ReCore

There’s a burger place in Mt Lawley that serves ‘challenge’ burgers. These beasts of dead cattle are somewhere between 95-98% beef, and the buns are there as a formality more than anything else. These behemoths have hospitalised people, and a rare few manage to get […]

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Grow Up

I first came across ‘Grow Home’ while scouring casual downloads on Playstation Plus, in attempts to coax a friend away from yet another humdrum round of NBA 2K. As nice as it is to see someone passionate about their go-to game, when they take it […]

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

My introduction to Deus Ex began with a trailer back in 2010—yeah, you know the one. With its iconic black and gold aesthetic, cyberpunk themes, references to Greek mythology, and one of the most famous one-liners in gaming today: “I never asked for this…” Deus […]

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Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom

Generally, when people discuss anime that have made it into the pop culture lexicon, names such as Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Bleach, Naruto, and more are thrown around. However, heading into the late 2000s, it seemed that once a year one series would receive […]

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Worms W.M.D

One of the first games I can remember playing as a kid was Scorched Earth, which placed players in tanks and pitted them against one another on a fairly basic landscape. It had things like different weapon types, environmental factors that affected shot speed and […]

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Song of The Deep

Underwater gameplay is the highlight of any game in which it is featured. Ask anyone their favourite section of a game and they’ll give you the same list; escorting Emma in MGS2, Blitzball in Final Fantasy X, the famously joyous water temple in Ocarina of […]

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LEGO and Star Wars: these are just two of my favourite things. I have to be honest, though, as this is somehow the first LEGO Star Wars game I’ve played despite the fact the first game in the series launched on more than a decade […]

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII

This is the first Romance of the Three Kingdoms (ROTK) game I’ve ever played, so I can’t compare XIII to the rest of the series. On the other hand, I have read a translation of the ROTK novel, and I’ve probably played too much Dynasty […]

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Dangerous Golf

I love it when sports games go against the norm to create something unique. A great example of this is Blood Bowl, which combines Warhammer and NFL – a ridiculous idea on paper, I know, but it works exceptionally well in the video game world. […]

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The Technomancer

Occasionally there are those games that seem from beyond their time, pushing the boundaries of typical genres or creating new paradigms. The Technomancer is not one of these games. Developed by French studio Spiders, The Technomancer harks back to Bioware RPGs from the early 2000s […]

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