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QANTAS Spirit of Youth Awards interview with Joshua McGrath

If there’s one thing everyone working within the games industry would agree with, it’s that it’s an industry that requires a lot from those who work within it. A lot of passion, a lot of dedication, and a lot of hard work. This is doubly the case when it comes to the Aussie games scene which features such a high level of talent that one must do something exceptionally amazing to stand out. One such person who has achieved this is Joshua McGrath from Doppler Interactive, the 2013 winner of the QANTAS Spirit of Youth Award for the category of […]

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Review – Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

I did not purchase Donkey Kong Country Returns when it came out on the Wii. As a devout fan of the original 1994 SNES platformer, the original Donkey Kong Country already had a home on my Wii. While Retro Studios did enough to provide a good paintjob for the upgraded hardware, it came with the shortfall of the Wiimote, and this clumsy interface eventually predicted failure for the homage to one of Rare’s finest creations.

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Review – Neverwinter

Just the name Neverwinter conjures up such strong and vivid memories in most D&D lovers that it’s almost synonymous with dungeon crawling goodness. And D&D lovers are in for a treat, as that is exactly what this game is full of and at a price that most people can’t argue with – Free!

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No end in sight for PS3-bricking update glitch

There’s an old Chinese proverb: “If update is new, wait a day or two.”  Many PS3 owners who failed to heed the proverb’s wisdom found themselves with bricked consoles Monday night due to a faulty system update.  Nearly 48 hours later, Sony is yet to issue a fix.  Read on for the details.

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Xbox 180: Microsoft reverses course on used games and online connections

Well, that was quick.  It’s been barely a week since Sony launched an all-out assault on the much maligned Xbox One, and Microsoft is already waving the white flag.  Read on for the details.

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CD Projekt RED opens new studio, developing new games

CD Projekt’s RED’s steady march towards world domination continues.  The Witcher developer is expanding into a new studio, and is developing two brand new original  titles.  Read on for all the details.

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The Sims 3 – Save Game: University Life!

For those of you just joining this little adventure, the idea is this:  I made some Sims from our Save Game family here and popped them into a world with a ton of expansion packs so I could gleefully watch silliness ensue.  It’s been a treat.  You may remember that last time we left our Sims, they’d all enrolled in college, which I can only assume is totally natural for people who are about 30 years old.

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E3 Saints Row 4 Media Roundup

It came as a bit of a surprise to me, but there were other games being demonstrated at E3 besides Destiny.  Who knew?  One of those games was Saints Row 4.  We’ve got all the interviews, demos, and previews right here.  Oh, and a picture of a man in a flannel shirt holding the Dubstep Gun.  Read on!

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E3 Destinypalooza

While there have been plenty of huge reveals at this year’s E3, few games have garnered as much attention as Bungie’s Destiny.  The ambitious shared world shooter has received an enormous amount of press coverage the last few days, and we’ve got all of it right here.  We think.  

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E3 Trailerpalooza: Nintendo Edition

It’s day two here at Trailerpalooza, and things are going pretty well.  Yeah, the lines at the porta-potties is insane, and the one ATM machine is broken.  But people seem to be having a good time.  A great show by Nintento certainly helped.  Read on for all the details.

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