Month: October 2016

PAX Aus Preview

Penny Arcade is a Webcomic that started in 1998. The Webcomic focused on Videogames and Videogame culture. It was written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. In 2004 the people at Penny Arcade decided to honour Videogaming with its very own convention. So in 2004, in Washington, the first Penny Arcade Expo was born in front of 4,500 people. Penny Arcade Expo, or PAX for short, focused solely on the culture and community that is gaming and has seen nothing but growth since. PAX then expanded to six shows including Australia in 2013, making PAX Aus its...

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The Mega Cast: Episode 18

It’s all about Red Dead Redemption 2 this week. Rumours, theories and conspiracies about Rockstar’s latest game. The dudes chat about the return of Crash Bandicoot, Battlefield 1, Dragon Quest builders and a bunch of other cool shit.

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BrisBricks Lego Expo

          BrisBricks has been and gone for another year. The Fan driven Lego Expo was held from October 1st to 3rd in Chandler, Brisbane. The event was a huge success for the organisers with over 8000 people attending the event, not counting kids under 3. The organisers are a not for profit group made up entirely of volunteers aged from 18 to 80. The event was only $10 for adults and $5 for kids with children under 3 getting in for free. Also to help with the event getting over crowded the days were split into...

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Inside Review

I have never played Limbo, the 2010 release for indie-developer Playdead, so I had no idea what was happening when I first picked up Inside. I still don’t, actually. Inside is the latest side-scrolling puzzle platformer from developers Playdead. Touted as a spiritual successor to Limbo, Inside was originally released on the 29th of June for the Xbox One, closely followed by a Steam release date of the 7th of July. Finally, Inside was released on the PS4 on August 23rd, which is the version of the game I have played. The premise of the game is simple. When...

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Get ready, an officially supported Mouse and Keyboard is heading to the PS4

You read that right. Dubbed the Tactical Assault Commander 4 (TAC4), and boasting universal support for HID compliant mouses, the Hori made FPS-in-mind designed unit could end up being the bane of many a controller using pleb.     The device has popped up on the official playstation.com page, is available for pre-order now and slated for release in early November. Just in time for the Christmas FPS rush of Battlefield 1, COD and Titanfall. Build quality is bound to superb, with the popular fight-stick manufacturer, Hori, being responsible for the hardware. Boasting fully programmable mouse settings and button mappings, advanced...

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