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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review

Posted by Karen Jacobson On Friday 11 April 20142 COMMENTS

Available on 360 and PS3 l Published by Konami l Developed by Kojima Productions l Classified MA15+ l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > There’s not really much to Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, except a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming Phantom Pain. What you will find is an enjoyable stealth experience with striking graphics and acute attention to detail. What you won’t find is your money’s worth. At a RRP of $49.95, you’ll wonder why it wasn’t just a demo, or at most, a $10 download.

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Infamous: Second Son Review

Posted by Matthew Hewson On Friday 4 April 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on PS4 l Published by Sony l Developed by Sucker Punch l Classified M l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > If you’re looking for a game to show off the power of the next gen then Infamous: Second Son is it. The graphics are simply breathtaking. Don’t fret about the gameplay, either. Beneath the beautiful exterior is the best Infamous gameplay yet. Despite being a little on the short side, this is a must buy for PS4 owners. Read the rest of this entry »

Strider Review

Posted by Peter Nickless On Wednesday 2 April 2014ADD COMMENTS

Available on XBO, PS4, PC, 360 and PS3 l Published by Capcom l Developed by Double Helix Games l Classified M l Supports 1 player

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Less a remake than a re-imagining, Strider shows that old arcade games can live again. Double Helix manages to get the fast paced gameplay right, but the strange mix of easy and difficult sections does create some severe frustration along the way. Unfortunately, the repetitive gameplay runs out of steam before the final tricky foe. Read the rest of this entry »

Locally made Hand of Fate now coming to Sony platforms

Posted by Erin Marcon On Friday 28 March 2014ADD COMMENTS

“The skeletons were mesmerised by my beauty.”

One of Australia’s first Kickstarter success stories, the fantasy themed digital card game known as Hand of Fate, will be making an appearance on both the PS4 and Vita.

The crowd funding drive from Brisbane based studio Defiant Development just barely scraped together the $50,000 required for the PC, Mac and Linux editions of the game. The announcement of additional versions should therefore qualify as a pleasant surprise for anyone interested in the project.

In a post on the official PlayStation Blog, Defiant associate producer Kim Allom described the deck building game as a roguelike with a “nearly endless combination of cards and ways to play”.

The recent arrival of Blizzard’s Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has revitalized the virtual card game scene, which must be encouraging for Defiant.

A release date is yet to be announced for the PS4 and Vita versions of Hand of Fate, but Defiant is aiming for an “early 2014” release for the PC version.