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Battleborn E3 Hands-on Impressions

Battleborn E3 Hands-on Impressions So after hearing that Gearbox were working on a new title which wasn’t Borderlands, I was eager to take a looksies at Battleborn at the 2K E3 stall this year. I moseyed on over and had a look at what they had in store. This game is slated to be a FPS MOBA but I was not given the opportunity to give...
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Total War: Warhammer E3 Hands-off Impressions

Total War: Warhammer E3 Hands-off Impressions Outright I will say that I am a huge fan of both the Total War series and the Warhammer IP. For a long, fans like myself have dreamed of the two coming together in one glorious package. Earlier this year, such a dream was announced as becoming reality with Creative Assembly officially announcing that...
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Lego Dimension E3 Hands-on Impressions

Lego Dimension E3 Hands-on Impressions Lego Dimensions (Hands-on Impressions) Developer: TT Games Platform: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Wii U Release: 27 September, 2015 The LEGO video game franchise is by now a well established and has found itself adapting all manner of IPs into its universe, much like the actual LEGO...
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Mad Max E3 Hands-on Impressions

Mad Max E3 Hands-on Impressions Mad Max (Hands-on Impressions) Developer: Avalanche Studios Platform: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Release: September 2015 Following the phenomenal success of the cinematic insanity which is Mad Max: Fury Road, I decided I’d take a gander over at the game inspired by the same universe. Movie franchise...
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Killing Floor 2 Preview

Killing Floor 2 Preview   Killing Floor 2 Developer: Tripwire Interactive Publisher: Tripwire Interactive Platform: PC Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here In 2005 a small mod for Unreal Tournament 2004 invited gamers to London, England. The city was in the middle of a zombie outbreak caused by Horizine Biotech. Fast...
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Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Preview

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Preview Warhammer 40, 000: Regicide Developer: Hammerfall Publishing Platform: PC (Previewed), Android (TBA), iOS (TBA) Price: $14.99 USD- Available Here So to answer your immediate question: No, Warhammer 40, 000: Regicide is NOT just chess. It definitely takes a lot from the standard design of chess in that the...
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Fallen: A2P Protocol Preview

Fallen: A2P Protocol Preview Fallen: A2P Protocol Developer: Red Katana Publisher: Red Katana Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows Price: $14.99 USD- Available Here Kickstarted back in August 2014, Fallen: A2P Protocol is a tactical RPG that pays tribute to the glory days of the genre. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic world inspired by...
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Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae Impressions

Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae Impressions I can’t say I’ve personally been a big fan of the Final Fantasy series. The only game in the series I’ve ever played was Final Fantasy XIII which I mainly got into for the fantastic looking graphics but did have a good time with. Over five years later and now Final Fantasy XV is on the...
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Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today Preview

Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today Preview Point and click adventure games seem to have fallen by the wayside recently. Back in the 90s they were all the rage. Grim Fandango, Monkey Island and a million more used to be the bee’s knees. Well in a day that is filled with first person shooters, and more puzzle games than you can shake a stick at...
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Battlefield: Hardline Beta Hands-on Preview

Battlefield: Hardline Beta Hands-on Preview The Battlefield series is a staple of the gaming scene with the original Battlefield 1942 coming out well over a decade ago. The series has been a mainstay of multiplayer FPS action with players fighting across various historical such as the battles of World War 2 and Vietnam to the not-so historical...
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Preview

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Preview From its humble beginnings as a small Polish book series in 1992, The Witcher has exploded into a multimedia franchise. Books, songs, a TV series and of course video games of various genres have turned The Witcher into a bona fide global sensation. Now, two years after their last installment, CD Projekt...
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The Long Dark Preview

The Long Dark Preview The Long Dark Developer: Hinterland Studio Publisher: Hinterland Studio Platform: Mac, Windows Release Date: 22 September 2014 Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here Throw any stereotypes you have about Canada out the window. Those stories about how Canada is lovely and polite is strictly about the...
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Satellite Reign Preview

Satellite Reign Preview Satellite Reign Developer: 5 Lives Studios Platform: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: 11th of December, 2014 Price: $29.99 USD – available here Syndicate is an old PC classic in which you played an evil megacorporation in a cyberpunk setting, fighting to take control of the world with the liberal use of...
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Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Preview

Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Preview If you own an Xbox One and are into first person shooters then I dare say that you have had Halo 5: Guardians on your radar for quite some time. The latest chapter in Master Chief’s grand saga is being brought to us in full later this year but we all know that Halo is truly about the multiplayer...
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Habitat Preview

Habitat Preview Habitat Developer: 4gency Publisher: Versus Evil Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows Price: $14.99 USD – Available Here Habitat is a quirky physics based strategy game from 4gency and Versus Evil (The Banner Saga). The game is currently in Early Access alpha and was funded with the help of a Kickstarter...
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Mordheim: City of the Damned Preview

Mordheim: City of the Damned Preview Mordheim: City of the Damned Developer: Rogue Factor Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Platform: PC Release Date: 21st of November, 2014 Price: USD $31.99 – Available Here Allow me to be upfront with you: I loved the tabletop miniature version of Mordheim. Sure, some warbands were overpowered and...
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The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight Preview

The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight Preview The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight Developer: Alpha Six Productions Publisher: Merge Games, Digerati Distribution Platform: Windows Available Now:  $9.99 BUY NOW Joylancer is a retro-styled action-platformer game, taking after the Super Nintendo era of gaming. It is an indie game currently available...
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Metrocide Hands-on Preview

Metrocide Hands-on Preview Metrocide Developer: Flat Earth Games Publisher: Flat Earth Games   Format: PC (Previewed), Mac Release Date: October 20, 2014 (Early Access) Price: US$6.99 – Available Here I haven’t been so quickly frustrated playing a video game in quite a while. Directly tying into that statement, I’ve...
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PES 2015 Sydney Preview Event

PES 2015 Sydney Preview Event After the fiasco that was my first encounter with the Pro Evolution Soccer sports game series at EB Expo I felt eager to give the game a second chance. When the time came around and I was given the chance, I put my hand up eagerly to give the new Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 another go at its preview event in...
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Just Dance 2015 Preview

Just Dance 2015 Preview I have never been one for physical coordination, but at this year’s EB expo I decided to throw caution to the wind and try my hand at the newest instalment of the Just Dance series. Coming up to the Ubisoft exhibit at the expo I was greeted a by a cavalcade of lights and sounds. The stall had...
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Samurai Warriors 4 Preview

Samurai Warriors 4 Preview The gameplay of the Warriors series and its specific spin-off, Samurai Warriors, is an interesting combination of action hack-and-slash and strategy. The player taking on the role of heroic commander warriors as they take to the field against entire armies. Although the game setting has some grounding...
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Preview

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Preview I generally preface these articles by talking about my own experience (or lack thereof) with a given game or franchise. I am happy to say that I have had quite of experience with the Call of Duty franchise, and first encountered it when the games were still setting themselves during World War Two. I have...
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Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Hands-On Preview

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Hands-On Preview Every year, TT Games and Warner Bros. release a new Lego videogame that utilises one of its many licensed properties. From the original Lego Star Wars games to last year’s Lego The Hobbit, each new game adds new features and tidies up the graphics and are pretty typically solid gaming experiences. One of...
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Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Hands-On Preview

Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Hands-On Preview Do you love Adventure Time? How about old-school Zelda games? Then Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is literally the perfect game for you. Combining elements of Pendleton Ward’s hugely popular animated series with the solid gameplay elements of the original Zelda games (that still stand the...
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Fortress Sieging with an Elephant in Far Cry 4

Fortress Sieging with an Elephant in Far Cry 4 From one psychopath to another, the Far Cry universe has gotten a lot more eclectic over the past few years. Now, self-proclaimed king Pagan Min (who is named after a real-life Burmese king, who reigned in the mid 1800’s) is primed to make Vaas look like chopped liver by comparison. Kyrat is his...
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Impressions

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Impressions 2K Australia and Gearbox Software have travelled to the moon and back to deliver the evolution of the Borderlands series, with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. While the whacky first-person shooter is set to be released on October 16, the game steered into action at EB Expo 2014 last...
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