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2013 – Reflections By A Drop Bear

It’s December 31st once again, and of course that means it’s time to look back on the year. 2013 has been a huge year for gaming in Australia and given that it is about to end, I thought I’d do some reminiscing about the more influential and controversial moments of the year. Read more…

2013 Gaming News So Far

We have been a bit inactive here at Drop Bear Gaming so far in 2013 due to a number of unforeseen things. Excessive work at our day jobs, illness, my laptop committing seppuku and the other distractions of life have meant we haven’t managed to get many posts up here. We are working to rectify this but to make up for not really covering anything this year I’ve decided to give a run down on what big news has been happening in the gaming world in no particular order. 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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Can you really ever get Overkill’ing Zombies?

Sorry for the Pun, but seriously, another game banned from being released in Australia.

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An R18+ Resolution Is Here!

There has finally been a resolution to the R18+ classification issue today and the federal government have said that they will be introducing the new classification before the end of the year. Read more…

R18 – Have your say, before it’s too late!
The Australian government wants your contribution to the R18+ rating issue, but you only have a few days left. The chance to offer your say runs out on June 22.
Mortal Kombat Banned in Australia

On my recent trip to the local games retailer I was bailed up in the corner and handed my $10 deposit for a Mortal Kombat pre-order. The game has not passed the first round of classification and the Australian Classification Board has advised stores to remove all displays and signs for release until further notice. 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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