2022

Forspoken Review: A middling mashup

February 2, 2023

Forspoken is a fantasy adventure with a lot of heart and soul at its core. While some of its magic gets lost in translation, the expansive open world, unique controls and intriguing combat system help the game feel fresh more so than not. The cinematic scope of the story and main missions give it a […]

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Here’s when and where you can watch The Game Awards 2022

December 9, 2022

The day has come once again. The day where we decide for 2022, which games left the biggest impression on us. That being said, The Game Awards for 2022, are on later today, December 9th, but we’ve compiled a list of times to tune in based on your location, so you don’t miss a thing. […]

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Pokémon Scarlet Review : Fun to Play, Rough to Run

December 8, 2022

For better or worse, Pokémon games have stuck to a both formula and style over the last 10 years. While many spin-offs and side games have attempted to that attempt to deepen and swerve that formula in a new direction, Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are offering a huge step forward for the series in […]

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Sonic Frontiers Review: A Sporadic Sprint

December 7, 2022

The big blue blur is having the time of his life in 2022, thanks to an incredibly successful film sequel. So with the Sonic series reaching an all-time high in recent years, developer Sonic Team has decided to completely re-invent the wheel by taking him out of his traditional 2D side-scrolling adventure, instead opting for […]

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Sackboy: A Big Adventure PC Review – The Perfect Stitch

November 21, 2022

PlayStation continue their ports of their original content from their exclusive console to Steam and Epic Games store on PC. As one of the launch titles for the PlayStation 5 and a last-gen version for PlayStation 4, the game was a great way to showcase the new features of both the Dual Sense controller and […]

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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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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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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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Six episodes in, is The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power worth watching?

October 7, 2022

If you have been glued to Amazon’s new show The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power each week, you wouldn’t be alone. The first five episodes have firmly established the Second Age setting, filled with a lot of back story and establishment of Numenor, Southlands, Khazan-dum and Lindon. It feels all of this […]

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First Impressions: Amazon’s The Rings of Power is a sensual feast of Tolkien goodness

September 5, 2022

Set in the middle age of Middle Earth, thousands of years before the events of The Hobbit and the One Ring, Amazon Prime Video’s new series The Rings of Power. After watching the first two episodes, it is clear the studio squeezed every cent out of the reported $465 million dollars for its first season […]

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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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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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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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Get INZone with Two Monitors and Three Headsets from Sony

June 30, 2022

Sony has released a bunch of new products this morning squarely aimed at both PlayStation 5 and PC players who want to get the most out of their shiny new PlayStation 5 consoles or PC. The new brand is called INZONE and features a range of three headsets and two monitors and both look like […]

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Redfall receives a fresh gameplay trailer – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

June 13, 2022

Vampire hunting game Redfall received a new gameplay trailer, the first since its reveal last year. It definitely feels like Left 4 Dead with a consistent sense of humour. Although gameplay occasionally slows down for an added sense of depth through various approaches, Redfall seems like a safe bet; and we can’t wait. Redfall will be […]

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Nintendo Switch Sports Review: A fun, yet lacking experience

May 18, 2022

It’s perhaps one of the most onerous tasks to live up to a legacy in any case, but in the case of the legacy of Nintendo’s Wii Sports from 2006, the task becomes that much more difficult. Wii Sports was at the forefront of technological advancements in the gaming sphere at the time of its […]

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Kirby and the Forgotten Land Review: Suck it up!

May 3, 2022

Nintendo’s iconic pink blob is back for a new adventure through an apocalyptic version of Earth. An unlikely setting to say the least, but one that still manages to showcase just how much fun, colour and life is still left in this long-running series. From the opening moments of Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Kirby […]

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Trinity St Kilda takes us to church, complete with wine, food trucks, and four legged friends.

April 13, 2022

Set at the very start of St Kilda Road, a new family and pet-friendly bar and food truck park has aimed to recapture the historic beauty of the Holy Trinity Church Hall. Majestically transformed into a bright and luxurious bar with a separate wine room, Trinity St Kilda also features a huge outdoor space with […]

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Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection Review: Ezio lets loose on the Nintendo Switch

March 17, 2022

I am a late bloomer when it comes to the Assassin’s Creed series. My first game was Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and I have enjoyed most of the entries since that release. When people talk about Ezio, I shrug my shoulders and tentatively agree. While there have been various remakes and remasters since, like […]

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TV Review : Upload S2 sticks to its weird and wacky formula, diving deeper into the digital afterlife

March 15, 2022

It’s been two years since the first season of Upload, an off-beat comedy set in the future where the wealthy can upload their consciousness to a digital afterlife and continue living in a perfect world of their creation. The first season was the perfect blend of comedy mixed with drama exploring themes of loss, love […]

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First We Eat explores the question – Do you know where your food comes from?: Transitions Film Festival Review

March 7, 2022

Screening as part of the 2022 Transitions Film Festival, First We Eat delves into the story of a family who decides to go totally off the grid and eat locally after a landslide blocked off access to their town and led to the discovery that no food is produced locally. The film is headed up by […]

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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet announced along with new starters

February 28, 2022

Two new mainline Pokémon games have been announced at this morning’s Pokémon Presents broadcast. With Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet both on track for a late 2022 release on the Nintendo Switch, the ninth generation of Pokémon games isn’t messing around, what with Pokémon Legends: Arceus having released earlier this year. This morning’s reveal trailer […]

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Uncharted : Legacy of Thieves Collection Review: Seek your fortune

January 30, 2022

Fortune favors the bold as developer Naughty Dog bring two of their biggest hits to the PlayStation 5 just in time for the release of the Uncharted film starring Tom Holland. This package contains Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, both of which were originally released on the PlayStation 4 system […]

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HBO Max’s Peacemaker Premiere Review: “a sure-fire hit with razor-sharp dialogue”

January 10, 2022

This is a spoiler-free review of the first three episodes of Peacemaker. The show premieres on Binge January 13. The Suicide Squad went down as one of 2021’s best comic book movies. The soft reboot helmed by James Gunn won over critics and audiences with its hyperviolent scenes and adult tone. Gunn further expands the […]

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