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

Today’s best deals include Runtastic Running PRO on Android, Fresh Air on iOS and Skateboard Party 2 on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Bloodborne: Face Your Fear. The Best Entries So Far...

As you may already be aware, we’re running an awesome Bloodborne competition about ‘facing your fears’. What are you afraid of? What scares you the most? We’re giving one lucky reader the chance to overcome that fear and we’re giving away a couple of PlayStation 4s in the process. There’s still plenty of time to enter, but I thought it might be fun to go through some of my favourite entries so far…

Light A Fire, Survive, And Get Eaten By Wolves: The Video Game

Where They Once Were is a small, short, simple game that popped up on my Facebook feed this morning. I’ve spent the last 30 minutes or so toying around with it, and I think you should too.

Remember This?

Someone asked me yesterday, “how long until Remember This is just a black screen and someone guesses it anyway?” I’d argue yesterday was pretty close. Still, someone got it. Unreal.

Off Topic: Scariest Thing You've Ever Done?

As you might already be aware, we’re currently running a Bloodborne competition. The theme of that competition is ‘Face Your Fear’. We’re organising for one lucky winner to face their fear (and win loads of other stuff). Anyway, I thought it might make for an interesting topic: what’s the scariest thing you’ve ever done?

The Unreal Engine Is Now Free For All Developers

In 2014, the Unreal Engine moved to something of a subscription model. If you wanted to use the engine you had to pay $19 per month. Now? Tim Sweeney of Epic Games has announced that the engine is free. Yep, the Unreal Engine has totally just gone free-to-play.

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!

Netflix To Stream In Australia From March 24, Available On All Consoles

I’m sure plenty of you are already using Netflix in some way to stream all your favourite TV shows, but Netflix has announced today that from March 24, it will officially begin streaming in Australia.

Can A Mini-PC Replace A Console In The Living Room?

We have all been eagerly awaiting Steam OS and the inevitable flood of affordable console like mini-PCs that will let us play our existing library of games in the living room. The problem is Valveā€™s innovative new wireless controller is not ready, holding up the whole launch. Tired of waiting, some manufacturers have launched their own Windows based setups. But can they compete with your existing console?