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Sonic Force – Our childhood rushing back!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgmXmyKtZOM 26 years ago Sonic The Hedgehog came out on the Sega Genesis console and it's hard not to appreciate how far the gaming industry has gone since then. I woke up one day to see this trailer on one of my social media feeds and what can I say? It genuinely triggered my inner child, "Those were the good times". What were...

Expand Gong 2! UOW’s eSporting event is back, bigger and better.

Competitive eSports seems somewhat of an odd topic to the general Australian public. If you were to broach the discussion to a stranger, their opinion on the matter could range from anything between an inability to grasp the appeal, to intense passion and satisfaction. If you’re of the latter variety, or just love an intense game of Street Fighter,...

Now that it’s out: Pre-release preview of the new Overwatch character

It’s not bold to claim that Blizzard is dedicated to its player base. It doesn’t seem long ago now we were treated with the second addition to the original Overwatch family, Sombra. While not initially super impactful to the meta-game like Ana, Sombra offers a hard counter for the ever-present Reinhardt, a decent counter for most other tanks, and...

Distant Worlds: Final Fantasy Concert back in Sydney this July!

Hold on to your Chocobo-feathered hats friends because the music of legendary Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu is back in Australia this year! Not that long ago our shores were greeted by Uematsu for the game franchise's 25th Anniversary. So naturally, with the franchise turning 30 this year, the whole Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra is back, with Grammy award-winner Arnie Roth conducting,...

Trailer breakdown: Our take on the new Middle Earth gameplay trailer

While not essential, it’s highly recommended that you watch the trailer before reading this breakdown: https://youtu.be/1ulF-cG090Y Just a day ago, gamers were treated by Monolith games to an alpha-gameplay showcase of their new addition to the Middle Earth franchise, Shadow of War. War seems to be slated as a sequel to their hit Shadow of Mordor, released back in 2014. During this...

GX Australia returns! Gaming and Geek Convention, 29-30 April

Prepare yourselves for another year of friendly fellow-geeks, celebrity panels and inclusive, passionate discussions about all things geek, because GX Australia is coming back to Sydney in 2017. On the 29th of April, for two days, GX Australia will be proudly showcasing all things nerd, with a focus on inclusivity and positive input, which is awesome! After the show's first successful...

Now That It’s Out: 10 Nintendo Switch need-to-knows.

When the world is poised for the release of a new Nintendo console, it’s understandable for consumers to have their hearts in their hands. The last two or three consoles released by the gaming titan have been riddled with quirks, trade-offs and subversions of what to expect from typical consoles. Unlike the release of the more conventional Xbox One and...

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