PAX Aus 2016

I set a record in Primal Carnage: Onslaught at PAX Aus 2016

OK so I’m going to be a little self indulgent here, but I don’t get to say this kind of thing very often so shush, let me have this. At PAX Australia this past weekend I got the opportunity to play a game called Primal Carnage: Onslaught, a virtual reality iteration of the dinosaur shooter Primal Carnage and developed by Melbourne based studio Pub Games. Onslaught was only announced la...[Read More]

The American Dream is a VR game about guns, but not killing – PAX Aus 2016

VR games are everywhere at PAX Aus this year. Now that the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Playstation VR are all out and in people’s homes, every indie developer and their dogs are keen to show off what they have in store for these shiny new toys. But out of all the VR games on display on the PAX Rising indie floor, The American Dream by Melbourne-based studio Samurai Punk immediately grabbed my ...[Read More]

PAX Australia will showcase VR with Omni Trackpads

VR has been all the buzz this year, with Oculus Rift releasing in March, HTC Vive with its room-scale tracking technology in April and Playstation VR dropping yesterday. We’ve got our hands on one of the PSVR sets here at LoadScreen and are in the process of reviewing it, but in the meantime you can see me having my little “OMG” moment before getting down to serious, objective re...[Read More]

Xbox’s Major Nelson to give the keynote speech at PAX Aus 2016

The PAX Aus team today announced that this year’s keynote speaker will be none other than “Major Nelson”, aka Larry Hyrb, the director of programming for Xbox Live. As well as being a very public face of Microsoft’s Xbox division, what with him just this week tweeting that Red Dead Redemption is coming to Xbox One via backwards compatibility, Hyrb’s been involved in s...[Read More]

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