittaker and Rich Lambert, Creative Director of The Elder […]

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Every major announcement from The Game Awards 2021

December 11, 2021

The Game Awards has become a rather interesting platform for major gaming announcements over the past few years. Thankfully for fans, 2021’s iteration brought the goods. Before we proceed, we would just like to take a second to congratulate It Takes Two for winning the coveted Game of the Year Award, along with all award-winners […]

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Here’s where and when you can watch The Game Awards 2021 in Australia

December 8, 2021

Geoff Keighley’s annual Video Game Awards presentation has rolled around again for 2021, handing out accolades for the best the year has had to offer in gaming. It’s admittedly been a tough year for game delays, with many of the year’s hotly anticipated games pushed to 2022, from the likes of God of War Ragnarok […]

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December’s PlayStation Plus games are now live

December 8, 2021

December’s PlayStation Plus offering is as well-rounded as it is critically acclaimed; for the most part. Godfall: Challenger Edition stands as the PlayStation 5 entry for this month, while Lego DC Super Villains and Mortal Shell follow as forward compatible PlayStation 4 titles for those on next generation consoles. While it’s clear Godfall is looking […]

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Aussie restaurants are set to bring the PlayStation experience to the plate

December 7, 2021

Gaming fans and foodies alike can rejoice as PlayStation launches PlayStation to Plate, giving Aussies across Sydney and Melbourne a taste of the many exclusives the platform has to offer. From 3 December, three restaurants will bring to life meals inspired by classic franchises including The Last of Us, Ratchet and Clank and Uncharted. Dish 1: […]

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Every Announcement from PlayStation’s October State of Play

October 28, 2021

PlayStation’s October State of Play rolled around this morning, with a fresh focus on third party titles and indie games. While some announcements unveiled some entirely new and unseen projects, it was also nice to see some indie games getting the love with some expanse updates. And with that, let’s have a look at the […]

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Age of Empire’s WOLOL-O’s Cereal is a Nutritious Blast From the Past

October 26, 2021

If you’re old enough, you might remember getting your first taste of Age of Empires, along with a bite of nutritious cereal, from a Nutri-Grain box. It’s also hard to believe that sweet moment from my childhood was also almost 20-years ago. Damn. Well apparently so do the team at Microsoft were fond of this […]

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The Latest Halo Infinite Trailer Brings the Goods

October 26, 2021

343 Industries revealed the latest look at Halo Infinite overnight, presenting an action-packed look at what Halo fans can expect from the campaign, when it launches on December 8. Accompanied by that sweet, glorious Halo theme, we get to see Master Chief embark on a quest to track down what remains of Cortana, as the […]

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