During PAXAus earlier this month, Nick and I caught up with Ron Curry – CEO of the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association. Along with Dr Jeffrey Brand, professor of Communication and Media at Bond University, and Managing Director of Teslyte Foad Fadaghi, Ron hosted a […]

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Do you like some swash in your buckle? Like collecting resources and living off the land to survive? How about traversing around an ever changing archipelago with a crew of misfits? Or hunting mysterious portals, fighting vicious wildlife and throwing down magical totems? You’ve got […]

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RTS, as a genre, isn’t really known for a huge variety of gameplay. Gather resources, construct buildings, train units, overwhelm enemy, insert some level of tactics depending on the skill level of the developer. This is the basic recipe for a huge swathe of the […]

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At PAXAus this year, Nick Ballantyne and I wandered through the Indie area just.. so many times, and in our travels we found this gem of a game. It’s a gem which has some sort of power over mortal men and women, forming them into […]

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Star Citizen is a game that has the world watching for many different reasons. For one, it’s the largest crowd-funded project of all time and the return of space sims. Secondly, it’s the Roberts brothers, back together in gaming. Star Citizen is more than a […]

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I’m so keen for Evolve I could cut diamonds with my teeth. Four players take the role of human hunters defending a colony on an alien, terraformed planet. A fifth player plays one of a handful of giant monsters, which consume local wildlife to grow […]

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Titan Souls was one of my favorite games at PAXAus this year, masking a punishing difficulty curve with deceptively simple gameplay mechanics. [...]

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Screencheating, what was once a totally reviled no-no for couch multiplayer games has now become the core mechanic for one of the better games going at PAXAus this year. Up to 4 players can enter an arena with the catch being that no one can […]

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Bethesda and BattleCry studios rolled on into PAXAus and surprised everyone with the announcement that BattleCry's beta is exclusive [...]

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I’ll reveal a little secret to you, oh humble reader: I’m a World of Tanks fanatic. I don’t get to play it nearly enough (thanks, uni!), but I think it’s one of the most well designed and well supported games out there. You can imagine […]

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