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Updated: Media Alleges Ice-T Hates GamerGate, But GamerGate Loves Ice-T

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A strange article popped up on The Daily Beast where they have reported on a conversation between rapper and SVU star, Ice-T, and the amorphous talking point, GamerGate. The sites reporting style seems to push the idea that GamerGate and Ice-T have a contentious relationship due to his role in the SVU episode depicting gamers as being literally ISIS. They have taken a few of his tweets, chronologically, and come to the conclusion, as stated in their headline, that: “Ice-T Schools Gamergate Punks”. Interestingly, the reaction to this exchange on 8chan, home of one of the more anonymous aspects of the GamerGate group, is that they think that he is “based”. “Based” is a term within internet culture to mean … Continue reading

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Melbourne Crown Casino to host CS:GO Tournament

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eSport fans, especially those following the Counter-Strike scene, will be interested in seeing both Cloud 9 gaming taking on Virtus Pro in a 55k Invitational match hosted at the Crown Casino in Melbourne. The 18+ event will have tickets going up on sale on the 31st of August on The Crowns website. This match is sponsored by Sportsbet and Fox Sports. Witness the skill and strategy of the world’s pro gamers including two of the top 5 ranked teams in the world – Cloud9 and Virtus Pro – as they go to war against the best of Australia and New Zealand on Saturday, 10 October. Watch live on state of the art screens as they outsmart, outwit and outplay each other to … Continue reading

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Dreamwalker Preview – SMASH! 2015

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Dreamwalker is the upcoming touch based rhythm game from developer Hiroaki Yura and Creative Intelligence Arts. At this years SMASH!, or, Sydney Manga and Anime Show, we went hands-on with the title in a private session with Hiroaki Yura guiding us through. Dreamwalker is one part rhythm game, and one part cutscene storytelling, appearing on mobile platforms in the future. The storyline in Project Dreamwalker is quite simple. There is a brother and sister pair that have this strange ability to share their dreams together. In their shared dreams, they’re transported to this strange bedroom with a mysterious doorway that leads them on all kinds of different adventures. These adventures are completed by the player musically, where they must complete … Continue reading

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Project Phoenix Preview – SMASH! 2015

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Project Phoenix is the upcoming isometric tactical role-playing game from Hiroaki Yura and his team at Creative Intelligence Arts. The title is being developed by an international team of gaming veterans for a variety of platforms, including the PC, Playstation 4, Playstation Vita, Android and iOS systems. The story looks like it involves a main character and his hatred of Orcs, and a band of characters that are joining him on hjis quest for their own reasons. At the Sydney Manga and Anime Show!, or SMASH!, this year, we managed to get some hands-on time with the title and Hiroaki Yura, the developer. In our playthrough of the game, we weren’t really shown anything of the games actual storyline, so … Continue reading

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Hacknet Preview – An Actual Hacking Simulator

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Hacknet is the Unix network navigation simulator by the Australian developer Team Fractal Alligator and is being released by Surprise Attack Games. The objective of Hacknet is pretty simple, you must hack computers to complete mission objectives as set out by a fellow hacker in order to advance. The title employs a basic, but cool interface, and an amazing soundtrack to really push the feeling of Hacknet forward. We’re really having a lot of fun with it. As someone that’s been trained in Network Security and was in IT before starting on this site, seeing Hacknet posted on the internet was pretty interesting. I’ve seen a few games about hacking pop-up, but never a retail game based on the concept. … Continue reading

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Happy Second Birthday Attack On Gaming!

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Wow! What a big year it has been for us here at Attack On Gaming! We’ve seen ourselves taking a serious look at the industry as part of the big and controversial talking point, the hashtag #GamerGate. However, it hasn’t been all doom and gloom, with us making strides and advancing ourselves into some new waters, taking on the Visual Novel industry and coming through with some rather interesting titles there. Even more, we’ve covered some rather interesting Popular Culture moments, like a pool with urine in it. While it looks like we may have lost an anime contact, for reasons unknown to us (they even reached out to us on twitter to see if we were still interested in … Continue reading

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Meet Culture Select, The New Japanese Localisation Team Behind Wish

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Culture Select is an up and coming company that we have high hopes for, as it seems that they’re planning on bringing us gamers and fans even more of these niche Japanese titles, such as doujin games and Visual Novels. Gamers looking to find some of the more niche Japanese titles translated into English (and Spanish) available legitimately currently only have a few options available to them. You have both JAST USA and MangaGamer that are releasing and translating Visual Novels predominantly, while you also have the team at Nyu Media that are bringing over the smaller doujin experiences. But now we have Culture Select to look out for; and we recently sat down with their CEO across the internet … Continue reading

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