Video Games

NBA 2K23 Unveils New Trailer for the Jordan Challenge

August 12, 2022

2K has released a new trailer for NBA 2K23, highlighting the return of the iconic Jordan Challenge, initially launched way back with NBA 2K11. While the return of the mode itself had been announced along with the initial reveal of NBA 2K23, we now know exactly which games and moments of Michael Jordan’s illustrious that […]

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Cult of the Lamb Review: Worship like a baa-ass

August 11, 2022

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who already have a real life army of followers dedicated to praising their glory, and those who simply fantasise about it. I’ll leave it to your imagination as to which camp I’m in, but why let cult dreams be dreams when you can act out […]

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Here’s when and how you can access the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta

August 9, 2022

Activision has recently announced exactly how and when fans can get their hands on the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta. And the best news? It’s only a few weeks away. The beta itself will be available at an earlier date for those who have pre-ordered the game, with two separate weekends providing access […]

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Unwrapping NBA 2K23’s new gameplay enhancements

August 5, 2022

The time has come yet again, to discuss a new NBA 2K game for the year, including multiple updates on general gameplay. While this year may feel like a stepping stone in some ways, there’s no doubt the voices of many fans and gamers alike have been heard, with developer Visual Concepts cutting straight to […]

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Stray Review: A stroll through the neon lights

August 2, 2022

When you think of 2022’s game of the year contender, one real contender comes to mind; Elden Ring. But developer Blue Twelve Studio had to go ahead and drop this fantastic feline fiasco with little fanfare, in addition to being free for PlayStation Plus Extra subscribers. Since is release, Stray has turned into a viral […]

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As Dusk Falls Review: The heart of the heist

July 29, 2022

As Dusk Falls is in many ways a perfect representation of its setting and characters. Tucked away in Arizona, the small town of Two Rock paired with a deep and nuanced cast of intriguing characters bring to life one of the better video game stories in recent memory. Tied to many of the developer Telltale’s […]

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Mario Strikers : Battle League Football Review: Run, Kick, Repeat

July 19, 2022

Mario and the team are back in the long-awaited follow-up to the 2007 Wii game, Mario Strikers Charged. Various sports games infused with loveable Mario characters have definitely become a fan favourite over the years. While it has been 15 years since the previous game, the Nintendo Switch offers a brand new take on the […]

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E3 will return in 2023 as an in-person event

July 8, 2022

After a three year hiatus, the world’s premiere celebration of all things gaming and interactive entertainment, E3, will be returning as an in-person event, and is set to take place in June, 2023. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) will also be partnering with ReedPop, the event production company behind PAX, New York Comic-Con and Star […]

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The All-New PlayStation Plus Review: A solid foundation for the road ahead

July 8, 2022

The all-new PlayStation Plus has finally launched in Australia, dividing the subscription service into three separate tiers, each with exclusive features and perks. Admittedly, this review is going to run a little differently to our standard reviews in terms of structure. We’ll also conclude without an overall score, as I believe the experience for many […]

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NBA All-Star Devin Booker has been revealed as the cover athlete for NBA 2K23

July 8, 2022

After the news broke that Michael Jordan would feature on the special editions of NBA 2K23, questions immediately circled the reveal of the cover star for this year’s standard editions. After an incredible season, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been revealed as the cover athlete for the standard and digital deluxe versions of NBA […]

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Michael Jordan unveiled as the cover athlete for two special edition versions of NBA 2K23

July 6, 2022

2K has today announced that the G.O.A.T, Mr. Michael Jeffrey Jordan himself, will grace the cover of two special edition versions of the upcoming NBA 2K23. Michael carried the number 23 with him throughout his illustrious NBA career, where he served as a 14-time NBA All-Star, five-time Kia Most Valuable Player, six-time NBA World Champion […]

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SXSW to head to Australia in 2023

June 30, 2022

SXSW have announced an annual Asia-Pacific installment, with Sydney set to host in October 2023. It’s the first time the iconic conference and festival of creativity has expanded beyond North America since its inception in 1987. A joint collaboration between the NSW Government, Destination NSW, TEG, and SXSW, SXSW Sydney will bring together the world’s […]

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Unwrapping all the announcements from June’s Nintendo Direct Mini

June 29, 2022

After a decent hiatus, Nintendo Direct returns once again with a flurry of announcements, covering a number of upcoming games from third-party developers. This mini, 25-minute conference dropped earlier this morning on YouTube and wasted no time in getting straight into the action. We’re here to wrap up today’s announcements, so join in on the […]

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Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Review: Victorious on and off the battlefield

June 27, 2022

I’ve always admired musou style games for their sheer intensity. Repeatedly hacking and slashing waves of villains never seems to get old, from the Dynasty Warriors franchise, to the more recent Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. As a result, the Fire Emblem franchise has decided to try its hand at the genre for the second […]

