Wrap-o-matic: Tuesday Night

GameSpy Launches Direct2Game Because the only person who doesn’t want your money is you, right? Saw Writer Talks Saw Video Game I think Saw could make an interesting video game. But looking back at all the movie-to-game adaptations that have come before, the odds are against it. IGA And ID…

Zombie Panic: Source 1.21b Update Awakens

Zombie Panic: Source 1.21b Update Awakens

Everyone’s favourite* Half-Life 2 zombie mod has just received a new update, just two days after the previous one. There’s no mention of what 1.21b fixes, but if you plan on playing the survival horror mod online, you’ll have no choice but to update. If missed the 1.2b patch released…

ATI Catalyst 8.2 Drivers, You Know You Want Them

ATI Catalyst 8.2 Drivers, You Know You Want Them

Just because AMD’s busy with its Phenom processors doesn’t mean the company’s gone slack with driver releases for its Radeon brand of graphics cards. Hence, AMD’s just brought out version 8.2 of its Catalyst software/driver bundle. Hardware-wise, there are a bunch of fixes for CrossFire and HDMI. On the software…

A Look At Ubisoft’s Oz Release Schedule

A Look At Ubisoft’s Oz Release Schedule

Release schedules. I love them. I’m not sure if it’s the differently-coloured Excel spreadsheet boxes or the rows and rows of “TBC”, “TBD”, “IDK” and “WTF”, but there’s something mystically magical about dates, prices and titles that makes my heart pound and my skin flush bright red. Well, it’s either…

Wrap-o-matic: Tuesday Night

Spore Launches In September Will Wright continues to tinker away at his masterpiece. EA says September, but we’ve heard it all before. Australia Gets Pirates Of The Burning Sea For Free A free MMO? Not a bad deal in my eyes, though that may be because I <3 pirates.

Comment + Excellence = Lost Odyssey

Comment + Excellence = Lost Odyssey

Counting today, there’s only three days left to make your award-winning comment and snag yourself a copy of Lost Odyssey, thanks to Microsoft. With just five boxes to give out, you’re going to have to channel Twain, or Garfunkel, or someone creative if you want to be in with a…

World of Warcraft 2.4 Patch Notes Are Out & About

World of Warcraft 2.4 Patch Notes Are Out & About

The patch notes for version 2.4 of Blizzard’s far-too-popular MMO World or Warcraft are out, along with the public test realm (PTR). It appears many players were under the impression that the update would bring balance to the game’s player versus player elements, thanks to a story on MMO news…

Wrap-o-matic: Thursday Night

Frankenreview: Devil May Cry 4 (Xbox 360) Bits and pieces of Devil May Cry 4 reviews from around the globe compiled and condensed for your reading pleasure. Super Smash Bros. Brawl Sells 820K In Its Debut Week While you guys read this, I’m going to try and track down someone…

Wrap-o-matic: Wednesday Night

I sleep for eight hours and wake up to all this. Not that it’s a bad thing. Zero Punctuation On Call Of Duty 4 Am I the only one who thought CoD 4 was just more of the same? Even ZP has let me down. PSP Sets Fire To Schoolboy’s…

Wrap-o-matic: Tuesday Night

Epic Shoots Down GamePro’s Gears 2 Exclusive Come on Epic, you have to talk about Gears of War 2 at some stage. Why not now? New Satin Silver PS3 For Japan I’m sure it’s nice, but I don’t think I could have one sitting in my lounge room and still…

X3 Expansion In The Works

X3 Expansion In The Works

Egosoft has quietly announced X3: Terran Conflict, a standalone expansion for its mega-confusing by extremely rewarding space trading sim X3. The news arrived via a post on Egosoft’s official forums. Here’s a snippet: X³: Terran Conflict is a brand new, stand-alone game set in the universe of X³. It is…

An Inside Look at Aussie Developer FuzzyEyes

An Inside Look at Aussie Developer FuzzyEyes

The folks over at AustralianGamer got the chance to invade the headquarters of Oz developer FuzzyEyes. The studio is currently working on the title Edge of Twilight. There are photos of the team’s work environment (looks like a normal office really) as well as interviews with the head dudes. Here’s…

Microsoft: No Comment on EB Australia Fiasco

Microsoft: No Comment on EB Australia Fiasco

Update: EB Games Australia has EB Games Australia may have $10 million worth of busted 360s that it can’t sell, and the manufacturer is unwilling to compensate it for. You might be a bit disappointed by the reply: We’re not going to comment on this. Luke Plunkett for Kotaku US…

That Sprite Ad…

You may have noticed that the Sprite island ad on the website sometimes plays completely without warning. It also happens to loop. Oh, and it’s very loud. I know I’ve had to change my pants a few times. Well, you’ll be happy to know we’ve had a chat to the…

EVE Online, Now On Steam

EVE Online, Now On Steam

CCP and Valve have joined forces to bring the former’s space-based MMO to the latter’s online distribution platform, Steam. Yes, you can download the EVE Online client software free from the game’s official website. But, if you grab it from Steam CCP will throw in a 21-day trial (seven days…

Assassin’s Creed PC to Have Insane Minimum Specs

Assassin’s Creed PC to Have Insane Minimum Specs

Not that we were expecting anything less. Tipster Brendan eyed the listing on Ubisoft’s support knowledge base. If you’re too tired to click through, we’ve replicated it here for the woozy: Supported OS: Windows XP / Vista (only) Processor: Dual core processor 2.6 GHz Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon…

Wrap-o-matic: Monday Night

Smell that? It’s the mouth-watering scent of things working again. I’d bottle it if I could and name it “Manfume”, because I’m kooky like that. Advance Wars: Days of Ruin Campaign Impressions Judging by these impressions, Advance Wars won’t be ruining your day any time soon (read: It’s good). WETA,…

The Kids Are Alright

The Kids Are Alright

Sarah over at Lifehacker has pointed us in the direction of a freshly launched gaming news and reviews site aimed at parents, called What They Play. Intermingled with your standard reviews are articles such as “Wii Found One: The Parents Guide To Finding A Wii” (not such a bad idea…

Malcolm King Versus The Australian Games Industry

Malcolm King Versus The Australian Games Industry

Update: Tantalus CEO Tom Crago has replied to Malcolm King, adding some much needed clarification and accuracy to the original article. Yesterday, journalist Malcolm King posted a rather scathing opinion piece on the state of the Australian games industry over at the Courier Mail. Many of the statements made in…