Reviews

Ashwalkers: A Survival Journey Review

Ashwalkers: A Survival Journey Review

Chris InglisApril 15, 20216 min read

Ashwalkers is much deeper than just a walking simulator, with it’s survival elements and choices that affect the outcome of your party and the story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6rxrhAvozA Ashwalkers is a survival…

Revita Early Access Review by Menthonso

Revita Early Access Review by Menthonso

Chris InglisApril 10, 20215 min read

Revita is challenging enough to make you want to start another run straight away and try and beat your previous best effort. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lK8Ce04z9Y Revita is a roguelite action-adventure platformer developed…

The Protagonist: EX-1 Early Access Review

The Protagonist: EX-1 Early Access Review

Chris InglisApril 9, 20216 min read

If you can overlook the not-so-good looking cutscenes, the voice acting, combat and puzzles elevate it enough for me to recommend The Protagonist: EX-1 to turn-based strategy fans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnyL-VHAlfU The…

Evil Genius 2: World Domination reviewed

Evil Genius 2: World Domination reviewed

Royce WilsonApril 9, 20218 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf-VbYMb_YI MOVIES and games make being a supervillain look awesome. Outlandish schemes? Check. Impressive lair? Check. Armies of minions and goons to do your bidding? Check and check. There’s very…

Die Young Review by LukeyBangerz

Die Young Review by LukeyBangerz

Chris InglisApril 9, 20215 min read

Die Young has a real shot at being a surprise hit in the genre. Although confusing to begin with, I was rewarded with some really intriguing story and a mystery…

Amazon Echo Show 10 Gen 3: Shows Us What It’s Got

Amazon Echo Show 10 Gen 3: Shows Us What It’s Got

Royce WilsonApril 7, 20216 min read

FOR someone who’s the technology and features editor of one of Australia’s leading independent gaming websites, there’s surprisingly little in the way of smart home tech in my house –…

Before Your Eyes Review by RogueSultana

Before Your Eyes Review by RogueSultana

Chris InglisApril 6, 20213 min read

https://youtu.be/CP_aKLHxIgI ‘Life goes by in a blink of an eye’; a cliché quote that everybody has heard some point in their lives. What if that quote found its way into…

Mr Prepper: A bunker you want to be in

Mr Prepper: A bunker you want to be in

Royce WilsonMarch 30, 20217 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiVUKy3c11A SOME of us might feel things are pretty bad in the world right now, but we can all take solace from the fact we don’t need to be digging…

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four – The Review

Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four – The Review

Nick HollidayMarch 30, 20216 min read

Genre hybrids in video games have become the norm these days. We have RPG’s mixed with first-person shooters, RPG’s mixed with puzzle games, basically a lot of games with RPG…

We Got The Biggest Motorhead We Know To Review Monster Energy Supercross

We Got The Biggest Motorhead We Know To Review Monster Energy Supercross

@dantheinternutMarch 30, 20213 min read

So, when the GOA team had a hot little review copy of Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame 4 come across the table, clearly, the first person they thought…

We Go Head To Head(Set) With XBOX’s New Wireless Wonder

We Go Head To Head(Set) With XBOX’s New Wireless Wonder

@dantheinternutMarch 26, 20212 min read

Bloody yes! XBOX have come to the party with their brand new wireless headset offering and even more bloody yes, they sent us one to review. Firstly, I got to…

Sanity of Morris Steam Review

Sanity of Morris Steam Review

Chris InglisMarch 25, 20217 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JegT-_8hrI Sanity of Morris is a first-person psychological horror adventure game by Alterego Games and Stickylock Studios. Released on March 23, 2021, this is the second game from this pairing,…

Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Charging Station

Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Charging Station

Royce WilsonMarch 25, 20212 min read

THE DualSense controllers that come with the PlayStation 5 are great peripherals, but like any gaming peripheral they need power to function. Unlike their Xbox counterparts, the DualSense controllers run…

The Alienware Aurora R11 Desktop: It Goes Up To 11

The Alienware Aurora R11 Desktop: It Goes Up To 11

Royce WilsonMarch 22, 20218 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZYAOwML1II THERE’S something of a stigma around pre-built computers in PC Master Race circles; a feeling that to be a True PC Gamer™ you have to build your own system…

Neurodeck – Psychological Roguelike Deck Builder Review

Neurodeck – Psychological Roguelike Deck Builder Review

Natalie TurnerMarch 21, 20215 min read

https://youtu.be/w8y6cO3oiuQ Neurodeck is a roguelike deckbuilding game by developer Tavrox Games and publisher Goblinz Studio, released on the 18th of March, 2021. In Neurodeck, you play through each run, building…

In Rays of the Light Xbox Review

In Rays of the Light Xbox Review

Chris InglisMarch 18, 20215 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBleM0KxH6o In Rays of the Light is an atmospheric walking simulator by developer Sergey Noskov and published by Sometimes You for consoles, released on March 17, 2021. It’s a console…

Stronghold: Warlords – a review from the parapet

Stronghold: Warlords – a review from the parapet

Royce WilsonMarch 18, 20215 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjLOm-zxwKI HAVING your own castle would be pretty cool. Sure, the heating bills would be unfathomable and the rates are probably extortionate – but you could also stand upon the…

Hot Brass Review

Hot Brass Review

Chris InglisMarch 17, 20217 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muZreayVo6k Hot Brass is a top-down shooter developed by Walk with Kings and published by Treasure Hunters FanClub. It released on Steam on February 26, 2021 and as a SWAT…

Space Otter Charlie Review: Otters Blast Off!

Space Otter Charlie Review: Otters Blast Off!

Darren ‘Str8JaktJim’ MacneallMarch 16, 20214 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7sZVrX3wiI Space Otter Charlie from Wayward Distractions follows the titular Charlie on his voyage to find a new home. Left on Earth after the humans trashed and abandoned the planet,…

Community Review – Blustreak’s Maquette Review

Community Review – Blustreak’s Maquette Review

Chris InglisMarch 14, 20214 min read

The Game on AUS community is brimming with untapped talent and every now and then a legend comes to us with an idea. This week it’s Blustreak with his review…

Airport CEO: Cleared For Takeoff

Airport CEO: Cleared For Takeoff

Royce WilsonMarch 9, 20215 min read

AUSTRALIANS love to travel – whether it’s a short trip somewhere along the Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne ‘Boomerang’ corridor, or spending 24+ hours in a plane to head to Europe, and since sea…

Wind Peaks: The Review

Wind Peaks: The Review

Natalie TurnerMarch 9, 20215 min read

https://youtu.be/Xmoqe-Sbt-I Wind Peaks is a hidden objects puzzle game (think Where’s Wally in video game form) by Actoon Studio. The game was initially released on Steam, in July 2020, receiving quality-of-life…

Green Hell Steam Review

Green Hell Steam Review

Chris InglisMarch 7, 20218 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEOAQ0_JiLQ Green Hell is an open-world survival game by Creepy Jar, originally released on Steam in September 2019. The game has been steadily updated since then, with a decent number…

Fights In Tight Spaces Review – Toight Like A Tiger

Fights In Tight Spaces Review – Toight Like A Tiger

Darren ‘Str8JaktJim’ MacneallMarch 5, 20214 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNZspBlaEZI In my teenage years I played some customisable card games like Star Wars: Customisable Card Game (SWCCG) and a little bit of Magic: The Gathering (MTG). I loved being…

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury: The Review

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury: The Review

Nick HollidayMarch 4, 20218 min read

It’s been four years since the Wii U was discontinued and I still regret never buying the console. I honestly couldn’t tell you why I never bought one. Maybe it…