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Surviving Mars Xbox One Review

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Once again it’s a trip to one of neighbours, the planet Mars. Red, dusty and ready to be colonised, if you’re able to find the resources to do it. Managing drones and repairs, finally bringing in colonists, it takes time to develop. Just like this game needs a little more polish. Gameplay Another game that takes you to Mars. Rather Continue Reading...

E3 2018: Press Conference dates and times confirmed!

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With E3 2018 just around the corner we have compiled a work in progress list so far as to the conference dates and times.  These have been converted to our Aussie audience as follows: EA Conference Saturday Jun 9 @ 11:00am PT equates to: Sunday Jun 10 @ 2:00am Western Australia Sunday Jun 10 @ 3:30am South Australia Sunday Jun 10 Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 288 – Sea of Thieves road map unveiled, but is it enough?

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Thanks for joining us today for the DJ Podcast. On the show today we discuss the Sea of Thieves road map. 2K studio’s reportedly working on a new Bioshock and Billy Mitchel is stripped of his world record titles. Nintendo Switch is getting achievements on Minecraft and Microtransactions return to star wars battlefront and more and the show. So lets Continue Reading...

Burnout Paradise Remastered Xbox One Review

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Burnout Paradise Remastered is back on our modern supercharged consoles with 4K visuals and a blistering 60fps, however is it enough to get your motor running? Gameplay Burnout Paradise was developed by the amazing team over at Criterion Games who brought us the entire Burnout series.  I remember playing the first Burnout title on the day the Nintendo GameCube launched Continue Reading...

Far Cry 5 Xbox One Review

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I am super excited to be finally playing Far Cry 5. This new title released by Ubisoft aims to be the best Far Cry yet. I was lucky enough to get an early hands-on experience back in October last year, you can find my impressions of that here.  Now I have the game to experience in its entirety. Can Far Cry Continue Reading...

Ark Park HTC Vive Review

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Working in collaboration with Wildcard Studios and their popular game Ark: Survival Evolved, Snail Games brings Ark Park via virtual Reality. It’s time to get up close and personal with all your favourite dinosaurs in a Jurassic Park-like environment. Gameplay I’ve loved dinosaurs for as long as I can remember, and I thought dino games couldn’t get any better than Continue Reading...

Azure Saga: Pathfinder PC Review

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Azure Saga: Pathfinder brings you an oddly satisfying mixture of medieval fantasy and science fiction to the JRPG genre on Steam. What lies ahead may not be what you’d expect. Gameplay JRPG’s have been a mixed bag for me, some were highly enjoyable, and I had a lot of fun working my way through them. Others, well let’s just say, Continue Reading...

Ni No Kuni 2: The Revenant Kingdom PlayStation 4 Review

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Ni No Kuni returns with its sequel, Revenant Kingdom. Like the previous title, it has something few others can really claim, having a unique visual style. This is like playing a movie by Studio Ghibli, something they’ve kept. They’ve also added to the world and even the characters you explore. Gameplay Combat though not the heart of this game is Continue Reading...

World of Warriors PlayStation 4 Review

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It is not very of often that you see a title that has been released on mobile get ported to either the PS4 or Xbox One. Mind Candy has attempted this with their turn-based RPG game World of Warriors three years after its mobile release, introducing it exclusively to the PS4. World of Warriors was quite popular on the mobile Continue Reading...

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Xbox One Review

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Life Is Strange has to be one of my favourite episodic games due to its captivating story, art style and soundtrack. With the release of Life Is Strange: Before The Storm, the prequel to the first game, this game would not disappoint. Gameplay I’m going to start this with my thoughts on episodic games. I have a love/hate relationship with Continue Reading...

Kirby Star Allies Nintendo Switch Review

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It has been years since I’ve played a Kirby title, not since the Wii U with Kirby and the Rainbow Curse.  I was not overly impressed with what was on offer here, however Kirby Star Allies bears no resemblance to the Wii U version which is a great thing and represents an entirely new experience and one that Kirby fans Continue Reading...

Attack on Titan 2 (AOT2) PlayStation 4 Review

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Attack on Titan 2 or AOT 2 is the sequel to the well received first entry in the series. Now since the release of the second season of the television series we have a sequel which not only covers the second season but goes back over the first season as well. Something that owners of the first may find annoying Continue Reading...

The Darwin Project Preview for Xbox One

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Chris returns with his latest hands on impressions of the Darwin Project for the Xbox One console.  Click the image below to view. Thank you to Microsoft for providing a copy of The Darwin Project for review purposes....

Sea of Thieves Xbox One Review

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As a young child I always wanted to explore the seas and be the captain of the ship and make my younger brother walk the plank.  Whether it was the freedom to do what I wanted or to seek treasures and jewels from lands once forgotten, the desire to be a pirate was always strong.  Sea of Thieves is all Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 285 – A new Tomb Raider is coming

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On this week’s episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss the latest announcements including Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Nintendo Nindies showcase, Fary Cry 5 and those dreaded microtransactions plus a whole lot more.  Also tune in to see how you could win a copy of Horizon Zero Dawn for the PlayStation 4. Tune in. Download this episode (right click Continue Reading...

Total War: Warhammer II PC Review

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The Total War series is something I was a fan of, while not every era interested me, I have fond memories of slowly, surely, dominating Japan, becoming Shogan. The intrigue, strategy, construction, upgrading, all of which was at my command. Warhammer II brings back this joy, with an obvious story, campaign. There’s so much to do, so much to learn Continue Reading...

Bravo Team PlayStation VR Review

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It has been a great time of late for PSVR owners, with a steady stream of quality titles being released over the last two months. Supermassive games have also had a purple patch with a great response, both from critics and gamers for their last three years of releases. They are no stranger to the format, with Until Dawn: Blood Continue Reading...