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Live-action Star Wars TV series to star Boba Fett
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Live-action Star Wars TV Series – Check.  Boba Fett to star in said TV series – Check. All my childhood dreams come true – Check! It was about one month ago now that rumours re-surfaced on Variety about the potential for a live-action Star Wars TV series becoming reality. ABC network president Channing Dungey confirmed that the wheels were in motion within Disney’s creative divisions about the possibility of a Star Wars live-action series saying: “As a fan I would absolutely...

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Sunday, 11 September 2016
Star Wars Battlefront: X-Wing VR Mission
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I knew VR would come up with the goods! Last week at Gamescom in Germany, Lucasfilm and EA revealed what is in store for Star Wars fans in the Rogue One VR mission for Star Wars Battlefront. Closely tied into the storyline of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, where the story behind the theft of the Death Star plans in Star Wars: A New Hope are told, the Battlefront VR experience will come in the form of a Rogue...

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Monday, 22 August 2016
Sony E3 Conference 2016 Highlights
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The annual E3 gaming expo brings much excitement and anticipation (and a sprinkling of WTF) each year and 2016 was no exception. E3 kicked off big with the Sony press conference and it definitely had excitement. As a PlayStation devotee who has invested in pre-ordering the PlayStation VR I was sitting on the edge of my chair for this conference. What happened next excited me both for the future of gaming as a whole and also the future of the PlayStation...

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Sunday, 19 June 2016
Crash Bandicoot to return to Playstation?
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Crash Bandicoot, the PlayStation classic, is rumoured to be making a return on the PS4. Could Crash make a surprise return at E3 this year? Crash Bandicoot was developed by Naughty Dog as a PlayStation exclusive in 1996. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the classic game franchise with fans hoping that a surprise Facebook post, and a reported Uncharted 4 easter egg, signal a “Crash Bandicoot” reboot on the PS4. attackofthefanboy.com have reported that the voice actor for the franchise’s...

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Saturday, 07 May 2016
Tomb Raider – Alicia Vikander is the new Lara Croft
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The new Tomb Raider is born, and while we here at RSR had hoped that Camilla Luddington would transfer her role as Lara Croft from video game to film, we are happy to announce that Ex Machina’s Alicia Vikander has landed the lead part in the franchise reboot. Other actresses had been publicly talked up for the role, including Star Wars Daisy Ridley, however unnamed sources (noted by Variety.com) have said that Vikander was always the first preference for the...

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Friday, 29 April 2016
The HTC Vive sells 15,000 units in 10 minutes but is it enough?
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The Consumer grade version of the HTC Vive VR headset officially went on sale last week for $799 USD. 15,000 units sold out in 10 minutes going against the thinking that top end VR headsets are at too high a price point. While 15,000 units may sound an impressive achievement it must be noted that this is not a large enough amount of units for game developers to dive into the VR market and make a profit from. None the less it is...

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Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Uncharted 4 Postponed until May 10th
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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the most anticipated game of 2016, has been delayed for a third time until May 10 2016. Yes that’s right not once, not twice, but thrice! President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Shawn Layden wrote on the PlayStation Blog, “In an effort to meet the considerable worldwide demand, and to ensure that all gamers worldwide have the opportunity to play the game on day one, we have chosen to postpone the launch of...

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Monday, 07 March 2016
The Game Awards 2015
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A couple of years ago the VGA’s ran off the rails in what can only be described as the biggest train wreck in the history of American television (if you don’t believe me watch the low lights of VGX 2013 here). However they did survive the wreck. In case you missed the 2015 awards show a few weeks ago they returned with some of the biggest names in entertainment to celebrate the best video games of the year, plus thye gave a sneak...

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Thursday, 24 December 2015
Good Game: Christmas Special
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It has been another massive year for gaming on all fronts. In this season ending episode of ABC Australia‘s Good Game Christmas Special Bajo and Hex review Rainbow Six Siege and Just Cause 3, plus they take look back at the year that was 2015 and hand out the annual Good Game Awards. With Google Cardboard gaining momentum as an entry point for Virtual Reality the team at Good Game look at the next level of VR and what may be to come in...

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Saturday, 19 December 2015
Star Wars Battlefront: Battle of Jakku Gameplay
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29 years before the Force Awakens was the Battle of Jakku. Now I am not sure I am going to play this before the movie drops on the 17th of December but it is going to be hard not too. This free DLC recreates the pivotal moment when the New Republic confronted the last of  Imperial forces. Taking place in the aftermath of the Rebel victory in the Battle of Endor in Return of the Jedi™, players will get to experience...

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Friday, 04 December 2015
Good Game : Star Wars Video Games Special
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This week Good Game aired their Star Wars gaming special looking back at the best and worst of Star Wars games. For those of you not familar with Good Game it is Australia’s #1 gaming show and is beyond awesome. The Good Game special features Star Wars The Old Republic – Knight of the Fallen Empire, Star Wars Battlefront, and looks back at classic games such as RPG Knights of the Old Republic, Atari’s vector classic Star Wars, the X-wing and Tie Fighter...

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Wednesday, 02 December 2015
UFC 2 EA SPORTS GETS ROWDY
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The sequel to EA Sports UFC is coming – and as with all EA Sports games being on the cover is kind of a big deal. Enter Rowdy Ronda Rousey. No fighter has done more for the sport of MMA than Ronda Rousey. She has played a massive role in transitioning the sport into the mainstream. Rousey may have lost her title at UFC193 in our hometown of Melbourne but this is just the first chapter in proving the doubters wrong and taking...

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Monday, 30 November 2015
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