Thumper Review

Thumper is an excellent rhythm game that’s easy to dive into, even for those who are inexperienced with the genre. At the same time, it offers depth and challenge for more experienced players. It’s fun and satisfying to replay levels and see yourself improve. While […]

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Aragami Review

Aragami is a ninja game that was meant to support several playstyles, from kill ‘em all action to sneaking by without a trace. However, this flexibility only makes the game seem poorly planned and directionless. The action portions of the game can be really great, […]

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I was able to play the current version of Merchants of Fury at this year’s Perth Games Festival. It is still quite early in development, but I was able to get a taste of its unique combat mechanic. The mechanic involves clicking your mouse on […]

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This year at the Perth Games Festival I was able to play a few rounds of the multiplayer version of The Ballad of Crater, an action-adventure game set after a nuclear apocalypse. So far the game has a solid basic concept, and it controls well. […]

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ABZÛ Review

ABZU is a gorgeous exploration game for all ages and gaming skill levels. It does have its technical flaws, but it remains engaging despite them. The experience is short, given the price of the game, but if you’re looking for something beautiful to explore and […]

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On 26th July, We Happy Few was released in alpha. The gameplay mechanics are together enough so that it’s technically possible to get to the end, but the plot won’t be expounded upon until next year. At E3, We Happy Few was described as a […]

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII is a difficult game to get into, but it can be very rewarding once you’ve put time and effort into learning how to play. But maybe give a Dynasty Warriors title a whirl first if you don’t already know […]

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Enter the Gungeon is a challenging roguelike dungeon crawler with guns. Even if you don’t have the bullet hell survival skills to progress quickly, the random nature of the game means you’ll still have fun discovering new things all the time. The gameplay is strongly […]

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Undertale Review

Undertale really does make you think, and the message about “determination” really struck a chord in me. However, the game isn’t always nice to the player, especially when their moral views are different to what the story expects. Don’t let the hype inflate your expectations, […]

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Curtin University students Nathan Scott and Carly McGowan showcased their game “Birdened” at the 2015 Perth Games Festival [...]

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