Gaming

Gaming turning men into bludgers

Men are working less and gaming more. MEN are less productive and are working less hours and the reason may have less to do with the changing nature of jobs than we think. It could — at least in part — be down to computer games. Men at the beginning …

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Why you need to buy PlayStation VR

Resident Evil is back for a seventh install in their video game series, this time with Biohazard. The game moves away from gunslinging and has a renewed focus on survival horror. WHEN PlayStation released its virtual reality kit I was excited, but had my doubts if it would be worth …

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Remember Timezone? Well, it’s back

1993 TV commercial for arcade game centre Timezone Expect to see this familiar logo popping up at shopping centres around the country. IT appears everything old is new again, with our lust for nostalgia driving a constant revival of products from our childhood. While we have seen the return of …

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Nintendo makes Mini NES decision

With a $60 mini version of its original NES, Nintendo strikes nostalgia gold. WSJ’s Joanna Stern takes a look at the hard-to-find 8-bit gaming system. Photo/video: Drew Evans/The Wall Street Journal. The Mini NES is coming back into production. THE Nintendo Switch might be building some hype ahead of its …

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Will NBN connect all in 3 years?

NBN contractor Foxcomm install a fibre-to-the-node cabinet in Newcastle, NSW. Picture: Supplied AUSTRALIA’S National Broadband Network could be half-completed by June, the NBN Co has revealed, leaving just three years to connect the rest of the country, including large swathes of major cities such as Sydney, Brisbane, and Hobart. The …

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Nintendo reveals last big hope

Nintendo’s Switch game console, available on March 3, lets users play on the go or with the console connected to a TV. NINTENDO today revealed an innovative, all-in-one gaming system that can be played on the go or when connected to a TV in an effort to win gamers back …

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One letter helped solve medical mystery

A letter from Alem Matthees helped lead to a breakthrough in chronic fatigue. ON A hot dry Perth day in March 2014, Alem Matthees finished writing a letter. It was a very polite letter, from a very polite young man. Alem wanted an answer to a simple question. The letter …

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Man hit by firework in NSW dies

A man has died after being hit in the head by a firework at Budgewoi on the NSW Central Coast during New Year celebrations. Emergency service crews were called to Budgewoi Beach just after 3am on Sunday to find the 52-year-old man had suffered a serious head injury. Despite the …

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Two men charged after NSW boat chase

Two men will face court after police were allegedly assaulted following a boat chase in NSW’s Shoalhaven . Police were called to a wharf after a collision between the half-cabin boat and a small runabout on Saturday evening on Sussex Inlet. When the boat skipper refused a police order to …

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Man critical after fall off wall in Sydney

A man is in a critical condition in hospital with serious head injuries after falling from a wall in the inner Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst. Police say paramedics were called to College Street at about 3.20am on Saturday and took the 23-year-old man to St Vincent’s Hospital. Police will investigate …

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