Australian Stories

Portal On The 3DS Looks Great!

Portal is a great video game, the 3DS is a great handheld. Surely it’s a match made in heaven? Turns out it sorta is!

Free Games Friday: Hero Sky Epic Guild Wars, Polyform, Agent RX

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.

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

Today’s best deals include Periscope on iOS, Syberia on Android and BRIEFR on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Tech Deals: 50% Off Selected Swann Security, Buy One Get One Free Acer Windows Tablet And More!

There are some incredible tech savings to talk about this week — from home security systems at 50 per cent off, to buy one get one free tablets and and the ultimate party sound system — there’s something for everyone, or everything for someone.

Remember This?

Kind of surprised, but not really surprised that someone guessed yesterday’s Remember This. Sure, it was stupidly vague, but this is you guys and girls we’re talking about. It’s to be expected.

3 Days In And I Am Loving The Australian Netflix

First everyone seemed cynical, and they had every right. When is the last time Australians paid a fair price for anything tech related? Getting screwed on consumer products is a national pastime.

Why should Netflix be any different?

Then there was the surprise. The surprise that, when Netflix announced its pricing strategy in Australia, it was entirely reasonable. More than reasonable in fact: downright fair.

Watching This Australian Make His Game Is Extremely Compelling

Usually when we watch ‘Making Of’ documentaries, they’re extremely polished and — crucially — are released after the game, meaning the story has already essentially been told. It has a beginning, a middle, and an end with a ribbon on it. This documentary is different.

Halo Online Is Just Halo 3 With Bells On, But It Looks Fantastic

Halo Online is only being released in Russia and is catered to that market, what with its rampant game piracy and love of free-to-play, but that doesn’t stop me feeling, well, a little jealous.