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Asher Moses

Asher Moses is the Technology Editor for Fairfax Media. He started his own gadget review website more than a decade ago at age 14 and has since written for most of Australia's leading technology publications. He has twice been named Young Australian Online Journalist of the Year by the Walkley Foundation.

Shooter video games seek to 'humanise' refugees

Asher Moses Could a video game placing players in the shoes of asylum seekers trying to reach Australia help change opinions about "boat people"?

Video games slump as apps, downloads bite

A screenshot from <em>Far Cry 3</em>.

Asher Moses Traditional retail video game sales in Australia slumped 23 per cent in 2012 as consumers increasingly shifted towards game apps and digital downloads.

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Pub brainwave puts Aussies in the game

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Asher Moses Three Australian mates reckon they've worked out how to make advertising in video games work - and investors have backed them to the tune of just under $2 million.

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Australian game developer reaches Apple's core

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Asher Moses In the hullabaloo of the iPhone 5 launch, many missed that an Australian had entered the hallowed realm of Apple's chosen few.

Job ad from a galaxy far, far away

juno eclipse

Asher Moses Wanted: A Melbourne-based real-life version of Juno Eclipse from the video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, for a driver/secretary role in an exciting new publishing business.

Taliban game backflip after outcry

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Asher Moses Players of a highly anticipated yet controversial upcoming shooter game will not be able to play as the Taliban after the developers responded to a global outcry from soldiers and their families.

In the world of video, the ads are moving fast

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Asher Moses PLUMMETING prices for video game consoles and the mainstream appeal of games are set to light a fire under the in-game advertising market, with yearly spend in Australia already estimated to be worth...

Xbox 360, PS3 gaining ground on Nintendo Wii

Wii MotionPlus: adds a new layer of precision.

Asher Moses Australians miss out on a price cut to the Nintendo Wii as retailers say recent cuts to its arch-rivals, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, have allowed the consoles to significantly threaten the Wii's...

Guitar Hero spawns DJ spin-off

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Asher Moses Gamers who feel more at home with glow sticks and disco lights than rocking out with a Les Paul will soon get the chance to hone their mixing skills with a Guitar Hero spin-off, DJ Hero.