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MONDAY PODCAST Black Panel Podcast 58 > In the latest instalment of Australia’s grooviest gaming podcast, the gang head to Boort to discuss TimeGate troubles, A Link to the Past 2, FarCry 3: Blood Dragon, Guacamelee, Ride to Hell, Gears of War: Judgment and (of course) much more! READ MORE
TUESDAY JUST ANNOUNCED The Evil Within > One of the pioneers of the survival horror genre is back with a new title called The Evil Within. Shinji Mikami, famed creator of Resident Evil has left Capcom and joined Bethesda’s Tango Gameworks team to produce this original horror game. To announce the game a live action short has been released showing some disturbing glimpses of what the game may have to offer. READ MORE
WEDNESDAY NEWS THQ flogs more IP >THQ has sold off a veritable laundry list of game properties to Gearbox Software, Nordic Games and 505 Games as part of its bankruptcy proceedings. The soon to be defunct publisher is set to receive a combined amount of US $6.55m from the sale of its remaining titles, which include well known names such as Darksiders (which went to Nordic), Homeworld (Gearbox) and Drawn to Life (505). READ MORE
THURSDAY NEWS Dead Island torso controversy continues > How much weight should we assign to an apology? Apparently none if it comes from Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island: Riptide. Earlier this year Deep Silver was forced to apologise after a backlash against the headless female torso statue it intended to release in conjunction with the sequel to 2011′s Dead Island. READ MORE
FRIDAY REVIEW BioShock Infinite > BioShock Infinite introduces us to an amazing new setting, as well as a set of wonderfully realised characters. It provides us with highly polished first person shooting while also showcasing the creative hallmarks that we’ve come to expect in a BioShock game. Irrational Games has delivered an experience with little to disappoint and a whole lot of class. READ MORE