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The Warcraft Movie Is Not Good

Some people had hoped, after months of hype and the pedigree of director Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code), that Warcraft might break the long and storied Curse Of Bad Video Game Movies. I have some sad news for those people. Maybe video game adaptations were just never meant to be.


15 Things You Should Know Before Playing Overwatch

Getting started in Overwatch can be pretty daunting: there are so many heroes to learn, maps to memorise and loot crates to open, that it’s hard to keep track of it all. But we have a few quick pointers that should help.


NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1080 Review: Time For An Upgrade

After months of speculation and anticipation, Nvidia’s latest piece of hardware you put in your computer to make things look pretty is here. The GeForce GTX 1080 is much better than the pieces of hardware you put in your computer to make things look pretty that came before it.


The Strange 3 Year Journey Of The Xbox One

People are cheering.

Sincere, enthusiastic cheers. People clapping with a level of excitement you normally hear from kids who see a pile of presents under a Christmas tree. There’s even the occasional “Woo!” from the crowd. From the audio alone, something is obviously worth all this noise. Something new, something exciting. What could it be? What incredible thing has people so worked up?

A man is standing on a stage changing television channels with his voice. At the time, some people considered it revolutionary. Today, that seems ridiculous.


One Of The Twists In Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC Is Too Damn Good

The Fallout fandom is about to have a LOT of arguments over one of the plot points in Far Harbor, Fallout 4’s biggest DLC. Spoilers ahead!


Euclideon Promised To Revolutionise Computer Graphics, Now They're Making Holograms

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson famously called them “snake oil salesmen“, but now Australian company Euclideon, who famously promised to revolutionise video game graphics with their ‘Infinite Detail’ engine, is back with a completely different type of technology.

A technology designed to compete with virtual reality.

Euclideon is working on Holograms.


Leaked Poster Reveals Destiny's Next Expansion, Rise Of Iron 

Destiny‘s next expansion is called Rise of Iron, according to leaked marketing materials that popped up on Reddit tonight. The expansion, which is expected in September, should be officially revealed at E3.


And The First Australian NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Price Is A Lot

Most of the specifications and performance-enhancing features of NVIDIA’s Pascal GPUs, the GTX 1070 and 1080, are largely known by now. And we also know what the American prices of those chips will be.

But nobody knows precisely how much Aussies will be charged for the king of GPUs. And as it turns out, the answer is quite a lot.


This Amputee Gamer Has An Arm Inspired By Metal Gear Solid

Four years ago James Young lost his left arm after falling in between two train carriages.

Now Konami has helped build him a replacement for that arm, inspired by Big Boss and Metal Gear Solid. It’s insane.


X-Men Apocalypse Review: This One's For The Fans

“You don’t have to be an X-Men fan to like it, but it helps.”

During the X-Men’s first few cinematic excursions, this adage more or less held true. While nominally aimed at comic book enthusiasts, the franchise wisely dispensed with dense backstories, superfluous characters and silly costumes in favour of the bare, leather-clad essentials. They were deliberately accessible to the mainstream and all the better for it.

Fast-forward to X-Men: Apocalypse and things have changed. Now, it’s: “If you’re not a diehard X-Men fan, GTFO!”


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