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  • Wii Does Not Owe U

    Wii Does Not Owe U

    It is not a secret that Nintendo Wii U is not doing well. Wii ignited the gaming market but its successor took a U-turn on its fortune. There were a lot of schools offering their expertise on why Wii U is doing poorly. Nintendo could no longer hide it in its earning reports. Third parties […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIV

    Final Fantasy XIV

    Have been putting off writing the review for Final Fantasy XIV for quite a while after the disappointment with the initial release. Square Enix was determined to make it right so it restructured the development team and gave us a round two product with the subtitle “A Realm Reborn”. So did it manage to rebound? […]

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  • The Dark Art of the Black Panties

    The Dark Art of the Black Panties

    A friend of mine is playing a new RPG called ‘Time and Eternity’. The concept was very interesting – a wedding was interrupted due to an assassination, and as the bride, the player needs to go back in time, again and again, to foil the assassination plot and, well, get married. During the game you […]

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  • Evil in the Residence: Where to Now Capcom?

    Evil in the Residence: Where to Now Capcom?

    Capcom just announced another title update to Resident Evil 6 that will be effective in late January. This is the second title update to the much criticised and lowly scored game. In the last update, Capcom made the Ada Wong campaign, which originally needed to be unlocked after finishing all other three campaigns, available right […]

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  • EB Games Expo 2012 Rundown

    EB Games Expo 2012 Rundown

    EB Games Expo is one of the rare gaming related events that is actually held, locally, in Australia. Last year it was held in Gold Coast, but this year Sydney-siders have the privilege of being able to attend the event at Olympic Park. The weekend of 5 Oct to 7 Oct will be all about […]

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  • Buying Big in America

    Buying Big in America

    It’s day x for my trip in the States. From Burlington, Vermont to San Francisco, California, my shopping spree for games has not quite ended. Why? Simply because choices were abundant and prices were ridiculously low. It has long been an issue that Australian gamers have been paying too much for their games. In Australia […]

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  • Plunging into the Netherworld of Disgaea

    Plunging into the Netherworld of Disgaea

    Ai-Phuong and I have been talking about the Disgaea series many a time in The Gameolio Podcast with Dan and Rich, not to mention the new RPG! RPG! podcast. So listeners will know that we are very passionate about this series. Disgaea is one of the few third-party series that remained loyal to the Playstation brand […]

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  • Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Australian Launch

    Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Australian Launch

    Date: 2 November 2011 Venue: Studio Theatre, Sydney Opera House What’s happening: Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Australian Launch Uncharted 3 is one of the most anticipated games of the year, so when Gameolio got an invitation to the launch we were there in God speed. Uncharted 3 is about adventures and dramas, so holding the […]

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  • Playstation Vita: Australian Release February 2012

    Playstation Vita: Australian Release February 2012

    My long commutes began very late into the PSP lifetime and thought I would hold-out till the 3DS. Well the 3DS hasn’t quite tipped me over just yet, and the announcement of the Vita had me quite excited beyond just the E3 presentation. Graphically it’s looking quite impressive and I need only demo the unit […]

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  • IdiotCat @ OHN9 – OzHadou Nationals

    IdiotCat @ OHN9 – OzHadou Nationals

    Last week was the first time I had ever gone to a competitive games event. I have to say that it was a very interesting and cool experience. OzHadou Nationals is a fighting game competition organised by the OzHadou team and the Australian fighting game community which, I have to say, was a lot bigger […]

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