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Hands-on Riders Republic Preview (PS5) – Hella Gnar

Riders Republic is Ubisoft's open-world, extreme sports, massively multiplayer...thing. I recently went hands-on with the game, alongside some of Australia's finest gaming journos and...

Forza Horizon 5 Preview – Welcome to the Initial Drive

At the Xbox Gamescom Showcase today, Microsoft and Playground Games gave players their first look at Forza Horizon 5's 'Initial Drive' and the opening...

Hands-on Back 4 Blood Preview – Is Turtle Rock’s return already left for dead?

Turtle Rock is Back 4 Blood. See what I did there? Returning to the Left 4 Dead formula the studio pioneered as Valve South,...

Hands-on Psychonauts 2 Preview (Xbox Series X) – The Power of the Mind

The human mind is a tricky thing. What one person thinks and believes to be normal and natural might be absolutely batshit insane to...

Hands-on Hot Wheels Unleashed Preview (PC) – Serious Racing for Die-cast Die Hards

If I had one axle to grind with gaming in 2021 it's that releases are a bit slower than usual. That being the pace,...

Deathloop Preview – Inverted Murder Puzzle

Deathloop is a game that could have only come from Arkane. "An inverted murder puzzle," according to Game Director Dinga Bakaba, Deathloop is the...

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Preview (PS5) – Get Rifty

It's probably a good thing that I was only allowed to witness Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart remotely. Had it been presented on a...

Hands-on Scarlet Nexus Preview (PC) – Neon, Katanas and Monsters, oh my!

An ordinary city street.A market stall overflowing with pamphlets and papers showing a spiky-haired superstar, decked out in black and smiling at the...

Returnal (PS5) Preview – Space Ace or Returnal to Sender?

Putting a true PS5 exclusive through its pacesThere were runs in Returnal where I'd be unrecognisable to the “previous run” version of myself. Technically...

Hands-on Diablo Immortal Preview (iOS) – Pocket Monsters

The reaction to Diablo Immortal's announcement at BlizzCon 2018 was an embarrassment. Diablo fans had whipped themselves up into such a fervour believing a...