All Reviews

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Beyond The Wire – Review

Beyond the Wire takes players back to World War I in this Multiplayer FPS Shooter, setting players up for intense warfare that will take you over the top figuratively. Published by Offworld Industries, with titles like the massively popular Squad and Post Scriptum, and Developer Redstone Interactive, it brings players

5

Matchpoint: Tennis Championships – Review

Matchpoint: Tennis Championships is the latest tennis game created, as the sports game instalments have been absent since 2019. Created by Australian game studio, Torus Games, and published by Kalypso Media, Matchpoint: Tennis Championships brings back focus to the court with fun and intense rallies, but it still has some

8

Fall Guys: Season 1 – Review

After a full year out in the wild, ‘Fall Guys’ makes the leap to both Xbox and Nintendo Switch with the official launch of Season 1. Now available on multiple platforms with cross-play enabled, the colourful and jellybean-like characters can wreak havoc on an even bigger stage than ever before.

9

The Quarry (PC) – Review

The year was 1992. We had just purchased a new, powerful PC for the household. It was a 486DX2-66 with 8mb RAM, 540mb Hard Drive, and a dual-speed CD-ROM. It was on this PC that I got my first taste of an interactive FMV (Full Motion Video) game. The game

9

Diablo Immortal – Review

Blizzard has done it again with the latest installment from the Diablo series with Diablo Immortal, a free-to-play cross-play Mobile & PC game that does not feel free in the slightest. Diablo Immortal starts like you’d expect a Diablo game would; Demons, Monsters, Quests, and lots of hours played. The

7.5

V Rising (Early Access) – Review

Embrace your dark side and lurk amongst the trees stalking your prey as you release your inner evil as a vampire in Stunlock studio’s “ V Rising”. While only in ‘Early Access’ this top-down, survival game has already surpassed one million in sales due to its pure addictive nature. You

6

Ready Or Not (Early Access) – Review

SWAT-style games have always been a favorite within the FPS gaming community. Ever since SWAT 4, gamers and fans of the Hardcore gameplay that SWAT4 offered have been begging and waiting for a worthy game to knock the current champ off its pedestal. Ready or Not is a tactical FPS

9

Sniper Elite 5 – Review

Sniper Elite 5 is the latest installment from the team over at Rebellion. Set in Nazi-occupied France and taking place just before the events of D-Day, you once again play as Karl Fairburne, where he finds himself sneaking past the Atlantic Wall to rendezvous with the French Resistance. Sniper Elite

MultiVersus (Closed Alpha) – Preview

Since 1999, Nintendo has been the pioneer of 2D platform fighting games, and it started with the legendary Super Smash Bros series. Many other franchises have attempted to make their own crossover game using the same gameplay style, such as PlayStation, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and more, but none have come

9.5

Destiny 2: The Witch Queen – Review

Destiny 2 has entered year 5 of its life cycle and they have certainly started it off with a bang for their latest expansion, The Witch Queen. Given that this has been the longest time in between major expansions for Bungie’s MMO/RPG, and with the recent purchase of Bungie studios

8

Dead Second (Early Access) – Review

Dead Second is a VR Arcade Shooter created by Spunge Games. Players will be thrown into the shoes of a gunman for hire, taking on jobs to help clean the streets of corruption. You will play across maps set on the streets, alleyways, inside industrial buildings, and more as you

10

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker – Review

Endwalker is the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV from Square Enix, and it increases the max level from 80 to 90, while introducing two new classes to learn, the Sage and the Reaper. Players can now explore new locations with the heroes featured in lore from the past expansions.

10

Fortnite: Lands Down Under (Creative Map) – Review

Created by Alliance Studios and Zen Creative this Fortnite Creative Map/Custom Island holds four very unique Australia & New Zealand themed mini-games for players to experience, all accessible via the maps main hub “The Visitors Centre”. The “Visitors Centre” holds some very impressive custom model work such as Kangaroos, Koalas,

9

Bright Memory: Infinite – Review

Futuristic shooters are usually not my thing. Science Fiction/Futuristic shooters are great, but when developers try to mash jump packs and laser weapons into modern settings, that’s where I draw the line. I prefer modern and historic shooters with boots of the ground gameplay, or if it is a science

8

Battlefield 2042 – Review

Over the course of 3 nights, a couple of MKAU staffers took part in a Battlefield 2042 Hands-on review event hosted by EA. During these 3 gaming sessions, we were able to play the different 3 game modes on offer at launch and experience what Battlefield 2042 has to offer.

9

Crysis Remastered Trilogy – Review

There’s a famous saying: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Well, in this case, the clearly functional Crysis Trilogy was only broken by its original system, PlayStation 3. Now, Crytek has done an incredibly impressive job on bringing the famous trilogy back into modern-day gaming life, by remastering (aka

8

Alan Wake Remastered – Review

Developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games, this remaster is almost exactly like the original and comes with the two DLC episodes. It was decided that they were not going to make any major changes and instead, just some graphical tweaks. However, thanks to PS5’s new controllers, there

9

Far Cry 6 – Review

Ubisoft is back with its very successful Far Cry franchise, this time bringing us Far Cry 6. Far Cry 6 brings everything the previous games have done best, providing players with a massive, open-world that will enable you to play Far Cry 6 anyway you like while handing you all

10

DEATHLOOP – Review

Best known for Dishonored and Prey, the latest release from Arkane Studios, Deathloop, is finally upon us. You play as protagonist Colt Vahn who is stuck in a time loop. The game starts off with Colt being killed by a mysterious woman named Julianna Blake. Colt then wakes up on

9

Quake Remastered – Review

It is nostalgia time again as Quake Remastered is out from the original developer, id Software, along with Nightdive Studios, and published by Bethesda Softworks. This brings me back to the old days of fighting over the one computer in the house with six children to play Quake. Being the

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