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The Quarry Review: A trip to remember

June 23, 2022

In my opinion, developer Supermassive Games’ Until Dawn stands as one of the most underrated games of the last generation. The Quarry feels like it was made in the same way. It’s focused on telling a rather simplistic story, playing on the horror tropes and expectations that have come before. For the most part, The […]

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All the announcements from Capcom Showcase 2022

June 14, 2022

Capcom had decided to add to the flurry of announcements that is Summer Game Fest 2022, in the wake of this year’s E3 cancellation. While we had previously been aware that today’s news would be based on currently announced projects and releases, we thought we would dive in and unpack each of the announcements in […]

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Starfield gets an extended gameplay trailer – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Need we say more? It’s the one we’ve all been waiting for. While Starfield has been delayed to 2023, we got our best look at gameplay yet. From traversal, to combat and general scope, this new gameplay trailer was ultimately satisfying, and a great insight into the scope and overall feel the game is looking […]

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Persona is coming to Xbox – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

In an announcement that caught us off guard, three Persona games are making their way to Xbox consoles. Featuring Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden and Persona 5 Royal, there’s no doubt that these are three of the best games in the franchise and well worth picking up for newcomers and fans alike. Check it […]

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Hack and slash in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Set in feudal Japan, this hack-and-slash will pit you against various types of monsters; and it looks incredibly chaotic. Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty comes from Koei Tecmo Games and we have no doubt it will provide a hearty challenge. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty will launch on Game […]

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Top-down puzzler Cocoon revealed – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Top-down puzzler Cocoon was revealed this morning and is nothing short of mind-bending. You’ll traverse unique environments and use special orbs to progress forward. It’s admittedly hard to explain, but you can count us in. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: Cocoon will launch on Game Pass on day one in addition […]

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Explore new worlds in Ravenlok – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

We received our first look at Ravenlok this morning, an action RPG that sees you traversing mystical lands as a young girl, sword and shield at the ready. It’s visually striking and reminds us a lot of Alice in Wonderland. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: Ravenlok will launch sometime in 2023 […]

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Ara: History Untold will be releasing on Game Pass – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Fans of the Civilisation franchise are sure to be excited by the reveal of Ara: History Untold, which sees you taking charge of all that unfolds before you, quite literally making history in the process. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: Ara: History Untold will be coming to PC Game Pass on day […]

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Diablo IV Necromancer class announced alongside new gameplay- Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Diablo IV well and truly provided the goods this morning, with a gory and cinematic trailer highlighting the Necromancer class. The trailer is stylish and engaging, as we see our Necromancer behead an enemy to carry around their skull and raise the dead. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: The developer gameplay […]

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Stealth-action game Ereban: Shadow Legacy revealed – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

We were given our first look at Ereban: Shadow Legacy, a stealth-action game that’s as fast-paced as it is stylish. Taking on a bunch of robot enemies, you’ll hide in the shadows and plan the perfect move. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: Ereban: Shadow Legacy will launch on Xbox consoles and PC […]

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Embark on an emotional journey with As Dusk Falls – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

As Dusk Falls has been revealed, touting emotional journey with an engaging art style. Taking place after the events of a heist gone wrong, we deal with the fallout as our characters try their best to escape their dark past. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: As Dusk Falls will launch on Xbox […]

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Scorn receives new gameplay trailer – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

We received yet another look at Scorn, the underworld first-person shooter which is as gruesome as it is visceral. We’ve received a number of looks over the past few years, but this one is as tangible as ever, as we also received an official release date. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: […]

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Unite the over-world in Minecraft: Legends – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

We got a first look at Minecraft Legends, a third-person strategy game set within the Minecraft universe. We’re not surprised the universe is expanding but can appreciate the intention to take the franchise in new directions. You’ll explore vast locations and take on a whole new threat that sees you playing out the legends that […]

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Ark 2 will be dropping next year – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

  We got another look at Ark 2, with actor Vin Diesel once again making an appearance. The trailer was largely cinematic in nature, but we can safely assume a central narrative will guide the experience this time around. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: Ark 2 will launch sometime in 2023.

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Welcome Junker Queen to Overwatch 2 – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

We received another look at Overwatch 2, introducing a look at a new character, Junker Queen. Gameplay looks clean and fast, and we can’t wait to jump back into the battle. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: The best part? Overwatch 2 will launch with a free-to-play early access period on October 4, […]

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Flight Simulator: 40th Anniversary coming to Xbox and PC – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Microsoft Flight Simulator will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an expanded edition of the game, launching later this year in November. It’s never too late to take to the skies, with the recent Microsoft Flight Simulator proving you can indeed tech an old dog new tricks. Check it out for yourself in the trailer below: […]

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