Dragon Quest Heroes II is a game that is having an identity crisis. Omega Force has not fully committed to the hack and slash genre or the RPG genre, so the game ends up occupying an awkward middle ground. To be fair, it is a […]

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“It seemed like there were two kinds of (Witcher 3) players- those who played the Witcher 3 and maybe a little bit of Gwent, and those who just played Gwent.” – Jamie Bury, Lead Animator of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (extract from a GameCloud […]

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Two years ago, self-proclaimed MMO and Nintendo enthusiast Sonia had never played a shooting game. Now she owns and manages her own [...]

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Welcome to the year of the Rooster. For what felt like a Chinese New Year gift, I was kindly invited to the Bandai Namco offices in Sydney to go hands-on with a few games set to be released later this year. I read so much […]

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The landscape of the Oceanic Pro League (OPL) is very different this year. There is a new team in the OPL (Exile 5), a new point-scoring system for the competition ladder, every team has their own gaming house in Sydney, and games are played on […]

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The Nintendo 64 had Super Mario 64, the Wii had the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, and the Wii U had New Super Mario Bros. U. Nintendo’s latest console, the Nintendo Switch, is set to launch with the much anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath […]

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Let’s be honest, like cliches, digital card games are a dime a dozen. They are currently being churned out almost as quickly as match-3 games were during the Candy Crush era. Games that find traction are usually backed by strong IP (e.g. Hearthstone or Gwent), […]

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Just Dance 2017 Review

Just Dance 2017 is a multiplayer dance game that looks slick, is accessible to all ages, and is top tier in terms of functionality. However, outside of the social media aspect and the use of a phone as a controller, there is nothing significantly different […]

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If convention attendance was a marathon, the morning of PAX day three would be “The Wall.” And it would be easy to believe that we have hit the wall. This morning, Paddy sent out a message saying “I’m dead freaking tired,” and I almost left […]

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Second only to PAXAus, EB Expo is considered to be the bridesmaid of Australian pop culture and gaming expos. After an inaugural showing on the Gold Coast in 2011, the expo has been held annually in the Dome, and exhibition halls 2, 3 & 4 […]

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