• Troll and I Review

    Troll and I never ceases to appal, impugn or confound. The time I’d spent with it, I liken to a mild form of torture, […]

  • Mass Effect: Andromeda Review

    In the five-year absence of Mass Effect in my life, I’ve held out hope that Bioware would come back to its fans with all […]

  • The What, Why & WTF: Fun

    Back in 2016, I was sitting in a bar with a bud and a Budweiser discussing what the hell ‘fun’ is. Shock horror, we […]

  • Super Bomberman R Review

    As a series, Bomberman has its bad entries but is otherwise considered to be among the ranks of gaming classics. Super Bomberman R spits […]

  • Styx: Shards of Darkness Review

    Styx: Shards of Darkness is a refreshingly obtuse stealth action game, with a snarky but endearing lead character and an old school difficulty curve. […]

  • Yooka-Laylee Review

    Despite the dozens of complaints I have, I still had a blast playing Yooka-Laylee. At its core, the characters feel great and play well. […]

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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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Halo Wars 2 – The Game Awards 2016 Atriox Trailer

His name is Atriox, a Brute enslaved by the Covenant who eventually rose up against his masters and became a legend. His rebellion inspired […]

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  • Playup Perth: KickstART Special Edition

    Featuring games created for and by local young people, this is a great way for young people to try out the latest games in development and meet [...]

  • 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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