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Dead Rising 4 - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Dead Rising 4 - Xbox One Game Review

Those undead hordes are back and so too is snapper and skull cracker par excellence Frank West. Is Dead Rising 4 on the Xbox One a fitting return for the wisecracking unwitting hero? Steve Polak slices and dices by the dozen in an attempt to find out. Read More ...

 

Battlefield 1 on Xbox One : Reviewed on Web Wombat Games Battlefield 1 - Xbox One Game Review

When EA announced that the next Battlefield game would be a shooter set in the mud and gore of the trenches during World War I, many were sceptical about what was a very brave design choice. Did the unconventional setting work now that the game is here? Read More ...

 

Skylanders Imaginators - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Skylanders Imaginators - Xbox One Game Review

Skylanders have returned with the sixth straight year and despite this incredible record of regularity Imaginators may just have some fresh ideas that help keep the series alive and interesting. Read More ...

 

Forza Horizon 3 on Xbox One : Reviewed on Web Wombat Games Forza Horizon 3 - Xbox One Game Review

Arguably the most important racing game to ever hit Australia is here and with Forza Horizon 3 we get a game that has more moves than a chessboard. Does the game continue to deliver the goods and hit top gear? Read More ...

 

The Technomancer - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat The Technomancer - Xbox One Game Review

What is in a name? Well when it comes to a game like The Technomancer, quite a lot actually. Indeed the name says it all. Combining Sci Fi futurism with a magical power based system the title sums up your calling perfectly. Is the game any good though? Read More ...

 

Hitman Episode 3: Marrakesh on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Hitman Episode 3: Marrakesh - Xbox One Game Review

If you'd like to indulge the killer inside you no guy is better suited to the task than Agent 47 and he is back in the latest episode amidst a civil war crisis. Marrakesh is a pretty busy looking part of the world, but have IO Interactive nailed the brief? Steve Polak dons a disguise and tries to remain unnoticed. Read More ...

 

Doom - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Doom - Xbox One Game Review

Time to finally get knee deep in the dead with this long awaited revamp of one of the most seminal games ever - Doom. Steve Polak not only knows what BFG stands for but often packs a IDKFA. Check out his gore soaked review. Read More ...

 

Dark Souls III on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Dark Souls III - Xbox One Game Review

The one word review for this game would be easy to compose. We’d just go with ‘epic’ and leave the page blank. However if you are wanting more detail, a reasonable request we reckon, then read on as Steve’s Dark Souls III review awaits! Read More ...

 

Quantum Break - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Quantum Break - Xbox One Game Review

Would you like a 3D shooter with bullet time, a dark narrative and stunning graphics? Sounds like Remedy Entertainment's Quantum Break has finally materialised! We put this game, touted as 'the next big thing' through its paces in this jumbo sized review. Read More ...

 

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders - Xbox One Game Review

If you like your murders solved with a Belgian flair then you are probably an Agatha Christie's devotee. Well the good news for fans of the fiction, who also dabble in the odd videogame, is that Hercule Piorot is yours to command in this adventure. Are we on the trail of something special? Steve Polak dons his overcoat and galoshes and hits the streets in 1930s England. Read More ...

 

Plants Versus Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Plants Versus Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 - Xbox One Game Review

An online multiplayer 3D shooter that pits plants against zombies might have sounded like a stupid idea before 2014, but the game actually worked. What is more the original Garden Warfare sparked a sequel and we are even a little more excited. Steve Polak grabs a shovel and some glycophosphate and leads the charge for the brain eaters as they seek their revenge. Read More ...

 

Star Wars: Battlefront on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Star Wars: Battlefront - Xbox One Game Review

After a long wait the online 3D Star Wars shooter so heavily anticipated by the legions of Star Wars fans arrives perfectly timed to take advantage of the Christmas season, as well as the release of the new film. Great timing, but does the game deserve the hype? Read More ...

