Month: June 2017

Top 5 games On The SNES Mini Classic!

Donkey Kong Country One of the greatest platformers ever created featuring one of Nintendo’s most famous family’s, it also spawned a heap of sequels and spin-offs across multiple platforms, not to mention it is a game from Rare’s golden era! I have so many fond memories of hammering this game night after night, the colours, the creatures, the soundtrack sticks in my mind to this day! Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past As a Zelda tragic this game is a must have and I was so excited to see it land on the SNES mini. One of...

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The BIG Question: Which console do I buy for my kids?

We’ve talked about it before on the Game On Australia podcast, and again, the question was asked to me this week by a good friend with a child who’s ready to game on himself. What console should I get for my child? For the sake of, once and for all, drawing a line in the sand and having a destination to refer the question to in future, here is my humble guide on what console to buy your kids. I’ll start with what I think is the most important thing you need to consider. 1) What consoles do their...

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Why Far Cry Is An Evil Temptress

Another year… another big E3 event where there’s just too much bloody exciting news. If that’s actually possible? In any case, we’ve been graced with a teaser to yet another Far Cry, this time Far Cry 5. Now, I need to preface this with the statement that the Far Cry series is THAT game to me… You know, the one where you’ve bought multiple games in the series and been disappointed EVERY time. Personally, I’ve owned two Far Crys… Far Cry 2, and the one with the maniac evil boss who controls that fictional Himalayan country. Far Cry 4,...

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Will The New XBOX Tempt You To The Dark Side?

So, fellow gamers, it’s revealed. The glorious, sexy new XBOX… formerly known as Project Scorpio. It was revealed at E3 that it will be called XBOX One X, and the specs look pretty bloody good.   Now, we’ve chatted about this before and it begs the question, again. Is there enough spec and shiny things in this new XBOX to force a potential console swap from a PS4? My gut feeling is, if it’s not appealing enough for me as an XBOX owner and lover to upgrade at launch, how could Microsoft expect a Playstation tragic to cross over?...

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Proof That Gary Larson Was WAYYY Ahead Of The Curve

For a few months now, I’ve banged on about a classic Gary Larson comic that literally told the future for gaming. No more words… here it is. Image source: here It’s relevant as this week’s Podcast is all about the forthcoming story on 60 Minutes this Sunday night, focusing on the emergence of e-sports gaming. Rock On to that! We managed to snare a chat with none other than Peter Stefanovic, the presenter of the story, who’s clearly been too busy forging a respectable career in Aussie journalism to realise that all those years of playing FIFA could have...

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