Brisbane got a taste of Australia’s first video game bar last year, but in just two weeks Melbournians will finally be able to get their geeky game (and drink) on.
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The iPad 2 goes on sale on Friday afternoon. But what's its potential as the ultimate gaming device? Mark from Kotaku and I debate the merits of the iPad 2 as the ultimate portable gaming machine.
We were prepared for tomorrow's free update to iPhone/iPad/iTouch hit Infinity Blade. New armour, new helmets, new level cap. And what's this? Cash for gold?
When you use this special, limited edition TRON Xbox controller, you channel the power of Clu and The Black Guard (aka THE BAD GUYS), which is evident by the glowing evil of the black and orange colours it's adorned in.
Much to our surprise, the recently discovered Mortal Kombat fighting stick doesn't come from MadCatz, the company behind the official sticks for a slew of Capcom fighting games. Instead they come from PDP, and the design firm says there's a very American reason for that.
From the moment Rockstar unveiled their trailer for upcoming detective thriller, L.A. Noire from Aussie developers Team Bondi, we've known that the bar for motion capture in video games has not only been raised, but sent through the roof. Animators have been flirting with the edge of the uncanny valley for years, but now using some incredibly intelligent and advanced technology, the guys from Team Bondi have created the 21st century version of Pinocchio, turning digital game characters into realistic, animated people. A few weeks ago, we got to see the technology behind this amazing step forward up close.
After having reinvigorated our love for old Monkey Island favourites, the iPad now has fresh high seas adventures in the form of Tales of Monkey Island. The first instalment of five is available now for $9. Swashbucklin' ain't cheap.
If you've got one of the old-school fat PS3s, you can rev up performance by installing an SSD. The real world improvement, according to one forum user: Gran Turismo 5 loading nearly twice as quickly. Vroooom.
Infinity Blade is a really, really good iOS game. If you don't have it already, and you like action games, you should get it now. Then you'll get a new add-on pack for it next week.