Just like it’s guaranteed the sun will set on any given day or that taxes will be a lifelong hobby of everyone you know, you can count on Playup Perth continually being a good time. Like clockwork, Perth peeps everywhere were treated to a fantastic […]

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NieR: Automata Review

I can’t tell you how good it feels to recommend a Yoko Taro game without first apologising for all of the shortcomings you must work through to appreciate its brilliance. By combining his out there ideas with a developer who knows how to make phenomenal […]

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I really didn’t expect Snipperclips to be as entertaining as it was when I first looked at it. The game has that ‘mobile’ feel to it; short and sweet, and like it would be something I’d download to my phone and play on the train […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild feels very much alive, and brings what has classically been a very linear, restrictive adventure series into the open-world genre in a fantastic way. It stays true to many of the series’ tropes, borrowing heavily from established […]

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Those with wrinkles on their forehead and grey hairs on their chins might remember a game called Descent, released in 1995 on PlayStation and PC. Developed by Parallax Software, it involved flying spaceships with six-degrees-of-freedom through a mine overrun by robots and blasting the living […]

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Horizon Zero Dawn is an amazing first entry in what is bound to become a significant video game franchise. To establish such a rich fiction filled with interesting and nuanced characters, settings, cultures and politics is no small feat. To commit to combat mechanics built […]

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Honestly, I wanted to love this game because of its involvement with Berserk and how much love I still have for the series – but I just can’t. It’s the same game I’ve already reviewed twice before with a different set of skins, and there […]

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As 2017 rolled around, I partook in the great yearly tradition of reading end-of-year lists to work out which games from the year before I’d missed and should catch up on over summer. Pony Island, by one-man-team Daniel Mullins, came out the previous January, which […]

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I’ve played many a strange and lurid game before but nothing quite on the level of Torment: Tides of Numenera. It’s a melting pot of science-fiction, fantasy, theist philosophy, RPG player agency, and a dash of “Sweet Jesus, what the hell is that thing?” The […]

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Well, well, well, look who’s come crawling back for more. Couldn’t move onto a different topic, could we? Join the club. Everything is just frames to me now, including that one cute girl down at Zambrero’s who makes a hell of a burrito. Flirting is […]

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