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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A friend of mine once remarked, “The reason music is in games is to sync up to the animations.” Simply put, I lost my shit. “You uncultured swine,” I silently thought to myself, “music is lost on you, you petty, vapid slut of culturally ignorant […]

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Making a game is a daunting task. You can spend years designing and building a game, ironing out every kink that may present itself, but this need not be the only way. If your passion burns like a skin-tight aerobics costume, you could try your […]

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It’s almost painful to think that the last Playup Perth was over six months ago. Thankfully, Playup is back and ready to make a more significant mark on the local scene. The brand has updated its look and teamed up with the City of Perth […]

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The modern platformer is a difficult beast to wrangle one’s head around. We live in a post-Super Meat Boy world where platformers have to be hard as nails to satisfy all those damn speedrunners. On the other hand, Mario is still jumping away after 30+ […]

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Despite being such a tight-knit community, there are still plenty of games in Perth that fly under the radar. I – and probably most people attending the event – had never heard of Project Wingman until PGF had rolled around. To be honest, it’s almost […]

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