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News Game Plus #61 - Monsters and Military

In this week's News Game Plus podcast Dermie and Jason talk about something sportsball TV coverage gets away with that videogames wouldn't, the new Monster Hunter movie, Sega's 60th anniversary giveaways, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series backward compatibility, changing history in games to make us feel better, and the disturbing ramifications of requiring a Facebook login to use an Oculus headset. #newsgameplus [Click here]

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Join us from 10:30pm AEDT TONIGHT on C31 Melbourne and Geelong as we discuss Not Tonight, Moon and all sorts of games with cult followings! There's a lot!

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The Black Dragon has pushed our hunters to their very limits. Can they finally take down Fatalis? Find out from 8PM AEDT TONIGHT as we dive back into Monster Hunter World on twitch.tv/newgameplustv

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The smooth voices of Petro Rose and Brownman are live now with the Tekken Online Challenge!

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We're proud to announce the local commentary talent calling the plays in today's Tekken Online Challenge: Australia! petrorose & BrownmanFgc Watch live twitch.tv/tekken Signups close 12pm AEDT! [Click here] #Tekken7 #T7OnlineChallenge #CWLeague BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

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ADELAIDE, it's show night! Join us on Channel 44 from 10:30pm ACDT as we chat Hades, 13 Sentinels and more!

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Tonight, we're going to SPAAAACE. We review Star Wars Squadrons and Rebel Galaxy Outlaw, plus discuss the latest in gaming news! Catch it from 8PM AEDT TONIGHT on [Click here]

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We're about a month away from the launch of both the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series consoles. We're curious - how many of you were lucky enough to get a console confirmed for day one?

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Last week, Karty woke up trapped in his apartment and tried to escape. How will he fare this week? Find out as he dives back into Silent Hill 4: The Room, from 8PM AEDT TONIGHT on [Click here]

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Hades and 13 Sentinels - NEW GAME PLUS TV EPISODE 340

If you didn't catch our reviews of 13 Sentinels & Hades on the TV, it's available right now for your viewing pleasure!

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We're having a party tonight, and it'll be a hell of a time! Join us as we play some Party Animals, from 8PM AEDT TONIGHT on [Click here]

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Looking to show off your Tekken skills? CouchWarriors have a pretty exciting tournament on offer this weekend!

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Australian Tekken players, this is the big one! #T7OnlineChallenge is this weekend! Make sure you sign up. 👊 smash.gg/TOC-AUS 👊 Free Entry 👊 $500 USD First place prize 👊 Special guests and Exhibitions to be revealed! BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

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To mark their 60th Anniversary, Sega not only have a sale running on Steam, but have also updated a bunch of their steam games with new (and familiar) cover arts. To go with this, you can also grab Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for free. If you haven't already got it or played it, it's definitely worth your time!

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Fatalis proved a bit too much for our gang of hunters, but that won't stop them from another attempt! Join us for some more Monster Hunter World, from 8PM AEDT TONIGHT on [Click here]

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On tonight's TV episode, we discuss a pair of potential GOTY candidates: 13 Sentinels - Aegis Rim, and Hades! 10:30PM AEDT on C31 Melbourne and Geelong and c31.org.au/live

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News Game Plus #60 - Aaahaha that's hot

Our latest podcast is here - this week in News Game Plus Dermie and Jason analyse the PlayStation 5 tear-down video, cloud gaming, Sony's sales plans, plus heaps more Sony and Microsoft console news. [Click here]

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GUILTY GEAR -STRIVE- Trailer#6 - GUILTY GEAR OFFICIAL LIVESTREAM

Say hello to the latest member of the Guilty Gear Strive roster, Giovanna! You'll be able to play as her from 9 April 2021, which is when the game releases on PS4, PS5 and Steam!

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Sony have finally gone into some specifics as to what PS5 Backwards Compatibility will look like. While they're promising almost all of the PS4's library will fully work to some degree (some functionality might not work), there are ten PS4 games that will not be supported at all. For further info, Sony's got a support page explaining a few more details. [Click here]

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Retro Games collecting with Weird and Retro

If you have been to PAX you will recognise our next guest from the Retro area. Don't miss out on our latest video on Retro Game collecting #retro #retrogamer #sega #classicgaming #snes #arcade #atari [Click here]

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Playing Video Games As A Child Might Make You Smarter, Even Years After You Stop Playing

Play games. Get smart. New research published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests playing video games might actually make you better at cognitive tasks, even years after you stop playing. Researchers discovered that avid gamers during pre-adolescence performed markedly better at the working memory tasks than those that had never gamed before. [Click here]

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Moon and Not Tonight - NEW GAME PLUS TV EPISODE 341

Kart reviews Moon & discusses cult followings in games, and Jason reviews Not Tonight! [More]

CWL September Report – Smash Ultimate

Things have been heating up in Australia’s fighting game community all month, and it’s not just good spring weather. Tournament registrations are up, prize pools have been raised, and even in embattled Victoria there are signs that coronavirus is slowly receding – giving us hope of holding CouchWarriors League events in person next season. This excited atmosphere was heightened further in the Smash Ultimate scene, as the successful Cospendium Open series decided to merge its remaining event schedule with existing CWL monthlies. With the stakes having risen twice already since August,... [More]
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