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PAX pop-up set to entertain Melbourne's Federation Square this weekend!

PAX pop-up set to entertain Melbourne's Federation Square this weekend!

Get an advance taste of Australia's biggest geek and gaming event!
By David Hollingworth Aug 28 2017, 12:41PM
GG EZ Bar - an eSports-focused cocktail joint - to open in Melbourne next month

GG EZ Bar - an eSports-focused cocktail joint - to open in Melbourne next month

Good food, good booze, esports on every wall... and not a game to be played.
By David Hollingworth Jul 25 2017, 3:56PM
Here's who's coming to Upgrade Australia 5.0!

Here's who's coming to Upgrade Australia 5.0!

Some of our favourite industry partners are joining us in Melbourne - you're in for a treat!
By David Hollingworth Feb 16 2017, 11:01AM
Australia's biggest fighting game tourney is happening in Melbourne this weekend

Australia's biggest fighting game tourney is happening in Melbourne this weekend

Battle Arena Melbourne 8 goes off from the 13th to the 15th of May. Fight!
By David Hollingworth May 10 2016, 2:29PM
Warcraft's Old Gods are popping up all over the world - and close to home!

Warcraft's Old Gods are popping up all over the world - and close to home!

Whispers of the Old Gods is the latest Hearthstone expansion, and its gods are pretty well-travelled...
By David Hollingworth Apr 29 2016, 11:14AM
Upgrade Australia is coming to Melbourne!

Upgrade Australia is coming to Melbourne!

And we want you to SAVE THE DATE!
By David Hollingworth Feb 19 2016, 12:03PM
Melbourne Zoo's Orang-utans get access to Kinect-powered apps and games

Melbourne Zoo's Orang-utans get access to Kinect-powered apps and games

As the great apes adapt to their new toys, we chat to one of the project's masterminds, Dr Marcus Carter of the University of Melbourne.
By David Hollingworth Feb 2 2016, 4:39PM
League of Legends' Ocean Week is coming

League of Legends' Ocean Week is coming

Riot Games is once again again supporting local LoL players.
By David Hollingworth Jan 21 2016, 2:02PM
Indie gaming is the heart of Melbourne's Freeplay festival

Indie gaming is the heart of Melbourne's Freeplay festival

We attended this year's Freeplay gaming festival, and came away feeling more than a little bit in love.
By Jason Imms Apr 30 2015, 11:13AM
See Anita Sarkeesian in Melbourne next month!

See Anita Sarkeesian in Melbourne next month!

See the creator of Feminist Frequency and the number one target of haters speak live at RMIT.
By David Hollingworth Feb 23 2015, 3:24PM
Zero Latency

Zero Latency

RICHARD MOSS straps on his goggles and dives into another reality.
By Richard Moss Nov 10 2014, 4:05PM
Real Guns, Real Pain, Real Game

Real Guns, Real Pain, Real Game

"Are you ready to kill?”
By Jason Dreggs Jun 6 2014, 6:00AM
IRL Shooter's Lazarus is rising again in Melbourne

IRL Shooter's Lazarus is rising again in Melbourne

Something horrible is rising in Melbourne... which may or may not surprise anyone.
By David Hollingworth May 16 2014, 3:28PM
Special Report: Which city is Australia's best tech capital?

Special Report: Which city is Australia's best tech capital?

Ever wondered how your city compares when it comes to tech? zara baxter compares 16 capital cities and regional centres to decide which of Australia’s cities is best when it comes to broadband and technological expertise.
By Zara Baxter Dec 2 2013, 10:45AM
HYPERCHAT >> Sonny Tilders Creature Designers - KING KONG

HYPERCHAT >> Sonny Tilders Creature Designers - KING KONG

Something big has happened to the world of theatre in Melbourne. There’s a new show that has, it seems, learned a lot from the world of computer games, both when it comes to pacing and to the technology involved in the show and how it is integrated into the spectacle. Daniel Wilks had a chat with some of the creative minds behind Australia’s biggest theatrical star, King Kong.
By Daniel Wilks Oct 7 2013, 5:12AM
HYPER CHAT >> Frieder Weiss Projection Designer - King Kong

HYPER CHAT >> Frieder Weiss Projection Designer - King Kong

Something big has happened to the world of theatre in Melbourne. There’s a new show that has, it seems, learned a lot from the world of computer games, both when it comes to pacing and to the technology involved in the show and how it is integrated into the spectacle. Daniel Wilks had a chat with some of the creative minds behind Australia’s biggest theatrical star, King Kong.
By Daniel Wilks Oct 4 2013, 4:31AM
Freeplay Independent Games Festival is on this month!

Freeplay Independent Games Festival is on this month!

Australia's largest indie games event takes place at the end of September, and tickets are on sale now!
By David Hollingworth Sep 16 2013, 3:49PM
Phishing email grants hackers access to DNS records of major websites

Phishing email grants hackers access to DNS records of major websites

A phishing attack, one of the most common and oldest cyber tricks in the book, enabled hackers to hijack and modify the DNS records for several domains on Tuesday, including The New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post UK on Tuesday.
By Adam Greenberg Aug 30 2013, 10:39AM
Melbourne IT targeted in Syrian civil war related DNS attacks

Melbourne IT targeted in Syrian civil war related DNS attacks

"Media is going down..." The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) tweeted on Tuesday, as the pro-Assad hacker collective announced domains belonging to The New York Times, Huffington Post UK and Twitter were compromised.
By Adam Greenberg Aug 29 2013, 10:57AM
Mana Bar Melbourne to close in September

Mana Bar Melbourne to close in September

Sad news for the Melbourne gaming scene - video-cum-cocktail joint Mana Bar is shutting down.
By David Hollingworth Aug 5 2013, 3:39PM