All Posts by: Bryce Wilson

GAME Australia Giving Away a Replica Mass Effect 3 Avenger Rifle

Posted by Bryce Wilson, February 28, 2012 in News 2

Mass Effect 3 is readily approaching, and think so to a pretty amazing marketing campaign it’s the videogame title on everyone’s tongues. To celebrate the impending release and humanities last ditch effort to fend off the Reapers, GAME Australia is giving one lucky person the chance to win a fully… Read More »

Posted by Bryce Wilson, February 14, 2012 in PS3, Xbox 360 0

With the June 26th release date readily approaching, Darksiders II is shaping up to be another high quality installment into the series everyone is talking about. With a number of different retailers providing their own different incentives, HBG has the lowdown for you. EB Games Pre-ordering Darksiders II at EB… Read More »

Star Wars: The Old Republic Bound for Australia on March 1st

Posted by Bryce Wilson, February 14, 2012 in News, PC 0

Launching some months ago in North America and Europe, Star Wars: The Old Republicwent on to receive both critical and commercial claim, and will soon be launching down under thanks to the booming local response. “We appreciate that our fans in these countries have been patient and we are excited… Read More »

South African Minecraft Language Features Racial Epithet Thanks To Rogue Player-Translator

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 27, 2012 in News, PC 12

Well, I could pretty much just post a screenshot here and the headline would write the whole article, but lets recap anyway. With the launch of Minecraft 1.1 a number of language packs were added to allow international and non-English speaking users to still enjoy the game. The South African… Read More »

MGS HD Collection Launch Trailer Released Ahead of Australian Launch

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 24, 2012 in News, PS3, Xbox 360 3

Despite launching months ago in North America and then being imported all over the world to lucky PS3 owners, the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection is yet to officially launch in Australia. Well all that is set to change on February 2nd, 2012, when Snake, his friends, and all his… Read More »

New Darksiders II “Death Eternal” Trailer Rises From the Ground

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 24, 2012 in News, Xbox 360 2

The first Darksiders game was a cult hit and managed to reach not only critical success, but also a high level of commercial success. The widely speculated and anticipated sequel is aiming to refine the already polished gameplay and fighting mechanics whilst elaborating on the immersive narrative that we were… Read More »

Original Prince of Persia Now Available on 3DS and Virtual Console

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 23, 2012 in 3DS, Wii 2

Run, jump, run, mistime jump, die. Ahh, the classic recipe that one of histories most pivotal platformers was based upon, with a healthy mix of sword-fighting action thrown in too! The 1989 classic is now available on the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii Virtual console for $7.50 and 800 points… Read More »

New Final Fantasy XIII-2 “Time Travel” Trailer

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 22, 2012 in PS3, Xbox 360 11

Releasing in just over a week, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is shaping up to be a stellar entry into the critically and commercially acclaimed series. The latest trailer, entitled “Time Travel”, shows off new footage of the time travel element present in the latest game. Mysterious gates are positioned around the… Read More »

I Am Alive “Encounters” Trailer Emerges From the Rubble

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 19, 2012 in News, PS3, Xbox 360 8

Something something, city collapses into apocalyptic ruin, something something, I really want this game, something something, check out this freaking amazing trailer that just makes me even more eager to get my hands on Ubisoft’s upcoming third-person survival game. I Am Alive has been in development for quite some time… Read More »

The Next Console Iterations Will Be “The Last Generation”

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 19, 2012 in Hot, News, PS3, Xbox 360 24

Speaking at their annual development showcase, Paradox Interactive CEO Fredrik Wester voiced his belief that the next generation of consoles would be the final. “The next generation of console hardware will probably be the last.” Wester said to the gathered audience, “I’d be surprised if we see another generation after… Read More »

Four Player Syndicate Co-op Demo Announced With Trailer

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 17, 2012 in PC, Xbox 360 1

With a re imagined story and new design approach, Syndicate is making waves all over first-person shooter scene. The just announced four player co-op demo will feature one of the nine levels in the game. Titled “Western Europe”, the playable level will see four Agents go head-to-head with the challenging… Read More »

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 17, 2012 in News, PS3, Xbox 360 3

Jumping from helicopters, launching yourself down mountains, and then doing insanely impossible tricks off of oversized mountains is all fun and games until you break your neck and end up in a wheelchair, right? Well luckily we live in the digital age where you can do anything you imagine, and… Read More »

Capcom to Hold Australian Showcase of 2012 Lineup

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 15, 2012 in News 2

Getting your hands on games before they launch is the ultimate “I did it first!” amongst the gaming community, and thankfully both Capcom and THQ appreciate that. On the 1st of February, Capcom is hosting their appropriately named “Super Ultimate Showcase” featuring a swathe of titles and industry figureheads for… Read More »

OzHadou Announces Annual National Tournament and “Road to EVO” Qualifier

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 15, 2012 in News, PS3, Xbox 360 2

The fighting game community is perhaps one of the most active communities in the world when it comes to tournaments and professional players. Circuits exist that not only give out huge prize money to the winners, but also allow people around the world to beat the digital crap out of… Read More »

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 15, 2012 in Hot 7

I love fighting games, and I love beating people up from less popular fighting games, so naturally the crossover of Tekken and Street Fighter has me chomping at the bit. THQ recently announced the awesome pre-order incentives for the highly anticipate collision of virtual universes and we’ve got all the… Read More »

Kingdom Hearts “Dream Drop Distance” 3D Announced for 3DS

Posted by Bryce Wilson, December 20, 2011 in Handheld, Hot, News 6

In another episode of “Spin the wheel and pick a crazy name for your product”, Square Enix has announced the development of Nintendo 3DS exclusive title Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance. “With the tenth anniversary of the series on the horizon, the current Kingdom Hearts saga is approaching its… Read More »

Posted by Bryce Wilson, November 17, 2011 in News, PS3, Xbox 360 33

The first legitimate leak for the otherwise unknown Rockstar game has occurred earlier today, and it looks absolutely real. Two screenshots of the immediate playing area plus a shot of the unnamed protagonist popped up earlier today after an unknown insider leaked them. You can check them out below, and… Read More »

Battlefield 3 Flashlights Finally Get Their Brightness Lowered

Posted by Bryce Wilson, November 8, 2011 in Main, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360 20

One of my biggest annoyances in Battlefield 3 to date is people shining their fucking lights in my eyes. Laser beams, flashlights, laser beams and flashlights, it’s almost like being inside a Star Wars movie. Well DICE has come to the rescue and provided images of an upcoming hotfix to… Read More »

Posted by Bryce Wilson, November 8, 2011 in News, PS3, Xbox 360 9

Modern Warfare 3 came out close to 24 hours ago in the land down under, and those who lined up for midnight launches might want to return their product and cash in on this great opportunity. JB HiFi currently has a deal on allowing you to trade one selected game… Read More »

Posted by Bryce Wilson, November 3, 2011 in Hot, Main, News 10

It is upon us, the first ever Grand Theft Auto V trailer, and yes it is glorious. Sunny beaches, hot men working out on the beach (Wait, what?!), and a plethora of badass voiceovers were the reward for a week of waiting after Rockstar discretely released the logo for their… Read More »