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EB Expo 2017 heads home to the Gold Coast

After beginning life on the Gold Coast in Queensland’s Great South East, the EB Expo gaming convention has made its home in Sydney for the last few years. It was an important growth period for the con, and with its draw now larger than ever, one of Australia’s two largest consumer show-and-tells is heading home. Continue reading EB Expo 2017 heads home to the Gold Coast

What’s it like to attend RTX Sydney if you don’t really know that much about Rooster Teeth?

Geek and gaming conventions are pretty magical places.

RTX doesn’t have same energy as that of a PAX. It’s a different vibe, cruder, in line with the kind of scatological humour Rooster Teeth excels at. These attendees are rowdier, less patient and a great deal snarkier than your average PAX-goer. This is not to suggest that they are unpleasant, nothing could be further from the truth. On the whole, everyone I met and spoke to was very warm, friendly and having the time of their life. But they worship a group of people known for endlessly busting each other’s balls and so it doesn’t come as a surprise to find that their fanbase deals in the same. Continue reading What’s it like to attend RTX Sydney if you don’t really know that much about Rooster Teeth?

PAX AUS 2016: Day Three Wrap Up

The sun has set on the third and final day of PAX Aus 2016. As the the last punters streamed of the Final Round of the Omegathon in Main Hall, there was a genuine sense of glumness mingled with satisfaction in the air. PAX is over for another year and we’re deeply bummed about that, but at the same time we’re glad we came and we already can’t wait for November next year to do it all again. Continue reading PAX AUS 2016: Day Three Wrap Up

First time at PAX Aus 2016? Here’s what you should be checking out

For those who’ve never attended a PAX before, figuring out what do and see during the three-day gaming convention can seem like a monumental task. Worry not, friend, for at PAX Aus there are very few wrong answers.  Here’s a few ways we’d recommend spending your PAX as a first-timer. Continue reading First time at PAX Aus 2016? Here’s what you should be checking out

Photo Gallery: EB Expo 2016 – Sydney Olympic Park (30.09.16 to 02.10.16)

The EB Expo has wrapped up another stellar year and Nathan Atkins was there on Saturday to capture every moment. Hit the jump to check out all the games, booths, cosplay and more from EB Expo 2016!

Continue reading Photo Gallery: EB Expo 2016 – Sydney Olympic Park (30.09.16 to 02.10.16)