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PlayLink Review Roundup

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Couch co-op meets mobile. E3 2017 was an exciting, tantalising look at new software holding full intention to blow our socks off, new hardware to blast our retinas into a native 4K utopian future. Then – PlayLink, one of the more interesting new features making its way to Playstation 4 consoles by years end. It’s truly an announcement I initially Continue Reading...

Everspace Encounters PC Review

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Everspace was a surprise release for me. Despite being so simple, it was more than fun enough to keep me going. Each run was a new run, with a new understanding, a better craft, a new trick to try out, more equipment to be made and used. This is amplified here in the first major expansion to the game. Gameplay Continue Reading...

LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 Xbox One Review

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The latest addition to the LEGO themed games has been released, expanding upon the success of its predecessor, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 brings a new roster and new challenges. What will this new title bring to the franchise that has not been accomplished before? Gameplay I have been a fan of LEGO games from the beginning and although the Continue Reading...

Pokémon Ultra Sun Review

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Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon are out now and become the second ‘sequel’ releases, following Pokémon Black & White 2. Whether you are a fan of the sequel releases or not, they do offer extra features, modes as well as a handful of new Pokémon to catch. Read on for details on what’s included in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon. Continue Reading...

Rocket League Nintendo Switch Review

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Get ready to burst into action with Rocket League for the Nintendo Switch. Don’t let its portability fool you as this is probably the best way to play Rocket League with your friends. Gameplay Rocket League landed on consoles back in 2015 and was an instant success.  For those wondering, Rocket League is essentially soccer but with cars instead of Continue Reading...

Sonic Forces Xbox One Review

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Sonic and team are back again for home consoles and PC. The first real new Sonic game for this generation of next gen consoles. Is Sonic Forces a true winner or does this title also unfortunately fall to the way side like past Sonic branded titles? Gameplay Well straight off the bat diving into Sonic Forces first level you notice Continue Reading...

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Xbox One Review

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Star Wars Battlefront is back and much like the world of Star Wars it is unfortunate that the game has been featured in the news heavily for its loot box controversy. While I will also touch on this I want to answer the real question here. Is there finally a good Star Wars game hidden behind the drama? After Dice Continue Reading...

Hand of Fate 2 PlayStation 4 Review

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Hand of fate was a unique, fresh feeling title that had some interesting ideas but also had some flaws. I loved it, the combat was a little bare but the idea and feel of the game seemed to mix tabletop gaming, D&D and RPG gaming all into one nicely flavoured meal. I am not the only one who loved it, Continue Reading...

PAX Aus 2017: Namco

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Namco had a smallish space at Pax Australia this year, but it had three upcoming titles that were high on my “wanting to play” list. I am pleased to say I got some hands-on time with each. Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant kingdom, Dragon Ball FightersZ and Code Vein were the three on display, and after some reasonably short queue Continue Reading...

The Year’s Most Gift-Worthy Games

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From immersive WWII action to a nostalgic-fuelled adventure with everyone’s favourite marsupial, there’s a must-have Activision game for everyone this Christmas. Activision has had a banner year in 2017 adding several highly anticipated titles to its cutting-edge collection, including Destiny 2®, Call of Duty®: WWII and Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy®. Give the gift of gaming this Christmas with the hottest Continue Reading...

Need for Speed Payback Xbox One Review

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Get ready to explore Fortune Valley as Need for Speed returns in an all new action driving experience where your goal is revenge at any cost.  Does the new Need for Speed tick the boxes that makes this the definitive Need For Speed title, or does it if fall short a gear or two? Gameplay For those that don’t know, Continue Reading...

Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection Xbox One Review

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Over the years there has been many games that have seen their release on a new generation console, years after initially releasing. Titles such as Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Borderlands and Bioshock have all had shiny upgrades, moving forward with console technology. It is rarely surprising with the titles that are chosen to receive this upgrade, that was, until Continue Reading...

DInseyLand Adventures Xbox One Review

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Now that Microsoft’s Kinect has well and truly been laid to rest we are now  seeing a selection of popular Kinect titles being altered and enhanced for the Xbox One X. It is my pleasure to review Disneyland Adventures. Because who wouldn’t want to explore an animated recreation of Disneyland? Gameplay Disneyland Adventures has been remastered and re imagined for Continue Reading...

Call of Duty World War 2 Xbox One Review

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Call of Duty is back and this time the series delves back into the historic World War 2 setting and for the better I may add.  Also returning is the profoundly popular multiplayer complete with new modes and the always satisfying Nazi Zombies mode as well.  It’s Call of Duty that’s for sure, but does it excel over previous iterations? Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 274 – Xbox One X is here

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On this weeks episode of the DJ Podcast we discuss all the upcoming news and reviews, plus the team give us a rundown on their Xbox One X consoles and their initial impressions.  Tune in. To view the podcast, click below: To listen to the podcast via itunes click here: To download the podcast and own it forever, click here: Continue Reading...

Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds PS4 Review

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Horizon Zero Dawn draws players back to its world with The Frozen Wilds DLC. An amazing and worthy chunk of content that gamers shouldn’t stray from. Time to pick that controller up again and experience more of the world of Horizon Zero Dawn by taking a trip to the Frozen Wilds. Gameplay If Horizon Zero Dawn taught me anything it Continue Reading...

PAX 2017: Strange Brigade; hands on

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On the second day of Pax, Saturday, I was looking around at the all the queues, scoping out anything that was available after a short wait. I wondered over to the Xbox booth, it was generally easy to play most games here besides Cup Head and Forza 7 on the wheel set up, being due to Sea of Thieves having Continue Reading...

PAX 2017: Detroit Become Human hands on

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To say Quantic Dream is a polarizing development studio would be an understatement. They build games with attention to connecting with the player on an emotional level, in doing so some sacrifices have been made in regards to the usual model of game play deployed by others. I loved Heavy Rain, even though the control scheme left much to be Continue Reading...

Rugby 18 Review

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Rugby 18 is now available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This latest installment brings high hopes for a quality game that rivals other sports games made by 2K and EA. What EKO Software has released may or may not be what you expect.  Gameplay As someone who enjoys watching Rugby, I was keen to get my hands on Continue Reading...