Kill La Kill Volume 1 Review

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Kill La Kill is quite possibly the biggest anime series to come out of Japan in the last year. The series is directed and animated by Trigger, the studio best known for being the best parts of Gainax before they split off, and, of course, creating Inferno Cop. Kill La Kill is a series that will go on to define Trigger as a studio that takes an over-the-top stand in their animation, proving that they are one of the strongest studios in Japan when it comes to animated storytelling. Kill La Kill Volume 1 follows the first 4 episodes of the series, which really serve as the gateway into the Kill La Kill universe. In the first four episodes we … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: BAYONETTA RETURNS TO SET THE WORLD ALIGHT IN BAYONETTA 2 ON Wii U

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BAYONETTA 2 HYYYYYPE! – BAYONETTA RETURNS TO SET THE WORLD ALIGHT IN BAYONETTA 2 ON Wii U PlatinumGames’s Wii U masterpiece launches 25th October across Australia and New Zealand   23rd October 2014 – Over the top. Breathtaking. Out of control. Stylish. Beautiful. Any of these words can be used to describe Bayonetta 2, which launches exclusively for Wii U on Saturday, and is developed by action-game maestro PlatinumGames. Fans of the original Bayonetta game know that the series stands out from almost any other video game series, delivering intense action, massive set pieces, gorgeous HD graphics and fluid, responsive controls. With Bayonetta 2, all this is dialled up, with the titular Bayonetta more powerful than ever, using wild new moves … Continue reading

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Attack On ABC: #Gamergate: Female gamers and developers threatened with rape, murder as online row rages

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The whole GamerGate controversy is essentially a consumer revolt wherein gamers of all walks of life, be it nice guys, hardcore, casual, feminist, MRAs, minorities, majorities, aliens, women, trans, and everything else that we’ve missed, have taken to empowering themselves and Tweeting about their outrage through a hashtag called #GamerGate. The hashtag itself was coined by Adam Baldwin after the watergate incident after he came across some videos detailing sexual corruption within gaming journalism, which is an accurate allegory to watergate. Recently, as a part of their terrible coverage of this campaign, the ABC in Australia have published a news article where they talk to a video game developer of some kind about some of the harassment that they’ve received. … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Koei Tecmo leads the battlefields of Europe with the re-boot of Bladestorm: Nightmare

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Bladestorm is being rebooted. We never played the original, but it sounds interesting enough. Check out the full release below. – Koei Tecmo leads the battlefields of Europe with the re-boot of Bladestorm: Nightmare Troop Command Action Strategy title returns with a twist Koei Tecmo is proud to announce the upcoming release of Troop Command Action title, ‘Bladestorm: Nightmare’. The follow up to 2007’s ‘Bladestorm: the Hundred Years War’ will be unleashed across Europe in early 2015 on the PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. There will also be a PlayStation®3 digital only version. ‘Bladestorm: Nightmare’ is a strategy game where the player takes the role of a mercenary and chooses to fight either for England or for France. Missions are inspired … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: JUST DANCE® 2015 LAUNCHES WORLDWIDE

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Just Dance! Yeah! Move them hips! See below for the full release. – JUST DANCE® 2015 LAUNCHES WORLDWIDE   Songs from Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, Iggy Azalea, Calvin Harris, Maroon 5 and more, make this the Strongest Tracklist to Date for this Top Dance Game Sydney, Australia – October 23, 2014 –Today, Ubisoft® announced Just Dance® 2015, the sixth game in the best-selling Just Dance® franchise, is out now in Australia and New Zealand for all motion-control gaming platforms, including Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.   Just Dance 2015 not only features over 40 tracks, but fans will also be able to … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: SAMURAI BEGIN A NEW CHAPTER IN HISTORY— KOEI TECMO AMERICA LAUNCHES SAMURAI WARRIORS 4

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Samurai Warriors 4 has been released (yesterday)! This Press Release says that it was Tecmo Koei America that released it but Australia comes under the Europe banner. Not sure if typo or not. – SAMURAI BEGIN A NEW CHAPTER IN HISTORY— KOEI TECMO AMERICA LAUNCHES SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 10 Year Anniversary brings forth evolution of tactical action franchise KOEI TECMO is elated to announce to fans across Australia and New Zealand that the launch of tactical action game SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 has launched today for the PlayStation®4 entertainment system.  SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 pays tribute to a decade of the tactical action WARRIORS brand that has sold over 34 million units worldwide with a new chapter of the Warring States saga … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Alienware landing at PAX 2014

Alienware will be having a presence at PAXAus this year, check out the details below. – Alienware landing at PAX 2014     Alienware Alpha gaming console, the new Alienware 13 laptop and the Area-51 desktop to headline Alienware booth Joe Olmsted, Director of Product Planning: Alienware, to attend PAX     SYDNEY, Australia, October 22, 2014 – Alienware, the leader in high-powered gaming systems, will be showcasing its new flagship products, the Alienware Alpha next-gen console, the portable powerhouse Alienware 13 laptop and the return of the legendary Area-51 gaming desktop at PAX Australia in Melbourne from Friday, October 31 – Sunday, November 2. Revealing the products for the first time in Australia will be Alienware’s Director of Product … Continue reading

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