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.
In an era dominated by World of Warcraft (still!) and free-to-play massive multiplayer online role play games the subscription model of The Elder Scolls Online was a bold move by Bethesda Softworks. In a further bold move The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited comes to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 bringing all the content and no subscription cost.
It is one of the most popular video games on the planet today, tens of millions of players play League of Legends and now the creators, Riot Games is giving some love and focus to those players inhabiting the servers in the Oceanic regions. ‘Ocean Week’ will give nine days of content and rewards to LoL players across Australia and New Zealand.
Ford has signed a collaborative deal with Microsoft to populate the next Forza game with performance vehicles including the North American International Auto Show announced new Ford GT.