On Sunday night, Sexpo Australia—a massive sex expo held in Sydney—handed a staggering AUD$2000 cash prize to the winner of their first ever cosplay competition. The crowd whooped and cheered — in fact, the crowd helped to pick the winner by whooping and cheering. This isn’t a cosplay competition like any you’ve seen…
On April 20, 2006, artist Paul Robertson released a video. It was like nothing any of us had ever seen before.
Just when you thought you’d seen it all, along comes a game blending “match 3", RPG and turn-based strategy. It’s called Ticket To Earth, and it’ll be out later this year.
Dick Smith, formerly a major electronics retailer in Australia, recently decided to close every single one of its bricks-and-mortar stores. They’re selling off everything in their warehouses that can be sold, and I mean everything.
After an 18-month back and forth with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the Australian Federal Court has finally ruled that Valve was in breach of Australian Consumer Law.
The year was 1999. The dream: simple. Make a new Mad Max game. Make the kind of Mad Max game Australians could be proud of.
I am Australian. I have noticed online that people who are not Australian seem to work under the assumption that this is an island of death, where every step you take you run the risk of being bitten, stung, impaled or eaten alive by a murderous wild creature. I am here today to tell you that they are only half right.
Game Developers Matt Trobbiani and Chris Johnson are best friends. They do everything together. They grew up together. They did a Computer Science degree together. They made video games together, released video games together. But when Matt released Hacknet and Chris Johnson released Expand, everything changed. One…
This story was originally published on December 8, 2015. Shortly thereafter, Craig Wright scrubbed much of his digital presence and disappeared for months—until May 2, 2016, when he publicly announced that he is the creator of Bitcoin.
Every online community has some small element that is difficult to discern from scum, and the Counter-Strike community is certainly no exception to that. But in a new interview, one Australian player revealed just how absurd things have become.
“Enough Australian lingo to choke a dingo” is something I’m not proud of saying in the opening moments of the first Ty the Tasmanian Tiger game in almost a decade.
Chris didn’t think much of Mad Max. I, on the other hand, am having some fun with it, though it might help that being an Australian who already lives in an interior wasteland I’m a little closer to the source material than he is.
Most retailers are suffering a shortage of certain rare Amiibo—some figurines, you just can’t find in a shop. Unless, of course, you happen to live in very specific places. Then you might be able to find just about any Amiibo you want.
Ah JB, you truly are the cheeky little schoolboy of Australian retail. First it was your incredible in-store reviews, now it’s stores throughout the country taking sly potshots at Konami’s decision to remove Hideo Kojima’s name from the cover of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
“We were all on Adderall,” Kory “SEMPHIS” Friesen said. That was the moment when the latest eSports scandal kicked off in earnest. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player, who is still featured on the official CS:GO tips and tricks video page, had lit the fuse: it was time to talk about drugs again.
You won’t believe this, because they’re so subtle, but every so often EB Games—the Australian outpost of GameStop— has a sale.
Australia. Land of open spaces, beautiful beaches, dangerous animals and...storms that flood warehouses containing boxed copies of major upcoming video game releases.
Are there kids out there who think the real world actually works like Minecraft? Geoscience Australia, a department of the federal government, seems to think so.
2K Australia, a veteran studio that’s worked on everything from Freedom Force to Tribes to BioShock to Borderlands, was shut down today. Kotaku Australia has the story.
Wildfire is a 2D stealth game from a small four-man team, and it’s already shaping up to be one of the more interesting takes on sneaking around that I’ve seen in a while.