Dual Shock 3, Now Available At My Place

Dual Shock 3, Now Available At My Place

Is there stock of the Playstation 3 Dual Shock 3 controller in the country? I would say this package, which arrived on my front door not long ago, would suggest a “Yes”. I look forward to putting my SixAxis into retirement. Now I just need to get a second one…

Sony Confirms Release for Dual Shock 3: Gamespot has official word from the company on both the April 24 launch and $99.95 pricing… which coincides with the

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Tantalus Makes Develop 100 List

Tantalus Makes Develop 100 List

Check out Develop 100. Have a look for Tantalus. Cool, isn’t it? I’m not sure about you, but it’s nice to see an Australian studio ranked with the best in the world, besides the local branch of 2K Boston/2K Australia (which is marked as US anyway). True, it’s placed 96th…

Australia Gets Censored GTA IV

Australia Gets Censored GTA IV

Screen Play is reporting that our version of GTA IV was modified in advance to get it past the Office of Film and Literature Classification with an MA15+ rating. While this has been confirmed by Rockstar’s local presence, it was tight lipped about what it removed from the game. Rockstar…

Condemned 2 Has Evil, Needs Offsetting

Condemned 2 Has Evil, Needs Offsetting

What’s the best way to promote a violent video game about a cop who beats up hobos? Make a Flash website with ponies, flowers, butterflies and clowns of course! Sega’s Condemned 2 certainly doesn’t contain any of the entities I just mentioned, so what’s the connection? Why not click on…

Wrap-o-matic: Wednesday Night

Crisis Core Review: Zack Fair In Love And War Kotaku reviews Crisis Core. It reviews it all hard and serious like. GTA4 Hands-On: The World is Yours We got our hands on Grand Theft Auto IV. It’s criminally fun.

Kotaku Australia Originals: R18+ Classification Edition

Kotaku Australia Originals: R18+ Classification Edition

That pesky R18+ rating issue! Why won’t it just go away? Probably because games are being discriminated against, adult gamers are being treated like children and the OFLC is being unnecessarily restricted. But enough of that. We’ve made some headway – finally. Let’s look to the future now instead of…

More Oz Gaming Bargains, Because We Can

More Oz Gaming Bargains, Because We Can

Bargains are sexy. Which by proxy, makes Anthony over at EcoGamer darn hot also. He’s put together another list of gaming deals especially for us. Thanks again! If you feel like saving some cash while you spend big on your next lot of gaming purchases, just hit the jump!

Wrap-o-matic: Wednesday Night

Warhammer Online Falls To US Autumn Hey, it’s hard making an MMO to compete with World of Warcraft. Especially when you’re directly competing with it. When will developers learn that this is a bad, bad idea? New Soul Calibur IV Character, Has Sharp Nipples Because I love morning nipples, and…

Casual Gamers Aren’t Necessarily Gamers

Casual Gamers Aren’t Necessarily Gamers

Gamasutra has uploaded an informative post-mortem for Infinite Interactive’s Puzzle Quest. CEO and designer Steve Fawkner is basically a master at mixing casual and hardcore gameplay, so if you’re keen to learn a few of the ingredients of his magic recipe, this is a good place to start. The article…

Aussie-Made Knitted Sackboy

Aussie-Made Knitted Sackboy

Update: The maker of this fantastic little guy, Sayraphim Lothian, got in contact with her details. So now we can give credit where it’s due. Kotaku AU reader Shayne sent us this photo of a knitted Sackboy that was made especially for him by a friend. You may recognise the…

Wrap-o-matic: Wednesday Night

Wicked DS Guitar Hero Controller Unveiled Get ready to crank out the classics, DS style. Haze Is PS3 Exclusive “For Now” (Sigh) I think at this point getting it out on a single platform would be an epic achievement. You can do it Free Radical!

Wrap-o-matic: Tuesday Night

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Review: Revenge of the AI Kotaku takes a look at Ubisoft’s latest shooter. In related news, I’ll be attending the Australian launch party tonight. Photos and giggles incoming.

35% Mario Wii & DS Games At Target

35% Mario Wii & DS Games At Target

Anthony from the Economical Gamer dropped us a quick note saying that Target is having a 15% off sale starting from tomorrow and going until Sunday (excludes Friday). This deal applies to games and gaming hardware. The bigger news is that Mario Wii and DS games will be 35% off…

Sidhe Talks About Sony’s PhyreEngine

Sidhe Talks About Sony’s PhyreEngine

PhyreEngine. It’s a funky name, but what the heck is it? We asked Sidhe Interactive’s sexy technical director, Tyrone McAuley, to help us demystify Sony’s cross-platform tech. Sidhe developed its PSN/Xbox Live Arcade/PSP title GripShift using the engine, so if anyone’s going to know a thing or two about it,…

Wrap-o-matic: Over The Weekend

If anyone was wondering why the Civilization Revolution competition reminder was posted in the future (cue spooky music), it’s because it’s the only way we can keep something “on top” of other posts. Mystery solved folks! Yes, BioWare Says, Dragon Age Is Still Coming I’d totally forgotten about Dragon Age….