Video Games

Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Review: Back and Better Than Ever

November 7, 2022

Who knew that combining the nostalgia and platforming fun of Mario games together with the whacky world of Ubisoft’s Rabbids would work? 2018’s Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle still stands as an essential staple of the Nintendo Switch system. A classic turn based strategy game that successfully fused the worlds of Mario and Rabbids together sees […]

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God of War Ragnarök Review: An Astonishing Sequel

November 4, 2022

If 2018’s God of War felt like a story of identity and resolve, God of War Ragnarök feels more like a story of discovery, consequence and ultimately, fate. Many of these aspects had formed an incredible journey which we had begun back in 2018, but left things ultimately unfinished, and players yearning for the remaining pieces […]

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Australian PlayStation VR2 Pricing and Release Date Revealed

November 3, 2022

Shortly after the announcement of international PlayStation VR2 pricing, PlayStation Australia has announced that gamers down under will be looking at a reasonably hefty price of $879.95 AUD for the standard bundle and $959.95 AUD for the Horizon Bundle, which will include the upcoming exclusive Horizon Call of the Mountain. The two bundles will release on […]

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New Tales from the Borderlands Review: New Crew, New Vault

October 28, 2022

Upon its relatively recent reveal, New Tales from the Borderlands immediately drew me in with its familiar visuals and charm, what with the original Tales from the Borderlands being my favourite Telltale game to date. Developer Gearbox Software has picked up the franchise with confidence, retaining much of the wit and charm via general humour and likable […]

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Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection PC Review: A Stellar Set of Adventures

October 27, 2022

Make no mistake; both Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy still serve as two of the best games to ever grace the PlayStation 4 console. Given their earlier availability on the PlayStation 5 and Sony’s newfound love for PC with the introduction of many of their greatest hits to a new […]

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Bayonetta 3 Review: The Witch is BACK!

October 27, 2022

Developer Platinum Games returns with an undoubtedly ambitious follow up to 2014’s otherwise stellar Bayonetta 2. Now exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system, the franchise feels settled into its skin this time around – delivering huge action and an epic multiverse-inspired tale featuring the most unpredictable story both the series and studio have delivered to […]

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Interview: Lead Producer Xavier Manzanares on Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope’s Newest Features

October 24, 2022

With the recent release of Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, we got the chance to chat with Lead Producer Xavier Manzanares on the newest features and mechanics of the highly anticipated Mario + Rabbids sequel. What systems and mechanics have made their way over from the first title, and what changes have been made to […]

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Gotham Knights Review: The Tale of the Bat Squad

October 24, 2022

Gotham Knights shines a much needed light on the accompanying sidekicks that Batman has either trained, raised or worked with. From the likes of multiple Robins both past and present, including Nightwing and the Red Hood, there’s much to be told and explored within the confines of these characters in video game form. As a […]

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Unpacking every major announcement from the Silent Hill Transmission

October 20, 2022

After numerous cryptic Tweets and rumours, Konami has indeed rolled out the red carpet for the long dormant franchise, announcing five upcoming projects, with with four distinct games and a feature-length film. The four Silent Hill games on display look to take the franchise in various directions and even back in time. Without further ado, […]

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Our most anticipated games of 2022 and beyond

October 18, 2022

Before we go any further, we can’t believe it either. Here we are, with just over two months to go in 2022, a flurry of releases either on our doorstep or in our living rooms, and we decide now to talk about upcoming releases in 2022 that we’re excited for? Hear us out. There really […]

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A Plague Tale: Requiem Review: Revenge of the Rats

October 18, 2022

I had reviewed A Plague Tale: Innocence when it released back in 2019, making for one of the most surprising and underrated games of that year. So it’s safe to say that A Plague Tale: Requiem had me excited to dive back into 14th century France to experience the continuation of this story based on […]

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PGA Tour 2K23 Review: The Edge of the Fairway

October 17, 2022

Let’s get this out of the way; I’m not a huge fan of golf. But in recent years, I’ve most definitely come to respect the sport. I now realise, I might never have been a huge fan in the first place, simply because I can’t swing a club to save my life. That being said, […]

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Return to Monkey Island Review: A Swashbuckling Return to Form

October 12, 2022

Ahoy Matey, welcome back! Developer LucasArts’ original point and click adventure games were a substantial part of my childhood, helping me discover my true love for games. While they may have gone out of style in recent years, otherwise replaced by the more contemporary Telltale -style games, remasters like Full Throttle and Day of the […]

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PGA Tour 2K23 Preview: Aiming for the fairway

October 3, 2022

My time spent playing golfing games is sporadic to say the least. I suck at the sport itself, but can respect the patience and nuanced skillset required to succeed. That being said, PGA Tour 2K21 piqued my interested in the sport once again, providing a detailed yet accessible control schemes and found myself admittedly addicted […]

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SteelSeries Arctis Nova 1 Gaming Headset Review: Quiet Entry-Level Achiever

September 28, 2022

The SteelSeries Arctis Nova 1 aims squarely at the entry-level end of the market, while putting comfortability and sound quality at the forefront of the experience. Although the Arctis Nova Pro Wireless X serves as my daily driver, the Arctis Nova 1 largely succeeds at providing gamers many of the same benefits and perks that […]

