Reviews

Kolumno: The Review

Kolumno: The Review

Nick HollidayJanuary 25, 20214 min read

Getting a ball in the hole sounds simple, right? Actually it sounds more like golf. But I assure you this new title by Spanish indie studio Devilish Games has nothing…

Clone Drone In The Danger Zone Review

Clone Drone In The Danger Zone Review

Darren ‘Str8JaktJim’ MacneallJanuary 21, 20216 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4qDyLqlixw Clone Drone In The Danger Zone is a voxel-style action game by Doborog Games. It’s been in Early Access on Steam since March 2017 and has built a supportive…

Hitman III: Right on target

Hitman III: Right on target

Royce WilsonJanuary 20, 20216 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8zz3UPLiqs THE reboot of the Hitman series in 2016 as the World of Assassination Trilogy has to be one of the most impressive franchise revitalisations in recent gaming history. The…

The Touryst Xbox Series X Review

The Touryst Xbox Series X Review

Chris InglisJanuary 19, 20216 min read

The Touryst was a surprise hit that kept me coming back for more as I delved deeper into the puzzles and adventure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSQD5xJeXpk The Touryst is an action-adventure puzzle game…

Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition reviewed

Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition reviewed

Royce WilsonJanuary 17, 20213 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GrBbDTS9WA ORIGINALLY released in 2010, Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game was something of a cult hit that tied in rather well with the Scott Pilgrim vs The World…

Dirt 5 Xbox Series X Review

Dirt 5 Xbox Series X Review

Chris InglisJanuary 12, 20218 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K96Pe0jvpfk Dirt 5 is an off-road racing game developed and published by Codemasters, releasing on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 6, 2020. This fourteenth release in the…

The Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 3080 Xtreme Graphics Card: Big Rig Graphics

The Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 3080 Xtreme Graphics Card: Big Rig Graphics

Royce WilsonJanuary 10, 20217 min read

THERE is no doubting the Nvidia RTX 3000 series graphics cards are one of the most significant things to happen to PC gaming in quite some time, and demand for…

SteelSeries Rival 500 Gaming Mouse: A Review

SteelSeries Rival 500 Gaming Mouse: A Review

Royce WilsonJanuary 5, 20215 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI2pMu1XlNs A GAMING mouse is an extremely important part of one’s PC rig and everyone has their own preferences as to which one suits them best – and there’s a…

Roundguard Review

Roundguard Review

Darren ‘Str8JaktJim’ MacneallDecember 23, 20204 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUxSJKqXH2w Roundguard is a roguelike dungeon crawler with pinball mechanics by developer Wonderbelly Games and published for consoles by Quantum Astrophysicists Guild. The game originally released in March 2020 on…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Review

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Review

Darren ‘Str8JaktJim’ MacneallDecember 22, 20206 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmzvNn4682A Like a lot of others, I absolutely adored Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The way Nintendo gave you all the tools at the beginning of the game…

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Review

Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Review

Chris InglisDecember 19, 20206 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q9ZwFthVtQ Morbid: The Seven Acolytes is a Horrorpunk Action RPG developed by Still Running and published by Merge Games. It released on Steam, Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch on December…

NBA 2K21: The Next-Gen Review

NBA 2K21: The Next-Gen Review

Nick HollidayDecember 18, 20205 min read

Usually when a game is coming out on the next generation of consoles, developers will optimize the game and leave it at that. But 2K didn’t just want to simply…

DOOM Eternal: The Switch Review

DOOM Eternal: The Switch Review

Nick HollidayDecember 16, 20203 min read

DOOM Eternal getting a Switch release was a bit of a surprise to me as it’s known for its incredibly fast-paced combat. I was genuinely concerned how well it could…

AirFly Pro Switch Edition Review

AirFly Pro Switch Edition Review

Chris InglisDecember 15, 20205 min read

I’ve been a wired peripherals gamer for a long time, not trusting the batteries dying on me mid-game. I still use a wired keyboard and mouse on my PC, but…

Belkin Boost Charge Wireless Charging Stand and Speaker Review

Belkin Boost Charge Wireless Charging Stand and Speaker Review

Chris InglisDecember 14, 20203 min read

Friday nights for me consist of getting home from work, helping my wife getting the kids bathed and fed before putting them to bed, then settling in for a night…

DwarfHeim Early Access Review

DwarfHeim Early Access Review

Chris InglisDecember 11, 20208 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_LlMMKfmGs DwarfHeim is a co-op RTS game developed by Pineleaf Studio and published by Merge Games, released on Steam Early Access on October 22, 2020. RTS games have had a…

John Wick Hex: The Console Review

John Wick Hex: The Console Review

Nick HollidayDecember 9, 20204 min read

If you’re reading this and you’ve already seen a John Wick Hex review by Game On AUS then there’s no need to be confused. Originally released on Steam and reviewed…

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Impressions

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Impressions

Chris InglisDecember 8, 20208 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrGPaVUMBl4 The eighth expansion for Blizzard Entertainments long-running MMORPG is World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, released on November 24, 2020 for us here in Australia. Celebrating it’s 16th anniversary, World of…

Double Pug Switch Review

Double Pug Switch Review

Chris InglisDecember 8, 20206 min read

Double Pug Switch is a 2D precision platformer by The Polygon Loft that released on all platforms on October 22, 2020. It’s one of the more difficult platformers I’ve played…

Cyberpunk 2077: The Review

Cyberpunk 2077: The Review

Royce WilsonDecember 8, 202015 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BO8lX3hDU30 IF there is an award for most hyped game in recent history, Cyberpunk 2077 would be a shoo-in. Developed and published by CD Projekt Red for PC, PlayStation and…

Nine Witches: Family Disruption Review

Nine Witches: Family Disruption Review

Chris InglisDecember 7, 20205 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx5NcADMca8 Nine Witches: Family Disruption is an adventure game by Indiesruption and published by Blowfish Studios for Switch, Xbox, Playstion and Steam on December 4, 2020. Utilising pixel art and…

Borderlands 3: The Next-Gen Review

Borderlands 3: The Next-Gen Review

Nick HollidayDecember 4, 20206 min read

Back in 2019 I played roughly 6 hours in total of Borderlands 3 pre-launch across two preview events. Of course, Gearbox and 2K supplied only the best in Gaming PC hardware…

Empire of Sin: Not A Premium Blend

Empire of Sin: Not A Premium Blend

Royce WilsonDecember 3, 20206 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNLsLa8pW-E A ROARING ‘20s-themed XCOM-Syndicate-type crossover game is so very much my thing that I’m struggling to process my disappointment at how Empire of Sin simply doesn’t come together. Developed…

Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X/S: Super Seamless Storage

Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X/S: Super Seamless Storage

Royce WilsonDecember 2, 20205 min read

THERE is no doubting the Xbox Series X and Series S consoles are extremely powerful and capable machines, but they don’t have unlimited space for storing games on them. One…

Welcome to Elk Review

Welcome to Elk Review

Chris InglisDecember 1, 20208 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgcfQjN-oQc Welcome to Elk is a narrative game developed and published by Triple Topping. The game was released on Steam and Xbox on September 17, 2020 and is set on…