Baldur’s Gate 3 Preview

Baldur’s Gate 3 Developer: Larian StudiosPublisher: Larian StudiosPlatform: PCRelease Date: 6 October 2020 (Steam Early Access)Price: $59.99 USD/$89.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview It is no secret the rights to Baldur’s Gate has been the prize many RPG developers have sought since Black Isle Studios folded. With the success of the Divinity Original Sin series, Larian Studios was chosen to be...

Mafia: Definitive Edition Impressions

Mafia: Definitive Edition Developer: Hangar 13Publisher: 2KPlatform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Previewed)Release Date: 25 September 2020 Video Impressions Originally released in 2002, Mafia was part of the early wave of open world shooters from the early 2000s. More linear than the competition, Mafia’s realistic take on crime in the city drew a fan base that still looks at the game fondly ...

Marvel’s Avengers Preview

Marvel’s Avengers Developer: Crystal DynamicsPublisher: Square EnixPlatform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Windows (Previewed) Release Date: 4 September 2020 Video Preview With the release of Marvel’s Avengers on PC and current gen consoles just around the corner, we had a chance to try out the pre-order beta on the PC before the game’s September 4th launch. The pr...

Satisfactory Preview

Satisfactory Developer: Coffee Stain StudiosPublisher: Coffee Stain PublishingPlatform: WindowsRelease Date: 19 March 2020Price:  $29.99 USD/$44.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Satisfactory is a first-person factory and base builder. The game is in the same vein as Factorio, where players are on an endless quest for the most efficient factory layout as they climb up the tech tree. The g...

Blightbound Preview

Blightbound Developer: Ronimo GamesPublisher: Devolver DigitalPlatform: PCRelease Date: 29 July 2020Price:  $19.99 USD/$28.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Ronimo Games, the minds behind Swords & Soldiers and Awesomenauts, have put their latest project on Steam Early Access. A dark and moody turn from their previously bright and colourful style, Blightbound is a co-operative dungeon crawl...

Rogue Company Preview

Rogue Company Developer: First Watch GamesPublisher: Hi-Rez StudiosPlatform: PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed)Release Date: 20 July 2020 (Closed Beta)Price:  $14.99 USD – Available Here Video Preview Rogue Company is Hi-Rez Studio’s latest foray into competitive shooters using their new in-house studio First Watch Games. The 4v4 third personal tactical shooter features a motley c...

Drox Operative 2 Preview

Drox Operative 2 Developer: Soldak EntertainmentPublisher: Soldak EntertainmentPlatform: Linux, WindowsRelease Date: 1 June 2020Price:  $14.99 USD/$21.50 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Drox Operative 2 puts players in the middle of a 4X game as one of the many mercenaries that inevitably dot the landscape. As a member of the Drox Operatives, the focus is purely on ensuring the continuing survi...

Between the Stars Preview

Between the Stars Developer: Isolated GamesPublisher: Isolated GamesPlatform: WindowsRelease Date: 28 May 2019Price:  $19.99 USD/$34.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Between the Stars is a space action game set in a universe currently being torn apart by a war between the Children of the Sun and the Republic. The game offers a mix of real time large ship combat, text-based adventures, and RPG...

Hardspace: Shipbreaker Preview

Hardspace: Shipbreaker Developer: Blackbird InteractivePublisher: Focus Home InteractivePlatform: PCRelease Date: 16 June 2020Price:  $24.99 USD/$34.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Hardspace: Shipbreaker puts players in the role of a novice shipbreaker who has joined the Lynx Corporation under contract and has now found themselves under a massive debt. To work themselves out of their debt sl...

Project Downfall Preview

Project Downfall Developer: MGP Studios, Solid9 StudioPublisher: MGP StudiosPlatforms: Switch, Xbox One, Windows (Previewed)Release Date: 15 March 2019Price: $15,99USD – Available Here There is an unwritten rule that whenever some indie game makes it big, dozens of copycats are soon to follow. It happened with Minecraft, Terraria, Fez, and so on. For most indie devs, it’...

Everspace 2 Preview

Everspace 2 Developer: Rockfish GamesPublisher: Rockfish GamesPlatform: PCRelease Date: TBAPrice: TBA – Wishlist Here Everspace 2 is a space sim RPG hybrid with an emphasis on loot and exploration.  Developers Rockfish Games was able to cover the initial development costs with their own funds, while returning to Kickstarter to raise money for extra features in October 2019. I was able to get some ...

Arboria Preview

Arboria Developer: Dreamplant StudioPublisher: All in! GamesPlatform: PCRelease Date: 7 May 2020Price: $19.99 USD/$28.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Arboria is a 3D rogue-lite action RPG. Players take on the role of a Yotunz warrior sent down to the depths of Durnar to save their village. The game emphasizes challenging skill-based combat that requires players to be flexible, adjusting tact...

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