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Dishonored 2 hands-on preview

Whilst at the recent EB Expo in Sydney, I was was treated to an extended hands-on preview of Dishonored 2.

At the show, Bethesda had a huge area demoing the new Dishonored title that’s out next month. I got to try out the rather amazing Clockwork Mansion mission as both of the game’s protagonists, Corvo Attano and Emily Kedwin. Continue reading Dishonored 2 hands-on preview

Hands-on review: Dell Performance Headset – AE2

I don’t know about you, when I think of PC headsets, I don’t usually think of Dell. But, after a couple of weeks with Dell’s AE2 I can really say, you’d be wrong not to. Built around renowned Steelseries technology, the Dell Performance Headset – AE2 gives you premium performance at the bargain price of NZ$99. Continue reading Hands-on review: Dell Performance Headset – AE2

The great PlayStation 4 Pro double-dip

Well now we know. The PlayStation 4 Pro is incoming. It’s not, as Sony are quick to point out, a PlayStation 5 – as it features the same underlying architecture as the (now) vanilla PS4. More a PS4.5, then? Continue reading The great PlayStation 4 Pro double-dip

Final Fantasy XV live at Abbey Road Studios

On Thursday 8th September the world famous Abbey Road Studios in London will play host to a special one-off concert featuring music from the forthcoming videogame Final Fantasy XV.

The one-hour concert will be broadcast from Abbey Road’s iconic Studio One, and will feature live renditions of a selection of songs from the Final Fantasy XV soundtrack performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, with a special appearance from world-renowned composer, Yoko Shimomura. Continue reading Final Fantasy XV live at Abbey Road Studios

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Xbox One review

TT Games returns to the Star Wars universe to bring us their quirky and humorous retelling of the latest Star Wars movie with Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Continue reading Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Xbox One review

The VR revolution: part one- the future today

Virtual Reality- I can’t even say it without thinking about some early-1990s spandex-suit wearing cheesy vision of the future. But finally, it seems, after loads of false starts, VR is here.

I’ve been wanting to writing about virtual reality for a while now. This first part of a three-part series is a collection of thoughts and experiences that I’ve had around VR over the last year. Continue reading The VR revolution: part one- the future today

NVIDIA announces the GeForce GTX 1060

NVIDIA has added the GeForce GTX 1060 to its family of Pascal gaming GPUs, joining the previously released GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphical powerhouses.

The GTX 1060 delivers GTX 980-level performance whilst consuming only 120 watts of power. The new card can easily drive all the latest VR and DirectX 11/12 PC games. Continue reading NVIDIA announces the GeForce GTX 1060

Total War: Warhammer PC review

I return to the world of Warhammer, over twenty-five years after last playing the now legendary table-top fantasy role-playing game with Total War: Warhammer.

When I first played the real-time strategy game, Shogun: Total War, way back in 2000, it reminded me of the childhood table-top battles I used to play using tiny metal Citadel Miniatures. Continue reading Total War: Warhammer PC review