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Video Games Interview: Playground Games’ Mike Brown talks Forza Horizon 3

One of many developers in Australia for Xbox FanFest and EB Expo over the weekend, Mike Brown is the senior game designer at Playground Games, developer of the recently released Forza Horizon 3. We were able to chat to Mike about the game’s Gold Coast setting, its new features and what’s in store for fans post-launch. Continue reading Video Games Interview: Playground Games’ Mike Brown talks Forza Horizon 3

Video Games Review: Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One, 2016)

GOD, I love the Forza Horizon series. It’s everything I want in a racing game — a balance of work hard/play hard — race now, then go where you like, in whatever car you want and just enjoy the act of doing that. It’s a total breath of fresh air, especially after the endless procession of staid, serious racing sims we see in this industry (and that includes its Forza Motorsport stablemate).

Here’s the thing, though: Forza Horizon 3 is one of the strangest gaming experiences I’ve ever had. Why? Because it’s set in not one, but two cities with which I am intimately familiar. Continue reading Video Games Review: Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One, 2016)

More Details Revealed About XBOX FANFEST: Sydney 2016

Xbox has announced some exciting new information about Xbox FanFest: Sydney 2016. If you are one of the lucky 250 free ticket holders, you will get to experience a host of interactive experiences, meet and greet with industry developers and score some cool Xbox swag. Continue reading More Details Revealed About XBOX FANFEST: Sydney 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Forza Horizon 3‘s complete soundtrack features Chet Faker, 1200 Techniques and more

The thing that facilitated many of Forza Horizon 2‘s most memorable moments was its wide-ranging soundtrack of licensed music. Releasing in only a few weeks, Forza Horizon 3 is promising a similarly top-shelf tracklist. The best part? Given the game’s Australian setting, the soundtrack is filled with popular local artists. Hit the jump to see the tracklist in full! Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Forza Horizon 3‘s complete soundtrack features Chet Faker, 1200 Techniques and more

Interview: Playground Games’ Ralph Fulton talks Forza Horizon 3‘s amazing soundtrack

With Forza Horizon 3 only a matter of weeks away, and the soundtrack announcement fresh in our minds, we had a chance to chat to Playground Games’ Creative Director Ralph Fulton via email about what goes into curating a soundtrack of this size and scope. Continue reading Interview: Playground Games’ Ralph Fulton talks Forza Horizon 3‘s amazing soundtrack

Xbox FanFest is making its way to Sydney this month

Xbox is bringing its wildly popular open house fan event to our shores. Xbox FanFest: Sydney 2016 will give Australian Xbox fans with the chance to check out some of Xbox’s most anticipated titles, such as Forza Horizon 3 and Gears of War 4. Continue reading Xbox FanFest is making its way to Sydney this month

Forza Horizon 3 goes gold and reveals Warthog, achievement list and PC specs

Forza Horizon 3 has gone gold and to celebrate, Xbox have revealed the inclusion of Halo‘s Warthog as a driveable vehicle, the game’s Xbox Live achievements, and specs required to run the game on PC. Continue reading Forza Horizon 3 goes gold and reveals Warthog, achievement list and PC specs