Tagged: Anthony O’Connor

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horror_in_gaming_thumbThere’s been a little backlash thrown toward Dead Space 3 for supposedly not bringing enough scares to the fold. We grabbed horror film writer Anthony O’Connor to dissect what horror is and why are gamers so quick to judge what should and shouldn’t be part of the genre. Continue reading “For Your Ears Only: Are gamers too quick to pigeonhole horror? – with Anthony O’Connor” »

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mecha-hitler_wolfenstein_3dThere are several schools of thought to end of stage or game bosses. If they’re too tough they run the risk of frustrating and killing the gameplay experience. Too easy or quick time event based and they lack the appropriate impact. Can there be a happy medium between the two? Continue reading “For Your Ears Only – Are boss battles still cutting the mustard? – with Anthony O’Connor” »

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dead_space_3_survival_horrorThis week Josh and Dave are joined by horror aficionado and writer Anthony O’Connor to review the final act of Visceral Games’ spooky trilogy, Dead Space 3. The guys take a look at the super powered brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us and dissect new footage of The Last Of Us. Continue reading “Podcast: Episode 114 – Markers, spandex and Clickers” »

dead_space_3_coopThis week local horror writer Anthony O’Connor (of Redd Inc.) joins the lads to explore the creepy, kooky and altogether spooky Dead Space 3. Buckle up for an uncensored view of the state of play in the gaming world. Tune in 8pm Tuesday AEDST for the interactive rawDLC live feed. Continue reading “Podcast: We add a dash of Redd to Dead Space 3” »

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Given the mixed reactions to the opening to Assassin’s Creed III, with some loving the slow burn beginning and others criticising its plodding, it posed an important question. How long is too long for an introduction to last before getting the main plot started? Continue reading “For Your Ears Only: Lengthy game openings and engaging your audience – with Anthony O’Connor” »

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Welcome to “For Your Ears Only” our bite-sized, irreverent audio shows with a special guest focused on a single topic. In this inaugural edition we take a look at Hitman: Absolution, Assassin’s Creed III and Dishonored and discuss who would be the killer elite. Continue reading “For Your Ears Only: Who will reign supreme as this year’s top assassin? – with Anthony O’Connor” »

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On this week’s podcast the lads are joined by horror film writer Anthony O’Connor as they take a close look at both Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation. The show is rife with extreme tangents and chaos and Anthony breaks down his film, Redd Inc. Continue reading “Podcast: Episode 103 – Dying by the Creed” »

This week Anthony O’Connor, the writer of Redd Inc, joins the guys to review the dual blades of Assassin’s Creed III and Liberation. Click here for some real views on the state of play in the gaming world. The live feed kicks off 8pm Tuesday AEDST on the live page. Continue reading “Podcast: Assassins rewrite history with Redd Inc.” »

There’s nothing better than supporting your own and it makes me pleased as punch to be able to run a contest where (a) you get to check out an awesome Aussie horror flick and (b) I get to pay it forward for a close mate and a Hollywood make-up effects artist and legend. Continue reading “Free Shit: Win one of ten signed copies of Redd Inc.” »

It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times. At the inaugural rawDLC event on the 21st of September even we didn’t quite know what to expect. Grabbing the crème fraiche of the Australasian games industry we embarked on a mission for Child’s Play charity. Continue reading “Event: Ode to the Borderlands 2 marathon” »