Where we travelled to CES in Las Vegas to check out how our investment in robot butlers was doing – and to see the latest in gaming tech.
CES 2020 – The Best Gaming Tech at This Year’s Show
Different from the recent "fight fight fight" setup of DBZ games, with a focus on telling classic stories from the series.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review - You Can 'Gohan' Home Again
We take our portable crystal ball to the year ahead where Nintendo is concerned... can we predict a bright future?
Nintendo in 2020: What We Know, What We Want
We look at the 10 that didn't make it in our final Top 10 from the collated list of 20. Who still shone in 2019?
AusGamers Top Games of 2019 Honourable Mentions
Thursday, 2 January 2020
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Voted on by the Steam Community, The Steam Awards winners for 2019 have been revealed - with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice taking the coveted Game of the Year award. Hit the jump for the full list of winners.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 01:48pm 02/01/20 | 0 Comments

When it comes to storage no doubt SSD technology is where it's at, especially in the sleek on-board M2 form that many now use as their main drive for Windows and key apps - see: games. But what happens when you want many terabytes of room for hoarding all of your digital goodies? Well, that's where something like the Seagate BarraCuda SATA3 hard drive steps in.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 01:33pm 02/01/20 | 0 Comments

In terms of new graphics tech that arrived in the PC gaming landscape in 2019 the most notable is without a doubt real-time ray tracing - powered by NVIDIA's RTX line of GPUs. From the groundbreaking next-gen visuals of Remedy's Control to the seamless open-world lighting of Metro Exodus. With gaming's biggest franchise - Call of Duty - going 'RTX On', we break down its use of the technology.

Wednesday, 1 January 2020
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We're back with our [now] traditional Top 10 Best Games of 2019 list. To remind regulars, and inform newcomers, this list is a reflective best of from your magnanimous co-managing editors in Kosta and yours truly. This is in no way representative of review scores or to placate publishers, rather what we have here is a personal list of the Top 10 Best Games of 2019 after days of deliberation, which will also be followed up with an Honourable Mentions features.

And this is just Day One, kicking off deliberately on New Year's Day, of a 10 day shout out of our best games of 2019.

Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Post by KostaAndreadis @ 04:17pm 31/12/19 | 0 Comments

With both the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X featuring custom CPU and GPU hardware by AMD the big question at the moment - without hardware specs - comes down to the difference between the two. Based on rumours and industry speculation the feeling is that Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will be the more powerful of the two, but both the PS5 and the Xbox Series X will be comparable in performance.

Monday, 30 December 2019
Post by KostaAndreadis @ 04:38pm 30/12/19 | 0 Comments

As most Tenno brace for space-combat aboard their very own Railjack as part of the new Empyrean update for Warframe - the most recent update to the game also brought a new Prime variant, this time to the Queen of Stealth Ivara. This updated and upgraded version of the popular frame is a sight to behold, cementing her status as the frame of choice for the most stealthiest of space ninjas out there.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 01:04pm 30/12/19 | 0 Comments

With text on a slide, as part of a presentation by NVIDIA boss Jen-Hsun Huang, stating that an RTX 2080 (in gaming laptop form) is "> Next Gen Console" - as in more powerful than the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. With both consoles featuring custom AMD graphics hardware that will support real-time ray-tracing this was a weird way to draw attention to the growing market of portable high-end gaming laptops.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:35pm 30/12/19 | 1 Comments

Those being Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Total War: Three Kingdoms - two excellent games, and the only two 2019 releases that made Steam's Platinum list of best sellers for the year. These being the 12 games that generated the most revenue on the digital platform throughout the year.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:23pm 30/12/19 | 0 Comments

Highlighting the work carried out on the single-player story-driven off-shoot to Star Citizen over the course of 2019. Squadron 42 is positioning itself as the spiritual successor to Wing Commander and has been in development since at least 2012, featuring a star-studded cast including Mark Hamill, Gary Oldman, Gillian Anderson, and more.

Friday, 20 December 2019
Post by KostaAndreadis @ 03:07pm 20/12/19 | 0 Comments

With its suite of features and high-end click tech offering some the most advanced wireless mouse tech to date, the new Razer Basilisk Ultimate is every bit the premium product. Quite literally, as the high-price point make this the sort of "if money were no object" pieces of hardware that always impresses.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:57pm 20/12/19 | 0 Comments

A Lunar-based sci-fi that focuses on space exploration as a means to save humanity is the sort of setting we can always get behind. And now, with the addition of stunning real-time raytracing effects, Deliver Us The Moon just made the top of our must-play list as the holiday season kicks off.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:40pm 20/12/19 | 0 Comments

Getting in before the holiday season the first batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold titles for the new decade have been announced - headlined by the stealth-fantasy of Styx: Shards of Darkness and the Dark Knight powered Batman: The Telltale Series.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:30pm 20/12/19 | 0 Comments

Arriving only a few days after debuting on PC, which is a first for Warframe, the big Empyrean update is now available for PS4 and Xbox One players. As per our recent preview, this game-changing expansion adds large-scale space battles where squads can pilot a large ship in new dynamic missions.

Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Post by KostaAndreadis @ 01:44pm 18/12/19 | 1 Comments

Joining the arrival of the indie hit Untitled Goose Game, which released overnight comes word that Obsidian's acclaimed RPG Pillars of Eternity is also coming to Xbox One via Xbox Game Pass. It arrives tomorrow in the form of a Complete Edition that includes all DLC and expansions.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 01:23pm 18/12/19 | 0 Comments

A couple of months back we reported that the 1997 adventure game Blade Runner from Westwood (the studio behind Command & Conquer), was now playable on modern hardware thanks to support being added to the ScummVM emulator. And now, the game is available to purchase, digitally, via GOG.com.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:49pm 18/12/19 | 0 Comments

As per a new job listing from EA which is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for a new Star Wars game described as a "third person action/adventure". With the release of the solid Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order from Respawn Entertainment, there's a good chance that this job listing could be in reference to a sequel.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:25pm 18/12/19 | 1 Comments

Which adds to back buttons or panel-style buttons to the underside of the PlayStation 4 Dualshock controller that can be remapped and configured to your liking. Arriving at the tail-end of the console's life-cycle in February 2020 - this weirdly timed official attachment also includes an mini-OLED to display real-time information.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:15pm 18/12/19 | 0 Comments

And it's out early next year - on January 29. Warcraft III: Reforged is the full remake and remaster of Blizzard's classic RTS that sports new visuals, updated audio, and even connects seamlessly with the existing version of the game for multiplayer matches.

Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Post by Steve Farrelly @ 05:16pm 17/12/19 | 0 Comments

Those crafty Minecraft expert builders out there have gone all out on what we think might be the most impressive Minecraft build of all time, creating a 'version' of Cyberpunk 2077's Night City based off all available trailers and video deep-dives, reiterating that this is not CD Projekt RED's Night City. And it's damn impressive.

Post by KostaAndreadis @ 04:40pm 17/12/19 | 0 Comments

With the prequel expansion and story to focus on the events leading up to the big winter. And with that in mind, for the first time the excellent Frostpunk is set to get a dose of green, with release of The Last Autumn next month.

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