Third Impressions: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Over the past few days, I’ve been trawling forums and comments online and one thing that keeps cropping up is that The Witcher series is slowly being ‘dumbed-down’ to cater to the console gaming crowd. It isn’t ‘hard core’ anymore, they cry. And sure, I can understand where they are coming from… to a point. Things have changed and things have been made more accessible. Continue reading

First Impressions: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

After patiently waiting for what seems like forever and salivating over images and trailers, after reading a number of early impressions and final reviews, after watching people play the game on YouTube and Twitch… what are my final thoughts on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, now that I’ve had the chance to experience it for myself? I’m not totally sure yet, if I’m being honest. Continue reading

Tuesday News: Witcher 3, Witcher 3, Witcher 3!

Rather than run a single news post every five minutes, I’ve decided to group them together. Less fluff and more interesting stuff! Consider this your chance to chill out for a few minutes and catch up on some local gaming news.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Is Out Now… -Finally! I’m really looking forward to playing through CD Projekt Red’s latest beast, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The game is out now across Australia and New Zealand for the Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4.

We’ll have out full review up shortly. But until then, here is a launch trailer for your enjoyment:

… And So Is Life Is Strange: Episode 3 – Whaaaa… another game besides The Witcher 3 is out today? Yep – Life Is Strange: Episode 3 is out now for your downloading pleasure for the Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4 across Australia and New Zealand.

Monday News: VR and Cows

Rather than run a single news post every five minutes, I’ve decided to group them together. Less fluff and more interesting stuff! Consider this your chance to chill out for a few minutes and catch up on some local gaming news.

Oculus Rift Recommended Specs Revealed – Apparently VR is set to becoming the biggest thing, like, ever. I’m not so sure. We’ll see I guess. Anyway, the Oculus Rift (you may have heard of this little piece of hardware), is set to launch its consumer model next year and we now know what it will take to run this bad boy:

  • NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
  • Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • 8GB+ RAM
  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports
  • HDMI 1.3 video output supporting a 297MHz clock via a direct output architecture

Three Years Of Diablo 3… And We Get Cows – To celebrate three years of Diablo 3, Blizzard have added a cool secret cow level into the game. From May 15 until May 21, players will need to seek out an Elite cow by the name of the Herald of the Queen roaming the Sanctuary. When killed, players will be dropped into a secret level filled with wonderful, wonderful cows!