Microsoft seem to have caught on that the point of a games console is games. If there was one message they wanted to send at Gamescon, it’s that they are bringing us some games. I wasn’t expecting much from the briefing, especially since I don’t […]

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REPORT: This month was our biggest line-up of games in Playup Perth history! Video games, tabletop games, mobile games, and [...]

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If you want to try to appreciate what you missed then start by picturing the Oscars, full of gorgeous and excited industry [...]

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If there was one thing I wasn’t expecting to watch at E3, it was a talk show. Presentations filled with buzzwords, sure, but a show hosted by a seasoned live streamer behind a desk interviewing a bunch of devs on uninteresting topics wasn’t what I’d […]

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I’ve been a fan of Square Enix (originally, Square Soft) for almost as long as I can remember, literally. I’ve watched the company grow from humble beginnings, I’ve celebrated their greatest triumphs and achievements during what is fair to call the “golden years,” and I […]

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Nintendo, I distinctly recall saying last year “Never do that. Ever,” in regards to filling 50 minutes of conference time with content we’ve already seen. The change to pre-recorded “conferences” for E3 in the form of Nintendo Direct videos is a double-edged sword that you’ve […]

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Sony’s making the big stuff happen. Though criticized for lacking exclusive releases this year (who cares anyway, Fallout’s coming) [...]

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Hello again, Ubisoft and Aisha Taylor, it’s been a long year. All I was hoping for from this conference was some AC footage, plus Division and Rainbow Six dates and betas. If I was super lucky I secretly hoped for the CEO Yves Guillemont to […]

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You would think that after this many years of presenting at E3, a AAA company like EA would have nailed the formula for a successful press conference. The event is a chance to show off your game in action, live, for the whole world to […]

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Last year, Microsoft’s philosophy toward E3 was simple: games, games and more games. And boy, was it was a big turnaround from the unrelenting nightmare that the Xbox One had been suffocating in after its train-wreck of a debut. It was really solid showing too, […]

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