The NBA 2k series has dominated the basketball simulator landscape for about a decade now and, with NBA 2K18 finally on our shelves, it’s safe to say that this series still holds the crown. Quite simply, this is the best NBA game you can play right now. Coming up against the NBA Live series for the first time in a while, NBA 2K18 understands its roots and mechanics, and doesn’t stray far in order to change what’s succeeded for the past couple years. Continue reading Games Review: NBA 2K18 retains its crown as the king of basketball simulation
Hoo boy. This review is gonna be all over the place. It’s going to be this way because this game, even as a concept, is all over the place.
You would think that, given that Tetris is already the most grueling activity a person can engage in, interrupting it with a quick round of the colour-matcher Puyo Puyo would be as if someone was doing you a huge favour. In practice, it feels like even more work.
PlayStation have announced the titles that will be free for PS Plus subscribers in May and dang, this month is bringing the goods. Continue reading May’s free PlayStation Plus titles are rad as hell and you should get them
Berserk and the Band of the Hawk bases its narrative on the popular and long-running manga series of the same name. It’s only natural that such a franchise would eventually be adopted into the gaming sphere. Further, Berserk‘s gory and action-oriented nature seem like they’d be the perfect ingredients for a Dynasty Warriors style beat ’em up, however there is definitely more style here than there is substance. That’s a shame, because there are sections of this title well worth playing, but the rest is plagued with repetition. Continue reading Video Game Review: Berserk and the Band of the Hawk (PS4, 2017) is a bloody good time marred by repetitive design
When I first played Kingdom Hearts, it was an unforgettable experience. I loved the world and all of its characters, both new and familiar, and the story was so deep and intricate that I found myself absorbed. At the time, Kingdom Hearts was a stand-alone game, but in the years since, its world has grown, with multiple sequels, prequels and spin-offs joining the franchise, each with their own unique stories and characters. Continue reading Keys to the Kingdom: What You Need To Know For Kingdom Hearts 2.8 And Beyond
Sony have announced the next wave of titles that will be made free for subscribers to its PlayStation Plus and the pickin’s are actually pretty good this month. Continue reading Here are your free PlayStation Plus games for February 2017
Gearing up for a huge two-day event at the Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles is the annual PlayStation Experience conference, the one day in which Sony’s gaming arm opens the doors to press and punters alike and gives a run down of the year that was, and what the next six months holds. “But I’m in Australia,” we hear you groan, “How can I see all the good stuff without having to put on pants?”
Relax, fam, we’ve got you covered. Continue reading Where and when to watch the PlayStation Experience keynote address if you live in Australia
Telltale Games have announced their next episodic adventure series during The Game Awards 2016. Guardians of the Galaxy will be the company’s first foray into the Marvel universe. Continue reading Telltale’s first Marvel adventure series is Guardians of the Galaxy
Telltale Games have announced that the third season of their acclaimed episodic adventure series based on The Walking Dead, entitled The New Frontier, will kick off on December 20. Continue reading Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season Three starts next month
Dragon Quest is one of the most venerable franchises in the history of video game role players. In its homeland of Japan, the series has spent its lifetime frequently and handily beating the sales all other comers, even genre titans like Final Fantasy, but in recent years has seen a bit of a drop off as new titles have become fewer and farther between. Following a big push toward handheld and the release of a surprisingly successful MMO on the Wii, developer (and proud owner of The Most Corporate-Sounding Developer Name of All Time) Square Enix Business Division 5 is looking to take the series’ renewed momentum and capture the attention of the Minecraft generation with Dragon Quest Builders.
Continue reading Video Games Review: Dragon Quest Builders (PS4, 2016)