Microsoft has announced today that it will be hosting fortnightly Overwatch tournaments at its flagship store in Sydney. The first tournament will take place this weekend on December 3 from 1 PM AEDT. After the second tournament on December 17, there will be a short gap with the third tournament taking place on January 7. Teams of […]
Cosplayers at conventions are some of the most dedicated, passionate and friendliest humans you can come across. I can’t help being in awe of them and their costumes. Hugely dedicated to their franchise favourites and often spending hours, days and weeks on their projects. They sculpt, sew, paint and build their costumes and props with […]
PAX Aus will play host to an Injustice 2 tournament this weekend. The tournament is being run in conjunction with ESL, CouchWarriors and WB Games Australia. The prize pool totals an incredible $20,000 AUD. The qualifying rounds will take place at 2PM, Friday, October 27. Eight contenders will proceed through to the finals. The finals […]
Remember in Destiny 2’s live-action trailer when the Guardians said they were doing it for the puppies? Well, Bungie and Activision meant it. At PAX Aus this weekend Destiny 2, in partnership with Australian Working Dog Rescue Int (AWDRI), is bringing puppies out for us to play with. The event is to bring awareness to the non-profit whose […]
[CANCELLED] Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the event needs to be cancelled. PowerUp! is inviting you to join us for a Blizzard Sanctioned HearthStone Fireside Gathering during PAX Australia. Hosted by PowerUp! and taking place at Island Somewhere in Melbourne, our Fireside Gathering promises to be a great afternoon of fun, cards, board games, pinball and […]
Blizzard announced today that international superstars of rock ‘n roll, MUSE, will close BlizzCon 2017. The two-day event will draw to an end with a performance by the British group. Attendees and stream viewers will get to share in the performance at Blizzard’s 11th BlizzCon event. CEO and co-founder of Blizzard Mike Morhaime was excited […]
PAX Australia 2017’s exhibitor list and panel schedule have been released. Taking place in Melbourne, Australia from October 29-29, attendees are in for a real treat. On the show floor, PAX Aus attendees will have the opportunity to go hands-on with games and hardware from Nintendo, Microsoft, EA, Bandai Namco, Activision and more. The Aus […]
PAX Aus is set to host Japanese developer Cygames’ first trip to Australia this month. The developer of Shadowverse is headed down-under to celebrate the success of Shadowverse, the release of new expansion “Starforged Legends” and to host a handful of events. Cygames will be hosting Shadowverse tournaments, judging cosplay competitions and running giveaways throughout PAX Aus. Shadowverse is a […]
The Stream of Annihilation is about to begin. Dungeons & Dragons has seen a resurgence in recent years. Thanks in part to Twitch and streaming, D&D has seen an uptick in viewership and player numbers. This digital D&D renaissance has been driven, in part, by player troupes streaming their campaigns and podcasting. To celebrate, Wizards of the […]
In Sydney on October 27, the Sony Foundation hosted its biggest annual fundraiser, Wharf4Ward. Some of Sony’s biggest musical acts performed in support of youth cancer program You Can and helped raise a record breaking $1.1 million. The event included a takeover of the restaurants along Wolloomooloo Wharf and saw 800 guests from all walks […]
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