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Greta Nash and Tadji Ulrich announced as Tropfest Australia and Trop Jr Winners

Tropfest Australia have announced in partnership with CGU Insurance, the winners of both Tropfest and Trop Jr 2018. 23 year-old Greta Nash was announced as the winner for Tropfest with her  film Two Piece, while 15 year-old Tadji Ulrich has been announced as the winner of the world’s largest short film festival for kids, Trop Jr, with his film Outcasts Anonymous.... Continue Reading

Want to join the Overwatch League? Overwatch Contenders begins in Aus and NZ in March

Australian and New Zealand players who think they’ve got what it takes to play in the Overwatch League can put their skills to the test when the Overwatch Contenders league touches down locally next month. Continue reading Want to join the Overwatch League? Overwatch Contenders begins in Aus and NZ in March

The Overwatch League is making a few changes to its broadcast schedule for Stage 2

With Stage 2 of the Overwatch League’s inaugural season set to begin next week, Blizzard have announced a few changes to their broadcast lineup stemming from viewer feedback across Stage 1. This means a few timeslots are going to change. What does that mean for you, ANZ viewer? Continue reading The Overwatch League is making a few changes to its broadcast schedule for Stage 2

Sydney’s new co-sharing incubator could be the local version of The Arcade indie devs have been waiting for

For independent game devs in Sydney, the dream of having a version of Melbourne’s The Arcade to call their own is still a pipedream. Be that as it may, The Studio Incubator, a communal media work space opening in March, might be the thing that fills the gap until such a place arrives. Continue reading Sydney’s new co-sharing incubator could be the local version of The Arcade indie devs have been waiting for

Good news — you can probably run Sea of Thieves on your potato laptop

By now its fairly common knowledge that Rare’s upcoming multiplayer pirate title Sea of Thieves would be launching on Xbox One and Windows 10. The question for PC owners after seeing the game in action during the recent beta, particularly those on lower spec machines, was “can my machine ever hope to run this thing?” The answer, according to Rare, is “yeah, it probably can.”

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Overwatch League signs its first female player

With Stage 1 of the Overwatch League now complete, and with trades and player buys now in full swing ahead of Stage 2’s launch next week, we’re starting to see squads announce the newest additions to their lineups. The Shanghai Dragons are leading the Stage 2 charge with the signing of the OWL’s first female player, legendary Zarya main Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon. Continue reading Overwatch League signs its first female player

Great Gatsby and Shawshank immersive cinematic experiences are coming to Australia

After an impressive debut in Australia with Titanic, which saw over 1000 guests transported back to 1912 in an immersive, authentic recreation, Beyond Cinema have announced their second Sydney immersive cinema experience: The Great Gatsby, as well as a debut in Melbourne for another classic.... Continue Reading

This is Me? This is You! The Greatest Showman sing-alongs are coming to cinemas

Six weeks after its release, fighting off Jumanjis and Star WarsThe Greatest Showman sits atop the Australian box office with an impressive $1.6 million. The uplifting musical opened in cinemas on Boxing Day, and has earned a whopping $26.6 million since its initial release. To leverage this success, the film is already lining itself up for “Sing-Along Sessions”.... Continue Reading