RPG Maker MV Coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PS4

RPG Maker MV makes the jump from PC to the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Following in the footsteps of Super Mario Maker, NIS America has partnered with Kadokawa to bring the long running game making toolkit to the latest generation of consoles. The series, which contains several editions on PC and console editions on Super Famicom, Sega Saturn, GameBoy...

Gamers Slam NBN Co For Accusations of Congestion

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 an "example" of heavy users that contributed to...

New Pokémon Games for Nintendo Switch

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 titles, Pokémon is broadening the scope of...

Labor’s Got a Plan To Fix The NBN Multi Technology Mess

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...

ReedPOP and EB Games partner up for PAX Aus 2018 featuring EB Expo

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...

Australia’s strongest man wins 8-tonne tank pull world record

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 men were challenged to pull...

Games Industry Responds to The White House Violence Montage With Their Own Video

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 they wished to share a different...

Arnold Pro Strongmen to Pull World of Tanks for a World Record 💪

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 to pull a tank 10 metres. Though...

Activision to release more remasters of existing IP in 2018

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, we expect to deliver… releases of...

League of Legends OPL lands Whopper of a Sponsorship in Hungry Jack’s

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).