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Game review: Tekken 8 (PC)
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Tekken 8 introduces new aggressive fight mechanics, with characters being able to unload “Heat” moves and devastating “Rage Art” attacks.
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Sony & Fnatic co-develop INZONE Buds for an immersive gaming experience
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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Sony partners with renowned esports team, Fnatic, to launch INZONE Buds, wireless gaming earbuds with 12-hour battery life and AI-assisted mic technology, providing an unrivalled immersive audio experience.
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Xbox Cloud Gaming comes to Meta Quest headsets
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming is now available for Meta Quest 2, 3, and Pro headsets.
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Fantom Drives launches VENOMX NVMe SSDs for high-speed gaming & VR
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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Fantom Drives unveils VENOMX NVMe solid state drives, specifically designed for high-speed gaming and VR experiences.
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Game review: Tales of Arise: Beyond the Dawn DLC (PS5)
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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Tales of Arise's new DLC, Beyond the Dawn, offers an interesting story and great gameplay, but lacks new content. Verdict: 6.5/10.
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Game review: EA Sports WRC (PC)
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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EA Sports' expert motor racing studio, Codemasters, has finally got its hands on the World Rally Championship licence.
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Game review: Fate/Samurai Remnant (PS5)
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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Well, now it's 2023, and Omega Force has released something totally different. 2023 sees the release of a new action RPG called Fate/Samurai Remnant.
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Game review: The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope (Nintendo Switch)
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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Supermassive Games' Little Hope is a short, narrative-based horror game with a disappointing ending, says journalist. Rating: 6.0/10 #gaming.
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Game review: Assassin’s Creed Mirage (PS5)
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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Thankfully, Ubisoft must have listened to the feedback because Assassin’s Creed Mirage is a return to its roots.
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Verbatim launches high-performance PCIe NVMe SSD range
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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PCIe Gen 3 NVMe SSD will enhance system performance and reliability, while PCIe Gen-4 Gaming SSD is PlayStation 5 compatible.
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Hands-on review: Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 and the Phantom Liberty DLC expansion (PC)
Mon, 2nd Oct 2023
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With the release of the 2.0 update and the DLC expansion, is Cyberpunk 2077 finally the game promised to fans almost three years ago?.
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Game review: NBA 2K24 (PS5)
Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
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NBA 2K24 brings back the iconic challenge mode with 'Mamba Moments', celebrating the late Kobe Bryant, but falls short in comparison to last year's game.
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Game review: Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon (PS5)
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon delivers impressive graphics and snappy gameplay, but falls short in mission length and difficulty options. (110 characters).
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Hands-on review: AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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We were sent an AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT reference card to test, which was perfect timing with the release of Bethesda’s AMD-optimised Starfield.
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Game review: Starfield (Xbox Series X)
Mon, 11th Sep 2023
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Xbox's Starfield offers an engaging story and impressive combat, but falls short with its visuals, says one journalist.
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Game review: The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood (Nintendo Switch)
Fri, 8th Sep 2023
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The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood: A narrative adventure game that offers a unique and engaging story. (110 characters).
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Game review: Ride 5 (PS5)
Tue, 22nd Aug 2023
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Thankfully, Ride 5 includes some new features to make the game more approachable for new players of the franchise.
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Starfield’s unveils special edition drive and hub for Xbox
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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Save the Secrets of the Universe with Seagate’s new Starfield special edition game drive and hub for Xbox, available for pre-order in Australia and New Zealand.
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Game review: Everspace 2 (PS5)
Tue, 15th Aug 2023
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Due to the success of the first game, developer Rockfish Games immediately went to work on the sequel, simply called Everspace 2.
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Game review: Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg (PS5)
Tue, 25th Jul 2023
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Koei Tecmo's Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg offers a cute and improved remake, but falls short in length and quest structure. (110 characters).
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Game review: Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life (Nintendo Switch)
Wed, 12th Jul 2023
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Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life is a new farming sim available on multiple platforms, featuring non-binary characters and same-sex partnerships.
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NVIDIA releases the GeForce RTX 4060 game-ready driver
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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The NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture at the heart of the GeForce RTX 4060 delivers a massive upgrade, with AI-powered DLSS 3, and supercharging creative apps.
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Aliens: Dark Descent PC review
Fri, 23rd Jun 2023
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Aliens: Dark Descent is a real-time strategy game based on the popular movie franchise. Here are my thoughts about it.
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Game review: The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom (PC)
Mon, 19th Jun 2023
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The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom expansion adds new quests, characters, and a magic-based class to the acclaimed fantasy MMO. Verdict: 8/10.