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PS4
 

Control: The Foundation DLC Review

The bizarre, twisting world of Control gains a new dimension (literally) with the release this week of The Foundation DLC, the first half of the planned season pass of content. Taking Jesse Faden into the very foundations of th...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xbox One
 

Doom Eternal Review

Rip and tear. Those opening words echoed in players’ ears as they started id Software’s 2016 Doom reboot, and those same words open its long-awaited sequel, Doom Eternal. They’re well chosen, the visceral imag...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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New esports and gaming venue Fortress Melbourne opens its doors

Walking through the half-built Fortress Melbourne last week was a surreal experience. Perhaps it was moving from the skeleton of a LAN café, slowly being decked out with 160 top-of-the-line Alienware PCs, into the bar area, whi...
 

 
 
Switch
 

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX Review

While not the most famous franchise out there, Spike Chunsoft’s roguelike dungeon-crawler Mystery Dungeon series has nonetheless kept trucking along for decades now, building up its own niche, but dedicated, audience, by partne...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PS4
 

The Yakuza Remastered Collection Review

On the PlayStation 4, Sega’s Yakuza series has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity, with a string of well-liked entries from Yakuza 0 to Yakuza 6, and even spinoffs like Judgment and Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Switch
 

Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch Review

15 years ago, Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training was the reason Mums around the country started buying and playing the Nintendo DS, a feat that saw it tear up the sales charts as a brief phenomenon, with nearly 20 million cop...
 

 
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Halo: Reach on PC is a welcome shot of nostalgia that still holds up

The vanguard for Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC has finally arrived, as Halo: Reach starts the slow roll-out of the Halo series, some of which are seeing a PC release for the first time. While there aren’t firm r...
 
 
 
Xbox One
 

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Review

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King caters to a very specific audience – if you grew up with a Mega Drive or a Super Nintendo in the 90’s, then this collection has you pegged. Back when game tie-ins to b...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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PAX Australia 2019: Cyberpunk 2077’s John Mamais shares insight into development, new sound technology and that Keanu reveal

The much-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 filled up not one, but three presentations at PAX Australia this year, with fans eager to learn any new morsels of information, as lines had to be cut off as theatres were packed with attende...
 

 
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Red Bull Fight or Flight registrations open for PUBG

Red Bull, together with OMEN, are launching a first-of-its-kind battle royale esports tournament for Aussies focused on PUBG, Red Bull Fight or Flight.  The tournament, run in collaboration with the ESL, will challenge 4-person...