Doom Eternal PC review

Doom Eternal is the direct sequel to 2016’s Doom reboot, pitting players against a demonic horde set to a sci-fi backdrop.

Doom has a heritage that goes back all the way to very beginning of the first-person shooter genre. In 2016 id software took it on themselves to reboot the franchise in a similar way that they did with their Wolfenstein series two years prior. Slick and polished with very little story to get in the way of the action, players set out to slaughter a lot of demons in amusing ways and it was a lot of fun.

Doom Eternal is a lot like the 2016 reboot, in that the Slayer (i.e. Doomguy, the player) is still tasked with dispatching hordes of demons in imaginative ways with an exotic arsenal of weapons.  And, of course, it’s good fun. Gratuitous, but still good fun. Continue reading Doom Eternal PC review

D-Link Covr Mesh Wi-Fi System incorporates McAfee protection

D-Link has announced that the Covr-2202 AC2200 Tri-Band Seamless Mesh Wi-Fi System is the latest addition to D-Link’s range of solutions with McAfee protection.

As more people start working from home, Wi-Fi blackspots hinder productively and limit the choice of locations in the home for use as an office space. Being able to move about your house freely, whilst still working, is one of the boons of working from home. Continue reading D-Link Covr Mesh Wi-Fi System incorporates McAfee protection

D-Link ANZ launches their DWR-956 Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Router

D-Link ANZ has launched the DWR-956, a wireless AC1200 4G LTE Router with Gigabit Ethernet Ports and VoIP capability.

With the sudden requirement due to CORVID-19 for staff to self-isolate and work from home, businesses are needing to extend their networks to support their workforce. Internet connectivity is a key infrastructure requirement for continuity of service. Continue reading D-Link ANZ launches their DWR-956 Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Router

HTC Vive Cosmos Elite External Tracking Faceplate review

I take a look at the upcoming Vive Cosmos External Tracking Faceplate, available as a stand-alone upgrade for Cosmos owners and as part of the HTC Vive Cosmos Elite package.

Back in 2016, HTC’s Vive VR kit revolutionised consumer virtual reality. Using the Lighthouse base stations, co-created with Valve, the Vive gave users pin-point precision and amazing room-scale VR experiences from day-one.

Flash-forward three years, to late 2019, and the original Vive still gave users an incredible VR experience, but an upgrade was long overdue. HTC responded by launching the Vive Cosmos. Continue reading HTC Vive Cosmos Elite External Tracking Faceplate review

D-Link Talkbox 2800 DVA-2800 VoIP modem review

D-Link’s Talkbox 2800 provides Aussie and Kiwi Internet users with modem, router and Voice over IP functionality for ADSL, NBN and UFB. Continue reading D-Link Talkbox 2800 DVA-2800 VoIP modem review

DCL – The Game PC review

DCL – The Game attempts to bring the world of competitive drone racing to the masses. It’s the official videogame of the Drone Champions League.

Drone racing is an exciting sport that is taking off all over the world. Pilots don VR-style headsets to view their drone’s movements as if they were sitting on board. The result is precision control around challenging courses full of obstacles and other racing drones. Continue reading DCL – The Game PC review

Final Fantasy VII Remake preview and developer interview

Square Enix continue to mine the JRPG gem that is Final Fantasy VII, with a full-on remake of the classic game.

Like Star Wars is my favourite movie, Final Fantasy VII is my favourite game, it’s not the best game that I’ve played, but it holds a very special place in my heart. It was the first game that I 100% know that I spent over 100 hours playing. It was also one of the first games that I actually finished. Continue reading Final Fantasy VII Remake preview and developer interview

Overpass Xbox One review

Big Ben’s Overpass gives players to chance to try their hand at negotiating extreme terrain on UTV and ATV off-road vehicles.

Years ago, I was living in a house where one of my housemates was a huge motorsports fan. But he wasn’t interested in the clinical science of Formula 1, or even touring cars. He would watch crazy Icelandic drivers driving buggies up the vertical inclines of the island’s inhospitable volcanic landscape. Exhausting to even watch, the drivers would inevitably roll and flip their machines traversing an environment not meant to be driven across. Overpass, with its off-road action and challenging terrain, reminded me of that crazy Icelandic motorsport. Continue reading Overpass Xbox One review

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