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App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s deals include Contra: Evolution on Android, Microtrip on iOS, and Absolon on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Mark Zuckerberg Tried The PlayStation VR Headset Before Buying Oculus Rift

Is this like the direct equivalent of freaking out inside JB Hi-Fi comparing LCDs to Plasmas a couple of days after decided to buy a Panasonic?


EB Expo Tickets Are Now On Sale

The EB Expo is back this year, returning once more to the Sydney Showgrounds and tickets are now on sale for the event that takes place between 3 October and 5 October.


The Daily SingTaku

Yeah, yesterday’s was too easy. Yesterday’s SingTaku was Yoshi’s Island.


Tell Us Dammit: Games You Can't Quite Remember

I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently. There are games we remember playing as children — like Mario and Zelda — and then there are the more obscure games that somehow made it into our collections as children, games we can’t quite remember playing, but just sit there at the back of our minds. I want to talk about them.


Welcome To The University Of Trials Fusion

Just picked up Trials Fusion for the first time? Struggling? This is where the University of Trials comes in, teaching the basics to folks new to the series how to master all those tricky skills required, particularly towards the end.


Of *Course* RZA From The Wu-Tang Clan's Favourite Game Features Martial Arts

The Wu-Tang Clan have always been fans of video games, to the point where they were part of a fairly decent fighting game Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style on the original PlayStation. Unofficial group leader and producer RZA ran an Ask Me Anything thread on Reddit today and, in that thread, revealed his favourite video game of all time.


Listen To Child Of Light's Music Played By A Mini Orchestra And Swoon

Child of Light is a game I’m excited about. I’ve played roughly an hour of the game and I can’t wait to play more. Primarily I expect the game to be praised for its dazzling art, but secondary to that is its musical score. In the above video a small sextet orchestra plays the game’s gorgeous soundtrack and believe me: I am currently in the process of swooning.


While You Were Sleeping

A Very Technical Description Of Changes Coming To WoW Soon Sooooooooooooon…

Seriously, How Are These Real Video Game Graphics? Racing games are always ahead of the curve in this regard.

A Breakdown Of How Video Games Work Super interesting and enlightening.

Every Swear Counted In GTA V’s NSFW Supercut That’s gonna be a long video…

The Hearthstone Soundtrack Is So Good I really need to get an iPad for this.


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