Australian Stories

Double Fine Is Done With Starbase DF-9, Will Release Source Code Next Month

Back in 2012, a prototype for a game called Starbase DF-9 came out of Amnesia Fortnight, Double Fine’s internal “game-jam”. It proved popular with fans and as a result, the developer spent a considerable amount of time beating the prototype into a full game. Now, two years later, it’s planning the final version and gifting the source code to the community.


Kickstarter's New Terms Of Use Holds Creators More Accountable

Kickstarter is a platform for all sorts of crowdfunded activities, though we know it best for the games it’s helped launch — and those that failed spectacularly. Investing in a project always carries risk, but surely creators should be held more accountable when things don’t go to plan? Kickstarter it seems has been listening and in response, has updated its terms of use.


Legend Of Grimrock 2 Leaves The Dungeons Behind For The Open World

Last time we talked about Legend of Grimrock 2, the successor to the original game that gave the old-school dungeon crawling genre a kick in the pants, all we were given was a solitary screenshot. That’s changed dramatically however, with the new title due on 15 October, there are now multiple screenshots and even videos. Videos!


Talk Amongst Yourselves

Welcome to Talk Amongst Yourselves, AKA ‘TAY’. Organise meet-ups, talk about games, talk about anything you want! Consider this the unofficial Kotaku Australia forum. Become a TAYbie today and join the best and friendliest community on the internet!


Six Reasons Why I Actually Really Like Destiny

Destiny is controversial. Destiny is divisive. But I don’t want to talk about that. I don’t want to be all like, Destiny has its problems but…

I want to talk about why I am currently enjoying Destiny more than any other major game release this year.


Dick Smith Deals Of The Week

Got a new iPhone 6? Check out these great cases and wallets — plus 20% off Apple iTunes cards! Dick Smith’s super sale this weekend also slashes 15% off selected Canon cameras and a massive 30% off a huge selection of big brand headphones. There’s also a new $498 Xbox One 500GB + Destiny + Forza value bundle. Here are the details.


Nvidia's New GeForce GTX GPUs Are All About Energy Efficiency

It’s a big day for PC gaming. Graphics card powerhouse Nvidia has a new family of GPUs — the GTX 980 and GTX 970 — based on a brand new chipset, designed to deliver more visual power and higher frame rates than previous generations, while consuming less power. If you believe Nvidia, they’re “the new benchmark in performance and efficiency for gaming on the PC.”


Your First Look At The New Millenium Falcon

JJ Abrams’ production company Bad Robot has just shown off the very first glimpse of what the Millenium Falcon will look like in the new Star Wars movie.

Hold me.


Remember This?

Well done to Edenist, a familiar face around these parts, for correctly guessing that yesterday’s Remember This was Championship Manager Italia. Man I played a lot of that game as a teenager.


What Are You Playing This Weekend?

I’ll be playing this new, little indie game. You’ve probably never heard of it. It’s this niche MMO/Shooter/RPG thing. LOL JKS I’M PLAYING DESTINY.

What are you playing this weekend?