Australian Stories

No Buy-In Beta For CnC-Alike Grey Goo

Petroglyph Games, a team of veterans behind old-school RTS pioneer Command & Conquer, has been hard at work on a modern version of its RTS formula, called Grey Goo. And if you’ve been following the project (and gaming news in recent years) you would have been expecting a Kickstarter or Early Access campaign right about now. That won’t happen.


Great Gift Ideas For Gaming And Powerful PC Enthusiasts

Stuck for inspiration for the PC gamer in your life? Our list of top picks will ensure a smile on the face of anyone lucky enough to score these PC gaming gifts.


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!


Freebie Friday! Free Games For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile games for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Gangstar Vegas, Aces of Steam and Hodor Keyboard. Download them all without spending a cent!


Pick Up A Last Minute Christmas Gift At Dick Smith

There are some great savings on offer this weekend: On Saturday you’ll score 10% off Kindle and fitness tech, and all weekend you can take advantage of 10% off Samsung tablets. Perfect for those last minute pressies – you won’t want to miss out on these deals!


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

Today’s best deals include Loco Music Player for Windows Phone, Art Cloud for iPad and VidTrim Pro for Android. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


MSI GT72 Dominator Pro: Australian Review

Gaming laptops are a peculiar niche in the notebook world. They try to achieve an incredibly difficult goal — achieving plenty of power to run high-end PC games, while shoehorning all those powerful and heat-producing components into a vaguely portable chassis. The MSI GT72 Dominator Pro takes the same all-out approach as the existing GT70, but has brand new top-of-the-line PC hardware inside. It has all the outright grunt of a high-end desktop gaming PC, but is also mobile — just.


Remember This?

It was tight, but I’m going to say that Black Dahlia NZ was first in guessing that yesterday’s Remember This was Dune 2. Nicely done. I see that a heap of people managed to guess it correctly. Nice work.



What Are You Playing This Weekend?

I think I may have decided that Dragon Age: Inquisition isn’t for me. Too much lore nonsense, not friendly enough to players who haven’t trekked through the first two games. I think this weekend I’m finally going to check out Shadow of Mordor.