Opinion

Here, we allow bias to creep in and provide some hot takes on the latest trends in Xbox One, PS4, PC Switch, iOS and Android gaming.

Countdown: 2016’s top PC-exclusive games

The chance to try out an Alienware 17 R4 has given me a newfound appreciation of PC gaming. Rather than sticking to Xbox Play...

It’s not me, it’s you: Consoles and their local multiplayer failures

It’s 2001 and I should be studying for the HSC advanced maths exam. I sit shoulder-to-shoulder with my study partners, hunched not over a...

PAX AUS 2016: Best new tech

PAX this year almost felt like a PC convention, with its bevy of peripheral and component companies displaying all the latest and greatest tech...

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...

Horror Week: Virtual reality’s path through the dark

VR is in a curious place at the moment. It's still quite new, and while many sectors of the gaming industry are fully exploring...

Bethesda has just cut off pre-release reviews

Bethesda has today confirmed it will no longer supply media with pre-release copies of its games for review. "Earlier this year we released Doom. We sent...

Horror Week: The glorious resurgence of survival in survival horror

Midway through last generation, the survival horror genre was in dire straits. Resident Evil 5 decided to become an excellent co-op action game that...

PlayStation VR post-launch lineup: Ranking excitement in quick shots

We've already taken a look at the PlayStation VR games heading to the platform on or around its launch this week, but now it's...

PlayStation VR launch lineup: Here’s how excited we are for each title

PlayStation VR hits store shelves (or doesn’t, thanks to pre-orders selling out shipments until early next year) this week, and we've hit up its launch...

#StarTrek50: Our top 10 Star Trek video games

Star Trek has just turned 50 years old, and to celebrate, we're listing our top 10 video games of the franchise. The list below is in...

The most expensive item for pre-order at EB Games is really weird

EB Games sells a lot of loot alongside actual games – some of it cool, much of it garbage – but I didn’t expect to...

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio: What does this console mean for current-gen?

By now you’ll have heard that Sony pretty much dominated the E3 press conferences with its steady stream of game announcements and trailers, barely...

Opinion: The year I was happy to skip E3 2016

E3 2016 is over and the dust is starting to settle. At multiple times I had damned this year as the worst in recent...

Analysing E3 2016: Sony – Keep the music playing

E3 2016 Analysis: Electronic Arts | Bethesda | Microsoft | Ubisoft | Sony Sony has been on a generational victory lap since June 2013 but this...

Analysing E3 2016: Ubisoft – The Smorgasboard

E3 2016 Analysis: Electronic Arts | Bethesda | Microsoft | Ubisoft | Sony Ubisoft cops a lot of flak for the “Ubisoft Game”, an open world...

Analysing E3 2016: Microsoft – If you can’t win, change the rules

E3 2016 Analysis: Electronic Arts | Bethesda | Microsoft | Ubisoft | Sony Microsoft has been attempting to shift the focus of this generation’s console war...

Analysing E3 2016: Bethesda – On a winner

E3 2016 Analysis: Electronic Arts | Bethesda | Microsoft | Ubisoft | Sony Last year Bethesda used their showcase to debut Fallout 4, devoting half of...

Analysing E3 2016: EA – The Circle of Life

E3 2016 Analysis: Electronic Arts | Bethesda | Microsoft | Ubisoft | Sony EA has had its dalliances with mobile gaming and free-to-play but at E3...

Overwatch: Inital impressions

A picture is worth a thousand words, and each image below uses every single one to tell of my frustration. That said, I'll add...

I can’t wait for Rockstar to come out of hiatus with its first true...

Red Dead 3, a new IP, the resurrection of Agent, or even a Grand Theft Auto sequel much sooner than expected – I don’t...