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Stuart Gollan

Sydney, Australia

Favorite Games:
  • Medieval II: Total War
  • Mass Effect
  • NFL Blitz

26 games reviewed
69.4 average score
75 median score
40.0% of games recommended

Stuart Gollan's Reviews

Senior Editor at Stevivor and chronicler of the history of rugby games, union and league. Lover of local multiplayer, many sports and plastic instruments.
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9.5 / 10.0 - XCOM 2
Oct 4, 2016

XCOM 2 is not more XCOM, but better XCOM. It will make you feel like the original may not have been the great game you thought it was, and for me that is all I can ask of a sequel. XCOM fans will not be disappointed, nor will any gamer with an affinity for strategy and tactical games who somehow missed Enemy Unknown. A brilliant game.

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May 28, 2015

Super Mega Baseball has unseated The Bigs as my favourite baseball game of all time.

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9 / 10.0 - Forza Horizon 3
Sep 20, 2016

I reckon I could play this forever, ay.

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Oct 28, 2016

I don’t factor cost into my review scores but Superhypercube is such an egregious example of VR price inflation that it had to be mentioned. If money is no object (or this review has become outdated and the game is now available for $20), don’t hesitate to grab Superhypercube, it is one of the best games available for PS VR today and I anticipate for some time to come.

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9 / 10.0 - Trials Rising
Feb 25, 2019

Anybody who enjoys, or has ever enjoyed, a Trials game owes it to themselves to check this out. Folks out there that just really enjoy challenging themselves should probably give it a look too

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8.5 / 10.0 - Cities: Skylines
Apr 21, 2017

If you harbour even the slightest desire to build then you have to experience Cities: Skylines. It provides most of the complexity of Maxis' 2013 Sim City but isn't bogged down with restrictive city size and a focus on co-operative building. The customisation and mods will keep this game alive for a long, long time and Colossal Order are due great praise for their embracing user created content.

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The quality of life improvements are perhaps a bigger deal.

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Jun 7, 2016

If you still enjoy the campaign aspects of Total War then you will find Warhammer simply brilliant, the Warhammer license makes this the most interesting Total War game in years. If the promise of the most exciting battles isn’t enough to stir your loins then this is just a game of more research trees, resource grinding and shoddy diplomacy, the same you have played for the last decade.

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Nov 3, 2016

Who knows how long it will last, but Rivals had me clearing a permanent place to store the plastic drums and guitar once again, items that were long ago retired from the lounge room. It took Harmonix a year and an expansion pack with a hefty price tag, but Rock Band 4 is once again a headline act.

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The Pillars of the Earth weaves a fascinating tale and does so with superb style.

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