Indiana Jones and the Great Circle got its first trailer, will be in both first and third-person

We might have gotten wind of a new Indiana Jones game from publisher Bethesda and developer MachineGames when it was teased back in 2021. But thanks to yesterday’s Xbox Developer Direct 2024 conference, we now have our first gameplay trailer, highlighting Indy’s iconic look and multiple gameplay perspectives. Titled Indiana Jones and the Great Circle,…

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Game Review: Starfield charts a new course for both Bethesda and Xbox

Few games can capture the attention of an entire gaming generation. That being said, Bethesda has been able to do this with their previous titles, including The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. While Fallout 76 didn’t quite go to plan, the company seems to be back on track after their much-hyped and long-awaited…

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Gamescom 2023 : Starfield gets an epic live action trailer

Bethesda Studios are gearing up for the release of Starfield on Xbox Series X/S and PC on September 6. To celebrate the opening of Gamescom, the studio opened the event with a live-action trailer accompanied by an orchestral version of Elton John’s Rocketman. Starfield is the first new franchise for Bethesda Game Studios from the…

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PAX AUS confirm first round of who’s coming in 2023

PAX Aus is getting ready to celebrate ten years of events in Australia. Located in Melbourne, the three-day gaming event sees gamers swarm from all over the country to discover the best new games coming soon, discover new ones at PAX Rising with a slew of indie games with some star-studded local talent. Nintendo returns…

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Game Review: Redfall provides potential, but largely misses the (bite)mark

Developer Arkane Studios’ return always feels like a welcome one, packed with both anticipation and fond memories of previous titles. From Dishonored to Deathloop, we’ve understandably become accustomed to a certain level of creativity and quality from the developer. That being said, Redfall feels like a missed opportunity. It’s a world full of lore and intrigue,…

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

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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Starfield gets an extended gameplay trailer – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 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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Redfall receives a fresh gameplay trailer – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 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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Here’s when and where you can watch the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase

With E3 cancelled once again this year, Xbox and Bethesda’s partnered games showcase is set to fill a large and highly anticipated portion of June’s Summer Games Fest. We’re fairly certain that if E3 went ahead, this would have been exactly the same showcase either way. Gaming fans can rejoice though, as we’re almost certainly…

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Bethesda ANZ to team up with Game On Cancer for a festive charity stream

Bethesda ANZ has announced that their Bethesda Holiday Special Stream will highlight a partnership with Game On Cancer™, an initiative of the Australian Charity, Cure Cancer. This stream will look to bring together a variety of both local and global talent, including UFC middleweight star Rob Whittaker and Rich Lambert, Creative Director of The Elder…

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New Arkane game Redfall an Xbox exclusive

The next game from Arkane Studios is Redfall. It’s a 4-player co-operative multiplayer game in the vein of Left 4 Dead, except instead of zombies you’ll be battling vampires. Because this is an Arkane game, it’s fair to assume that level construction and player agency will be core facets of Redfall‘s design. Arkane is known…

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E3 2021 livestream Australian times

Where to see every E3 2021 livestream in Australian times

Looking for where you can find every E3 2021 livestream in Australian times? Look no further, friend. Below, we’ve laid out all the biggest livestreams in one handy list, with individual Aus timezones and links so you can find them on the night.   So, when does E3 start exactly? Great question. Hard to answer….

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Elder SCrolls Online Xbox Controller

This demonic Elder Scrolls Online Blackwood Xbox controller better not awaken anything in us

Xbox and Bethesda have partnered with Aussie controller kit bashers We Are Robots on a demonic new Xbox Series X|S controller to celebrate The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood. The entire Xbox controller resembles Mehrunes Dagon. In the Elder Scrolls lore, Dagon is the Daedric prince of destruction. Oblivion’s own CEO of being a naughty boy,…

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Oblivion hot sauce competition

WIN: We’ve got 5 bottles of Elder Scrolls Online hot sauce to give away!

Do you like Elder Scrolls Online, Oblivion, hot sauce and healthy competition? Do ever wish that your three extremely disparate niche interests would overlap? Good news: they have, and you can check out the full story right here. Thanks to Bethesda ANZ, The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood and Melbourne Hot Sauce, we’ve got five bottles…

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Elder Scrolls Online Hot Sauce

This Elder Scrolls Online hot sauce has us extremely hungry

To promote the launch of The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood, Bethesda ANZ has partnered with Melbourne Hot Sauce to create an ultra-spicy hot sauce. The sauce, called the “Hot Sauce of Oblivion,” weighs in at around 600,000 scovilles, the unit used to measure the heat contained in spicy food. As off-the-shelf hot sauces go, that’s pretty…

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood Preview: Companions and conflict

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood is trying to solve to an impossible problem the game has grappled with for most of its life. Unable to fully emulate the trappings of its beloved parent series, and willing to fully embrace being its own thing, TESO has instead tried to do both. For the longest time, it has…

