Mike Bantick

Mike Bantick

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.

Thursday, 30 October 2014 19:59

Quick Hits: Sunset Overdrive – Xbox One

Those masters of whacky weapons, Insomniac Games have made the jump from creating PlayStation exclusives to release an Xbox One exclusive open-world action game full of colour and movement.  Can it boost the Microsoft consoles sales?

Sunday, 26 October 2014 15:47

Alien – 35th Anniversary Blu-ray box set

In space nobody can hear you scream, but thankfully this planet has an atmosphere that can convey audio content from our home entertainment system to our ears.  Along with the visuals, there is plenty to consume with this 35th anniversary set of four Alien movies including a Director’s Cut of the original and special editions of the sequels.

Monday, 13 October 2014 17:34

The first month of Destiny

Bungie has release statistics for the first month of Destiny play.  In particular Bungie say that as far as the online experience is concerned Destiny eclipses Halo 3 and Halo: Reach combined.

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