Category Archives: Previews

Overwatch Beta Impressions

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Overwatch by Blizzard Entertainment is set to release on the 24th of May and with the recent conclusion of the Overwatch beta, I wanted to delve into the positives and negatives as to whether Overwatch is worth picking up along with my overall beta impressions. Over the past couple of months there have been many open and closed betas with Continue Reading...

Gears of War 4 Beta Impressions

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A long time has passed for Gears of War fans since the third instalment debuted back in September 2011 and for chainsaw and shot gun lovers it’s been a long time waiting.  Sure there was Gears of War: Judgment which is often referred to as the bastard child of the series and clearly failed to live up to the standard Continue Reading...

Dark Souls 3 Preview

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A day at Bandai Namco Sydney with Dark Souls 3. Opportunities like this don’t come around too often where you are invited to a local branch of one of your favourite video game publishers. Lucky for me Daily Joystick Podcasts received an invite to Bandai Namco’s Sydney office where I was given the opportunity to get some very generous hands Continue Reading...

Satellite Reign PC Early Access Review

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In the mass respawn of cyberpunk with titles including Shadowrun Returns and Deus Ex, we have a spiritual successor Syndicate Wars. It’s not a world you want to live in and it’s not at all friendly. Corporations with infinite power and an unknown benefactor guide you on your many operations. Neon and cordite are the core of the world. It’s Continue Reading...

The future is bright with Microsoft

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Last night Microsoft made a number of announcements regarding the future of PC and Xbox gaming and it shows quite a lot of promise but it also raises some questions. Firstly, let’s discuss what was announced.  The Xbox gaming hub is being introduced to PC. For a little while, we have seen a number of arcade titles playable on the Continue Reading...

Forza Horizon 2 Demo Impressions

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Folks, it’s time to select your ride, strap yourself in and prepare yourself for one of the biggest racing experiences on next generation consoles.  I am of course referring to Forza Horizon 2 “The Demo” which is out now on the Xbox Live Marketplace and weighs in at a healthy 10.5GB in size.  Firstly I must say that the Forza Continue Reading...

Destiny Beta Preview

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By now many of us have tried the new Destiny Beta and most of us seemed to be more excited than ever about the full release. Let’s have a look deeper into the game to see what it’s all about. Gameplay If you’ve never played an FPS game then this is a great game to start with, and then you Continue Reading...

The Last Tinker: City of Colors (PC/MAC) Preview

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In a city torn apart by cultural differences, one boy must stand against the bleakness of its people and color to reunite the people. The Last Tinker: City of Colors is a new title soon to be released by Unity Games & Mimimi Productions on PC, Mac and Linux.  You play as Koru, a small boy living in Tinkertown which Continue Reading...

Titanfall Beta Impressions

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Titanfall Beta Impressions – Paul Barbara It has been a long time since I’ve delved into the shooter genre on my gaming console both this and last generation with Gears of War 3 being my most favourite game.  Sure I’ve played the Call of Duty’s and Battlefield games and they’re great, but nothing really feels fresh or unique enough to Continue Reading...