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Goat Simulator 3 – Review

Baa, baaa. BAAAAA!!! Oh, sorry, I forgot I’m not actually a goat. These simulators aren’t always the most realistic, but this one sure is a lot of fun and easy to get lost in for hours on end. Developed by Coffee Stain North, Goat Simulator 3, AKA the 2nd one…

Street Fighter 6 (Closed BETA Test) – Preview

The legendary series that has helped define a genre since 1987, the Street Fighter series has always remained one of the premier fighting games at arcades around the world, home consoles, and Esports tournaments, even branching out into various other media including comics, cartoons, movies, action figures and more. The

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ArcheAge: Unchained – Review

ArcheAge: Unchained was originally Released in 2013 by XL Games, and it went through five Closed Betas and one Open Beta before its initial release. Unchained is, at its core, the same game with the same contents, but now has a new monetization setup. The change was announced in 2019,

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Splatoon 3 – Review

  In 2015, Nintendo’s brand new IP, Splatoon, was released on Wii U and became an instant classic, with its unique take on an online multiplayer shooter with easy-to-learn controls and game mechanics. The sequel, Splatoon 2 on Switch, improved on everything of its predecessor with even more ink splatting

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MultiVersus (Open Beta) – Review

Since 1999, Nintendo has been the pioneer of 2D platform fighting games 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 close to the

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Nintendo Switch Sports – Review

Nintendo has brought back the Sports series after the smash-hit Wii Sports released in 2006, but does Nintendo Switch Sports recapture the same flame after all these years? Nintendo Switch Sports has brought together a hub called the Spocco Square. This is the sports plaza where you can select from

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

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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.

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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,

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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.

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