All posts by Vic B'Stard

Hands on review: HP Envy Photo 7120

The HP Envy Photo 7120 is a wi-fi enabled, compact, multi-function printer. It’s mainly aimed at home user for printing photos and the odd document. Continue reading Hands on review: HP Envy Photo 7120

PAX Aus 2017 offers visitors a glimpse of what’s to come

Jammed smack-bang in the middle of the busiest time of the year for video game releases, I took some time out to fly down to Melbourne to spend a day at Australasia’s largest festival of gaming culture.

From the 27th to 29 October the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre played host to PAX Australia 2017. Catering to fans of all types, the expo showcased everything from the latest AAA video games through to collectable card games like Magic the Gathering. Continue reading PAX Aus 2017 offers visitors a glimpse of what’s to come

Need for Speed Payback Xbox One review

EA’s Ghost Studio gets us back in the driving seat with Need for Speed Payback.

Taking more than a cue from the Fast and the Furious films, the latest entry in EA Games’ veteran series plunges us head first into the murky world of underground street racers and racketeering. Continue reading Need for Speed Payback Xbox One review

Gran Turismo Sport PS4 Pro Review

Polyphony’s landmark racing series gets its first PS4 outing with the release of Gran Turismo Sport. Continue reading Gran Turismo Sport PS4 Pro Review

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Xbox One review

Luckless all-American hero, William “B.J.” Blazkowicz, continues his unfortunate misadventures in a terrifying alternative future where the Germans won the Second World War.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus takes the action to an occupied United States as B.J. leads a rebellion to free his motherland. Continue reading Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Xbox One review

Hands-on review: Epson SureColor P5070

When I was asked if I wanted to review Espon’s new SureColor P5070 printer, I looked at the photo embedded in the email and thought, “why not”. I didn’t realise at the time that the piece of paper sticking out of the printer in the photo wasn’t A4… it was, in-fact, A2. Continue reading Hands-on review: Epson SureColor P5070

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War PC review

2014’s Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor borrowed heavily from Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series and Warner’s own Batman Arkham games. The result was a great open world game with exciting combat set within Tolkien’s fantasy world.

Monolith and WB Games’ sequel, Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, builds upon what had gone before to create a game that is, for the most part, so much better that its predecessor. Continue reading Middle-Earth: Shadow of War PC review

WRC 7 Xbox One review

Big Ben and Kylotonn’s World Rally Championship games have big shoes to fill. Shoes so big, courtesy of Codemasters and their Dirt games, that I tend to feel a bit sorry of them.

For the past few years I’ve been hoping and praying that their WRC games can stand up to the Codies latest. Up till now, I’ve been disappointed. With WRC 7, it seems that things are looking up. Continue reading WRC 7 Xbox One review