Reviews

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2: Adjusting for range

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2: Adjusting for range

Royce WilsonJune 23, 20216 min read

https://youtu.be/0fXL6t-PzFE BEING a sniper is one of those things that is perfect video game fodder yet is so rarely done well. CI Games have certainly had more than a few…

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Review

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Review

Dylan BlereauJune 22, 20216 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATFRGHgUNAQ&ab_channel=MergeGames When Alex Kidd in Miracle World originally graced the Sega Master System back in 1986, Sega hoped that the franchise would see Alex Kidd able to compete with Nintendo’s…

Mighty Goose Review

Mighty Goose Review

Dylan BlereauJune 21, 20218 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3nCXNv6fVk&ab_channel=Blastmode Could it be possible that the key to making a great indie game is to ensure that your protagonist is a Goose? Australian developer House House created 2019 gem…

RIG 500 PRO HX Gen 2 Headset – The Review

RIG 500 PRO HX Gen 2 Headset – The Review

Nick HollidayJune 18, 20215 min read

I started to write the intro to this review mentioning how I own a plethora of headsets. And since moving into my new digs, my headsets now have a new…

Red Solstice 2: Survivors Review

Red Solstice 2: Survivors Review

Chris InglisJune 18, 20218 min read

Red Solstice 2: Survivors hits all the marks of a good sequel with vastly improved graphics and gameplay elements, gritty atmosphere and intense battles requiring thoughtful tactics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1x6ZbgMSG4 Red Solstice…

RIG Nacon Pro Compact Controller – The Review

RIG Nacon Pro Compact Controller – The Review

Nick HollidayJune 17, 20216 min read

When I read the word “compact” I think about things my 5’7” tall self wouldn’t feel comfortable with. Compact cars instantly comes to mind. Not because I can’t fit, it’s…

Chivalry 2 Review

Chivalry 2 Review

Chris InglisJune 16, 20219 min read

Content warning: Chivalry 2 has an Australian classification of R18+ (High impact violence, online interactivity and in-game purchases). Chivalry 2 is an outstanding medieval multiplayer combat game that sways more…

Fixture S1 Mount and Carry Case for Switch Review

Fixture S1 Mount and Carry Case for Switch Review

Chris InglisJune 16, 20214 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rXsHbryKck I don’t play my Nintendo Switch as much as I should, for a couple of reasons. I just got a PS5 and I primarily game on PC and Xbox…

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: A Mobile Gaming Powerhouse

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate: A Mobile Gaming Powerhouse

Royce WilsonJune 16, 20216 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbVlqtu9M04 REMEMBER how the other week I reviewed an affordable smartphone? It’s time to go to the other end of the spectrum and review a high-end performance gaming smartphone this…

The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom Review

The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom Review

Chris InglisJune 12, 20216 min read

https://youtu.be/8bhHqO2I5E0 The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom is a semi open world co-op aRPG set in the same world as novels and TV series, The Last…

Lenovo Legion 5 Pro gaming laptop reviewed

Lenovo Legion 5 Pro gaming laptop reviewed

Royce WilsonJune 12, 20215 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAPVnfZygws MOST of the laptops that come across my desk are running Intel processors, so it’s nice when the opportunity arises – as it has here – to test something…

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood Review In-Progress

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood Review In-Progress

Chris InglisJune 9, 20218 min read

My wife and I still have a lot to do in The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood, but what we’ve played has already been worth the wait. It’s full credit to…

Hokko Life Early Access Review by RogueSultana

Hokko Life Early Access Review by RogueSultana

Chris InglisJune 9, 20213 min read

Hokko Life, as an early access title, holds a lot of promise. It is the relaxing, down to earth game that you can spend hours playing, creating a town that…

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – A Rifting Good Time

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart – A Rifting Good Time

Royce WilsonJune 8, 20217 min read

THE Ratchet & Clank games are one of those fondly remembered mostly PS2/PS3-era games I never played on account of how I didn’t own a console from 1999 until circa…

Imagine Earth Review

Imagine Earth Review

Chris InglisJune 7, 20217 min read

The excellent graphical representation of the planet and resources immediately caught my eye, and the tutorial planet and story missions progressed the complexities of the game without overwhelming me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn5A4n43YHA…

8BitDo SN30 Pro 2 – The Review

8BitDo SN30 Pro 2 – The Review

Nick HollidayJune 4, 20216 min read

I’ll be honest, when it comes to gaming accessories I’m a bit of a “snob”. As early as I can remember, I’ve always looked at third-party game controllers as cheap.…

Operation Eagle swoops into Iron Harvest 1920+

Operation Eagle swoops into Iron Harvest 1920+

Royce WilsonJune 3, 20215 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWFS-bQkwcY I THOROUGHLY enjoyed King Art Games’ dieselpunk real-time strategy game Iron Harvest 1920+  when it released last year. As I noted in my review, however, the game was missing…

Kingston NV1 NVMe SSD: Function on a budget

Kingston NV1 NVMe SSD: Function on a budget

Royce WilsonJune 1, 20213 min read

SOLID State Drives (SSDs) really are a lot more complicated than they first appear – but they don’t have to be, and the Kingston NV1 NVMe SSD offers plenty of…

Paw Patrol Mighty Pups: Save The World Review

Paw Patrol Mighty Pups: Save The World Review

Chris InglisMay 30, 20217 min read

I had a lot of fun playing Paw Patrol Mighty Pups: Save Adventure Bay co-op with my 4-year old daughter. This is a great game for parents to play with…

Alienware M15 R4 Gaming Laptop reviewed

Alienware M15 R4 Gaming Laptop reviewed

Royce WilsonMay 30, 20213 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHALLwOurz4 ALIENWARE’s gaming laptops have long been a popular choice for gamers, combining style and function to create well-regarded systems offering a quality gaming experience on the go (or anywhere…

Very Very Valet Is Very Very Chaotic Fun

Very Very Valet Is Very Very Chaotic Fun

Darren ‘Str8JaktJim’ MacneallMay 28, 20213 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q0gOrpQfAk Very Very Valet by developer Toyful Games is a couch co-op game that parachutes players into the high stakes world of valet parking. Up to four players work together…

Biomutant Review

Biomutant Review

Chris InglisMay 24, 202110 min read

Biomutant is a beauty to behold with environments begging to be explored, and the combat is fluid, agile and a heck of a lot of fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32Tq2Hr8I3E&t=38s Biomutant is an…

New Pokémon Snap Review

New Pokémon Snap Review

Natalie TurnerMay 24, 20215 min read

New Pokémon Snap is the most pure and fun gaming experience released so far in 2021. Released for the Nintendo Switch on the 30th of April, New Pokémon Snap brings…

King of Seas Steam Review

King of Seas Steam Review

Chris InglisMay 24, 20216 min read

King of Seas is a fantastic isometric pirate action game with a good story and plenty of loot to plunder. It’s great for short bursts or long loot hauls as…

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla – Wrath Of The Druids DLC review

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla – Wrath Of The Druids DLC review

Royce WilsonMay 22, 20214 min read

https://youtu.be/zvHmKNpjd9A MY knowledge of Dark Ages Ireland is extremely lacking, effectively boiling down to “Monks” and “Brian Boru” and maybe something about “peat bogs” and “mist” too. I can say…