The week in news: 21/2/2013

  Sony has officially announced the PS4 in a press conference held this morning in New York City. The system will be launching in the US and Japan at the end of 2013.  Release date information for other territories, including Australia was not given. While the final form of the console itself was not revealed,  […]

Triva Night @ SLQ

This Wednesday the 20th of February, the Zed Games crew will be hosting an awesome Trivia Night at the State Library of QLD!   It’s gonna be a fun night and we’d love to meet some of our listeners as well!  Here’s the official blurb:   Sure, you may have completed Super Mario Bros: The Lost […]

Friday news

              The Queensland Government has passed complimentary legislation allowing R18+ rated games to be legally sold in Queensland. The changes to the legislation were enacted at a federal level in January and were passed by all other states and territories at the same time.     The delay means that Queensland […]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Announced!

CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has officially been confirmed and is already slated as a “must see next generation RPG”. The game is said to cover three different plot levels: Lowest Level: Free-form activities such as crafting, monster slaying (which seems to be more extensive in the third iteration), and going on […]

Friday News

A video released by Sony on their blog today has hinted that the PS4 may be unveiled as early as the 20th of February. The date has been set aside for a Playstation conference event to be held in New York City.   While the video only mentions a date and not much else, text attached […]

Nintendo Direct Announces New Zelda Games

Nintendo Direct has officially announced a few things that might make us all rethink our doubts about the Wii U – for starters, they’ll be releasing two Zelda games in the upcoming years. One of these new games will be a remake of the GameCube original, Wind Waker, in high definition for the Wii U. […]

THQ closes, IP’s sold off

              Today, THQ auctioned off most of it’s IP’s to several other developers and announced that they will be closing the company for good.  Here’s the full text of the memo that was sent to THQ employees, via Kotaku:     To All THQ Employees: We now have the […]

The week in news: 23 January 2013

              Atari USA has filed for bankruptcy.   The iconic developer, responsible for massively influential titles such as Pong and Centipede, has been in financial decline and is 50 million dollars in debt.   A source with knowledge of the situation said that Atari USA will sell it’s assets over the […]

The week in news: 16 January 2013

The first R rated video game to be released in Australia has been rated by the Classification Board of Australia.  The game, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge will be released for Nintendo’s Wii U console later this year, and will feature “high impact, bloody violence”.    The new guidelines allowing adult games to be sold in […]