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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
KFC buckets have taken over the cricket, Big Macs feature prominantley on the screens of the AFL, and now you may be offered a Whopper with your Pentakill.Hungry Jack's has carved out their niche in the Aussie esports scene by partnering with the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League (OPL).
Steven “Bajo” O’Donnell has moved on from Good Game and Good Game Spawn Point (Announced Tuesday night) to focus on livestreaming.We caught up with him at PAX AUS to discuss how he’s finding the transition into Twitch streaming and his plans for the future.
DESTINY 2 ‘SUPPAWTS’ AUSTRALIAN WORKING DOG RESCUE INT AT PAX AUS, TO RAISE AWARENESS ‘FOR THE PUPPIES’ Tomorrow, Activision is bringing the iconic line from the Destiny 2 live action trailer ‘For The Puppies’ to life by helping raise awareness for non profit charity, Australian Working Dog Rescue Int (AWDRI). As part of the partnership, Activision and AWDRI will be bringing real-life […]
Can You Recommend a Panel? The PAX AUS schedule for 2017 is now available online, details of each panel, tournaments and all the events within events are up for viewing. Click here, you can browse or search the schedule to find items of interest. There’s an update on previous years that shows a handy notification where you can […]
If you're in Melbourne this weekend get a taste of the PAX Australia experience with the pop-up event in Fed Square. This Friday and Saturday, 1-2 Sept., everyone can come down and play some games, hear some talks or maybe win some prizes.The takeover of Federation square will include tournaments on a massive screen, some of the hottest recently released games and competitions to win PAX Aus 3-day badges. PAX Aus is more than video games so there's expected to be plenty of cosplay and board games in the hear...
Strap on your team colours and get your drinking hand ready, Australia’s first esports bar opens in August. GG EZ Bar will be the first of its kind in Australia to offer a ‘sports bar’ vibe focused solely on esports. The Melbourne bar boasts custom cocktails, restaurant-quality food and the of course ‘state-of-the-art’ screens for […]