Last week, FTI (The Film and Television Institute of WA, FYI) released the results of their WA games industry scoping survey. Naturally, I wanted to write a piece on it (this one, specifically) because it was really interesting, but I fell into a bit of […]

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From the very second I walked under the awnings of the Perth Town Hall, I was coloured sufficiently hype to make a rainbow look dull. I hadn’t even entered the hall proper and I could see COGZ being played with oversized puzzle pieces. A quick […]

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In recent years, the underground scene of eSports has taken The West by the collar and shoryuken’d the living crap out of it. Once the realm of dedicated Quake and Counter-Strike players, eSports has become somewhat of a goliath; bigger than you remember but still […]

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, why are cutscenes so banal? I just can't see why they're great, when all they do is irritate; They appear in every triple [...]

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Trying to write an article about violent video games that ends up being well received by all is like trying to please a mob of straight edge cultists with [...]

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Overall, Killer Is Dead is a minor disappointment but still very enjoyable. When you’re not being interrupted by cutscenes or cringing at the try hard dialogue, the game is good, simple, bloody fun. While it doesn’t have th

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DLC. Sometimes it’s done right, other times it’s just…Yeah. The thing is, DLC has the potential to be god damn amazing, it’s just that it’s not being [...]

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The What, Why, and WTF is a fortnightly article series that explores the culturally pervasive elements of gaming, those parts of video games that [...]

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The plane smashed in the middle of some mysterious place, trees on every side of me. I clung to my axe and began looking for supplies, anything would do right now. After chopping down several trees, I constructed a crude shelter. As I looked down […]

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In the end, it comes across as a well designed but uninspired game that squanders the brilliant spark of intellect that got everyone so pumped for it in the first place.

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