Category Archives: Gaming

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood PC review

The Elder Scroll Online continues to mine the rich backstory of Bethesda’s premier franchise. This year players get the chance to return to Oblivion in the major expansion, Blackwood. Continue reading The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood PC review

HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset review

HTC’s follow-up to its commercial-level HMD, the Vive Pro 2, takes aim at both professional and high-end gaming users.

When HTC released the original Vive it had the fledgling market to itself. Six years down the track the Taiwanese tech giant has competition coming at it from all angles. Continue reading HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset review

Interview: Thomas Dexmier- HTC Vive Country Manager ANZ

With the recent announcement of the new Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus VR headset, I sat down for a chat with Thomas Dexmier ANZ HTC Country Manager. Continue reading Interview: Thomas Dexmier- HTC Vive Country Manager ANZ

The HTC VR legacy- the past, present, and future of Vive

At their VIVECON 2021 virtual event, HTC announced some new additions to its Vive VR family of devices. The Vive Focus 3 is an all-in-one VR headset with a 5K display aimed at business users. The Vive Pro 2 is a premium 5K VR system, primarily for commercial and industrial use, but also suitable for high-end VR gaming. Continue reading The HTC VR legacy- the past, present, and future of Vive

Days Gone PC review

Another former Sony PlayStation exclusive makes its way over to PC, this time it is the zombie action game, Days Gone.

The last couple of years have seen three of Sony’s much-lauded PlayStation exclusives transition to PC.  Hideo Kijima’s weird walking simulator, Death Stranding was the first, closely followed by the post-apocalyptic action RPG, Horizon Zero Dawn. Days Gone is the third game to get a PC makeover. Continue reading Days Gone PC review

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card review

After years of worshipping at the altar of Nvidia’s team green, I may be starting to see red with AMD’s Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU.

The unprecedented scarcity of beefy gaming GPUs due to semiconductors shortages and cryptocurrency miners makes reviewing such a device akin to rubbing it in. Desperate gamers are currently paying well the odds for whatever GPUs that they can get their hands on. As new stock arrives at computer stores it gets allocated to new systems rather than for retail as an upgrade. Continue reading AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card review

MLB The Show 21 PS5 review

This year, Sony’s baseball extravaganza, MLB The Show 21, is a game of firsts. It’s the first iteration to appear on a next-gen gen console and the first to be available on Microsoft’s Xbox console platform. Continue reading MLB The Show 21 PS5 review

MotoGP 21 PC review

Veteran motorcycling game developer, Milestone, presents this year’s iteration of its official MotoGP game, MotoGP 21.

In another Covid year of restrictions, video games continue to entertain and excite us with digital versions of sporting events and championships from the relative safety of our homes.  Continue reading MotoGP 21 PC review