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GAMING PR: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT TO LAUNCH SLIMMER AND LIGHTER PLAYSTATION®4

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During the same Playstation Meeting that revealed the PlayStation 4 Pro, Sony revealed the PS4 Slim, which has replaced the original PS4 model since last Thursday. — SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT TO LAUNCH SLIMMER AND LIGHTER PLAYSTATION®4 IN SEPTEMBER, AVAILABLE AT 29,980YEN, $299, €299, £259, AUD$439.95 ALL PS4 Will Support HDR Imaging Technology Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) have announced that a new slimmer and lighter PlayStation®4 (PS4™) (CUH-2000 series) computer entertainment system with a 500GB HDD will become available in Japan, North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand starting from September 15 (Sept 16, Australia), 2016, at manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of 29,980 yen, $299 USD, €299, £259 and AUD$439.95. The internal architecture of the new PS4 system has been … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS PLAYSTATION®4 PRO

As expected at the PlayStation Meeting in New York on September 7, Sony has announced the Playstation 4 Pro, the upgraded Playstation 4. — SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS PLAYSTATION®4 PRO, DELIVERING ENHANCED PS4® EXPERIENCE With Higher-Quality Graphics and Smoother Image, PS4 Pro Launches on November 10, 2016 at 44,980 yen, $399, €399, £349, and AUD$559.95 Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) have announced the introduction of PlayStation®4 Pro (PS4®Pro) (CUH-7000 series) computer entertainment system, which delivers enhanced experiences through improved image processing capability and support for 4K quality images PS4 Pro will be available on November 10, 2016, in Japan, North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of 44,980 yen, US$399, €399, £349, AUD$559.95. This … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: EB Expo 2016 Announcement of New Playable Games, Drone Racing and More!

There have been another round of announcements for this year’s EB Games Expo. — EB EXPO ANNOUNCES NEW PLAYABLE GAMES, DRONE RACING AND MORE! Gamers get ready for a host of exciting additions to the line-up at EB Expo 2016. Australia’s biggest gaming and pop culture weekend EB Expo 2016 will be held 30th September to 2nd October at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park. The latest amongst the all-star lineup of games on show this year is Bethesda Softworks’ Dishonored 2. Dishonored 2 is the follow up to Dishonored, which won over 100 ‘Game of The Year’ awards, including the 2012 BAFTA award for Best Game. For the first time in Australia, gamers will be able to play Dishonored 2 … Continue reading

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MEDIA ALERT – Head of XBOX Phil Spencer to Deliver Keynote Presentation at EB Expo 2016

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, is heading down to Sydney for the EB Games Expo, his only appearance in Australia. — MEDIA ALERT: HEAD OF XBOX PHIL SPENCER TO DELIVER KEYNOTE PRESENTATION AT EB EXPO EB Games is thrilled to welcome Head of Xbox Phil Spencer to EB Expo for his first Australian appearance. Phil Spencer is an icon in the gaming world and is set to inspire audiences at EB Expo with his only public speaking engagement in the country. EB Expo 2016 will be held 30th September to 2nd October at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park. Spencer, who leads the global creative and engineering teams at Microsoft’s premier consumer brand, is responsible for the Xbox console family of … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: PlayStation Australia invites fans attending EB Expo 2016 to experience PlayStation®VR

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PlayStation VR is making an appearance at this year’s EB Games Expo in Sydney. — PlayStation Australia invites fans attending EB Expo 2016 to step in to the immersive world of PlayStation®VR Ahead of EB Expo 2016, PlayStation® Australia are today inviting fans attending this year’s EB Expo to advance book for their experience of the immersive world of PlayStation®VR (PS VR). Powered by PlayStation®4 (PS4™), PlayStation VR is a virtual reality system that takes home console gaming to the next level of immersion. With PS VR, players will experience games in an entirely new way, at the centre of the action and living every detail of extraordinary new worlds. PlayStation Australia is encouraging EB Expo attendees to advance book … Continue reading

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GAMING PR: EB Expo 2016 – Huge Pop Culture Announcements

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Paul Harris, the man behind the exciting wand choreography in the Harry Potter series, is heading to the EB Games Expo. — EB GAMES WELCOMES WORLD-FAMOUS WAND COMBAT CHOREOGRAPHER PAUL HARRIS, FROM THE HARRY POTTER FILMS, TO THE LINE-UP PLUS A HOST OF EXCITING POP CULTURE ATTRACTIONS FOR EB EXPO 2016 EB Games Australia is excited to announce the latest additions to the huge Pop Culture line-up at this year’s EB Expo. Wands at the ready! All the way from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and for the first time ever in Australia, fans can learn how to duel in a Wand Combat Masterclass with Paul Harris, Wand Combat Choreographer for the Harry Potter films. Paul created the epic battle … Continue reading

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Flowers -Le Volume Sur Printemps- Review

If there is one world to describe Flowers -Le volume sur printemps-, it would be beautiful. Developed by Innocent Grey and published by JAST USA, the yuri visual novel tells the story of Suoh Shirahane, an introverted young girl who starts attending Saint Angraecum Academy, an all girls school isolated from society. While there, she becomes good friends with her fellow classmates, but she also discovers a mystery that needs to be solved. The story and characters are likable, the art style is beautiful and the music is excellent. There are, however, a few issues with the translation, but that can be fixed in the future. The story is centered around Suoh Shirahane, who is quite introverted and shy. She … Continue reading

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