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I'm a big fan of older consoles and can flawlessly complete the first 2 levels of Donkey Kong Country with my eyes closed. These days I still play platformers but also love shooters, arcade racers and action adventure titles. I may or may not be in denial about the death of rhythm games.

Razer Mamba & Firefly Hyperflux Review

Remember back when mice had balls? Remember the bi-monthly clean out of the buildup of dust and dirt from those internal wheels? When the...

Bravo Team Review: Out of sights

Supermassive Games has proven it knows how to do a VR shooter. Its last entry, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, was plenty of fun,...

Razer Thresher Review: One size fits some

If you stopped by Razer’s booth at PAX AUS this year you may have noticed a very serious looking pair of headphones on display....

Turtle Beach Stealth 600 & 700 Reviews: Mind, literally blown

Neither the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 nor 700 headset is much to look at. To be completely blunt, either looks like a pair of...

PAX Rising: The cream of the indie crop from PAX AUS

The indie scene, due to its very nature, is like panning for a tiny golden nugget in the Pacific Ocean. There’s so much out...

Assassin’s Creed Origins Review: Parkour like an Egyptian

It’s funny that the Assassin’s Creed series is focused on looking back in time, given the franchise’s own turbulent history. The first installment was...

Ruiner Review: Size does matter

When I think of a twin stick shooter, I instantly remember the joy of carving through hundreds of aliens in Housemarque’s Alienation, the razor-sharp...

Razer ManO’War Wireless Review: All about the bass

Style vs substance. Function vs flair. The balancing act between how a product looks and what it’s designed to do can often be a...

Horizon: Zero Dawn guide: Get the secret Shield Weaver armour

If you’re sick of being destroyed by Thunder Jaws and Behemoths in Horizon: Zero Dawn, we’ve got the details on how to access some...

Plantronics RIG800HS: Review

Choosing a pair of headphones is as an important decision as choosing a car - albeit on a much smaller scale. Regardless of the...

Review: Steep

We’ve all seen the videos. You know the ones -- beautiful people are frolicking around in rainforest waterfalls before sudden cuts to someone in...

First impressions: No Man’s Sky’s Foundation Update

Following all the controversy of the broken promises surrounding No Man’s Sky, Hello Games has emerged from its cave of solitude to launch the...

EA, Respawn committed to Titanfall franchise, make no promises on Titanfall 3

Vince Zampella, Chief Executive of Respawn Entertainment, has eluded to the possibility (or should we say probability) of a third instalment in the Titanfall...

EB Games website struggles yet again

Once again EB Games website is experiencing problems thanks to massive interest in the NES Classic Edition. Yesterday EB Games posted on Facebook and Twitter that...

Review: Watch Dogs 2

We are all connected. With heads tilted down, eyes glued to phones, we go about our days reading Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… and ignoring the...

Jordan Raskopoulos on Insert Coin, the YouTube comedy channel for gamers

Jordan Raskopoulos is the front woman of the comedy trio The Axis of Awesome, best known for its world famous song Four Chords. That...

In photos: PAX AUS 2016

PAX AUS 2016 has come and gone, and we've nothing left but memories... ... oh! And photos! Memories and photos. Here's what the Stevivor team managed...

Review: Plantronics RIG400HX

When Neil Armstrong first set foot on the Moon and uttered those famous words heard all around the world, he was wearing Plantronics hardware....

Horror Week: Our favourite classic (and bloody!) horror games

Since I was a little tyke, I’ve been a fan of horror. The first film I ever saw in the genre was a late...

Review: Mafia III

Mafia III is an interesting beast to play from a critic’s perspective. In some areas the game excels more than any other in the open...

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