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Ben is an Australian games writer and pioneer in the use of the term "current-gen" to actually refer to the current-generation of consoles. He joined the Stevivor team in 2016 and has been to E3 five times, but can't really remember any of them. Gamertag / PSN ID: Gryllis.

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker Review: Switch to a proper handheld

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was one of my favourite Wii U games -- and four years later it has been dusted off and retooled...

Mario Tennis Aces Review: C’mon!

It’s great to see Mario back on the court in some solid form, and channeling an uncanny Lleyton Hewitt “c’mon”. I’ve come to accept...

Microsoft is working on cloud streaming to bring console games to more devices

Microsoft is working on a cloud streaming service to enable "console quality gaming" on any device - mainly your phone or tablet, but could...

Cyberpunk 2077 returns with a new trailer

Cyberpunk 2077 stole the show by interrupting Phil Spencer's sign off to conclude the Xbox E3 showcase. All we got is a cinematic trailer and...

Just Cause 4 is coming out this year

Just Cause 4 has been officially announced with a release confirmed for 4 December 2018. The E3 announcement trailer was everything we've come to expect...

Jump Force is a fighting game featuring Dragon Ball Z, One Piece and Naruto

Bandai Namco has announced a crossover fighting game called Jump Force, set in New York city, featuring characters from several of its licensed franchises, including Dragon...

Devil May Cry 5 announced by Capcom for 2019

Devil May Cry 5 is coming in the Australian autumn 2019, as Capcom revealed an action-packed trailer during the Xbox E3 Showcase. Devil May Cry...

Shadow of the Tomb Raider launching in September

Lara is back, running, falling and being smashed into giant logs on her quest to stop Trinity getting their hands on an artefact in...

Tales of Vesperia is getting a Definitive Edition makeover

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition is coming a decade after the original release hit Xbox 360 in Japan. A worldwide release followed and it...

The Initiative is a new Xbox studio; Undead Labs, Playground, Compulsion Games & Ninja...

Microsoft has addressed one of its biggest short comings with the announcement of five new first party developers joining Microsoft Studios. Phil Spencer first announced...

Sea of Thieves DLC adds new maps this year

A place of darkness, where skeleton crews roam is coming to Sea of Thieves - two places, in fact, as Microsoft announced a double...

Metro Exodus launching in February 2019

Metro Exodus will be released worldwide on 22 February 2019, with Microsoft's Phil Spencer promising it will "look and play best on Xbox One." It's...

Fallout 76 is a prequel, four times the size of other games

Bethesda Softwork's Todd Howard took to the Xbox's E3 stage to offer a first look at Fallout 76, despite Bethesda hosting its own presser...

Ori and the Will of the Wisps coming in 2019

Microsoft announced Ori and the Will of the Wisps will be released in 2019, as one of 18 exclusive titles shown during its E3 showcase. The...

Far Cry 5 Review: God, guns and goons, welcome to Hope County

Far Cry 5 continues Ubisoft Montreal’s surprising revitalisation of strong franchises that had lost the element of surprise. Like last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Origins,...

Sea without thieves: Where are all the pirates?

Rare's swashbuckling adventure Sea of Thieves taps you on the shoulder as soon as it detects a rogue Xbox Live party chat and ushers...
AFL Evolution Season Pack 2018

AFL Evolution 2018 Season DLC will be released in May

The AFL Evolution "Season Pack 2018" DLC will be released on 3 May 2018, developer Wicked Witch Software announced today in conjunction with publisher Tru...
AFL Evolution Season Pack 2018

AFL Evolution is getting DLC for the 2018 season

Wicked Witch Software and the AFL have announced AFL Evolution will be updated with DLC for the 2018 AFL season. No further details were confirmed, nor...

Ashes Cricket Review: Looking niiiice Gary

Ashes Cricket takes the foundations of the twin Don Bradman Cricket games, adds official licensing of the Australian and English players, the benefits of...

Call of Duty WWII Review: Turning back time

Call of Duty WWII is a return to classic CoD with a modern foundation. Its impactful single-player campaign is a salute to the camaraderie...