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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2017, you magnificent looking bastard. Talk about an exciting line-up of games! This is the year where tonnes of long-anticipated titles are finally making their official release (e.g. Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn), not to mention Japan is garnering mainstream attention for the […]

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2016 was a pretty great year for video games, despite the fact it also allegedly beat most of the human race into a bloody pulp in basically every conceivable way possible (as confirmed by social media). But, hey. Games! Amirite? For me personally, 2016 is also […]

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Here we are – 2017, the year of “Please, will the deaths of beloved celebrities please stop?” As is becoming tradition, I’m ringing in the new by shitting on the old, with the delightful task of naming the worst of 2016 falling to yours truly. […]

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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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Winning is such a drag these days. You have to play the game and git gud, but there comes a point where winning just doesn’t hit the spot. On those off days where you forget to play Rocket League with a controller, losing is there […]

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2016 has been a surprisingly excellent year for games, with so many outstanding titles released in the last 12 months that even collectively we can only shine our spotlight on a fraction of what deserves your attention. This is the year where VR finally made […]

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The passing of David Bowie in early 2016 was a death that shook the music industry. A pillar of rock ‘n’ roll and pop for over 50 years, it was a shock to many, and he will most definitely be missed. It was during this […]

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Back when I was school, teaching methods were still reliant on old technologies. We used hot plates and weights, just to give you an idea of how thrilling my final year of physics was, but no one wanted to use games for teaching. Nowadays, Minecraft […]

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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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