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Review: Rocket League (Xbox One)

Not unlike Trials Fusion, Rocket League is a bit of a sleeper hit in the Game Truck. It seemed to come out of nowhere, and despite its huge popularity it has the feel of of an indie hit that has got the right recognition. It is very popular with boys at about 10-11 years of age: at this age they are starting to grow out of Minecraft a bit and are looking for the next ...

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PAX Aus 2017: My First eSports Experience

We've written previously about eSports: James introduced us to the world of CS:GO here and we reported on a big fighting games tournament here, but tournaments in many different games are also a huge feature of Penny Arcade Expo. Well this year, given my enthusiasm for Overwatch (it even has its own lingo), I had the crazy notion of joining the Overwatch tournament ...

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PAX Aus 2017: Reports Incoming

In case you didn't catch it, I spent last weekend  in gamer's paradise: Penny Arcade Expo Australia, in Melbourne. If you're not aware, PAX is a convention and trade show that draws tens of thousands of people for a celebration of all things play-related. It's taking some time to process and gather my thoughts, so I'll be posting on specific aspects of the show in ...

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An eSports Case Study: Counterstrike: Global Offensive

Some people are surprised that eSports is a thing, but we’ve written before about big competitive gaming events in Australia and elsewhere. Recently it was reported that eSports are in consideration for inclusion in the Olympics as a medal sport for 2024 in Paris. While this may sound surprising to some people, the traction eSports has with younger demographics ...

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New Event! Liverpool FC

In the most exciting news since the Tour Down Under, Game Truck Australia will be involved in the Liverpool FC vs Adelaide United event! Amongst all the Paint the Town Red activities, we will be a part of the 'Football Fan Zone' at Elder park on Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of July. We'll be joining all of Adelaide's great food trucks from Fork on the ...

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Ready…. FIGHT!: Battle Arena Melbourne

Here's something cool: this weekend (22-24 may, 2015), an awesome eSports competition is taking place right here in Australia. It's a bit far to take the Game Truck, but if you're already in Melbourne it's worth checking out. https://youtu.be/T9_EdrtQFu8?list=PLeL88XOM4o7987me4qe_v8xEPBnlO8Vhh Battle Arena Melbourne, run by Couch Warriors, is a good sign for ...

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Managing bad behaviour in game culture

In recent news, two professional gamers were suspended and dumped from their teams after repeated incidents of toxic, bullying behaviour in the game League of Legends. Wait, hang on - let's unpack. Yes, 'professional gaming' is a thing. There are players who have become so good at some games that they play competitively, in large international tournaments. The ...

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