Having failed to grow up Bantick continues to pursue his childish passions for creative writing, interactive entertainment and showing-off through adulthood. In 1994 Bantick began doing radio at Melbourne’s 102.7 3RRRFM, in 1997 transferring to become a core member of the technology show Byte Into It. In 2003 he wrote briefly for the The Age newspaper’s Green Guide, providing video game reviews. In 2004 Bantick wrote the news section of PC GameZone magazine. Since 2006 Bantick has provided gaming and tech lifestyle stories for iTWire.com, including interviews and opinion in the RadioactivIT section.
There is one problem with getting a hands-on session with a game like Borderlands: The Pre-sequel, after the session is over you are hit by random urges to jump back into the fray, and it then hits you that the game is not actually out yet damnit!
The 15th anniversary of the Sims is looming, we sat down with Maxis producer Graham Nardone to discuss the upcoming Sims 4. The popular series is into its third reboot and the challenge for the developers is to please the legion of fans and at the same time introduce and refine the very personal experience of playing a Sims title.
The most popular game on the Wii U gets two new downloadable content packs available for pre-order now.