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.
Pretty good at Overwatch? Time to put the RIP-Tire where your mouth is and sign up for close to $360,000 in prizes.
Taking to two wheels in the virtual world has a lot less challenges to be overcome than it does in the real world. However, capturing the feel of guiding a high-powered motorcycle is indeed a challenge that must be daunting for developers.
So you want to build your own car, from scratch, by yourself? Well, in real life that could be quite an undertaking. But even in this Finnish video game simulation it will take some effort.