Month: November 2017

Australian Agencies Are Starting To Look Closer At Lootboxes..

***Don’t forget to download Ep 58 of the Game On AUS Podcast – “We’re Not Here To F*ck Spiders” to hear Pete and Dan discuss this in full detail, available 12.01am 24/11/2017*** It’s been rampant in the UK and Hawaii, so it was only a matter of time before it reached our shores and now both Victorian and Queensland Government Agencies have weighed in on whether or not lootboxes constitute gambling and the answers are mixed to say the least. Two days ago a representative of the Victorian Commission For Gambling and Liquor Regulation, Jarrod Wolfe, responded to a...

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Video Proof That My XBOX Is Cursed Like A Demon Spawn

So, last week on the Podcast, I casually mentioned to our mate Frank from EB Games that my XBOX One just bloody loves giving me the shits when I’m trying to eject a game. Here was the bit: Yes, that’s much humour and mirth coming from both Pete and bloody Frank… As if I would make this shit up? So, armed with my trusty phone (and about 5 attempts at trying to do it), I finally managed to capture the pain that is my XBOX One playing games with me when I’m trying to eject a disk.   Honestly,...

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2017 – The Golden Age of Gaming

  We’re at that point of the year a     gain where three months ago, it was like March and now it’s 7 weeks until 2018! Like seriously where did this year go? I for one haven’t ticked everything off the list of things I wanted to do in 2017 but one thing I have done is put in some quality time on the old PlayStation4 (A massive thankyou to the incredible and amazing Renee <3) and I tell you something, what a bloody good year it has been.   You could call it the “Golden Age of Gaming” as 2017,...

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COMMENT: The Telstra Admission Could Open Up A Whole New Can Of NBN Worms

So, it begins. Let’s just preface this that from the very start of the wild journey that is Game On Australia, Pete and I have called out the NBN for the mess it is and sadly looks like it always be. MALCOLM!!!! If you’ve been anywhere near the Internet this morning, if it’s actually behaving, you would have no doubt seen a story doing the rounds about Telstra offering compensation to customers for slow NBN speeds. The term “speeds” being an oxymoron in this case. I’ve had my NBN (FTTN) for less than two years, and from memory, we...

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Uhhh So Blizzard Just Dropped A Tonne Of Overwatch Sh*t!!

So what just happened?!… Oh that’s right, Blizzcon is this weekend! Blizzcon is Blizzard’s huge weekend where they spend 48 hours announcing cool sh*t – most of which is accompanied by awesome cinematics! 2017 has been no exception, especially for fans of Overwatch! I woke up this morning and fired up my phone to see a heap of tags (thanks guys!) from fellow Game On AUS Overwatch fans flooding me with more Overwatch news than I expected including: An Overwatch Animated short for Reinhardt A new Origin story cinematic heralding A NEW HERO CALLED… Moira?! An accompanying game-play cinematic...

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