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Ben has been writing about games in a professional capacity since 2008. He even did it full-time for a while, but his mum never really understood what that meant. He's been part of the Stevivor team since 2016. You will find his work across all sections of the site (if you look hard enough). Gamertag / PSN ID: Gryllis.

You should restart The Division 2 beta every 2-3 hours, says Ubisoft

The Division 2's private beta kicked off last night and ran into an expected problem -- it tends to crash after a while on...

Apex Legends hits 10 million players in three days

This week's surprise launch Apex Legends has proved it was right to throwaway the rulebook on videogame announcements, as it reached 10 million players...

Anno 1800 open beta starts on 12 April, just before launch

The Anno 1800 open beta will run from 12-14 April on Windows PC. Aside from partaking in historical city building, we don't know what elements of...

Original Crackdown is now free to promote Crackdown 3

Microsoft is giving away the original Crackdown -- playable on Xbox One and Xbox 360 -- for free to promote the upcoming release of...

Assassin’s Creed III & Liberation Remastered gets a confirmed release date

Update: Nintendo has confirmed that both Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered and Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation Remastered will be released on Nintendo Switch on 21 May. Original story: Ubisoft has finally confirmed Assassin’s Creed III...

New Fallout 76 patch brings back old bugs

Fallout 76's latest patch includes a number of fixes, but it also reintroduces old bugs that had previously removed. Super heavy bobby pins have returned,...

Switch sales have already matched the Nintendo 64’s 32 million

Nintendo Switch sales have hit 32.27 million units worldwide in just under two years on the market. Having already surpassed the Wii U (13.56 million)...

Dr Mario World announced for iOS and Android

Nintendo has announced Dr. Mario World is coming to iOS and Android in early winter (southern hemisphere) 2019 -- that probably means June. With...

Mario Kart Tour mobile game delayed until winter 2019

Mario Kart Tour, the Mushroom Kingdom's first foray into mobile racing on iOS and Android, has been delayed until the southern hemisphere's winter, giving...

New Switch model rumoured to be smaller, cheaper and focus on portability

A new model of the Nintendo Switch will reportedly be released this year, and is rumoured to be smaller and have less features so...

Friendly Fire Show 132: Back to Raccoon City

We're back! Steve and Ben are your Friendly Fire hosts this week, rising from the grave like so many tortured citizens of Raccoon City. As...

Anthem VIP demo is having login issues, Bioware is working on it

The Anthem VIP demo -- exclusive to customers who have pre-ordered and friends they invite -- has had a rocky start, with users across all...

Metroid Prime 4 development restarted from the beginning at Retro Studios

Nintendo has thrown out existing work on Metroid Prime 4 and started development from the beginning with Retro Studios at the helm; the original...

The Grand Tour Game Review In Progress

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May spend the best part of their year travelling to exotic locations with their mates, in supercars commoners...

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Review: Old game, new price

As the Switch approaches its second birthday, Nintendo is keen to continue its success giving Wii U hits an encore. On the surface, New...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Nintendo’s fast-selling console game in Australia

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Nintendo's fastest-selling home console game of all-time in Australia and New Zealand. Nintendo didn't provide any sales figures, but said...

Aussie Broadband changes may cause problems on PlayStation & Xbox

ISP Aussie Broadband has alerted customers to potential issues gaming on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and last-gen consoles as a result of system changes...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Review: Super smashed it

It’s amazing to think new players are joining Super Smash Bros. for the first time on Switch; good luck figuring it all out. For...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Fastest way to unlock all fighters

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has a massive 74 fighters in its roster, and you need to unlock 66 of them. There are several ways to...

Big Bash Boom Review: Well wide

Big Bash Boom is looking to capitalise on the success of Australia’s premier T20 tournament, and follow Pokemon Let’s Go as a more accessible...