In late January, SAE hosted the 2017 Perth Global Game Jam. If you’re not familiar with what that is, then visualise a bunch of dedicated individuals cramming themselves into SAE’s state of the art facilities – and then creating an entire game in 48 hours. […]

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The landscape of the Oceanic Pro League (OPL) is very different this year. There is a new team in the OPL (Exile 5), a new point-scoring system for the competition ladder, every team has their own gaming house in Sydney, and games are played on […]

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Sit your ass down. Don’t think of going anywhere because we have got some subject matter to discuss, you and I! That’s right, we’re going to talk about how things work, and not things like lasers or claymore mines. HELL NO! We’re talking movement, chummy […]

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I’ll say this about Capcom: they’ve got guts. If you had told me this time last year Resident Evil was going to reinvent itself again and make a huge comeback, I probably would have laughed. And yet, against all odds, that’s exactly what they’ve managed […]

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Urban Empire Review

Urban Empire is as dull as they get. The tedium of always waiting is compounded by frustrating mechanics and an inability to be creative with how you create your city. While the focus of the game isn’t in how the city is designed, the game […]

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When life presents you with the silky smooth jam of opportunity, you must snatch it up and lather yourself in it. Yes, Global Game Jam snuck up on us to spread the fruit of game development across the globe once again. This year, I went […]

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The Project Diva series has always delivered consistently excellent rhythm gaming, with various odd add-on content of differing quality. [...]

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The Nintendo 64 had Super Mario 64, the Wii had the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, and the Wii U had New Super Mario Bros. U. Nintendo’s latest console, the Nintendo Switch, is set to launch with the much anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath […]

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I knew I wanted a Nintendo Switch before attending the hands-on premiere in Melbourne last week, but now having had a closer look, and playing with everything available, I’m marking the days off on my calendar until I can get my own. For months there […]

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Fruit Ninja VR

Fruit Ninja VR likely won’t surprise anyone with what it does, but it just might with how well it does it. Swinging swords feels good, and motion feels perfectly accurate while still being helpfully forgiving. The positive energy and whimsical aesthetic form a consistently fun […]

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