If convention attendance was a marathon, the morning of PAX day three would be “The Wall.” And it would be easy to believe that we have hit the wall. This morning, Paddy sent out a message saying “I’m dead freaking tired,” and I almost left […]

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Second only to PAXAus, EB Expo is considered to be the bridesmaid of Australian pop culture and gaming expos. After an inaugural showing on the Gold Coast in 2011, the expo has been held annually in the Dome, and exhibition halls 2, 3 & 4 […]

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  The Goal   Forget the Olympics. Beginning August 24th, Brazil will play host to the League of Legends (LoL) International Wild Card Qualifiers- a round robin tournament contested by a team from each of Brazil, Russia, Japan, Oceania, Southeast Asia, Turkey, and two teams […]

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Slated for release on August 23rd, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (from developer Eidos Montreal) is the direct sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution (2011), which in turn is set 25 years before the first title in the Deus Ex franchise (Deus Ex, 2000) and parallel […]

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While the general population of Australia cast their vote for a perceived lesser of two evils, a contest of a completely different nature (but max IVs and EVs of course) was being played out at the 2016 Australia and New Zealand Pokemon Video Game National […]

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It’s Ubisoft’s (or Oo-bisoft depending on how French you are) 30th birthday, and we are all invited to the celebrations! In what can only be described as a fortunate role reversal, it is gamers who are receiving all the gifts. Hosting Ubisoft’s gift giving E3 […]

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Looking between the splits: Changes to the LoL Oceanic Pro League for Split 2 No one can argue that the Chiefs-Legacy 5-game final failed to deliver an exciting conclusion to Split 1 for the OPL in 2016. On the one hand you had top of […]

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Back in my day, the only way to get more out of your favourite video game was to buy an expansion pack. These were pre-“reliable internet” solutions to bugs and glitches that also brought new modes of gameplay, improved AI, new characters, new storylines, and […]

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Below the main streets of Sydney lies a subterranean gaming locale – a dimly lit hall populated by snooker tables and high-end gaming gear. With a weird mix of old school charm and new age technology, it has an essence of Bladerunner meets Star Wars […]

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Last month I sat down with LPL expert and recently turned- OPL color caster Indiana “Froskurinn” Black to discuss what makes the League of Legends OCE region unique, and who she thinks will win the 2016 OPL Split 1.   You’ve been a a coach […]

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