Latest Podcast: Episode 172 – It’s About Time
Firemint offering you the chance to win Spy Mouse

Do you like winning stuff from doing not much at all? Well I think someone over at Firemint knows the answer is YES.

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EA to buy PopCap

EA are really taking the casual game space seriously, after buying the Australian iOS development company Firemint, they have now turned their sights on PopCap. In a rumoured takeover price of US$1billion (that’s about $53.20 in Australia), this look’s to be the largest take over of a social gaming company in history.

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Can Battlefield 3 be the CoD Giant Killer?

20110612-074925.jpgThree new video’s released at E3 attempt to show of the Battlefields strengths, but will it be enough to beat the largest gaming series on any platform in history.

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FIFA12 Detailed Video Leaked to YouTube

Information is starting to compile for this years instalment of FIFA, that’s right numbered 12.

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DBG App Dance #3

This last two weeks have been a blur of xbox guns and PS3 single player games, but a few iOS gems have been able to steal me away from the large heavy weights of the gaming family.

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EA Buy Firemint

Today iOS heavy weight Firemint was bought by gaming heavy weight champion EA. In a press statement released on the Firemint website, the Firemint CEO Rob Murray stated “I just wanted to drop everyone a quick note about the planned acquisition of Firemint by EA. This is a pretty exciting move for us and for EA”.

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3DS Titles Raise Excitement and Batteries Raise Eyebrows

Issues have simmered to the surface even before the launch has materialised. Nintendo have released a spec sheet on their most anticipated product for years, however not only has it raised expectation, but it’s also raised angst around the battery life. Read more…

January’s Xbox Live Marketplace Details

Microsoft has released the details for Marketplace releases and deals for January. Click ahead to see the details. Read more…

2010 – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, The Bold and The Beautiful

So like most people, I rang in the New Year with fervor. A few drinks, a few laughs with friends, and a reflection on the year that was. During the reflection, we remembered our trials and tribulations, our defining moments of that year and the things we’d rather forget. Well gamers, I think we owe it to ourselves to also reflect on what was an interesting year for the gaming industry. 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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