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Review: Grow Home for PS4

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Grow Home is my favourite game of the year. With a beautiful polygonal art-style, bright colours, and fabulous climbing mechanics, it’s admittedly simple, but perfect. And yet the PlayStation 4 port, which was just released today for free through PlayStation Plus, runs like crap on the console. But more on that a little later. As the game’s name suggests, Grow Home sees you grow a plant into the heavens.The bigger your plant […]

Halo 5: Guardians Opening Cinematic

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The opening cinematic for Halo 5: Guardians‘ campaign has been revealed. The video features Jameson Locke and his team of Spartan-IVs, Fireteam Osiris, dropping into combat, sprinting, shooting and ground-pounding their way through Covenant and Promethean forces. The UNSC are also looking to retrieve Catherine Halsey from Jul ‘Mdama, hoping to find out more about the cataclysmic events happening throughout the galaxy. This action packed sequence give us just a sneak peek of what 343 have […]

Star Wars Battlefront will be playable at PAX AUS

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Just announced today by EA Games, the highly anticipated and latest edition to the multi-billion dollar franchise – Star Wars, Star Wars Battlefront will be playable exclusively  at PAX Australia later this year, ahead of its launch date. At PAX AUS, gamers will be able to play one of the games survival missions, set on the desert of Tatoonie – solo or co-op at the PlayStation booth. The latest trailer can […]

All the Star Wars Announcements! @ D23 – Disney Fan Expo

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Disney and Lucasfilms had a field day at the D23 Expo in Anaheim last weekend by revealing a bunch of Star Wars related announcements. I’m going to take a moment to catch you all up on the coolest and most crucial points: Firstly, there are going to be renovations to Disneyland and Disney World, as the company plans include a Star Wars Land to the map. Yep, that’s right. “We are creating a jaw-dropping […]

Razer adds two new members to the Chroma Family

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Razer, one of the world’s leading gaming accessories manufacturer, has announced that they will be adding two new accessories to the Chroma family: the Razer Deathstalker and the Razer Orbweaver. The Deathstalker Chroma and Orbweaver Chroma will be joining Razer’s other Chroma devices, such as the BlackWidow Chroma keyboard, and the Kraken 7.1 headset; allowing for gamers to truly customize their gaming rig with the Chroma’s wide range of colours […]

Rainbow Six Siege: Spectator Mode Trailer

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With Rainbow Six Siege beta around the corner, Ubisoft today just released a trailer showcasing their upcoming featutre: Spectator Mode.  Similar to other Spectator Modes, players are able to jump into any game and watch the match in real-time, learn how different players adapt to different situations, watch the players ammo count, health and equipment.  However, the key difference between the Spectator Mode in Rainbow Six and other games is […]

Halo 5 at Gamescom 2015

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There’s been a plethora of Halo 5 news coming out Gamescom’s press event so lets take a look at some of their more important announcements. I’ve already covered the new announcement of “The Pink and Deadly Edition” but other bundles and information were released out of Cologne. First of the bat is the new Xbox One Halo 5 Guardians Limited Edition Bundle and Halo-themed Astro headsets. The Xbox One console features […]

New Halo 5 themed bundle announced at Gamescom 2015

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The Pink and Deadly Edition is an exclusive offer made by British retailer GAME and costs a total of £449.99. A steep figure for even an Xbox One bundle. Unfortunately it is unlikely that the bundle will be entering other regions as it is not an Xbox-related bundle but only specifically offered by the retailer themself.  For those of you who can get your hand on “The Pink and Deadly Edition” you […]

Gamescom 2015: Halo Wars 2 announced for 2016

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  With all these announcements at Gamescom 2015, Xbox left something special for last which surely excited Halo fans. Halo Wars 2 was announced for the Xbox One and Windows 10, and is set to release sometime in ‘Fall 2016′ (Spring 2016 for us Aussies) The first Halo Wars was a Real Time Strategy game, set in the Halo Universe and was released in 2009. Halo, being a popular First Person […]

Gamescom 2015: Crackdown 3 first look

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During the Xbox Gamescom briefing, it was confirmed that the next Crackdown game will be titled Crackdown 3. This first look trailer showcases the familiar open-world gameplay with new additions and features being added to the game with the power of Xbox One and the cloud. According to Reagent Games, Crackdown 3 will feature 100% destructible environments, using the Xbox One’s cloud computing, claiming to be 20 times more powerful than […]

Gamescom 2015: Chat pad coming to Xbox One this holiday

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Announced at today’s Xbox Gamescom conference, a new chat pad peripheral for Xbox One controllers will be coming November 3rd (US) Similar to the Xbox 360 version, the chat pad becomes useful for messaging or web browsing, with a full QWERTY keyboard, backlit keys, and audio jack. But in this iteration, it includes audio controls similar to the Stereo Headset Adapter, two programmable buttons, and comes with a chat headset. […]

Gamescom 2015: Killer Instinct Season 3 confirmed, Battletoads guest character playable today

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Announced at the Xbox Gamescom briefing, Killer instinct will be getting another season, starting March 2016. Just a couple of months ago, Season 2 came to an end, bringing a handful of old and new fighters; more stages and themes; and features including a revamped story-mode and ‘shadows’, and it goes without saying that Iron Galaxy have done an amazing job with the franchise. I’m proud to announce that Killer Instinct Season 3 […]

Gamescom 2015: Scalebound first look, Four player co-op announced

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During the Xbox Gamescom briefing, Hideki Kamiya from Platinum Games (Bayonetta) revealed the first gameplay footage of their upcoming hack-n-slash Xbox One exclusive, Scalebound. Scalebound features epic gameplay and large worlds that players can explore on foot, or on their flying companion. You play as a character named Drew, using his sword and bow to give you a mix of melee and ranged combat, also being able to fight along side your dragon […]

Gamescom 2015: Quantum Break gameplay and release date

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Coming from the Xbox Gamescom conference, Quantum Break is finally given a release date – April 5th, 2016.     The video gives an in-depth look at the gameplay, showing off the time-bending abilities, and more information on the story, which includes actors Shawn Ashmore (Xmen), Aiden Gillen (The Wire) Dominic Monaghan (Lost) and Lance Reddick (The Wire) As the game tells the story about the heroes, the live-action TV series […]

The Final Curtain: Batman Arkham Knight Review

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The Batman: Arkham trilogy has time and again proven itself to be one of the most popular games series on market. Arkham Asylum broke into the Guinness Book of World Records in the category of “Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever” when released, and was only knocked out of the position by its sequel Arkham City. Arkham Origins, standing as a prequel to the pair, was not as groundbreaking, but was still met with positive reviews.