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EA sends Wing Commander I, II and Privateer through the Australian Classification process for...

Update: EA Australia has declined to comment on the matter. It's likely we're ahead of planned PR for the titles; we'll keep you posted. Original story: The AUSVGClassificiations Twitter...

Rainbow Six: Siege: New operation launches next month alongside freeplay weekend

Ubisoft today confirmed that Rainbow Six: Siege's next operation will debut in February alongside a special freeplay weekend. "Operation: Velvet Shell" will be available from...

Masaya Nakamura, the founder of Namco and father of Pac-Man, dies at 91

Masaya Nakamura, the founder of Namco also known as the father of Pac-Man, died earlier in the month on 22 January at the age...

Good Game cancelled after ten years on the ABC

Update: It has been confirmed by staff that Good Game's online series Pocket has also been cancelled. https://twitter.com/JLaG013/status/826226221293842432 Good Game representatives have also confirmed that the two hosts mentioned...

Deus Ex takes a backseat as Eidos Montreal focuses on Avengers, Guardians of the...

Reports from Kotaku and Eurogamer suggest Eidos Montreal will shelve the Deus Ex franchise to work on Marvel properties instead. The reports come as Square Enix and...

Xbox head Phil Spencer still wants keyboard and mouse support on Xbox One

Xbox head Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter in continued support of keyboard and mouse support on Xbox One. He has confirmed that the feature...

Australian video game releases: February 2017

We're in a new year, and that means new games. Here's what to expect over February 2017 here in Australia*: Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Saturday, 4...

Canadian 12-month Xbox Live Gold subscription price increases $10 next month

Numerous users on the Xbox One subreddit are advising of a $10 CAD increase to the price of a 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscription. Said...

Resident Evil 7: Nearly 10% of players use VR; PC version already cracked

Capcom's Resident Evil site has confirmed that 931,232 people are using the RE.net tracking service whilst playing Resident Evil 7, and 9.48% of those players...

Phantom Dust: Xbox’s Phil Spencer says it’ll be released ahead of E3

Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter to declare that Phantom Dust should be in stores ahead of June this year. The title was announced back in...

The Elder Scrolls Online: Will Bethesda confirm Morrowind setting in a livestream tomorrow?

Bethesda today detailed a Twitch livestream focusing on The Elder Scrolls Online's "next chapter", leading many to believed rumoured Morrowind content will finally be confirmed. The livestream...

Nintendo Switch: Licensed microSD cards will sell for three times the normal price

Forbes today reports that Nintendo Switch licensed microSD cards, made by Hori, are selling at three times the price compared to unlicensed cards. The site...

Death Stranding won’t have “characters with big breasts” and “no back story” thanks to...

Speaking with BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, developer Hideo Kojima promised that Death Stranding won't be as overly sexualised as his last title, Metal Gear Solid V: The...

The Indoorsman Podcast 012: The Space Love Boat, in Space

The Indoorsman is your podcast guide to the great indoors. Every week (probably), Stevivor Senior Editor Matt Gosper is joined by co-host Cliff to talk...

Halo Wars 2: A lack of cross-play is because of “longer standing engine reasons”

Xbox head Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter to confirm that "longer standing engine reasons" are stopping Halo Wars 2 from offering cross-play multiplayer across...

Steep heads to Alaska next month

Ubisoft today confirmed that the free "Alaska" DLC for Steep comes to PC and consoles next month. Expect the new content, which offers Branded Challenges and a...

Gears of War 4 now sports cross-play Social Quickplay multiplayer across PC, Xbox

Gears of War 4 now supports cross-play Social Quickplay multiplayer between Windows PC and Xbox One players. Planned to be "a permanent move" inside Social...

Friendly Fire Show 130: Survival Switch

Gaetano, Shane and Steve are your hosts this week, talking the Nintendo Switch, Resident Evil 7, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands and For Honor. Let's get straight...

Skate 4: EA Community Manager teases new game with recent tweet

An EA Community Manager has either made or broken the hearts of Skate fans around the world today. Senior Manager for Community Engagement at EA, Daniel Lingen,...

Project Scorpio: Xbox’s Phil Spencer wants you to see it in action before you...

Xbox head Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter, advising fans to try the Project Scorpio before they pre-order it. https://twitter.com/XboxP3/status/825475762295754753 With Project Scorpio available this holiday...
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