gaming

  • Did you buy GT5 ?

    Last week the long awaited, much delayed Grand Turismo 5 was finally released to the public worldwide. I haven’t read about any early sales figures which makes me think they may be less than spectacular. Although I did purchase a copy, mainly for review purposes, but also to comparisons...
  • Will closing the mobile gaming “Loophole” hurt innovation ?

    The Labor government is putting an end to what they call a ‘loophole’ in the gaming industry that allowed mobile gaming to go largely unregulated. Is that such an issue though, limited or no regulation of an industry can let innovation flourish and in the largest mobile gaming platform...
  • R18+ Aus Game Rating’s biggest opponent steps down

    Michael Atkinson is a name most gamers have come to hate over the past couple of years due to his stance on this issue of an Australian R18+ Game Rating. Reports are that Atkinson has resigned from his position as Attorney General of South Australia but will stay on...
  • Mana Bar opening March 20, free games, free drinks

    If there’s one sure fire way to make sure the launch of your bar is a massive success, its to give away free drinks, free gaming and prizes. The official grand opening of Australia’s first video game bar – The Mana Bar, is happening on Saturday, 20th March. If...
  • Bugatti Veyron in Forza 3 !!

    The guys over at Joystiq have a fantastic interview with Dan Greenawalt, game director of Forza 3. In the interview they discuss the all mighty Bugatti Veyron coming to Forza 3. This is just another reason I’m excited about the game. Being able to drive one of the fastest...
  • PS3 firmware 3.0 now available

      The latest update to your PS3 is now available. What does it include ? New (sparkly) animated background. Various elements of the XMB has been redesigned for better viewing and easier use. A new menu item under the Playstation Network – . New Profile overview (Top Right),...
  • Grand Turismo 5 damage video [GT5]

    One of my biggest criticisms of GT5:Prologue was it’s claim of being “The real driving simulator” without a damage engine. Well almost a couple years on, that’s about to change. GT5 will indeed have vehicle damage as demonstrated by the video from Gamersyde. Whilst damage is the purpose for...
  • V8 Supercars coming to Forza 3 !

    Whilst it’s not absolutely official, it’s definitely looking more and more likely that Forza 3 will in fact include V8 Supercars. With an improved physics engine, more detailed environments and more options than ever before it’s sure to make racing fans down under very happy indeed. Kotaku has received...
  • Australian Gaming Charts – Wii Sports dominating

    It’s always interesting to see what’s the hottest titles in the gaming arena. Turns out Wii Sports Resort is a massive hit, taking the top spot for 5 weeks in a row. Check out PALGN for the breakdown of all the Australian gaming sales charts....
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