 

Minecraft: Story Mode - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Minecraft: Story Mode - Xbox One Game Review

Minecraft has been a massive and delightfully unexpected success. This unusual creative ‘virtual Lego’ system has spawned all sorts of clever play and now there is a new narrative based adventure game dedicated to the theme. Steve Polak heads to the crafting table and sees what he can knock together. Read More ...

 

Rise Of The Tomb Raider on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Rise Of The Tomb Raider - Xbox One Game Review

Tomb Raider has enjoyed a welcome resurgence with the 2013 game. Now in 2015 our favourite female finder of lost relics has emerged from the darkness yet again. Is this adventure even more enjoyable than that which came before it? Grab a torch and march forward. Read More ...

 

The Need For Speed - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat The Need For Speed - Xbox One Game Review

After a hiatus of over a year the ‘need’ has returned and there have been plenty of changes when looking at the most recent release. Does Need For Speed 2015 fry the tyres and light the fires with the video game car crowd? Read on to find out. Read More ...

 

Fallout 4 on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Fallout 4 - Xbox One Game Review

Who’d have thought a post apocalyptic nuclear war ravaged world would be so much fun? Fallout 4 is here and the game looks like nuking the opposition in the RPG stakes leading up to Christmas this year. Steve Polak pulls on a 'rad suit' and heads out into the wasteland. Read More ...

 

Madden NFL 16 - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Madden NFL 16 - Xbox One Game Review

Having just watched the 5th and final season in the excellent series Friday Night Lights, a great drama about a small Texan town and its obsession with American football, I feel perfectly poised to review and enjoy the latest Madden extravaganza. Can this game, which we first saw light of day in 1988, still score a touchdown? Read More ...

 

Zombi on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Zombi - Xbox One Game Review

The original release in this series (ZombiU on the Nintendo console) was one of the best games on that platform. Now admittedly the Xbox One does bring more competition to the contest with countless corpulent zombie smashing games on offer, however Zombi still looks like being a winner. As long as you don't mind darkness and things that groan and squelch during the night you may well have some fun here. Read More ...

 

Rare Replay - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Rare Replay - Xbox One Game Review

It is true. Retro gaming always sounds so cool and everyone likes to remember the halcyon days with a fondness. That said there are plenty of old games that should remain consigned to the digital dustbin. The Rare Replay collection features thirty games from the 1980s until as recently as a mere few years ago. Should you buy it? Are there gems hidden here? We'll give you a guided tour and you can judge for yourself! Read More ...

 

Wolfenstein The Old Blood on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Wolfenstein The Old Blood - Xbox One Game Review

In these politically correct times we loved the unashamed brutality of the recently released Wolfenstein: New Order. The game dished up true 'adult' game play with plenty of bowel turning passages and moments of unbridled cruelty, that saw your jaw hitting the floor when you first encountered it. The cavalcade of truly evil characters we loved to hate was just the icing on this rather macabre cake. Does the sequel, intriguingly titled, The Old Blood, also deserve our crimson soaked stamp of approval? Read More ...

 

Ride - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Ride - Xbox One Game Review

Ride is a game out to win the hearts of serious two wheel aficionados. The game features a host of more desirable high performance motorcycles and you can then ride them stock or modify them extensively. Ride then lets you loose on a number of very picturesque real world roads from around the globe. If you have never really understood the appeal of two wheel action in a videogame, Ride might be the one game to tempt you to cross over from more conventional driving games. Read More ...

 

Screamride on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Screamride - Xbox One Game Review

Roller coasters and fun are usually found in the same corner of most folks’ lexicon. Indeed the developers of Screamride are certainly hoping this roller coaster game will loop you into a state of excitement and happy delirium. However, just like the coasters themselves, Screamride seems to deliver a mix of ups and downs. Do the dizzying highs overcome the lows in this brave game that dares to be different? Read More ...

