Safety first with Fone King

A recent NRMA study has revealed that almost three quarters of Australians ranked illegal phone use as their biggest fear. In turn this has led to a stronger police presence to tackle this problem. Continue reading Safety first with Fone King

Hands-on Review: Crucial BX500 SSD

Top memory wizards, Micron, in a bid to convert the last remaining PC users over to solid-state drive technology have released their Crucial BX500 SSD.

We’ve all been that guy, listening to a work colleague rattling on about just how fast Windows loads in their swanky new SSD-equipped PC. I remember first checking out the eye-watering price of a 128GB SSD- barely enough space to hold a Windows install.

Times have moved on and stuffing your operating system on a super-fast SSD is now the norm. Well, for most of us. Continue reading Hands-on Review: Crucial BX500 SSD

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey PC/Xbox One review

Ubisoft’s tentpole franchise continues with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, this time taking the action to Ancient Greece.

Prior to starting my Assassin’s Creed Odyssey playthrough, I’d spent a month or so battling through the last knockings of 2017’s year’s Assassin’s Creed Origins. The month before, I cleaned up the now three-year-old Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.

Hardly seems like the actions of someone that really enjoys the Assassin’s Creed series, does it? Well, the great thing about Assassin’s Creed games, and their biggest problem, is that they are huge. Continue reading Assassin’s Creed Odyssey PC/Xbox One review

Ubisoft Australia launches Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in style!

To celebrate the launch of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Ubisoft Australia pulled out all the stops, setting up a huge parkour course in the middle of Sydney.

On the 5th and 6th of October fans were invited to try out The Assassin’s Creed Challenge. Continue reading Ubisoft Australia launches Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in style!

V-Rally 4 Xbox One review

After a sixteen-year hiatus, Bigben and Kylotonn bring us V-Rally 4, but do the former WRC team have the chops to take on such a revered franchise?

With September being the traditional launch month for Bigben’s World Rally Championship games, the appearance of V-Rally 4, instead, suggest some licencing changes are afoot. Whilst Kylotonn have upped their game over the last couple of years, their TT Isle of Man: Ride to the Edge was one of the best motorcycling games I’ve played in a while, their WRC games are a bit samey.

Without a licence to stifle their creativity, can Kylotonn bring the legendary V-Rally franchise back from the dead? Continue reading V-Rally 4 Xbox One review

FIFA 19 Xbox One/Switch/PC review

Football, the beautiful game. This year there’s no football game more beautiful than EA Sports’ FIFA 19.

Up until recently, FIFA fans were treated only to the usual, annual, rooster updates and gameplay tweaks that, for a reviewer, sounded a more like marketing hyperbole than genuine reasons to buy the latest iteration. Over the years, though, EA Sports have been refining ball control, player emotion and supporter interaction. The franchise has got to the point that the game is pretty damn close to watching football on live on TV. Continue reading FIFA 19 Xbox One/Switch/PC review

Warhammer Vermintide 2: Shadows Over Bögenhafen DLC review

Fatshark’s excellent Warhammer Vermintide 2 gets it first DLC, Shadows Over Bögenhafen.

Taking more than just a leaf out of zombie slashers Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2, Vermintide 2 is a third-person melee combat game whereby player take a role in a party of four. Like it’s zombie- filled Left 4 Dead cousins, your three companions can either be computer-controlled bots or other players. The game also features drop-in/drop-out multiplayer. This makes hosting or joining a game super-easy with no annoying wait time. Continue reading Warhammer Vermintide 2: Shadows Over Bögenhafen DLC review

Red Dead Redemption 2 preview

I recently checked out an hour and a half of Rockstar’s highly-anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2. Here’s what I thought of it.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game that’s been a long time coming. The last Red Dead came out way back in 2010 and I’ve been looking forward to returning to the twilight years of the old west ever since. So, it was with much excitement that I sat down in Rockstar’s Sydney HQ to play a curated demo of the upcoming game. Continue reading Red Dead Redemption 2 preview

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