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Indiana Jones

Bethesda teases new Indiana Jones game from Wolfenstein dev

It took the new LucasFilm Games division just 24 hours to announce a new Indiana Jones game. The still-untitled game has landed at Wolfenstein: The New Colossus developer MachineGames. Its parent company Bethesda, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsoft, shared a teaser video on its social media accounts. It then clarified that the game is still in…

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Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal unveils its brutal metal choir

One of the most beloved aspects of 2016’s DOOM was its furious, hypnotic heavy metal soundtrack. Composed by Melbourne producer Mick Gordon, it perfectly complemented the game’s hellish atmosphere and balletic combat. With DOOM Eternal now only weeks away, metal fans are primed to hear Gordon’s new material. Part of that new material may surprise: Gordon…

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2K Bethesda Australian bushfire relief

Bethesda and 2K Games unite for Australian bushfire relief

Two of the world’s largest game publishers are coming together to raise money for Australian bushfire relief The Sydney offices of Bethesda and 2K Games will unite on February 15 for a one-off broadcast. They’ll be taking to Twitch to play a couple of one another’s games, Skyrim and Borderlands 3. The goal is to…

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Rage 2 ups the ante with new “Rise of the Ghosts” expansion

Bethesda have now released the first of two substantial expansions for shooter Rage 2, rolling out a brand new story, region and enemy faction tied into Rise of the Ghosts. Said to push up the game’s already bonkers narrative, this new stretch appears to play heavily on the more action-heavy parts of the game with…

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review: Sisters of battle

Let’s face it. The release of Wolfenstein: Youngblood has been predictably depressing. Angry men whining that the game has a SJW agenda. Angry men whining that it’s putting politics in their gaming. Angry men just being, you know. Angry men. And 2019 is peak angry internet man season, let’s be real. Parcel out a gleaming…

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The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr Review: Dragons, Dragons Everywhere

I’m in a funk with The Elder Scrolls Online — and I’m not sure how to feel. Its latest expansion, Elsweyr, brings skeletons, zombies and dragons to the fore, it’s spooky, creepy and kooky. There’s a talking, alcoholic cat, a frighteningly tall Khajit and a homeless gentleman known for wearing a pot on his head….

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E3 2019: Press conference times and where you can see them in Australia

E3 2019 is almost upon us. The year’s biggest storm of gaming news begins in earnest next week but the announcement-packed press conferences kick off as early as Friday morning Australian time. This year’s show promises to be a pivotal one, with two high profile changes to the lineup. The first change has to do…

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Bethesda celebrates Doom‘s 25th birthday with a commemorative trailer

id Software’s Doom, the progenitor of the first person shooter genre as we know it, turns 25 today. A game that was so uniquely itself that the term First Person Shooter was invented so we could stop called them “Doom clones,” Doom is an indelible component in the gaming landscape. To commemorate the 25 year…

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Games Review: Fallout 76 is great for about four hours, and then it’s pretty awful

The biggest fear I had following Bethesda’s announcement of Fallout 76 was that the move to an online would blow up in their faces. Adding real people to the equation has always been one of fastest ways to ruin any gaming experience. But, from time to time, it’s also the best way to create unique,…

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PAX Aus 2018: ZeniMax’s Matt Firor Talks The Future of The Elder Scrolls Online and How Fans have Shaped the Franchise

The Elder Scrolls Online, first launched in 2014, has leapt from strength to strength in recent years having since launched multiple new content packs, including the gargantuan Morrowind and Summerset expansions in 2017 and 2018 respectively. At PAX Australia, we had the chance to sit down with Elder Scrolls Online’s Game Director, Matt Firor, to…

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Bethesda reveals Pete Hines, Tim Willits and Matt Firor are coming to Melbourne for PAX Aus

Annual gaming festival Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is held in multiple cities around the world, and luckily for us Melbourne is one of them! These festivals combine table top gaming, arcade gaming and video gaming and host a stack of tournaments, panels and performances all in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. A unique aspect…

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The “B.E.T.A.” dates for Fallout 76 have been revealed

Fallout 76 will be letting players start the apocalypse early, with the announcement of dates for the game’s B.E.T.A. test. Usually these kinds of short-window early marks are called a beta period, but the Fallout developers love their abbreviations — it stands for “Break-It Early Test Application”. But first, the Official In-Game Intro for Fallout…

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Games Opinion: Will Fallout 76 be problematic for Modders?

When Bethesda first teased Fallout 76 earlier this year, people were absolutely thrilled. A new Fallout game within just three years of a mainline title? Unheard of. Was this a follow up to Fallout 4 or a project by an external developer, like Fallout: New Vegas? But then the game was announced. An online, multiplayer-only version…

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Games Opinion: Is Interactive Anger a Selling Point?

An Immersive, Interactive experience brings with it the opportunity for Players to make  their own decisions, choose their own paths, play with the freedom they want – but is it problematic when the player is thrust into playing an Angry Protagonist? The above video is from the gameplay showcase of DOOM Eternal, developed by id…

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