What’s Happening With Broken Roads, The Philosophical, Post-Apocalyptic Australian RPG

What’s Happening With Broken Roads, The Philosophical, Post-Apocalyptic Australian RPG

Every now and again, PAX Australia throws up a neat surprise. Last year’s indie out of nowhere was Broken Roads, a traditional cRPG set in the outback with echoes of Wasteland and Mad Max. The game is still in the early stages of development, but with the creative lead from Torment: Tides of Numenera joining the project, I touched base with Broken Roads’ game director to find out where the Aussie RPG was headed.

Talk Amongst Yourselves

Talk Amongst Yourselves

Welcome to Talk Amongst Yourselves! Ask about a new mouse. Talk about a movie you’ve seen recently. Get some advice on a new PC, ask for advice on a Switch indie, or just have a rant about something recently at work. Whatever your flavour, you’ll find a friend to chat about it here.

What We Learned About Forza Horizon 5 At Gamescom

What We Learned About Forza Horizon 5 At Gamescom

Xbox has just had their big presentation at Gamescom, and while we learned lots about plenty of games, it was Forza Horizon 5 that stole my heart. Here are some of the big things I learned both during the presentation and in an interview with creative director Mike Brown.

Searching For Some Kind Of Meditative Transcendence In Lawn Mowing Simulator

Searching For Some Kind Of Meditative Transcendence In Lawn Mowing Simulator

A couple of months ago, William Hughes explored the calming comforts of a game called PowerWash Simulator. In that game, you play as a… sentient hose that must eliminate the filth left behind by humanity in a world run by hoses. (I haven’t played it, but that feels right.) As someone who primarily plays games on consoles, and games that involve assassin creeds and calls of duty at that, this genre of normcore PC experiences like PowerWash Simulator or House Flipper or Dog Bather is largely alien to me. So, when publisher Curve Digital offered me a chance to check out the Xbox Series X version of Skyhook Games’ similarly boring-on-paper Lawn Mowing Simulator, I jumped at the chance.

How To Turn Off Windows 10 Game Bar Pop-Ups And Notifications

How To Turn Off Windows 10 Game Bar Pop-Ups And Notifications

If you’ve been playing Xbox games on Windows 10, whether through Game Pass or otherwise, there’s a good chance you’re receiving notifications every time you unlock an achievement in a game. But once you start getting them, they’ll just keep coming — these notifications have even shown up on my Windows 10 PC when I’ve actually been playing on my Xbox. Luckily, if you’d rather not be bombarded with game achievement alerts (not to mention other game-related notifications), there is a way to turn them off.

What Your Least Favourite Final Fantasy Says About You

What Your Least Favourite Final Fantasy Says About You

The Final Fantasy franchise has been many things to many people in the decades since the series debuted in 1987: a card game, an energy drink, and no less than three unpopular motion pictures. But the nucleus of the entire multimedia universe has been the 15 core games in the series.