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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

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

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

8.5

Dying Light 2: Stay Human – Review

Pretty much the only game I’ve been “Dying” to get my hands on is finally here. Techland’s post-apocalyptic open-world game Dying Light 2: Stay Human has been on my radar the moment they announced it, and more recently Techland came out suggesting that the game would take anywhere up to

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.

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

Clid The Snail – Preview

For as long as I care to remember, people have questioned what would happen to the Earth if humans were to suddenly die out or vanish. The general consensus is that life for all intents and purposes would go on, animals would thrive, but not all that much would change.

7

Hell Let Loose – Review

Ask any civilian what Hell is and they will most likely respond with “a place regarded in various religions as a spiritual realm of evil and suffering, often traditionally depicted as a place of perpetual fire beneath the earth where the wicked are punished after death”. Ask any Veteran and

Fallout Worlds – Preview

When Fallout 4 gained mod support on the Xbox, I created all manner of weird and wonderful contraptions. I went to town modding weapons and armour, went crazy building my settlements, and in all, had a wonderful time walking through the game obliterating anything I pointed my explosive-round, double two-shot

7

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood – Review

‘Elder Scrolls Online’ is a massively popular and massively in size multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ZeniMax Online Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. Released way back in 2004 and still going strong today with multiple expansions, I was lucky enough to play the newest instalment, ‘Blackwood’. Being an

10

Chivalry 2 – Review

Developed by Torn Banner Studios, and published by Deep Silver and Tripwire Interactive, Chivalry 2 is a large multiplayer hack-and-slash game with siege-style game modes. It is available on Playstation 4|5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S|X, and PC with cross-play support, though this review will focus on the Xbox Series

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