World Of Warcraft Servers Are Now Live, How Is That Working For You?

Blizzard announced local World of Warcraft servers for Australia last week, but now they’re actually up and running. How is that working out for you? Have any of you checked it out yet?


While You Were Sleeping

Barakamon Is Touching, Heartfelt And Utterly Wonderful If you’re looking for a new anime to watch, apparently this is the one.

Destiny LEGO Is Easier To Level Destiny LEGO. Probably a better idea than Minecraft LEGO.

I Wish This Is Actually How They Made PS4s Me too.

One Of EA’s Best Games Is Old But Also Free You can’t argue with free.

New Consoles Helped JB Hi-Fi Return To Sales Growth Back in the game.


New Consoles Helped JB Hi-Fi Return To Sales Growth

It’s no secret that the retail industry, as a whole has been struggling. Since May in particular, JB Hi-Fi — one of Australia’s biggest and most successful retail businesses — has faced a number of difficulties. But according to its new CEO, they’ve turned things around in the last quarter. Why?

Apparently video games were a big help.


US Judge Dismisses Ex-Dictator Manuel Noriega's Call Of Duty Lawsuit

A California judge ruled today to dismiss former dictator Manuel Noriega’s lawsuit against publisher Activision for including his likeness in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The suit, filed in July, alleged that Black Ops II’s depiction of Noriega was “blatant misuse, unlawful exploitation and misappropriation for economic gain.”


Marvel's Phase 3 Movies Will Be Its Riskiest, Most Important Ones Yet

It’s seemed like there’s been a perpetual tsunami of hype ever since the first Iron Man movie hit theatres years ago. But the announcements that Marvel made today about its upcoming slate of superhero movies included the names that some fans have been been waiting a long time to hear: Black Panther and Captain Marvel.



Dragon Age: Inquisition Will Be Playable At PAX Australia

Dragon Age: Inquisition. Boy that one snuck up on me. The game is set for release November 20, but EA has just confirmed that the game will actually be playable this weekend at PAX Australia. A 30 minute demo will be made available to the public, focusing on the Hinterland area.


No More Getting Half-Naked On Stream, Twitch Says

No shirt, no shoes, no service. Uber-popular game streaming service Twitch has made a slight yet impactful change to its rules of conduct. Where once it merely put a big, fluffy blanket over all naughty bits — banning “sexually explicit acts or content”, which included “nudity, stripping, or performing/discussing sexual acts” — it’s now seen fit to prohibit sexually suggestive clothing as well.


Halo's Most Famous Map Remade For Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Although I waxed poetic on my own personal favourite Halo map — Lockout — yesterday, even I can admit that the most famous of all Halo multiplayer maps is Blood Gulch, AKA Coagulation. Microsoft has just announced that this classic map will be among the six, from-the-ground-up remakes for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Blood Gulch has a new name: Bloodline.


PAX Australia Will Remain In Melbourne For The Next Five Years

We’ve just gotten word from local PAX man Guy Blomberg that PAX Australia will remain in Melbourne for the next five years. So if you’re from Sydney, Brisbane, Perth or anywhere else for that matter, time to stock up on those frequent flyer points. Apparently the PAX guys like Australia’s most liveable city for some reason.