Playstation VR Luge Hands-On

Last weekend, I was able to grab some time with the Playstation VR headset and to try out one of the mini-games in the soon to be released Playstation VR Worlds. We’ve previously had a look at one of the other entries in this collection, The London Heist, and had a grand old time with it. This time around, I was taking a turn at Luge. I dropped onto a bean bag in front of the screen and put on the...

Dishonored 2 Hands-On Preview

Last weekend I found myself the chance to play a preview of Bethesda’s Dishonored 2 at EB Expo in Sydney – and it was so much fun I did it twice. Following on 15 years after the end of the first Dishonored, Dishonored 2 is set in the warm and sunny city of Karnaca. Empress Emily has been dethroned and outlawed by an otherworldly usurper, and once again you have to right what is wrong t...

Inferno Climber Preview

Inferno Climber Developer: Arc System Works Publisher: Arc System Works Platforms: Windows Release Date: 6 July, 2016 Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here The Dark Souls franchise took the gaming world by storm and introduced gruelling difficulty back into games. Inferno Climber is the much easier version on Dark Souls and if you are not fussed about incredible graphics and don’t want an...

Project Highrise Preview

Project Highrise Developer: SomaSim Publisher: Kasedo Games Platform: Mac, Windows Release Date: 8 September, 2016 Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here Project Highrise is a tower building and management sim from SomaSim, the team behind gold rush era city manager 1894. Project Highrise is the spiritual successor to the classic 1994 game SimTower. In Project Highrise, players will build the tower of...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Hands-on Preview

Last month my colleague and I were invited to 2K Games’ offices in Sydney for a hands-on preview of their upcoming 4X strategy title, Civilization VI. They say time is a flat circle (hexagon in this case) – what has come before will come back again, and this is certainly the case with Civilization VI. Building off of the success of Civilization V, and learning from the mistakes of Beyond Earth, Ci...

Champions of Anteria Preview

Champions of Anteria Developer: Blue Byte Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: PC Release Date: 30 August, 2016 Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here Champions of Anteria is a brand new IP from Blue Byte, the studio most famous for their work on The Settlers and Anno franchises. Champions of Anteria is a mix of real time strategy and turn based kingdom building. The game started its life as part of The Settl...

The Spatials: Galactology Preview

The Spatials: Galactology Developer: Weird and Wry Publisher: Weird and Wry Platform: PC Release Date: 7 July, 2016 Price: $12.99 USD – Available Here The Spatials: Galactology is a major step up from The Spatials. Originally starting out as a DLC pack for The Spatials, developers Weird and Wry opted to remake the game entirely as the project grew. The Spatials: Galactology is out now on Steam Ear...

Hands on With Sony’s Playstation VR

Last night I was lucky enough to get a chance to play around with Sony’s up coming virtual reality headset for the Playstation 4. While news about the peripheral has abounded for months now, and the technology was available to play around with at E3 last year (one of my colleagues wrote about his experience), this was my first chance to see what it was all about, and whether it was worth the...

The Culling Preview

The Culling Developer: Xaviant Games Publisher: Xaviant Games Platform: Windows Release Date: 4 March, 2016 Price: $14.99 USD – Available Here The Culling mixes the ever popular survival PVP genre and mixes it thoroughly with franchises like Battle Royale and The Hunger Games. The game drops sixteen players into an arena armed with nothing but their wits. They will have twenty minutes to cra...

Dark Souls III Preview

Ever since Demon’s Souls hit the PlayStation 3 in 2009, developers From Software have redefined what it means to be an RPG. With its dark, desolate atmosphere, engaging and varied combat, and downright brutal difficulty Demon’s Souls was a whole new look at the genre. Two years later, it’s spiritual successor Dark Souls managed to refine the Souls formula and create a game that w...

Squad Preview

Squad Developer: Offworld Industries Publisher: Offworld Industries Platform: Windows Release Date: 15 December 2015 Price: $39.99 USD – Available Here Let’s be real, military sims aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. The amount of buttons can be pretty overwhelming for the average gamer and sometimes accurate realism doesn’t equal fun. Things changed when the Project Reality mod landed for Battlef...

Tom Clancy’s The Division Preview

Tom Clancy’s The Division Developer: Ubisoft Massive Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Previewed) Release Date: 8 March 2016 This weekend saw the first major closed beta for Ubisoft Massive’s third person shooter RPG Tom Clancy’s The Division. The beta opened up a small section of New York City to gamers on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows. With a level cap of 8, g...

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