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Starlink Battle for Atlas Review: Seeking balance

The long and short of Starlink Battle for Atlas is this: it's a great sci-fi game that's dulled by its toys-to-life component. It's an excitingly disappointing...

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Review: Blacking out the competition

After last year’s Call of Duty: WWII returned to classic Call of Duty, Black Ops 4 heads in the opposite direction and dares to...

Super Mario Party Review: Can someone spike the punch?

This past long weekend may have been important for West Coast or Collingwood fans, but not so for the rest of us. While our...

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...

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Review: Greece lightning

Over the years, Assassin’s Creed has been a series beset by highs and lows, an ever-evolving set of mechanics and a metastory that rivals...

Forza Horizon 4 Review: Under its Influence

Forza Horizon 4 is here, the latest arcade racer from Britain’s Playground Games. The developer spoiled us Aussies last iteration, setting the Horizon Festival...

Stone Review: An Oldtown full of wucking furries

Stone’s titular character is an Aussie through and through – which means he’ll come across as a dick to some and a bloody legend...

NBA 2K19 Review: Great gameplay, exploitative microtransactions

I’m starting to develop this love-hate relationship with the NBA 2K series. Every year the basketball gameplay is fantastic, but the way the game...

FIFA 19 Review: Perfect timing for the Champions League

FIFA has been bouncing between tweaking offensive and defensive gameplay with each iteration this generation, but it’s always retained its free-scoring foundations. The shoot...

Transference Review: With the flick of a switch

Transference captured my attention at E3 2018, and the collaboration between Ubisoft and SpectreVision certainly didn't disappoint. While its producers call it a narrative event mixed...

NHL 19 Review: World of (online) Chel

I had two days to download and play NHL 19 ahead of the game's review embargo, so I did what any eager (Australian) fan would do:...

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review: Like the jaguar

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third in the franchise’s rebooted world, an Uncharted-like affair this time handled by Eidos Montreal rather than...

World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth Review

It seems like just yesterday that we were fighting the demons of the Burning Legion as they attempted to destroy Azeroth and its inhabitants....

Spider-Man Review: The hero (game) we needed

I like Spider-Man so much, it’s likely to become the second PlayStation game I bother to earn its Platinum Trophy. You mightn’t know me,...

Strange Brigade Review: Let’s set forth, adventurers!

Strange Brigade is the latest from Sniper Elite’s Rebellion Developments, though it couldn’t be further from that fabled franchise. Gone is the patient, silent...

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review: Have bike, will smash

The Yakuza series seems to be enjoying a Western-release renaissance over the last few years, with titles being both more visible and more popular....

HTC Vive Pro Review: Head and shoulders above

It’s been a little over two years since the original HTC Vive first graced our heads and, along with the Oculus Rift, began offering...

Guacamelee 2 Review: Play it again, Juan

Drinkbox's Guacamelee was a surprise hit, a Metroidvania-style experience that provided as much of a challenge as it warmed the heart with charm and humour. Guacamelee 2 sticks...

We Happy Few Review: The game I’ve always wanted

Like everyone else who saw We Happy Few’s announcement and Gamescom trailers in 2015, I was instantly enamoured with the title. That feeling of...

Overcooked 2 Review: Time to head back to the kitchen

Overcooked 2 is Overcooked with a series of quality of life improvements, and I’m very okay with that. Available on Windows PC, Xbox One, PS4...