Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW), the biggest games festival in the Asia Pacific, today announced the 2018 program, the largest to date. Taking place from 20–28 October at locations throughout Melbourne’s CBD, MIGW brings local, national, and international games talent together for one week of creativity, networking, business/industry development and play. Melbourne is the natural […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Prime time Aussie and NZ servers to go live on November 1, 6pm – 12am AEDT Following the growth of the local World of Tanks community, Wargaming has confirmed they are launching a local server for Australian and New Zealand players on November 1, 2017. The locally hosted server is a game changer for the […]
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...
VIC Take Home the Win in the First Ever League of Legends: League of Origin Cup Not content with just having the most liveable city, Victoria has been crowned the first ever League of Legends: League of Origin Champions, winning the best of five Final in 3-1 against New South Wales over the weekend. After placing […]
With new Pokemon regions opening up each generation we could see a visit Down Under to Australia in the future. The incredible Paul Robertson on Twitter has put together amazing art for the Australian Pokedex. Below are 151 Pokemon themed on the unique offerings of Aussies. Australian Pokedex 1-29 Going from previous Pokedex setups, we […]
Anyone even remotely interested in gaming news in the last three weeks will know about Outlast 2‘s situation in Australia. For everyone else, the Department of Classification and the Arts refused to classify Outlast 2. The result? The game is banned in Australia. It was refused classification for implied sexual assault. It has since been […]
Riot Games Oceania has kicked off the 2017 Oceanic Pro League (OPL) schedule with a new world-class broadcast studio. In their ongoing drive to increase the footprint of League of Legends eSports in the Oceanic region, Riot Games Oceania are increasing the number of ‘in-studio’ matches for the season. Changing from midweek broadcasts, teams will […]
PAX Australia less than a month away so you'll need these PAX AUS maps to get planning your weekend. The biggest gaming expo to come Down Under is taking over the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) once again. Where will you be spending your time?