Opinion

Diversity in video games: Nope, you’re complaining wrong

I've been involved in some discussions about diversity in video games as of late, and it's really gotten me thinking. First off, let me say...

Coming Out Simulator 2014: Things can be dark before they get better

After playing Coming Out Simulator 2014, I once again realise how awesome my parents were when I came out. Not everyone is as lucky. It's been...

Free to play at point of entry: Why Sony lost me at E3

At Sony’s E3 2014 press conference, a number of free to play games featured heavily. In fact, the very concept of free to play...

Turn 10 needs to put the brakes on Forza 5’s worthless DLC

The introduction of a new generation of gaming brings with it certain hopes and aspirations. For example, everyone hopes that new games will be...

Watch: Stevivor’s Steve Wright on Geek Bomb’s Geeks Unleashed

Over the weekend, Stevivor's very own Steve Wright joined up with the lovely ladies at Geek Bomb to talk all things geek. Topics of discussion...

[Editorial] Nintendo is making social commentary: A history of sweeping LGBTI themes under the...

Nintendo today released a statement explaining why they will not allow homosexual relationships in the upcoming Tomodachi Life. It was a lacklustre statement. "Nintendo never intended...

Stop your bellyaching over the Xbox One

So, another day brings another couple bits of news about the Xbox One. In addition to taking an inside look (literally) at the Xbox...

From PAX AUS: The Australian National Pokémon Tournament from a player’s perspective

Here at Stevivor we take our Pokémon seriously. When we heard about the very first Australian National Pokémon Championships being held at PAX, I,...

In Payday 2, you can cook meth. Here’s why (we think) it still managed...

Former editor of GameArena and self-professed* "lovable scamp" Joab Gilroy has posted a video from Payday 2 which shows his character in a drug...

How I lost faith in Final Fantasy

I'm losing faith in Final Fantasy. I have to admit, my history with the series isn't as long as others' — I grew up in...

Australia’s R18+ Rating: What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!

It was only recently that the Australian Government introduced an R18+ rating to apply towards the classification of video games in this country. We...

The good-for-nothing console wars

With the recent announcements of both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, and with the E3 conference under a week away, the fanboys...

Nintendo Direct? More like Nintendo Misdirect.

This isn't going to win me any popularity contests, but I can't possibly be the only person who was left less than impressed after...

What we think of the new PlayStation Store

Yesterday, Sony Network Entertainment and Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled a completely redesigned PlayStation Store for the PS3 which now bears no resemblance to the PlayStation Store...

If you bring a company to its knees, you shouldn’t remain as its CEO.

Now, I think the title of this opinion piece pretty much speaks for itself: if you're the CEO of a company and you run...

How I remembered what E3 is really about

It was day three of E3...or day four, if you were counting what I'd coined "the press conference day from hell." Most importantly, it...

Putting the G(ame)RR in SWINGER, Baby, Yeah!

So, after EB Games got their misogyny on last week, releasing THAT video and making gamers look like douchebags; the playing field was open...

A human’s guide to EB Games not being sexist

Dear EB Games, “A Man’s Guide to Trading”? Featuring a nagging wife? Come on, guys. It’s 2011. It’s nearly 2012! The Mayans say we’re all...