A freelance writer, Damian has been contributing for Techday since 2009 and is always available whenever a video game needs to be reviewed. Aside from being a big gamer, he is also one of biggest professional wrestling fans. Damian likes Star Wars, comic book movies and Metallica.
Game devs share insights on God of War Ragnarok
To help celebrate the release of this awesome game, PlayStation NZ kindly invited FutureFive NZ and other members of the Kiwi gaming media to a launch event.
Game review: Star Ocean: The Divine Force
Star Ocean: The Divine Force includes an interesting and epic story featuring two main characters: a princess named Laeticia and an outsider named Raymond.
Game review: God of War Ragnarök
Thanks to the success of God of War, Santa Monica has now released God of War Ragnarök in 2022 for both the PS5 and PS4 consoles.
Game review: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II features different gameplay mechanics that we have never seen in a Call of Duty game before.
Game review: Dragon Ball: The Breakers
Dragon Ball: The Breakers follows the pattern of other similar games like Dead by Daylight and Predator: Hunting Grounds. In these games, one player plays as a monster that has to kill all the other members of the opposing team.
Game review: Gotham Knights
It has been several years since we’ve seen a AAA video game set in the Batman universe. The last Batman game released was Batman: Arkham Knight, which came out back in 2015 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Game review: PGA Tour 2K23
With the success of PGA Tour 2K21, 2K Sports with developer HB Studios have now released PGA Tour 2K23 in 2022
Game review: No More Heroes III
The developer’s most recent game is No More Heroes III which was released for the Nintendo Switch console exclusively in 2021
Hands-on impressions: Street Fighter 6 closed beta
While we will have to wait until 2023 to see the release of Street Fighter 6, FutureFive NZ was lucky enough to play a limited-time closed beta for the game.
Game review: Session: Skate Sim
Session: Skate Sim had been in early access on both Xbox and PC platforms, but finally, the game has been fully finished in 2022.
Game review: The DioField Chronicle
The DioField Chronicle has all of the usual tropes and features of a normal JRPG, but the combat system bears more resemblance to an RTS style of game, and is arguably the game's main strength.
Game review: Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed
2022 finally sees the release of Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed. Much like the 2020 release, this is a remake that makes the 2006 version of the game look superior thanks to the introduction of new hardware.
Game review: The Last of Us Part 1 Remake (PlayStation 5)
2022 comes around, and The Last of Us has been re-released again. Now you can play The Last of Us Part 1 remake exclusively for the PlayStation 5 console.
Game review: Pac-Man World: Re-Pac (PS4 & PS5)
Earlier this year, Bandai Namco already gave ‘90s kids something to celebrate when it released Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series. This was a remake of the two original Klonoa games that were released for PSOne and PS2.
Game review: Stray (PlayStation 5)
Stray is a new unique 2022 video game where you control a cute ginger cat. As a person that feeds eight stray cats, I knew Stray was a game that I really needed to play.
Game review: Digimon Survive (PlayStation 5)
Since there’s little actual gameplay in Digimon Survive, the biggest draw card to the game is its long and interesting story.
Game review: Disgaea 6 Complete
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny originally came out in 2021, and more than a year later, the game has now been re-released.
Game review: Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series
If there's something missing in today's gaming industry, it's the wonderful discovery of finding new games for hire at your local video rental store. I remember my family hired out the first Klonoa game for the PSOne back in 1997, and it was a blast to play as a kid.
Game review: Wreckfest (Nintendo Switch)
Wreckfest is a fun racing game that came out for multiple different gaming platforms a few years ago. One of the best things about the game is that it's relatively cheap to buy if you own a PS4 or Xbox One console.
Hands-on impressions with PlayStation Plus Deluxe
Finally, the new PlayStation Plus subscription tiers are available now to both New Zealand and Australian PS5 and PS4 gamers.
Game review: Fobia – St. Dinfna Hotel
When it comes to horror video games, they usually need to have a good balance between suspense and a little bit of action.
Game review: MLB The Show 22 (PS5)
Historically the MLB The Show series has been exclusive to PlayStation consoles, but now the franchise is expanding.
Game review: Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (Xbox Series X)
The Lego Star Wars games have always been popular with both kids and adults as they are a cute way to relive the famous movies.
Game review: Weird West (PlayStation 4)
There have been many games released over the years based on the wild west era, but Weird West is one of the most unique.