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Devs do the darndest things: Jacob Janerka

It takes a lot to stand out as an indie developer these days. Even if your game actually makes it to major platforms, there’s no guarantee that you’ll even make any money from it. Despite offering iterations of what es...

 
 
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Contest: We've got 15 PAX Australia passes to give away!

So, did you want to check out PAX Australia later this month, but were bummed out when you noticed on PAX's website that the 3-Day passes were completely sold out? Well, fret no more! Thanks to the fine folks at PAX, we've got fifteen of th...

 
 
 
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Australian PlayStation players can win a REAL Platinum Trophy

Playstation trophies are seriouz bizznezz for some folk, those who are willing to spend hours grinding games they don't like, or buying godforsaken titles that are easy to 100%. It has been this way for some time, ever since PSN trophies (a...

 
 
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Blizzard alters 'culturally insensitive' Overwatch sign

Blizzard has recently made a small adjustment to the new map "Junkertown" in their hugely-popular multiplayer shooter Overwatch.The map, situated in the explosive Junkrat's native Australia, previously featured a neon-sign above a grotty lo...

 
 
 
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Review: Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is a game that I've been highly interested in ever since it was first announced. It looked like something that was right up my alley, given its utterly adorable art style and the fact that it quite ...

 
 
 
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Review: Paradigm

Paradigm is a game that asks the player to contemplate some tough philosophical quandaries. Its story, which revolves around the concept of genetically engineering perfect prodigal children for the wealthy ruling class, forces the play...

 
 
 
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Surprisingly, Outlast 2 is now clear for release in Australia

Last week, the upcoming horror game Outlast 2 was refused classification in Australia, meaning it was barred from sale in the country -- even to legal adults. But as of now, the Australian Classification Board has gone back on its decision ...

 
 
 
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Outlast 2 banned in Australia for rape scene

Human or not, Australia's Classification Board has decided Outlast 2 is too obscene for sale even with an R18+ rating, thus making the game impossible to sell in its current, unedited form. The scene in question suggests, but does...

 
 
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Wander the cheery world of Yonder

Probably the most cheerful game I played all PAX (maybe of all time?) is Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles -- a bright, happy Harvest Moon meets Windwaker style game that goes beyond traditional farming simulatio...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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It looks like Hand of Fate 2 will be coming to PS4 after all

Earlier this month, I got a chance to play Hand of Fate 2 at PAX Australia. Both Zack Furniss and Mike Cosimano have written up some more detailed impressions of it, so I won’t go into specifics here, but I found myself utterly enamou...

 
 
 
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PAX Australia panels, exhibitors finalized

PAX Australia is only a few weeks away, and the lineup of panels and exhibitors was finalized earlier today. You can check out the full schedule on the PAX Aus website, and the Guidebook app for iPhone, Android, Windows 7 phones, and Blackb...

 
 
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Giveaway - PAX Australia 2016 passes!

So there is this little thing called PAX Australia taking place in Melbourne on Nov. 4 - 6, 2016. Now there also was this awesome cat who worked here named Kyle. Add these two things together and what do you get? I don't know...

 
 
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These Pokemon hamburgers are to 'dye' for

Australian burger pop-up Down-n-Out (In-n-Out down under) is selling a two-week run of Pokemon-inspired hamburgers. Squirtle got the shaft as the crew went with two starters, Bulbasaur and Charmander, as well as the ubiquitous Pikachu. The ...

 
 
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Please don't hit the kangaroos in Forza Horizon 3

Let's talk turkey. Australian brush turkey. It's a good-lookin' turkey, no? Don't hit it with your car in Forza Horizon 3. In fact, don't hit anything with your car in Forza Horizon 3. Australia's full of wildlife. Kangaroos hoppin' across...

 
 
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Australia puts Gal Gun: Double Peace in detention (Update)

[Update: I reached out to EB Games Australia to find out if this was a company decision. This was its response: So, government of Australia, you're off the hook this time!] Australia, the small island nation that is home Mad Max, Croc...

 
 




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Its KnickKnackMyWhacks Bus day, which I can only assume is they day he gets his very own Hope you have a great one, and its a double decker and you make the most of Enjoy buddy!

 
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Holy hell, kids on The XBONE PUBG Quick Look from Giant Bomb had me getting called a PS4 fanboy after I remarked upon the games sorry Been a long time since I was charged with being a fanboy of a console I dont even

 
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Got called Monday that I got the Went in today for But my life decided to knock me down a peg and now my car needs Life - you

 
Ticklefist

The three mission expansion to Battlefront IIs single player was better and longer than Havent looked at the multiplayer additions Hoping Phasma is

 
Giftmour

Up to 22 games on my Every single one, seemingly, perfect for the system <3

 
Kerrik52

Never forget your roots #WesLovesBunnyGirlsWednesday

 
Flanx

I cant tell if Im meant to enjoy The combat scenes are horrible to look Can we even call those combat scenes? Its just sound distortion and color, like a 14 year old just discovered Sony Vegas and MLG

 
Raiku Santaford

Ok, who left their Santa out?

 
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I wouldnt trade the Dtoid community for the We have a strange way of showing our seen earlier, exhibit A:

 
 

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