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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.

People Can Fly on Outriders’ World Tier difficulty system

During our time with Outriders, we found that rather than the traditional set-and-forget approach to game difficulty, we were occasionally promoted to a new...

Outriders’ vehicles are for crafting, fast travel but not combat

People Can Fly sat down with Stevivor to discuss the vehicles found inside Outriders -- while they're good for a lot of things, don't...

Feast your eyes on 10 minutes of Outriders gameplay

Stevivor's Jay Ball has captured ten glorious minutes of Outriders gameplay as part of a recent preview, and we've got it for you to check out...

Outriders Preview: Destivision of War

You probably won’t remember the Outriders cinematic trailer that accompanied its E3 2019 reveal. To recap, it showed a trio of soldiers running around...

How to set up and use Google Assistant with your Xbox One

In beta for the last few months, Microsoft has officially released Google Assistant functionality for the Xbox One. We’re pleased to report that it...

Cyberpunk 2077 open world, quests detailed by CD Project Red

At PAX AUS 2019, CD Projekt Red detailed the open world of Cyberpunk 2077 with Stevivor alongside a look at the game's quests. “ is...

CD Projekt Red details the weapons of Cyberpunk 2077

We’ve seen plenty of gameplay from Cyberpunk 2077 but for the most part the weapons on display have been fairly traditional considering the title’s...

CD Projekt Red on Cyberpunk 2077: “We’re OK” to hit R18+ Aussie rating

With the launch of the much-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 a mere six months away, we sat down with Studio Head of CD Projekt Red Krakow,...

Adelaide-based Mortal Kombat film opens casting later this month

The Adelaide-based Mortal Kombat film will soon be casting Aussie-based martial artists, stunt people, boxers, wrestlers and more, Heesom Casting has announced. The company is...

Best of E3 2019: All of Stevivor’s award winners

E3 2019 is happening right now, and Stevivor is in the midst of fulfilling its duties as a member of the E3 Game Critics...

Wolfenstein Youngblood E3 2019 Preview: Kill Nazis with a friend

I had played through Wolfenstein: The New Order and was part way through its sequel, The New Colossus, ahead of going hands-on with the...

Friendly Fire Show 140: E3 2019 press conferences, day one

Day one of E3 2019 has come and gone, and Stevivor's Hamish Lindsay, Jay Ball and Steve Wright have congregated to bring you a...

Doom Eternal E3 2019 Preview: I’m hooked

When 2016's Doom was released it was without doubt a surprise smash hit. In the lead up to release, many were apprehensive due to...

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate pricing compared to individual subscriptions

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate has today been announced by Microsoft and we've crunched the numbers to determine if the subscription program, which combines Xbox...

Zenimax’s Matt Firor on dragons in The Elder Scrolls Online

ZeniMax's Matt Firor was more than eager to discuss the inclusion of dragons to The Elder Scrolls Online Elsweyr after five years of fan...

Zenimax’s Matt Firor on ESO Elsweyr’s Khajiit cat-like race

Stevivor used an The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr preview event to speak with Matt Firor, President of Zenimax Online, about the Khajiit, its cat-like...

Zenimax’s Matt Firor on The Elder Scrolls Online’s Necromancer

Original story: The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr is dropping in a few short weeks. Ahead of its launch, we spent some time with Matt Firor,...

The Elder Scrolls Online Elsweyr Preview: Here be dragons

In just a few short months, Zenimax Online Studios will launch the newest chapter for The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr. Zenimax is promising big...

Far Cry New Dawn Review: Now featuring a smarter doggo

For (almost) every Far Cry game, there’s a spin-off. It’s just expected now.Instincts, way back in 2005, was also a winner with the introduction...

Ace Combat 7 Skies Unknown Review: Take to the skies

If you were to ask me how I felt about Ace Combat 7 after my first two hours in the cockpit I’d have only...