Livestreaming juggernaut Twitch have reportedly launched new servers in Sydney today, according to a tweet from famed Australian StarCraft II player and shoutcaster Maynarde. Continue reading Twitch just launched servers in Sydney, streams to improve immensely for Aussie users
Microsoft have announced the December Games With Gold lineup and, compared to other months throughout 2015, it could be seen as a bit of a weak note to end the year on. They are, however, giving away “an extra gift for the holidays” in the form of a fifth free game. Continue reading Here are your Xbox Games With Gold titles for December
Star Wars Battlefront is designed from the ground up to push your brain’s nostalgia button with relentless, laser precision. It’s full of instantly recognisable locales rendered with uncommon beauty and realism, and a scale that many shooters strive for but seldom achieve. When the look, the sound and the music all comes together at the right moment, it will transport you back to your childhood, watching Return of the Jedi on a tiny CRT TV. Continue reading Video Games Review: Star Wars Battlefront (PS4, 2015)
Minecraft: Story Mode feels like a bit of a narrative passing of the torch in a lot of respects. Its first two episodes are filled with clever references that kids who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will pounce on but the bulk of its story is aimed squarely at the next generation of players. Continue reading Video Games Review: Minecraft: Story Mode (Xbox One, 2015)
Avalanche Studios have released a new trailer that offers the clearest look yet at their upcoming third-person action/adventure/mayhem simulator Just Cause 3. I say clearest because the trailer comes in delicious, crystalline 4K. Continue reading Just Cause 3 running in 4K looks absolutely bananas
Harmonix are set to release the first major update for their rhythm game revival Rock Band 4 next month. The update will bring better calibration, new score challenges and more. Continue reading Rock Band 4‘s first big update arrives December 8
In many ways, Call of Duty: Black Ops III has to deal with the same design problems that Advanced Warfare, and even Ghosts, had to deal with. What can you do to keep a franchise that ruled the roost in one hardware generation fresh and interesting while still providing new ideas and features that move things forward in a worthwhile way? Continue reading Video Games Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops III (PS4, 2015)
Love it or hate it, your current Xbox One user interface is going away tomorrow. It’s being replaced with the Windows 10-inspired New Xbox One Experience, notable for the introduction of Xbox 360 backwards compatibility. Continue reading The New Xbox One Experience arrives tomorrow
Friends and adventurers, the promised time is at hand. Vault 111 is opening and the Commonwealth awaits.
War. War never changes. Continue reading Video Games Review: Fallout 4 (PS4, Xbox One, 2015)
Crystal Dynamics breathed new life into the aging Tomb Raider series with their acclaimed 2013 self-titled reboot. Its sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider, sees a hardier, more prepared Lara Croft venturing into Siberia to find an artefact said to hold the key to immortality. But does Rise of the Tomb Raider, like it’s heroine, return stronger and wiser from experience?
Continue reading Video Games Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One, 2015)