Month: April 2016

Pokemon GO ‘field testing’ hits Australia and NZ

Pokemon GO will be playable within Australia by the end of the month. This is not a drill, I repeat this is not a drill. Niantic announced through their twitter, that field testing of the feverishly hyped Pokemon GO would begin in Australia by the end of April. Pokémon GO field testing will begin in Australia and New Zealand later this month. For more details visit: https://t.co/EhM9zoY49E — Niantic (@NianticLabs) April 7, 2016   In the blog post, the company goes on to state The Pokémon Company and Niantic invite users to field test Pokémon GO in Australia and New...

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God of War 4 information leaked?

Concept artwork purportedly from upcoming PS4 game God of War 4 has been leaked, showing an unshaven, axe wielding Kratos. NerdLeaks, the website that uncovered the images, is now suspiciously offline, (Sony’s banhammer appears to be strong) however the concept art has already been archived on NeoGaf. The concept art actually mentions Kratos by name, it also informs us that he will be popping in for a visit at both Alfheim and Vanaheimr, 2 of the 9 worlds that exist in Norse mythology. This means that if the leak turns out to be genuine, then we could see Kratos battling gods like...

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New One Piece: Burning Blood Trailer

The trailer for One Piece: Burning Blood is here and it has landed severely in ‘What the Fuck?’ territory. The trailer is in Japanese, which just adds to the level of confusion, and opens with 2 grown men hitting each other with a piece of 2×4 in some sort of weird Japanese gameshow like scenario. It then goes on to show gameplay from the actual game. We see Marco, Drake, Chopper, Sengoku and Kizaru (along with others) battling it out in what will be a 1 on 1, 3v3 battle arena type game. The game releases in the west on May 31st for...

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Salt and Sanctuary

Salt and Sanctuary is a 2D platformer developed by Ska Studios and heavily influenced by the Dark Souls series of games where defeating bosses is about as easy as going outside in a thunderstorm and trying to dodge rain. The crushing and brutal lows that you will inevitably experience are offset by the moments of absolute elation as you finally beat a boss that you have been smashing your fucking head against for hours and hours. I spent my first 4 hours of Salt and Sanctuary trying to beat the first boss, and when I finally did it, when...

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Quantum Break releases this week!

Quantum break is a time bending shooter with real life actors taking part in a bunch of TV-esque cut scenes that looks downright phenomenal. Developed by Remedy Entertainment, who are well known for the Max Payne and Alan Wake series of games, Quantum Break is being released on Xbox One and the Windows Store this week! The game’s protagonist, Jack Joyce is played by Shawn Ashmore, who I remember seeing in the Animorphs live action TV series and who also plays the role of Ice Man in the latest X-Men movies. The main antagonist, Paul Serene, is enacted by Aidan Gillen, better...

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