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REVIEW: Killzone: Shadow Fall

Published on December 14th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: Sony’s forceful push to make this first-person shooter series something worth playing feels a bit like they slammed a cream pie in our face and said, “Eat it”. This game about the only brand new... Read More


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REVIEW: Killer Instinct

Published on December 13th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: Welcome to a world of nostalgia, as one-versus-one arcade fighting game makes a long-overdue comeback! The last time we saw this baby was in 1996 when it was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.... Read More


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REVIEW: Forza Motorsport 5

Published on December 12th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: Vroom! Vroom! Realistic racing reaches new levels of authenticity as the Forza Motorsport series hits the next-generation XBox One. Concept: Progression is key. Begin with only a handful of less-powerful cars to choose from at... Read More


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REVIEW: Call of Duty: Ghosts

Published on December 9th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: The world’s most notorious first-person shooter returns for a new round of explosions and gunfire! This new story arc sees you play as Logan Walker, a man who finds himself amidst the toughest spec ops... Read More


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REVIEW: XBox One console

Published on November 22nd, 2013 | by IceCube

Microsoft’s XBox One console had a rough launching pad. We think it’s fair to say they won the current XBox 360 versus PlayStation 3 tenure (based on longevity of success, comparitive game sales, innovation and accessibility... Read More


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REVIEW: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Published on November 7th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: Hoist the sails and let the wind take you across the open seas in the latest third-person adventure sequel. Aye, this game walks it’s predecessors off the plank, as a new white-hooded assassin steps forward,... Read More


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REVIEW: Batman: Arkham Origins

Published on October 29th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 25th October 2013 Rating: M Available on: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC Summary: The Dark Knight glides out of the shadows in the latest, third-person beat-’em-up. It follows the same style and formula... Read More


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REVIEW: Beyond: Two Souls

Published on October 10th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: Recognise these faces? Ellen Page (Juno) and Willem Dafoe (Platoon) both voice-act and motion capture their own characters in a video game that can only be described as an “interactive drama action-adventure game”. Made by... Read More


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REVIEW: Grand Theft Auto V

Published on September 17th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: This open-world, gangland shooter has had many of you queuing up at the game store store all week, and we don’t blame you. Full of action, drama, black comedy and plenty of controversial moments, no... Read More


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REVIEW: Saints Row IV

Published on September 8th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 12th September 2013 Rating: MA15+ Available on: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC Summary: It may just be the wackiest and most absurd gaming ride you’ll sink your teeth into. The Australian Classification Board went... Read More


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REVIEW: Lost Planet 3

Published on August 27th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 29th August 2013 Rating: M Available on: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC Summary: The problem with making a sequel to an average game is nobody gives a shit. But let’s forget the previous... Read More


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REVIEW: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Published on August 27th, 2013 | by pea

Release date: 27th August 2013 Rating: PG 13+ Available on: PS3, PC Played on: PS3 Summary:  Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is just that, a realm reborn. It is a cross-platform MMORPG (massive multiplayer online... Read More


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REVIEW: Killer is Dead

Published on August 25th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 29th August 2013 Rating: MA15+ Available on: PlayStation 3, XBox 360 Summary: On a scale of one-to-ten for “weirdness”, this third-person hack ‘n slash game scores about five-hundred and twelve. Brought to you by... Read More


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REVIEW: The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

Published on August 22nd, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 23rd August 2013 Rating: MA15+ Available on: PlayStation 3, XBox 360, PC Summary: A little over four years ago, 2K revealed this third-person shooter about an alien invasion in the 1960’s. While the concept... Read More


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REVIEW: Payday 2

Published on August 21st, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 15th August 2013 Rating: R18+ Available on: PlayStation 3, XBox 360, PC Summary: The previous first-person shooter was worse than dive-bombing naked into a box of lightbulbs, so we have to wonder what provoked... Read More


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REVIEW: Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Published on August 16th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 22 August 2013 Rating: MA15+ Available on: PlayStation 3, XBox 360, Wii U, PC Summary: Grizzled and gutsy Sam Fisher is back in a new third-person, stealth-based action game on a mission to stop... Read More


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REVIEW: Tales of Xillia

Published on August 13th, 2013 | by pea

Release date: 8 August 2013 Rating: PG Available on: PlayStation 3 Summary: It has been well documented that jprgs have been struggling in the Western market, that the Japanese developers just didn’t get the Western audience.... Read More


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REVIEW: Time and Eternity

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 16 July 2013 Rating: M Available on: PlayStation 3 Summary: A colourful, third-person, JRPG put together with beautiful, hand-drawn anime characters against a vibrant 3D world. Concept: When assassin’s crash a wedding, the bride... Read More


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REVIEW: Project X Zone

Published on July 9th, 2013 | by pea

Release date: 4 July 2013 Rating: PG 13+ Distributor: Namco Bandai Games Available on: 3DS Summary: About a year ago I was on a Japanese gaming site when a game piqued my interest, a game called... Read More


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REVIEW: Magic 2014

Published on June 26th, 2013 | by Sir Grim-Dix

Summary: Magic the Gathering returns in its updated digital format to give the fans what they want. But, will the hardcore tradition fans find this version authentic enough to want to play over their hard copy,... Read More


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REVIEW: Remember Me

Published on June 15th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 6 June 2013 Rating: M Available on: PC, PS3, XB360 Summary: A third-person beat-em-up set in the futuristic Neo Paris of 2084, where you play as a sexy memory hunter called Nillin. She’s on... Read More


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REVIEW: The Last of Us

Published on June 12th, 2013 | by IceCube

Release date: 14 June 2013 Rating: R18+ Available on: PlayStation 3 Summary: This third-person, action survival horror game is one of the most anticipated titles of the year, but does it live up to the hype?... Read More


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REVIEW: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Published on June 2nd, 2013 | by Sir Grim-Dix

Summary: Donkey Kong Country returns again but this time in 3D. With nostalgia in mind Nintendo have looked at one of the most popular and in my mind, best series of the Donkey Kong franchise, Donkey... Read More


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REVIEW: Soul Sacrifice

Published on June 2nd, 2013 | by Sir Grim-Dix

Summary: Become your own sorcerer and choose the fate of your comrades. Sacrifice or save, you choose. Prepare to sacrifice your own soul to Soul sacrifice. This brutal and dark unique PSV IP brings a unique... Read More


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REVIEW: Grid 2

Published on May 30th, 2013 | by IceCube

Available on: PC, PS3, XB360 Summary: Become the best driver of badass street machines as you race your way to the top of the WSR, an emerging (fictional) car racing league. Not a super-serious racing game... Read More


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REVIEW: Resident Evil: Revelations HD

Published on May 28th, 2013 | by IceCube

Available on: PC, PS3, Wii U, XB360 Summary: Blast zombies on the big-screen with this third-person, survival horror shooter, as the best game on Nintendo 3DS has relocated to consoles. Jill Valentine (and pals) investigate a... Read More


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REVIEW: Fire Emblem: Awakening

Published on May 20th, 2013 | by pea

Summary: Turn-based strategy RPGs and I have a baaad history, one that usually starts in a blaze of glory and dies in a burning heap of broken controllers and childish tanties – I suck at them.... Read More


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REVIEW: Metro: Last Light

Published on May 15th, 2013 | by IceCube

Summary: This dark and dinghy first-person shooter and direct sequel to Metro 2033 is set in the post-apocalyptic wasteland of a radiation-sapped Russian motherland. Once again you’re finding a way to survive underground in the dark,... Read More


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