Monthly Archives: April 2018

God of War PlayStation 4 Review

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Kratos returns in the epic series that has always been a staple of the PlayStation console and a game that has been extremely well received over the years. Can God of War continue its amazing legacy or does it need to reinvent itself?  Absolutely it can, and it does it with ease. Gameplay As I sit here and write my Continue Reading...

X-Morph Defense & European Assault DLC Xbox One Review

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Tower Defense games have been hit and miss over the years. There have been a handful of really successful titles though and had great success. Although when you consider it, most don’t vary the game model, they don’t try something new. X-Morph Defense is one that does dare to break the bounds of regular gameplay and I’m keen to find 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...

Titan Quest: Ragnarok Expansion PC Review

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Ancient Greece, Egypt, China and more were one of my favourite playgrounds many years ago, specifically though Titan Quest and its expansion. Now they’ve added a whole new expansion to it I have to admit I was surprised. Not only was a surprised at the release, but in how they were able to keep the spirit. Where it does fall Continue Reading...

A Way Out Xbox One Review

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Co-op games have always been a hit and miss experience over the years with some games succeeding whilst others failed miserably.  A Way Out does co-op in a way I haven’t seen before that truly will change the way you view co-op games forever. This is A Way Out. Gameplay I first remember seeing the trailer and gameplay footage for Continue Reading...

Daily Joystick Podcast Episode 289 – Next Xbox console to use GDDR6 Ram?

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Thanks for joining us today for the DJ Podcast. On the show today we discuss job postings at Microsoft that hint at a new Xbox console using GDDR6 Ram. Former Tomb Raider studio head joins Microsoft and Dark Souls Remastered gets delayed for the Switch. EA learns from its ways with Micro-transactions and promises to be better in the future. These Continue Reading...

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...

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...