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Able Joseph

Able Joseph shares his favourite animators of all time

September 27, 2022

Sydney singer/songwriter Able Joseph has recently released the tender and intimate track, “Lonely LA”. It’s a heartfelt song that tells the story of a couple who are treating their journey through life as one that is navigated by them as a team, and all that entails. It follows on from his previous single, “SOLO” which […]

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Bethesda is holding a free event in Melbourne, complete with Starfield and Fallout experiences and exclusive prizes

September 26, 2022

Bethesda has announced Worlds of Bethesda, a free event which will take place in Melbourne next weekend, turning the CBD into a playground filled with interactive experiences from franchises like Starfield, Redfall, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. Taking place over the 7th and 8th of October, the same weekend as PAX Australia, also taking place […]

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Ted Lasso is coming to FIFA 23

September 22, 2022

Believe. The one word many may associate with Ted Lasso, within the Apple TV+ show and the character himself. But who would have thought this would happened? Both Ted Lasso and the entire fictional AFC Richmond team, will make their way onto the FIFA 23 roster. It looks like both Ted and Coach Beard will […]

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NBA 2K23 Review: A Solid Euro-Step Forward

September 20, 2022

That time of the year has rolled around again, where we begin to look forward to the nearing NBA season, discussing many of the bigger trades and looming deals around the league. Along with that however, comes the launch of the latest NBA 2K, allowing us to live out our potential virtual careers as NBA […]

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Unwrapping PlayStation’s September State of Play

September 15, 2022

Sony PlayStation released a surprise State of Play stream yesterday, revealing a closer look at some upcoming titles like Hogwarts Legacy and the anticipated PlayStation Stars rewards program. But he studio also took the time to grace us with some brand new reveals, some even from older franchises, making their way back onto a new […]

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Unwrapping September’s Nintendo Direct Stream

September 14, 2022

This September, Nintendo Direct was jam-packed with games, release dates, trailers and news about what’s coming to the system over the next year. The Zelda: The Breath of the Wild sequel is coming, Goldeneye with online multiplayer will be available soon, Kirby‘s 30th anniversary celebrations, Pikmin 4 and a slew of Nintendo 64 games are […]

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Splatoon 3 Review: more than just a new paintjob

September 14, 2022

You may be wondering what new grounds Nintendo could explore with Splatoon 3, especially when Splatoon 2 is already such a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I was too. Yet, what may initially come across as laziness in minimal core changes to multiplayer soon becomes an experience of wonderful re-identification of the Splatoon series. Splatoon 3 is […]

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Unwrapping all the major announcements from the Disney and Marvel Games Showcase 2022

September 11, 2022

D23 has rolled around for 2022, highlighting some of Disney’s biggest upcoming projects, from Pixar films to Marvel epics and everything in between. This time however, we got a look at the first ever Disney and Marvel Games Showcase, giving gamers, Marvel fans and Disney lovers alike a glimpse at the future of their interactive […]

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The City will return in NBA 2K23 along with new Australian Boomers content

September 8, 2022

NBA 2K23 will be bringing back The City to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S players. As a result of community feedback, The City will look to make a number of changes and improvements for a smoother, more enjoyable experience. With wide, expansive environments and deeper levels of exploration and variety, The City has been […]

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Hussy Hicks

Interview: Hussy Hicks on “Capitulation” and on creating their own mobile gaming app

September 2, 2022

Hussy Hicks are one of the hardest working bands going around. And one of the most entertaining. With incredible guitar work from Julz Parker and the dynamic Leesa Gentz on lead vocals, their indie root n blues act is always a standout. It’s fair to say that 2022 has been a tough year for them. […]

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The Last of Us Part 1 Review: Remade to Perfection

September 1, 2022

Let’s address the elephant in the room; yes, most of will again be playing The Last of Us on what will be a third generation of PlayStation systems. It’s quite understandable however, that the true question on everyone’s mind revolves around whether or not it’s worth paying what can only be considered the price of […]

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Asus ROG Chakram X Gaming Mouse Review: Premium Potential

August 30, 2022

My past two weeks with the Asus ROG Chakram X gaming mouse have proven quite interesting. For the premium price point, Asus have packed in a bunch of quality features, including a wealth of customisable options and a sturdy design. But in the same breath, it also features additional buttons that can be hard to […]

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Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed Review: Extra-terrestrial Hijinks

August 29, 2022

I’ll admit right off the bat that I have very fond memories of both Destroy All Humans! games when they each released over 15 years ago. I don’t know if it was the satirical humour, wacky gameplay mechanics or both, that drew me into the admittedly insane premise. That being said, I had doubts about […]

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PS5’s Pro Controller, the DualSense Edge Revealed

August 25, 2022

Some would say it was only a matter of time, but we say, it’s about time! Gamescom 2022’s Opening Night Live had a lot to share in the way of upcoming games, but it also had a little room tucked aside for PlayStation 5’s upcoming pro controller, the DualSense Edge. Aside from third party controllers […]

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Our top 5 trailers from Gamescom 2022’s Opening Night Live

August 25, 2022

Staring off this year’s Gamescom with a bang, Gamescom Opening Night Live showed off a bunch of new and upcoming games that we simply can’t wait to get our hands on. That being said, we thought we would round up 5 of our favourite trailers form the stream and why we can’t wait for each […]

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