Category: Games

Games, life and everything in-between.

GAMES ON THE CHEAP: DECEMBER 2017

Games with Gold, PlayStation Plus, Humble Bundle and more This month it’s all about the sweet Humble Yogscast Jingle Jam 2017 bundle. Not only when… …you buy a $35 bundle, we’ll give ALL of the money to charity…. you’ll get new games unlocked through December 25th! There are...

EA WON’T LET YOU REFUND BATTLEFRONT II

It looks like EA have disabled the option of getting a refund for Star Wars Battlefront II. I could speculate that too many refunds have broken the system but the cynic in me says that EA hopes you will give up on the 60+ minute wait times to...

MARIO’S ODYSSEY TO THE BIG SCREEN

Looks like Mario is coming back to the big screen as an animated movie. The Wall Street Journal has reported Nintendo making a deal with the same company (Illumination Entertainment) behind the popular Despicable Me franchise. The last time we saw anything of motion picture Mario was the...

STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II AND YOU: A REDDIT STORY

Let’s talk dirty. You ready? MICROTRANSACTIONS. LOOTBOXES. PAY TO WIN. Hot? Not. Reddit has gone the way of the Tauntaun with Star Wars Battlefront II, they think the whole thing stinks and microtransactions should probably die. Let me break it down. The EA Community Team posted the following...

GO GET ‘EM BAJO

Full time champion is now also a full time streamer So the year started with Good Game, Australia’s beloved gaming TV show, being cancelled. Spawn Point lived on with Bajo sticking around to entertain younger gamers (and plenty of older gamers who kept watching). At the time I...

GAMES ON THE CHEAP: NOVEMBER 2017

Games with Gold, PlayStation Plus, Humble Bundle and more November 2017 has a real varied selection of games. With three Humble Bundles going at the moment, along with Humble Monthly, there is a nice selection of games over on that service. For me it’s Everything and ABZU that I’m most looking forward...

VP PODCAST: NOW WITH HIPPO FACTS

The latest Versus Player podcast, Hippos, is up and can be listened to here. Hippo Fact! 2,900 people are killed annually in Africa. They have bad breath and birds help them floss. Also Jono, Jase and Joe record while sitting on the couch as it’s better than Jason’s uncomfortable high chairs....

GAMES ON THE CHEAP: OCTOBER 2017

Games with Gold, PlayStation Plus, Humble Bundle and more I need to start with the huge game amongst many solid offerings this month, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. This is a spectacular, albeit weird, action game that was easily one of the best games of 2015....

CHECK OUT BOX BLURB EPISODE 2

The game where marketing matters Box Blurb is a video game trivia show, developed by Jono, where you need to guess the game based on the blurb. You can listen to Box Blurb Episode 2 here. Jono reads out selected lines from the back of a video game...

CAN I PLAY DESTINY 2 IN FRONT OF THE KIDS?

Parent gaming considerations for Destiny 2 Being a gamer with kids, gaming time is limited. So when I can pop something on when the kids are around I always need to make sure it is something that is appropriate. Sometimes there are games that on the surface are...