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Steve's the owner of this very site. He's a Canadian-Australian gay gaming geek, freelance journalist, ice hockey player and fan. Husband to Matt and cat dad to Wally and Quinn.

Former IGN Editor denies intentional plagiarism

Filip Miucin, a former IGN Editor fired over allegations of plagiarism, has denied intentionally plagiarising another YouTuber's review of Dead Cells. Miucin took to a (now-deleted)...

Xbox Adaptive Controller Preview: Inclusive gaming

Solomon Romney, a Learning Specialist at Microsoft, changed the way I thought of the Xbox Adaptive Controller in the span of around ten minutes. Romney...

PAX AUS 2018 Indie Showcase games announced

PAX AUS 2018 Indie Showcase games have today been announced by the event's organisers. "The rest of the world should fidget uncomfortably, because the work...

Forza Horizon 4 Halo crossover revealed through leaked image

A Forza Horizon 4 Halo crossover looks likely thanks to a leaked image posted to Reddit. The image is of a Halo Warthog driving on what appears to be a...

Crystal Dynamics opens new Washington studio

Crystal Dynamics has opened a studio in Bellevue, Washington, it was recently confirmed. It's not clear what the studio is working on, though Crystal Dynamics...

Melbourne Queer Games Festival announced for October

The Melbourne Queer Games Festival (MQGF) has today been announced, set to celebrate queer games over two days this October. Described as a "relaxed, lofi,...

Bethesda’s new Dallas studio helping with Fallout 76 & Starfield

Escalation Studios is Bethesda's newest developer, based in Dallas, Texas and helping out with the likes of Fallout 76 and Starfield. Escalation was founded in 2007 by...

Newfound Courage is an adventure game with a gay hero

Newfound Courage is an adventure game with a gay protagonist that looks to offer an experience different from other games in the queer space. Developed by...

The Elder Scrolls Legends cross-play puts PS4 release in doubt

The Elder Scrolls Legends may skip PS4 if cross-play isn't supported between that version and ones on PC, Xbox One and mobile, Bethesda recently confirmed. "It...

Horror game Domas teased by Bandai Namco

A horror game potentially titled Domas has been teased by Bandai Namco. The tease comes in the form of a barebones website titled "Summer horror project" hosted as...

Quake Champions goes permanently free-to-play

Quake Champions is now officially permanently free-to-play, Bethesda announced over te weekend. Available now, PC players can grab the game for free on both Steam...

Overwatch League All-Star Weekend game modes detailed

Overwatch League All-Star Weekend game modes were today detailed by Blizzard. Taking place on 27 August, the All-Star game will be broken up into five custom...

Bethesda shelves review policy, will provide early code when it can

Bethesda has confirmed it's performed a backflip on a 2016 review policy that meant outlets would receive review code no earlier than a day...

Rage and Doom now available via Xbox Game Pass

Rage and Doom have both been added to the Xbox Game Pass subscription program, celebrating sequel reveals and deep dives at QuakeCon over last weekend. The titles, Doom on Xbox...

Doom Eternal gameplay shown off at QuakeCon

Doom Eternal gameplay was shown off at QuakeCon overnight, with a massive 25 minute video now available to view. Of that total running time, approximately...

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is all about fear, says Eidos Montreal

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is all about fear, Eidos Montreal's Heath Smith told Stevivor. Smith, Lead Game Designer on Shadow, said that fear comes from...

Eidos Montreal on Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s difficulty settings

Shadow of the Tomb Raider will allow players to select the difficulty of each three of the game's core mechanics -- combat, exploration and puzzles...

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Preview: Bring it on

Stevivor has spent considerable time now with Shadow of the Tomb Raider, once again playing the small sequence offered at E3 2018 alongside an...

HQ Trivia Australia wasn’t permanent; the pilot is officially over

Almost as soon as HQ Trivia Australia launched, it's closed up shop. The localised Twitter account recently advised that the trivia show was only a...

Nintendo Switch Online debuts in the second half of September

Nintendo Switch Online will launch in the second half of September 2018, Nintendo has today advised. That means the service should arrive in a little...