• The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild feels very much alive, and brings what has classically been a very linear, restrictive adventure series […]

  • Overload First Impressions

    Those with wrinkles on their forehead and grey hairs on their chins might remember a game called Descent, released in 1995 on PlayStation and […]

  • Horizon Zero Dawn Review

    Horizon Zero Dawn is an amazing first entry in what is bound to become a significant video game franchise. To establish such a rich […]

  • Berserk and the Band of the Hawk Review

    Honestly, I wanted to love this game because of its involvement with Berserk and how much love I still have for the series – […]

  • Pony Island Retrospective Review

    As 2017 rolled around, I partook in the great yearly tradition of reading end-of-year lists to work out which games from the year before […]

  • Torment: Tides of Numenera Review

    I’ve played many a strange and lurid game before but nothing quite on the level of Torment: Tides of Numenera. It’s a melting pot […]

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Trailers & Previews

The Last Guardian – PlayStation Experience 2016 Trailer

In a strange and mystical land, a young boy discovers a mysterious creature with which he forms a deep, unbreakable bond.    

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Ace Combat 7 – PlayStation Experience 2016 Trailer

Feel the rush of superior air power! www.acecombat.com. Climb into the cockpit of one of the most advanced war planes ever created and experience […]

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite – PSX 2016: Reveal Trailer

The epic clash between two storied universes is reborn with Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, the next era of the highly-acclaimed crossover series. For more […]

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Mass Effect: Andromeda – The Game Awards 2016 Gameplay Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda puts you in the role of the Pathfinder; an elite soldier, explorer and guide tasked with finding humanity a new home […]

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Prey – The Game Awards 2016 Gameplay Trailer

Check out the brand new trailer from Bethesda’s space shooter, Prey.    

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Death Stranding – The Game Awards 2016 Teaser Trailer

Hideo Kojima brings a gift to The Game Awards 2016 in the form of a brand new clip form his new game, Death Stranding. […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Life in the Ruins Trailer

Get ready to return to Hyrule.    

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Featured, Reviews

Owlboy Review

Owlboy feels, sounds and moves like how my mind remembers a game from an older era but is really a larger and more cleverly […]

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Featured Events, Perth Gaming

Local Event: End of Year Party: Play Up Perth + Let’s Make Games + Nostalgia Box

Hey Playup Perth-ers! What an incredible year we’ve had, with an amazing Perth Games Festival, Playup Perth turning 3 and testing 100+ games. It’s […]

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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment – The Game Awards 2016 Trailer

Reap what you sow this Spring in Specter of Torment.    

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Upcoming Events

  • Playup Perth: VR Special Edition

    Lisa Chu, Program Manager for HTC’s VIVE is going to be in town from Taiwan, so we’ll be throwing special VR-only Playup Perth night for her. We have [...]

  • E3 2017

    E3 is the world's premier event for computer, video and mobile games and related products. At E3, the video game industry's top talent pack the LA [...]

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