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E3 2018: The best of the PlayStation showcase

Well that sure was…something. Playstation decided to try something different with their E3 presentation this year, stepping away from the traditional stage show packed with teaser trailers and instead showing fewer games but in greater detail. And that’s an idea I’m totally on board with, as greater detail is something E3 reveals could always use more of. And the show certainly delivered some more...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of Nintendo’s conference

Nintendo discussed a range of games during their E3 direct this year. Well, sort of. They mainly discussed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.  Without further delay let’s look into the wonderful goodies Nintendo laid out for us. Fortnite is out today Yes, you can download the popular building and murdering simulator now on Switch. Of course we can’t just have a nice thing, the release has been met ...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of Bethesda’s conference

We’re well and truly underway with E3 2018, with announcements firing off and vaguely interesting trailers hitting the internet. Without further delay let’s sink our teeth into the best of Bethesda’s showcase. Fallout 76 HYP3 It’s no secret that I’m breaking ranks from being cynical to be incredibly hyped for this game, and the conference delivered the goods to satisf...[Read More]

E3 2018: The best of EA’s conference

E3 2018 is officially underway, and with that comes an avalanche of game announcements, trailers and hypeTM. At 4am AEST yesterday, EA presented their offerings to the world. Considering I was fast asleep at that time, here’s a delayed recap of the best of their showcase. Battlefield V battle royale mode It’s with no surprise that big developers are looking to battle royale games. EA a...[Read More]

Bethesda announce a new Fallout game: Fallout 76

After a long teaser campaign on Twitch, Bethesda have announced a new Fallout game entitled Fallout 76.  According to Kotaku’s Jason Schreier, who cites anonymous sources, Fallout 76 will take the form of an online survival game in the same vein as Rust or DayZ. But we’ll have to wait for Bethesda’s E3 showcase on June 11 for this information to be confirmed. However we do know ...[Read More]

Gotta announce ’em all: Two Pokémon games to come to Switch this year

Nintendo revealed their Poké plans earlier today with a trio of announcements involving the long running series. Pokémon Quest is available on the Nintendo Switch from today, and features a fresh style for the series with a cube aesthetic. The game is “free-to-start” which doesn’t sound promising for those who were disappointed by the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp mobile game and ...[Read More]

Spyro Reignited Trilogy officially announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Thank you, Activision. Thank you for being greedy enough to continue this trend of cheap remasters to feed into my childhood nostalgia. That’s right, following rumours, reports, and even leaks just hours before the official announcement, the Spyro: Reignited Trilogy has been confirmed and releases on September 21.  Most surprisingly of all is that it not only releases on the PS4, but also on Xbox...[Read More]

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life demo now available

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, the final chapter of Kazuma Kiryu’s epic organised crime saga, arrives on April 17, but if you can’t wait that long, there’s a demo you can download and play right now. Available via the PlayStation Store, the demo lets you let loose as the white-suited main protagonist of the series with a penchant for getting easily distracted by nightclubs, arcades ...[Read More]

God of War launches April 20, here’s a new story trailer

Santa Monica Studios have finally unveiled the release date for God of War, along with a cool new story trailer. In a post on the Playstation Blog, game director Cory Barlog revealed that the next chapter in the saga of Kratos, the world’s angriest Spartan, is dropping April 20, 2018. (Yes, ha ha, 4/20. Get it out of your system.) Well, it may not be accurate to define Kratos by his anger an...[Read More]

The D.I.C.E. Awards nominations are out, with female characters and Horizon: Zero Dawn getting a lot of love

The early months of the year aren’t just awards season for the film industry, video games get to have their time in the limelight as well. On February 22nd, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences will host the 21st annual D.I.C.E. Awards, essentially the video games Oscars, and today they’ve unveiled the nominees. While it’s literally just a list of what games the Academy t...[Read More]

Dark Souls Remastered announced for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch

Dark Souls, the hugely influential (not to mention tough as nails) action game from 2011, will be seeing a remaster for current generation consoles this year, publisher Namco Bandai announced today. With Dark Souls III and the Scholar of the First Sin re-release of Dark Souls II on PS4 and Xbox One, this is the first time that owners of those consoles can play the entire Dark Souls trilogy on the ...[Read More]

The Blue Bomber returns: Capcom announce a new Mega Man game

Seven years after the release of the retro-styled Mega Man X in 2010, Capcom have finally announced the next instalment in the famous Mega Man series with Mega Man 11 for current-gen consoles and PC. The Mega Man games follow the eponymous Mega Man, who typically fights through themed levels and fights a number of Robot Masters (read: boss fights) and gain their powers to use against other bosses....[Read More]

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