Wrap-o-matic: Thursday Night

We think there may be a small problem with our comments system. Hang on, folks! Ubisoft Announces Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. The Tom Clancy brand moves into flight sims. Hey, it’s going to have four-player co-op, so I really can’t complain. Alone in the Dark Delayed My Surprise-o-Meter is registering a…

Wrap-o-matic: Monday Night

You Just Won IGF! That Means…? How independent devs are grabbing the attention of big publishers with games that didn’t take years to make or millions to produce. The secret? They’re just fun to play. PSN Redesign Revealed The fabled new look, unveiled at last. Do you think it was…

Be A Life Saver, Throw Beach Balls At People

Be A Life Saver, Throw Beach Balls At People

Bored at lunch and have five minutes to spare? Then you might get some enjoyment out of this Flash game on the UBD Surf website. UBD is sponsoring this year’s Australian Surf Life Saving Championships in Perth, and part of the promotion includes this game. Apparently it’s based on an…

Gametraders, Once Again Delivering Awesome: Gametraders has let us know that both its stores in Carousel and Carillon, WA, have stock of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII going for $69.95 a pop. The independent retailer also says that it’ll have some Square Enix-flavoured jewellery in the near future.

Want To Play Windows Games On Mac Or Linux?

Want To Play Windows Games On Mac Or Linux?

That’s the aim of Codeweavers’ CrossOver Games software. It’s a special version of the developer’s CrossOver Windows emulator for Mac and Linux designed with gaming in mind. It launches today, at the low, low price of $US 39.95. Emulation of basic hardware and operating system calls has come a long…

Wrap-o-matic: Tuesday Night

PS3 GTAIV More Expensive Than 360 GTAIV (In Britain) Looks like 360 Supreme Commander Pushed Back Xbox 360 players will have to wait that much longer for Gas Powered Games epic RTS. It’s cool, you can play Command & Conquer on N64 while you wait!

Kmart: 20% Off All Games

Kmart: 20% Off All Games

What’s with all the recent sales? Not that we mind, of course. The latest retail chain to join in the discount fun is Kmart. It’s offering 20% off all games until March 26. Note that this is just for games, so if you’re after a new console, best to look…

More Imported SSBB Love: Just a quick one to let Victorians know that Tunzagames in Shepparton and Game Mania in Ringwood both have stock of the NTSC Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Tunzagames is expecting a shipment of Freeloader discs by March 25, while Game Mania has them now and is…

Tantalus Trying To Tempt Testers

Tantalus Trying To Tempt Testers

If the crazy and unnecessary alliteration failed to inform, Tantalus is looking for people to test its games. As usual, no experience is required, but a love of electronic entertainment is definitely a plus. According to the job description, positions are for three months only, so if you’re not already…

Yes, Future Is Coming To Oz

Yes, Future Is Coming To Oz

If you needed its licensing agreement for Future’s magazines revoked, and it looked fairly certain that the UK publisher would dive into our congested market with its leading titles in tow. This pretty much seals the deal.

My Faceplates, Let Me Show You Them: We’re still taking entries for the original post for all the pertinent details. Thanks again to 2K Games for being a good sport.

Buy Dodo Mobile, Get PS3 For $99

Buy Dodo Mobile, Get PS3 For $99

From the looks of this page, if you’re willing to sign a mobile phone contract and fork over $49.90, not only will you receive a plan from Dodo with $320 worth of credit, but the option to buy a PS3 for a measly $99. Interested parties will need to fill…

Wrap-o-matic: Wednesday Night

Konami Sexes Up Contra Promotion In Japan Because the last twenty or so morning wraps have had insufficient amounts of sexy. God of War Chains of Olympus Review: Portable Near Perfection A PSP game so good, it’ll keep you chained to your handheld. Haw, haw.

20% Off Wii Games Sale, Starts Tomorrow At Kmart

20% Off Wii Games Sale, Starts Tomorrow At Kmart

Looking to bulk up your collection of Wii games? Don’t sacrifice your wallet/purse/treasure chest to the God of Endless Debt just yet. If you can hold out until tomorrow, Kmart is having a 20% off sale on games for Nintendo’s console. This excludes games already on discount, but that’s to…

Wrap-o-matic: Tuesday Night

Army of Two Has Region Protected Multiplayer Well EA, I guess it’s better than No Sweat! All The Big Hits Are Delayed Will Too Human become the next Duke Nukem Forever? For Silicon Knights’ sake, I hope not.

Why Michael Atkinson’s Opposal Of An R18+ Rating For Games Does Bugger All To Protect Kids, Promotes Crime

Why Michael Atkinson’s Opposal Of An R18+ Rating For Games Does Bugger All To Protect Kids, Promotes Crime

Today, State Parliament heard Attorney-General Michael Atkinson’s arguments against an R18+ rating for video games. Actually, that’s not quite true. According to News.com.au, Atkinson was interrupted shortly after bringing up the use of drugs in the game Narc, which was refused classification back in 2005. However, News.com.au was able to…