Gamers to Blame For NBN Co’s Slowdown? Video games get blamed for a lot of things. The National Broadband Network’s (NBN) CEO has blamed ‘gamers’ for slow speeds in parts of the network, saying they’re using up too much data. UPDATE: NBN Co is insisting its CEO Bill Morrow only singled out online gamers as […]
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Arrive This November Featuring Interactivity with Pokémon GO During a special Pokémon press conference in Tokyo today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced three new ways to play Pokémon for Nintendo Switch™—Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, and the free-to-start Pokémon Quest. With the addition of these new […]
Sydney’s State Theatre will host the 2018 League of Legends esports tournament Rift Rivals. In an announcement this week, Riot games has teamed up with Event Hospitality and Entertainment to bring the event to Australia for the first time. Rift Rivals sees the best teams across Oceania, Japan and Southeast Asia compete over four days […]
League of Legends Oceania is strengthening connections with the AFL to bring a partnership between esports and sportsball. The partnership between the AFL and Riot games brings with it a premier stadium tournament to the heart of football in Melbourne. Following in the footsteps of last years League of Legends: League of Origin, the new event […]
Are you still playing GTA IV? You may have noticed a large update today as a number of songs are being removed from the Grand Theft Auto IV game due to licenses expiring. When you load GTA IV up your Console or PC you’ll be asked to do an update which is 6.96GB on console and […]
This Bard guide is strung together from many musicians across the internet. Taking the best notes and chords from those that came before, the Encore guide below hopes to get that foot tapping into your Bardic future. We also link to a full list of other great character optimisation guides for D&D. Contents Introduction Stats […]
There’s no doubt the discussions around NBN from politicians have left something to be desired. Aussie gamers have been watching the NBN debate unfold slowly from disaster to disaster. Now the rise of mainstream discussion on 5G and the competitiveness of a ‘Multi Technology Mix’ based NBN is getting into full swing. The discussion gets […]
The two biggest gaming shows in the southern hemisphere will come together for the ultimate celebration of games and gaming culture in 2018. For the past five years, PAX Aus has welcomed gamers of all stripes home with three days’ worth of massive console, PC, handheld, VR and tabletop freeplay gaming areas, esports stages, over […]
Australia’s strongest man Eddie Williams from the Central Coast, New South Wales, has won the ‘World of Tanks PC Tank Pull’ at the Arnold Pro Strongman Australia in Melbourne in front of a massive crowd, including proud tank-owner Arnold Schwarzenegger. To celebrate the upcoming launch of World of Tanks 1.0, eleven of the world’s strongest […]
88 seconds of video games, not violence Games for Change has hit back at The White House after earlier this month the US Government released a graphic, violent video games montage that seems to reflect its stance on violence in gaming today. In their statement they point out that games are more than ‘ultra-violent’ and how […]
World of Tanks PC to set Tank Pull GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS at Arnold Pro Strongman Australia When you think of a team-up, World of Tanks and Weight Lifters make unlikely allies, however they’re joining forces in Melbourne this weekend to attempt a Guinness World Record. The title on the line is for the fastest individual […]
Gaming streams have become an extremely popular and profitable activity. Millions of people spend their time on sites like Twitch or YouTube, watching other people play games. If you've ever tried to explain video game streaming services to a non-gamer, no doubt you've been asked this infamous question.
First Crash now Spyro The Dragon? Activision has teased remasters from its library of IP as part of a Form 10K filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. “We expect to release World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and our latest Call of Duty game in the second half of 2018,” “In addition, […]
A Metal Gear Survive character will cost you $10 if you don’t want to delete your first one. Keeping your existing character essentially means creating another save file for your new one. And IGN has confirmed that each new save slot costs 1,000 Survival coins. You can buy 1,150 coins for $9.99. Metal Gear Survive‘s micro-transactions […]
Are you ready to rage? While this 5E Barbarian charop guide is aimed at giving some mechanical advice, remember that character optimisation means different things to different players. I like to look at more than just damage dice, as a truly effective character is more than the notches on its axe.