MELBOURNE households face another cost-of-living sting, with water companies gaining crucial support to charge interest on overdue accounts. Consumer groups have branded the move a blow for customers. But water businesses are adamant the vulnerable will be protected. The Essential Services Commission has recommended allowing metropolitan providers to charge interestContinue Reading

TRISTAN Ogilvie reviews the latest games including XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Pokemon and Way of the Samurai 4. XCOM: ENEMY UNKNOWN [MA] PC/PS3/Xbox 360, $69.95/$89.95 Rating: 4/5 A re-imagining of a classic PC strategy game from the mid-90s, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is built around the Earth’s defence against an alien invasion.Continue Reading

STORY and character were never the strong suit of the Far Cry series. But all that’s about to change. At a recent preview of the game attended by News.com.au, it was clear that Ubisoft Montreal have taken the task of creating Far Cry 3’s story very seriously indeed. The gameContinue Reading