Samurai Warriors 4

Shane and Jason visit the Sengoku era with Samurai Warriors 4

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Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Don and Jason go to war over Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

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400 And Counting: Week 18 (You Want A Revolution)

I feel like I’m hitting my stride. It’s been a while since I’ve had a lowly four-movie week and I’m generally enjoying most of the films I’m watching. I still […]

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400 And Counting: Week 17 (Second Verse, Same As The First)

Last week I dived into the world of professional Magic: The Gathering; this week I’ve discovered a new podcast, The Worst Idea of All Time. In it, two friends watch […]

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Twitch Servers Breached, Passwords Reset

(In Brief) Twitch is requiring its users to changer their account passwords after breach of its systems. In blog posts and emails to its community, Twitch has confirmed that unauthorised […]

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Nintendo Forms Mobile Partnership With DeNA

Nintendo has announced a partnership with Japanese mobile company DeNA to develop new games for mobile devices. The arrangement between Nintendo and DeNA is designed to allow the best of […]

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Kane’s Favourite Console

The Weird & Retro boys discuss Kane's favourite console, the Commodore Amiga 500.

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Our First Console

The WaR boys discuss their first consoles.

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Published by Donald Duong on March 24, 2015 Twitch Servers Breached, Passwords Reset

(In Brief) Twitch is requiring its users to changer their account passwords after breach of its systems. In blog posts and emails to its community, Twitch has confirmed that unauthorised people may have had access to user information, including: Usernames, emails, cryptographically-protected passwords, IP addresses used to log in, names, addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.

Twitch users will be prompted to change their password upon login.

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Published by Jamie Galea on March 17, 2015 Nintendo Forms Mobile Partnership With DeNA

Nintendo has announced a partnership with Japanese mobile company DeNA to develop new games for mobile devices.

The arrangement between Nintendo and DeNA is designed to allow the best of both companies to shine; Nintendo with its IP and game development skills, and DeNA with its expertise in mobile gaming. While no games were announced, the companies confirmed that titles developed under this partnership will all be original titles using Nintendo Intellectual Property (IP), designed specifically for smartphones. Nintendo will have final approval on all games made as part of this alliance. Continue reading »

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Published by Donald Duong on March 13, 2015 Respawn Working on Titanfall Sequel

(In brief) Respawn Entertainment is working on a sequel to 2013 first person shooter Titanfall. The studio’s founder and CEO Vince Zampella confirmed development in an interview with IGN, also mentioning that, “It’ll be multiplatform!” Zampella also hinted at changes to the single-player aspect, as well as a new approach to delivering DLC, citing Evolve’s model as a possibility.

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Published by Jamie Galea on March 13, 2015 TPG to Acquire iiNet for $1.4B AUD

TPG LogoIn a surprise move, Sydney based telecommunications giant TPG has announced that it will purchase Western Australian based internet service provider (ISP) iiNet for $1.4 billion dollars.

Prior to this announcement, TPG owned 6.25% of iiNet. The move will merge the two companies to create a subscriber base of 1.7 million users. In an Australian Stock Exchange disclosure, TPG is expecting the acquisition to be finalised and implemented by the middle of July 2015.  TPG’s Executive Chairman and CEO David Teoh believed the acquisition will allow TPG to upscale their plans to implement the National Broadband Network: ”iiNet and TPG are highly complementary businesses in terms of geographic presence, market segments and corporate customer base. Continue reading »

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Published by Jamie Galea on March 12, 2015 Sega & Game Freak Announce Tembo The Badass Elephant

SEGA LogoAs part of Sega’s initiative to become more of a digital publisher, they have today announced a brand new downloadable title, Tembo The Badass Elephant. What’s surprising about the title is that it’ll be developed by Pokemon developers Game Freak, and hitting the PS4, Xbox One & Steam later in 2015. Continue reading »

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