Sitting just outside the reach of a Nerf gun is my alpine white Gibson Les Paul Studio guitar. Its edges are darkened by sweat and dead skin seeping into the wood, and the once shiny gold pickups seem to be turning green. I’ve played this […]

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If you watched E3 this year, there’s a good chance that you saw something that wasn’t real. Y’know, I thought that would be a lot more obvious before I wrote it down, but it’s now occurred to me that nothing in Devil May Cry, for […]

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We haven’t heard anything from Playup since December last year, so I got pretty excited at hearing that another event was finally being held. It’s been a while, but Playup Perth was back with a vengeance and a whole slew of local games to try. […]

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If I ever find the event manager for E3, we’re going to have a long talk about their scheduling. It’s university exam period, and what does my phone keep buzzing about? Press conferences, game announcements and trailers galore! I have exams to study for, man, […]

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Well, uh, it’s Factorio. I’m glad we both agree because there is no argument you could make to disprove this objective fact. There is no better game, and if you disagree, you’re either choosing to be ignorant or so far down the rabbit hole of […]

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For fans of the Battletech IP, this game is a no-brainer. For everyone else, it’s still worth a go but not the best game out there. While the core gameplay is fun enough, the difficulty of entry can be off-putting until you wrap your head […]

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There’s a good chance that you’ve already played A Way out and thought the ending didn’t connect. Maybe it’s because you thought Leo or Vincent could have just shot each other in the leg instead, or perhaps Vincent’s letter was introduced way too late for […]

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A Way Out Review

A Way Out offers a well-made game with a functional but dull story. There’s certainly fun to be had, but depending on who you’re playing the game with, you might want to stick to Fortnite instead. There’s nothing particularly profound about the game, and the […]

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With new enemies, new careers and new missions to check out, Vermintide 2 is a fantastic sequel to an already phenomenal game. It’s not perfect, with a difficulty spike so sharp that scientists could study it to make better laser pointers, but it’s great once […]

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Too many games these days are too simple, too elegant in their design to allow for liberating gameplay. We’re stuck in designs that ask very little [...]

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