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Review – Sim City

Arguably one of the best-known titles in gaming for many years, the new instalment proved its’ popularity with server hiccups upon release — the biggest ruckus on social media since Diablo III launched in 2012.  Launch problems aside, the popular city building title plays different to its predecessors and is an overall charming little package.  Sim City – the fifth instalment, is here.  At the time of publication, it seems to now be working fine too!

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Reviewed Kinect Star Wars, I Have

Roughly two years ago at E3, we finally got to see what Project Natal was all about; thus being the Kinect for Xbox 360.  We saw what Your Shape Fitness Evolved, Dance Central and Kinect Sports had in store for us.  We also got a little teaser for Kinect Star Wars, which had a lot of tongues wagging – especially mine.  With a vague release date, and even originally set for October 2011 that got delayed just a little more, the wait finally ended on April 5, 2012.  Kinect Star Wars is here and was well worth the wait.  As far as expectations of ‘will this game give me a lightsabre and can I use the force in a Star Wars environment?’ – Absolutely! Read more…

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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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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