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EB Expo’s return to the Gold Coast is a successful one

October 10, 2017

This weekend saw the EB Expo return to its roots, overtaking the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre for the first time in five years. It was, by all accounts, a successful homecoming.

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Video Games Review: Destiny 2 (PS4, 2017) files down many of the original’s rougher edges

September 19, 2017

Destiny was the first game I reviewed for this site, back when the games section was still called VideAU Games, an offshoot of The Iris‘ parent site, The AU Review. On launch, it was an ambitious but deeply flawed experiment in the MMO space, hyped beyond almost any other game in recent memory. It weathered two major […]

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Destiny 2 running at 60fps in 4K is blowing our minds

August 15, 2017

Bungie has released a new trailer for the upcoming Destiny 2 PC open beta and, because they clearly know what the PC master race values most, it can be cranked all the way up to 60-frames-per-second 4K and enjoyed in all its high res glory.

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Activision is charging $70 AUD for the standalone Call of Duty: Modern Warfare remaster

June 26, 2017

The remastered edition of Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will hit store shelves as a standalone release tomorrow. Despite being a ten year old game and functionally unchanged beyond the fresh coat of paint, Activision has given it an RRP of $70 AUD.

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E3 2017: Hands On: Destiny 2 (PS4, 2017)

June 16, 2017

My overriding impression of Destiny 2, admittedly accrued from a period of only thirty minutes, is that it is very similar to the original Destiny. This assertion will be cause for either concern or elation depending on how much you already like Destiny. 

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Gear up, Guardian: Bungie announces Destiny 2

March 28, 2017

Destiny 2 is the official title of the sequel to Bungie’s monster hit MMO shooter Destiny. The developer took to the game’s official Twitter account to put an end to rumours that began to swirl last week.

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Ubisoft acquires Guitar Hero Live developer FreeStyle Games

January 18, 2017

Ubisoft have acquired FreeStyle Games, the developer behind Activision music titles DJ Hero and 2015’s Guitar Hero Live. Ubi announced the acquisition overnight in a post on their official blog, along with the developer’s new name, Ubisoft Leamington.

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Gamescom 2016: Activision announces release dates for new Call of Duty, Skylanders and Destiny

August 18, 2016

Activision has announced its line-up of game release news at Gamescom 2016, including Call of Duty: Infinite Warfares – Zombie in Spaceland, Skylanders Imaginators and Destiny: Rise of Iron.  Call of Duty: Infinite Warfares – Zombie in Spaceland takes players and zombies to a 1980’s theme park. Players will be able to kill the zombie […]

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Call of Duty is adding dragons because sure, why not

June 28, 2016

The new DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, titled Descent, drops in just a few short weeks, bringing with it new maps, and a new mission that will have you fighting zombies and dragons together because why the hell not.

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E3 2016: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer is all about things exploding in space

June 15, 2016

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuted a new trailer during Sony’s E3 press conference yesterday, playing like someone had pounded a case of Red Bull before attempting to write an episode of Battlestar Galactica.

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Confirmed: Activision really did buy MLG, wants to create its own eSports TV channel

January 5, 2016

You may have seen a rumour spreading around the web like wildfire yesterday regarding a potential all-in purchase of long-running eSports streamer Major League Gaming and this morning that news was confirmed via the New York Times.

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