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EBX 2012

The second annual EB Expo came and went over the weekend just past and it most definitely lived up to EB Games’ hype about being bigger and better than the inaugural show last year. With attendance counting in the thousands higher than last year and the duration increased to three days instead of just two it was definitely a lot busier, and the atmosphere from the punters had the venue buzzing with excitement throughout the entire event. Read more…

E3 2012 – EA Press Conference

EA had quite a lot to show us at their press conference today, including a number of new game announcements, some more information about games we have already heard about, and a new premium service for Battlefield 3. In this post I give you a summary of what was shown, as well as the option to watch the entire press conference at the end of the post. Read more…

Need For Speed: World

Woah, looking back on the Need for Speed franchise and saying they’ve published a fair few games would be an understatement. We recently reviewed NFS: The Run late last year, so we thought it might be a great time to check out the 15th instalment in the Need for Speed series from 2010, called ‘World’. Read more…

Medal of Honor Warfighter Official Gameplay Trailer

The next installment in the Medal of Honor series has a new gameplay trailer! This time around Danger Close Games are developing the multiplayer as well as the single player campaign (last time DICE did the MP) however the game is going to use DICE’s Frostbite 2 engine. This new game is slated for release on October 23rd and will continue to follow the elite Tier 1 Operators, however this time it’s not just set in Afghanistan. With missions all over the world from rescuing hostages in the Philippines to defeating pirates off the Somali Coast it should be pretty cool. Check out the gameplay trailer below and let us know what you think! Read more…

Mass Effect 3

I’m going to be honest, I am completely ashamed to say that I have not actually played the first two Mass Effect games before. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to, but my ever lingering lack of funds have long prevented me from buying most of the awesome games out there. But never fear! For this review, I joined forces with a good friend of mine who is a Mass Effect veteran and in fact wrote an article on the Mass Effect 3 launch for DBG. Together, we were able to experience Mass Effect 3 from both the beginner and the veteran points of view. What you will read here is a combination of both our opinions. Read more…

New SimCity Announced

After almost ten years since the last SimCity game was released (SimCity 4 – 2003), Maxis and EA have today announced the newest entry in the franchise: SimCity. Read more…

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Creating a brand new action RPG is no easy task, but 38 Studios have stepped up to the plate with Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning. No one can deny the calibre of the competition out there so they definitely had their work cut out for them, and for a first crack at it they have done pretty well. Read more…

Mass Effect 3 Launch Event Wrap-Up

The end is nigh. With the arrival of Mass Effect 3 just around the corner, the stage is set for the dramatic conclusion to the epic space trilogy. The Reapers are returning from the depths of dark space to purge the galaxy of all life. Their first stop is Earth and it’s up to Commander Shepard to stop them. Read more…

New Mass Effect Trailer

“Not everyone will survive. An ancient alien race, known only as “Reapers”, has launched an all-out invasion leaving nothing but a trail of destruction in their wake. Earth has been taken, the galaxy is on the verge of total annihilation, and you are the only one who can stop them. The price of failure is extinction.” Read more…

Bioware Announce Aussie SW:TOR Release Date

Bioware today announced the official date that the MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will be released for Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Read more…

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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.
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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.

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