 

State Of Decay: Year One Survival Edition - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat State Of Decay: Year One Survival Edition - Xbox One Game Review

If you are not an XBLA fan you might have missed State Of Decay when it was originally released on the Xbox 360 via Xbox Live. The game was an interesting survival horror adventure that ended up being pretty solid fun, even though it was also at times flawed. Now that State Of Decay is on the Xbox One, is it worth revisiting? Have the flaws been fixed? Is the reworked game now the masterpiece of zombie splattering action we were hoping it would be? Read More ...

 

Fantasia: Music Evolved on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Fantasia: Music Evolved - Xbox One Game Review

Blending the Disney tale bearing the same name and a musical dancing game, Fantasia seems like an awkwardly conceived idea at first. However the Disney characters do eventually manage to make sense in the context of this unusual dancing game. Better still Fantasia: Music Evolved dares to do something different with the genre and manages to keep you fit into the process. Read More ...

 

Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round - Xbox One Game Review

Time to punch a bunch before lunch yet again with the latest update in the ever popular Dead Or Alive series. With more fighters and extras than before Last Round promises to be the definitive offering for DOA 5 fans. Steve Polak dusts off his ninja suit and goes toe to toe with the game to see if it still has what it takes to be a top contender. Read More ...

 

Ori And The Blind Forest on Xbox One : Game Review on Web Wombat Ori And The Blind Forest - Xbox One Game Review

Are games art? Can a video game be emotionally evocative and still offer the sort of instantaneous ‘plug and play’ fun we expect from the medium. Does pathos belong in a video game or should we always be kept happy by fast fun with few melancholy consequences? Can art and gameplay inhabit the same screen without one compromising the other? Read More ...

 

Hand of Fate - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Hand of Fate - Xbox One Game Review

Can I interest you in a hidden gem? Are you curious about mystical powers and the spirit world? Do you lust for battles with the undead, gold you can steal from goblins and magical power? Hand Of Fate delivers all of this and the game is an Aussie developed offering too. Steve Polak dons his magic ‘cloak of reviewer excellence +5’ and ventures forth into the dungeons! Read More ...

 

Life Is Strange - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Life Is Strange - Xbox One Game Review

Ever wanted to ‘go left when you went right?’ Ever felt you have made a huge mistake the millisecond after you have made a particular choice? Life Is Strange is an intriguing adventure game that lets you effectively get a ‘do over’ for most decisions you make. The main character Max Caufield, can rewind time, erasing very recent events and choosing to handle encounters differently. This unusual game shows a lot of promise. Will you want to rewind time and erase any memory of the game, should you play it? Or is it worth further investigation? Read More ...

 

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack - Xbox One Game Review

Want a game to play with the kids at home? Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack was one of the top Christmas purchases for the silly season and we know why. The game lets you build your own levels, bring the cool figurines supplied with the pack to life and has a great sense of humour to boot. Steve Polak rediscovers his less mature side and puts Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack through its paces. Read More ...

 

Sunset Overdrive - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Sunset Overdrive - Xbox One Game Review

The world is coming to an end yet again. Naturally the flavour of the month in video games, hordes of 'zombies', are behind it again. However Insomniac Games have attempted to breath fresh life into this most corpulent of genres, with a game that blends parkour, skateboarding, shooter and comedy components. Does this unholy concoction stand up to scrutiny? Grab a can of Overcharge Delirium XT and get ready to feel the buzz as we put the game through its paces. Read More ...

 

Halo: The Master Chief Collection - Xbox One Game Review on Web Wombat Halo: The Master Chief Collection - Xbox One Game Review

Halo is back in the biggest extravaganza to date. The Master Chief Collection is the definitive option for Halo fans who have enjoyed previous games in the series and want to really indulge in all things Halo on Microsoft’s latest console, the all powerful Xbox One. The game sports enhanced visuals, new play modes plus plenty of bonuses and surprises. However one question remains. Is it worth shelling out your shekels for something many of you may have played before? Steve Polak dons the Master Chief’s helmet and finds out. Read More ...

 

 

 

 
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