Tag Archives: xbox one

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)

Video Games Review: Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One, 2015)

Halo 5: Guardians feels like it has more crosses to bear than is entirely reasonable. 343 Industries still have a lot to prove to fans of the series – Halo 4 was a critical darling but its online player base vanished almost overnight and it can’t be denied that the multiplayer component in last year’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection was a complete fiasco. Can 343 come back from such a devastating blow and restore confidence in the series they inherited from Bungie? Continue reading Video Games Review: Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One, 2015)

Paris Games Week 2015: New Star Wars Battlefront trailer knows what you want to see

If you were one of the nine million people who played the Star Wars Battlefront beta, you know it was only a sliver of the content available in the full game. With its November 17 release date now firmly in sight, EA have dropped one more trailer during Sony’s Paris Games Week presser to keep you pumped. Continue reading Paris Games Week 2015: New Star Wars Battlefront trailer knows what you want to see

Video Games Review: Guitar Hero Live (Xbox One, 2015)

With Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 hitting Australian store shelves within a week of each other, the music and rhythm genre that dominated lounge rooms everywhere only five years ago is officially back from hiatus. With Guitar Hero Live, developer FreeStyle Games is attempting to bring something new to the table. The question is: will rhythm game fans find all this newness to their liking? Continue reading Video Games Review: Guitar Hero Live (Xbox One, 2015)

Video Games Interview: Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar talks Call of Duty: Black Ops III

The 2015 EB Expo was a huge show boasting equally huge titles, and few titles are as huge as Call of Duty. With Black Ops III right around the corner, we caught up with Treyarch’s Studio Design Director David Vonderhaar to talk about his dev career, what we can expect from the new game and where we go from here. Continue reading Video Games Interview: Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar talks Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Video Games Review: Transformers Devastation (PS4, 2015)

Transformers Devastation marks the first time Platinum Games, known for the Bayonetta series, the upcoming Star Fox Zero for Nintendo and Scalebound for Microsoft, have tackled the robots-in-disguise franchise, taking over from High Moon Studios. For the 80’s kids and die-hard Generation 1 fans, it is a tactical strike upon the nostalgia gland. For everyone else, it will be a rather frustrating experience. Continue reading Video Games Review: Transformers Devastation (PS4, 2015)