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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.

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

Update: Xbox Game Pass for PC is also included in the subscription, Microsoft confirmed at E3 2019. We’ve updated his story accordingly. Right now, users...

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

Update: Bethesda's released a new trailer that details the Necromancer, and we thought it a good fit with this interview. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1vrJb9fyyI&feature=youtu.be Original story: The Elder Scrolls Online:...

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...

Microsoft’s Chris Charla on making Xbox accessible

Chris Charla, Director of ID@Xbox, told Stevivor how Microsoft is working to make Xbox the most accessible platform on the market. “I think on the...

Chris Charla on how ID@Xbox benefits from Xbox Game Pass

ID@Xbox’s Chris Charla has explained to Stevivor just how Microsoft’s subscription-like service, Xbox Game Pass, benefits the publisher’s long-standing indies program. "We’ve paid more than...

ID@Xbox’s Chris Charla on the program’s 1000th game

On the eve of the ID@Xbox program's 1000th game release, Stevivor sat down with its Director, Chris Charla, for a chat at PAX AUS. "It’s...

Sinner Sacrifice for Redemption Review: No pain, no gain

Sinner: Sacrifice For Redemption is an independently-developed boss battler from Dark Star Games where players are presented with a selection of seven different bosses...

Mega Man 11 Review: Tough as nails

With over fifty titles to his name across multiple narrative timelines and gracing almost every platform that’s been on the market since 1987, Mega...