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Dead End Junction Review

Dead End Junction is an interesting take on the Wild West. Developed by sole member of 773, Hizuma (with help from others) and published by Culture Select for the Western market, Dead End Junction turns out to be a good visual novel. It centres around Josette, a free spirit looking for adventure. She finds it after discovering her father’s past. There is a good story, great characters, a decent soundtrack and an unique art style, but there are some flaws which are hard to ignore. The visual novel centres around Josette, an orphan living with her uncle in the town of Cow Stone Bell. As with most young protagonists, she is tired with her lifestyle in the small town. Instead, … Continue reading

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Dead Rising 4 Impressions – EB Expo 2016

I never played the Dead Rising games, at all. I have heard of them, of course, and know they are post-apocalyptic with hordes of zombies. With that in mind, previewing Dead Rising 4 at the Xbox booth at the 2016 EB Games Expo with only basic knowledge, but no experience playing the game would be a positive and possibly turn someone into a fan. The demo presented was a blast to play with, even if it is a pretty basic zombie hack and slash. The demos starts off with Frank West staring down a horde of zombies and it’s the best way to describe the demo. In this open world environment, Frank an wield various weapons, be it melee for … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: Gravity Rush 2 Release Date Update

Gravity Rush 2, a game I have been excited to pick up this year, will no longer be releasing in 2016. Here’s a short post with the new releases date. — Today on the PlayStation Blog, Gravity Rush series director Keiichiro Toyama updated the community that the decision has been made to delay the launch of Gravity Rush 2 until 18th January 2017. To thank fans for their patience with the delay, the premium DLC planned for Gravity Rush 2 will be released free of charge. This additional story takes place in the world of Gravity Rush 2 which fans will be sure to enjoy. Please visit the PlayStation Blog to read the full update:

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GAMING PR: Sony Releases Universal Media Remote For PlayStation 4


The Universal Media Remote has been released for the PlayStation 4. It will cost you AU$49.95. — PlayStation® Australia has released the key to unlock the endless entertainment of PlayStation®4 (PS4™); the officially licensed Universal Media Remote. Produced by PDP, the Universal Media Remote is designed to give users a more convenient and intuitive way to navigate and control their favourite PS4™ entertainment Apps and Blu-Ray Disc player right from your couch. The remote uses Bluetooth to control your PS4 system and can also be setup to control up to three additional devices, including a TV and audio receiver. “The Universal Media Remote is the perfect device for all the family to unlock their favourite content on PlayStation 4. Modelled … Continue reading

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EB Expo 2016 – Horizon Zero Dawn Impressions

I have been following Horizon Zero Dawn for quite some time. I mean, it is going to be Guerrilla Games first IP since Killzone and it is going to be an action RPG set on Earth after an apocalyptic event. The game stars Aloy, a hunter who hunts machines, which are the prominent species on Earth. At this year’s EB Games Expo, Horizon Zero Dawn was the one of the centrepieces of the PlayStation Booth. After trying out the game, I’m becoming more and more hopeful this game is going to be excellent. The experience started with a demonstration of various gameplay mechanics available in the demo. The demo itself was a rehash of the E3 demo shown earlier in … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: PlayStation Brings Show Stopping Line Up To EB Expo in 2016

PlayStation Australia has just announced their line up for this weekend’s EB Games Expo. It features both upcoming first and third party titles for the PlayStation 4 as well as the PlayStation VR. — PlayStation Brings Show Stopping Line Up To EB Expo in 2016 Players will have the chance to step into the immersive world of PlayStation®VR ahead of its highly anticipated launch on October 13 and be the first in Australia and to get hands-on with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multi-Player PlayStation® Australiais giving gaming fans attending this year’s EB Expo the chance to experience the future of play and entertainment, with PlayStation®VR (PS VR) and PlayStation®4 (PS4™). The PlayStation booth will give fans a sneak peek … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: SIE to introduce new peripherals for PS4


With new consoles comes new peripherals. Here are some of the new accessories coming out for the PlayStation 4. — SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INTRODUCES NEW PERIPHERALS FOR PLAYSTATION®4 New Wireless Controller, PlayStation Camera and Dedicated Vertical Stand for Slimmer PS4™ and PlayStation®4 Pro to Become Available from September; New Platinum Wireless Headset Available this Holiday Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) have announced new peripherals for PlayStation®4(PS4™), including a new Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4), a new PlayStation®Camera, as well as a vertical stand specifically designed for the new slimmer PS4™ and the PlayStation®4 Pro (PS4®Pro) systems – all will become available in Japan, North America, Europe, and Australia starting from September 15, 2016 (Sept 16, Australia). SIE will also introduce the Platinum Wireless … Continue reading

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