Category Archives: Video Games

BlizzCon 2015: New Hearthstone expansion, League of Explorers, drops next week

Blizzard have announced the newest adventure expansion for for their free-to-play online CCG Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Called League of Explorers, it’s a single-player campaign that will send players into “ancient temples fulled with relics, treasures and traps.” Continue reading BlizzCon 2015: New Hearthstone expansion, League of Explorers, drops next week

Video Games Review: Tales of Zestiria (PS4, 2015)

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the JRPG Tales series, developers Bandai Namco Studios and tri-Crescendo have returned to their bread and butter for the 15th iteration in the series, Tales From Zestiria. Where 2011 and 2012s Tales of Xillia games attempted a one off trip into a modern setting, Zestiria draws the gap on any disparateness by presenting a thematically similar game to many of its predecessors.... Continue Reading

First Impressions of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void and “Archon Mode” (PC, 2015)

Next week, gamers around the globe will finally get their chance to play the much anticipated Legacy of the Void; the finale of the Starcraft II “trilogy”. Unlike other editions of the series before it, Legacy of the Void is not technically an expansion, and does not require the original game to run.... Continue Reading

Video Games Review: Just Dance 2016 (Xbox One, 2015)

If you’ve played one Just Dance title, you’ve kind of played them all. That’s the vibe I got from Just Dance 2016, despite its many attempts to keep the formula fresh with new modes and a suite of new songs. For the faithful, that may be enough. For everyone else, it may be a different story. Continue reading Video Games Review: Just Dance 2016 (Xbox One, 2015)

PAX AUS 2015: Our highlights and lowlights from this year’s convention

This year’s PAX AUS convention felt like it was trading on the lessons learned from its two previous events. The problems found at the 2013 and 2014 shows were fewer, while a handful of new ones sprang up to take its place. To that end, we’ve put together a short list of what we thought were the highlights and lowlights from this year’s show. Continue reading PAX AUS 2015: Our highlights and lowlights from this year’s convention