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The Outer Worlds PC and Xbox One review

The Outer Worlds immerses players into a slightly tongue-in-cheek sci-fi role-playing adventure on the far side of the galaxy. Players take on the role of one of thousands of unfortunate colonists aboard the colony ship, Hope.

During the journey from Earth the ship’s engines malfunction. Instead of arriving on a new world in the Halcyon System, to start afresh ten years later, the ship arrives fifty years late. The ship’s owners, Halcyon Holdings, covers the malfunction up and hides the ship and its occupants, still frozen in cryosleep. Thirty-five years later, the player is revived by a scientist and the adventure begins. Continue reading The Outer Worlds PC and Xbox One review

Call of Duty Modern Warfare PS4/PC review

Since its inception, Activision’s Call of Duty franchise has barely put a foot wrong. It’s had its ups and downs, development dramas (they lost of most of the Infinity Ward team), and narrative challenges. Call of Duty has taken us from the Second World War, though to the modern age and beyond into outer space. As the writers upped the ante, the plots got all the more outlandish. Continue reading Call of Duty Modern Warfare PS4/PC review

Red Dead Redemption 2 releases on PC this week

On 5th November, PC owners will be getting their own enhanced version of Red Dead Redemption 2. The developers, Rockstar, themselves, have deemed the PC release to be the definitive version of their open-world Western epic.

Since its release a year ago, Rockstar’s Wild West simulator has been my go-to game. I’m playing it on the PlayStation 4 Pro, and it looks astounding. That vast expansive environment that is protagonist Arthur Morgan’s realm never gets old. With Red Dead Online, Rockstar have extended the gameplay with a narrative multiplayer mode. The new PC version is set to top all that. Continue reading Red Dead Redemption 2 releases on PC this week

Diablo IV announced at BlizzCon 2019

An ancient evil threatens to engulf Sanctuary in darkness, and new heroes have been called upon to face challenges the world has never seen before.

Over the weekend, Activision Blizzard announced the next chapter in their action-role-playing series, Diablo IV, at their BlizzCon 2019 event in L.A. Attendees at the Anaheim event were the first in the world to get their hands on a demo of the upcoming game. Continue reading Diablo IV announced at BlizzCon 2019

Epson Sydney launch focuses on productivity and efficiency

This week Epson Australia invited media and partners to a showcase event featuring the latest products aimed to increase productivity and efficiency.

After a brief introduction by Epson MD, Craig Heckenberg, the studio space in Sydney’s east hosted demonstrations from Epson range of projectors, large format printers and desktop and enterprise printing solutions. Continue reading Epson Sydney launch focuses on productivity and efficiency

Battlefield-ready Stealth XP-Camo headsets now available in Australia

Covert operators currently entrenched in Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Ghost Recon Breakpoint, or gamers just wanting to look awesome, can now look the part thanks to Stealth’s range of XP-Camo headsets. The XP-Camo allows gamers, streamers and audio fans to go from seat to street; with a headset equipped to deal with both in-game and real-life scenarios. Continue reading Battlefield-ready Stealth XP-Camo headsets now available in Australia

Minecraft Earth is now available in New Zealand

Oft forgotten and left out, Kiwis can now get an early hands-on with Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality version of the popular block-based survival game. Currently in early access the free-to-play game is available in New Zealand now on both iOS and Android.

Microsoft ANZ hope to make Minecraft Earth better over time, releasing the game in early access first, adding more countries each week until its available worldwide by the end of the year. This will allow people play, test and provide feedback on the game, helping the developers shape the experience. Continue reading Minecraft Earth is now available in New Zealand

D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points in ANZ

D-Link has launched its DWL-8620AP Wireless AC2600 and DWL-6620APS Wireless AC1300 Wave 2 Dual-Band Unified Access Points and New Zealand and Australia.

The devices are designed with SMEs in mind, allowing for deployment of a flexible, scalable Wi-Fi network in sometimes challenging high-density areas. Continue reading D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points in ANZ