Is Origins my new favourite Assassin’s Creed? It is, yes. I think so. While it’s certainly not perfect due to the glitches you’ll sometimes encounter (though nothing of Unity proportions) and the samey gameplay which feels very familiar, it’s still an experience I enjoyed wholeheartedly. […]

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While VR has arguably dropped from the limelight a little in recent months, experimentation and progression of the concept are still very much in full swing. Andy Hawkins, game design TAFE lecturer by day and indie developer by night (or something like that), has been […]

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It’s likely that you’re already aware of a Binary Space game. Released in 2009 and 2010 respectively, their games Zombie Outbreak Simulator and Class 3 Outbreak were both played over a million times each online. Based within Google Maps, both used the popular mapping service […]

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Tacoma Review

Tacoma offers many themes that are not widespread yet but is a probable snapshot of the near-future. The AR technology is cool, yes, but what really peaked my interest are the implications and morality of using super artificial intelligence. If they’re as smart as a […]

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Three of my favourite things in the world are retro games, beer and the local indie gaming scene. Luckily for me, Playup Perth covers all three in one night – and just like this month (and every other time), the latest event did not disappoint. […]

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While The Silver Case has a (mostly) enthralling story, an engaging setting as well as fantastic music, it can’t be completely saved because of just how slow it feels. There are large parts of the game where you’re just sitting there – and when the […]

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Just like it’s guaranteed the sun will set on any given day or that taxes will be a lifelong hobby of everyone you know, you can count on Playup Perth continually being a good time. Like clockwork, Perth peeps everywhere were treated to a fantastic […]

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Those with wrinkles on their forehead and grey hairs on their chins might remember a game called Descent, released in 1995 on PlayStation and PC. Developed by Parallax Software, it involved flying spaceships with six-degrees-of-freedom through a mine overrun by robots and blasting the living […]

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In late January, SAE hosted the 2017 Perth Global Game Jam. If you’re not familiar with what that is, then visualise a bunch of dedicated individuals cramming themselves into SAE’s state of the art facilities – and then creating an entire game in 48 hours. […]

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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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