Latest Podcast: Episode 172 – It’s About Time
Preview – Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning

There’s a new action RPG coming to town, and judging by the excellent mixing pot of talent that it has come from it’s definitely going to be worth checking out. 38 Studios have pulled together a great team to develop this epic story in the brand new fantasy world of the Amalur. Read more…

2011 – Reflections From The Eyes Of A Drop Bear

Today is New Years Eve, a time for reflection on the past year and a time to start setting goals for 2012. We launched Drop Bear Gaming officially on January 1st this year so I thought this would be a perfect chance to sum up the highlights of 2011 for DBG and gaming in general. A lot happened this year in gaming as well as some major milestones for us as a site so join me as I reflect on the last 12 months. Read more…

EA’s latest IP Syndicate gets banned in OZ

Below you will find the official statement from EA regarding the Refused Classification (RC) decision of Syndicate in Australia:

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Need for Speed: The Run

EA’s long running Need for Speed series sees another iteration this year, this one called simply The Run. Grab a car, strap yourself in and get ready to race across the states (America), East to West coast, against 210 other cars. Will you need the perfect run to topple this game, read on to find out.

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Back To Karkand Coming PS3 Today

The first DLC pack for the amazingly popular shooter Battlefield 3 drops today, but only on the PS3. Read on to see what is included and why you should drop your hard earned cash the moment it hits the PSN Store. 

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FIFA Street is Getting Messi

EA has secured FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as the face of FIFA Street 2012.

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FIFA 12

The latest FIFA soccer game was recently put in my hands with the instructions to write a review for it. Having played every FIFA game since 1998 it has always been great checking out what’s new and what has changed in each new iteration. Although FIFA 11 wasn’t a massive step up from 10, EA Canada have definitely done a good job of upsetting some hardcore fans with their latest changes, and yet they’ve still managed to kick a goal with FIFA 12. Read more…

EA’s Official Battlefield 3 Launch Trailer

Our friends at EA Australia have just released the newest trailer for the massively anticipated Battlefield 3 and they have left the best till last.

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Episode 22: EB Expo 2011
Duration: 01:20:21 • Size: 36.79 MB

On this massive episode of the Drop Bear Gaming we are joined by special guests Liz and Tash from Save Game Online to discuss the inaugural EB Expo! We have included our interviews with 2K Games, EA, Microsoft, Nintendo, Mindscape, Ubisoft, and Namco Bandai. Read more…

DBG@EBExpo – How EA Stole The Show

EA Australia stole the show at this year’s EB Expo, but what made their effort such a stand out over all the other exhibitors? It was the little things and maybe some really big things too! Read more…

 
Lucas
The Podfather/Convo Controller
Super salesman by day, Batdad and Gamersutra by night. As a self-confessed technology pacifist, he prefers to sit on the console-war fence and play games on his PC.
Matt
PlayStation Fanboy/Motormouth
Electrician by trade and yet also highly skilled at finding time to game around work and family commitments. A PlayStation fanboy with a platinum count and obvious podcast bias to prove it. Thinks DC is clearly superior to Marvel. Has been known to rant.
ABOUT DBG

Started in January 2011 by brothers Lucas and Matt, Drop Bear Gaming has been operating for over 7 years offering a fresh and relaxed perspective on the video game industry. The website is a passion project more than anything and it is our distinct pleasure to continue bringing entertainment to our listeners and viewers.

The guys release a podcast episode every two to three weeks and over the years they have welcomed guests from developers, publishers, and other gaming outlets onto the show.

Disclaimer: From time to time Drop Bear Gaming receives copies of games for review in either physical or digital format from publishers or their associated PR companies. All reviews are based on the merits of each game on their own. Whether or not we were supplied the copy is not taken into account when compiling our reviews.

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