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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Welcome to the year of the Rooster. For what felt like a Chinese New Year gift, I was kindly invited to the Bandai Namco offices in Sydney to go hands-on with a few games set to be released later this year. I read so much […]

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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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Zombies in digital media have reached saturation point, which should be glaringly obvious to anyone that plays video games. There was a period where every developer and their slavering zombie dogs were putting shuffling corpses in their games. It’s now beyond cliche to include zombies […]

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Let’s be honest, like cliches, digital card games are a dime a dozen. They are currently being churned out almost as quickly as match-3 games were during the Candy Crush era. Games that find traction are usually backed by strong IP (e.g. Hearthstone or Gwent), […]

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I have to admit that comic books aren’t my first choice as a storytelling medium, though that’s not to say I’m not a fan of superheroes. Batman is, without a doubt, my favourite comic book hero—from The Animates Series to the Dark Knight trilogy, 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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For someone as lazy and physically inactive as myself, I’m oddly drawn to games that use farming as their central theme. I’m not talking about stuff like Farming Simulator 20XX; I mean games like Harvest Moon, Stardew Valley, and now Slime Rancher. The farming aspect […]

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I’ve been somewhat lost in Battleborn this past week and a half and it was for this reason that Overwatch couldn’t possibly have escaped my attention. With the two games being released roughly around the same time and appearing, on the surface, to be very […]

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