• Link toNetflix is Here and it’s Kinda Crappy

    Netflix is Here and it’s Kinda Crappy

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    After launching in 1997 over the drink, one would think that Netflix could get their act together before launching in a market like Australia. They only had 18 years to figure it out. Yet for all its fanfare and through all the excitement of the TV and movie streaming service finally launching in Australia it’s […]

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  • Link toNew Nintendo Device could Compete with Apple Watch

    New Nintendo Device could Compete with Apple Watch

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    Long before Apple thought people would like portable computing rectangles, Nintendo was enhancing the standard timekeeping device by cramming it full of video games. The Game & Watch was a revolutionary if simple device and it set the stage for the next decade (or three) of portable technology innovation. Now, a recent report suggests Nintendo […]

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  • Link toNintendo’s Mobile Games Could be Bad News for Apple

    Nintendo’s Mobile Games Could be Bad News for Apple

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    Nintendo have been busy overnight as president Satoru Iwata not only announced a new console — dubbed the NX — is in the works, the company will also build dedicated games for smartphones. In a business alliance with Japanese company DeNA (pronounced “DNA”), the two companies will develop games for phones and tablets utilising Nintendo’s […]

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  • Link toIs Feminism Making Men Video Game More?

    Is Feminism Making Men Video Game More?

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    In the 1960’s, researcher John Calhoun discovered in a mice society that a denser population would result in all social roles being automatically fulfilled. Female mice would become more aggressive, often killing all their offspring and ditching their mates. The males, unable to comprehend their role in the society, would withdraw into themselves and follow […]

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  • Link toI Was Offline During Gamergate

    I Was Offline During Gamergate

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    Farewells can be devastating, but returns are unquestionably worse. Memories of what was become realities of what is, and that can be the hardest pill to swallow. I was offline during Gamergate and now that I’m online, explaining how the whole ordeal looks to the outsider — even one who has a passion for both […]

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  • Link toMeet Ollie, the App Controlled Speed Machine

    Meet Ollie, the App Controlled Speed Machine

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    Another year, another buying season and those looking to get the most out of their Bluetooth-enabled smartphones need look no further than the Sphero company and its new toy, Ollie. Last year, Sphero graced our shores as one of the more enjoyable robotic companions for the smartphone generation. Its limitless applications saw everything from augmented […]

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    The Explanation

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    It’s no secret that our stellar, much hyped “Year of Aussie-Gamer Reinvention” in 2014 has turned out to be more of a game of “where are the updates”. And it sucks that it has taken almost half the year to get to a point where the website can once again become a priority for me. […]

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