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Why Civilization VI Doesn't Feature Indigenous Australians

The official inclusion of Australians to Civilization VI has gone down well, even though Firaxis missed a trick by not including Russell Crowe as a special spy unit. But while most of the Australian "civilisation" is fairly authentic, Australia's indigenous inhabitants are nowhere to be seen. More »      

What's The Worst Character In Mass Effect?

If you were to do a quick straw poll and ask everyone what their favourite Mass Effect character was, it's not hard to guess what the top result would be. Garrus. Everyone loves him, most people want to bang him, and he's definitely an asset in any squad. So to spin things around a bit, let's ask the reverse. what's the worst character in the whole series? More »      

When Crusader Kings Meets Azeroth

When you think about it, the troubled heroes and world of Warcraft is a perfect fit for a regicide simulator. More »      


Everyone remembers their ore silos from Red Alert pretty well, it seems. I don't think so many people have nailed a scribble I've done before in a day; maybe I should have drawn the radar dome or something instead. (I was originally going to go with the Tesla Coil, but figured that was too iconic.) Anyway, new day. Let's see how you go with this one. More »      

Mass Effect: Andromeda Makes Checking Your Emails Fun

No one likes checking their email. I routinely end up with a few hundred unread messages in my various inboxes by the end of every week, creating a Friday afternoon chore I've come to loathe. But in Mass Effect. Andromeda, the email terminal has become one of the first things I check. More »      

The Overwatch World Cup Has A Neat Selection Process

Want Australia to be represented in the Overwatch World Cup later this year? Then you'd better be in the top 100, because from today Blizzard will be comparing the top 100 players from every country against each other. More »      

Everything You Need To Know About The Samsung Galaxy S8

Hello, I heard you like mobile phones. Early this morning a big MOBILE PHONE thing happened. A Galaxy S8 sized thing to be precise. Here's everything you need to know about Samsung's new flagship mobile. More »      

The Original StarCraft Is Free From Today

GIF. Starcraft Remastered Most people already own a copy of the original StarCraft. But if you don't, or you're looking for some oldschool RTS action, the original game is available right now. More »      

Samsung's New Gear VR Finally Comes With A Motion Controller

Samsung's Gear VR has always been one of the most accessible and more popular platforms for virtual reality, but it's been hampered by a lack of any reasonable input method for too long. Until now. Launching alongside the new GalaxyShow More Summary

An Argument Against Ultra Settings In Games

Everyone wants to play all games at the highest settings possible, and every time a game or hardware is tested that's what it used. Very High, Ultra, Extreme or Crazy. But should that really be what everyone aims for? More »      

It's Official: Amazon Is Coming To Australia In 2018

Amazon has officially confirmed it will be setting up shop Down Under - and we finally have a launch date. From next year, Australians will be able to use the online shopping service to purchase a huge variety of products, including groceries, clothing, electronics and even takeaway food. Show More Summary

Deals: Get These Extra Long Lightning Cables For 70% Off

We spend a lot of time on our phones - so it makes sense if our batteries usually hit that dreaded 10 percent mark before the day's even half over. That's why it's important to stock up on chargers whenever you can, and now you can re-up on three extra-long Lightning charging cables for a fraction of the cost. More »      


Yesterday's game was Sam & Max Hit the Road! I took it from the original version, in case you're wondering. pretty sure the exact screenshot is on GOG somewhere. Anyway, a new day, a new game! Let's go. More »      

Win $1000 With Chapter 3 Of... The Iron Controller

Living in a weird cave in tibet with a team of pro gamers. Check. Found The Iron Controller. Check. Now what do we do with the damn thing? Now the training begins... Welcome to Chapter 3 of... The Iron Controller. More »      

Jumanji Isn't A Board Game Anymore, It's A Video Game

Remember Jumanji? Of course you do. What a stupid question. You probably also know that Jumanji is due a remake, starring The Rock and Karen Gillan. Well, recently The Wrap uncovered some intriguing news. In the remake 'Jumanji' isn't a board game. It's a video game console. More »      

The Big Question: What ISP Do You Have?

Loyalty isn't usually something that should be associated with a corporation, but when it comes to preferred internet providers I've found it difficult to move away from my current one. More »      

Breath Of The Wild Gets The Honest Trailers Treatment

It's time to grab our magical Android phones to save Hyrule. More »      

Good Morning, Planescape: Torment Is Getting Remastered

It's playable on modern machines now, but wouldn't you much rather have a version that plays nicely with modern PCs? More »      

While You Were Sleeping

Happy Hump Day, one and all. Here's some stuff to ponder through the morning. w To Make Awesome Japanese Curry From Bricks • Uwe Boll’s Restaurant Is Better Than His Movies • Two Of The Oldest Video Game Torrents In The World Are Ubisoft Classics • The Godzilla Anime Movie Sounds Like A Totally Wild Sci-Fi Epic More »      

Intel's Optane Memory Is Here To Speed Up Slow Hard Drives

If you're someone who still relies on a lot of traditional hard drives for their massive storage and ease on your wallet, then you might want to pay attention to something Intel's just launched. More »      

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