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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?

Win a double pass to see Keeping Up With The Joneses at Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas in Sydney

There a few signs which signal summer is truly here – longer days, warmer weather and the return of Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas. The University of Sydney Union is thrilled to be host again this year for the quintessential summer event returning to Cadigal Green at University of Sydney, bringing new releases and cult classics to the big outdoor screen from 25 November to 21 December.... Continue Reading

The Simpsons cartoonist Matt Groening to make Australian Debut at Sydney Graphic Festival in November

Cartoon legend Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, is coming to Australia for the first time to present at the sixth GRAPHIC festival weekend at Sydney Opera House. Matt Groening will be headlining the event, which will also see talks from Lynda Barry (Ernie Pook’s Comeek, One! Hundred! Demons!)... Continue Reading