Despite not having been released yet, I’ve already something of a history with BrambleLash. I’ve run into and spoken with co-creators Liam and Sam at several events, and had a chance to play the game on numerous occasions throughout its development. I’ve a special place […]

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Whether you're conscious of the fact or not, at one point or another we have all been victims of the Monopoly Effect. I don't know if this exists [...]

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Being attracted to bright lights and vibrant colours, my attention was quickly ensnared by a speeding spaceship firing both off at high speed, and in every direction, forever. The ship belonged the game Starlost, described by the developers as a moving turret-defense game, the idea […]

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The Perth Games Festival has come a long way since the first time I attended, and the dev community that’s grown up around it in Perth has a lot to show for itself. One game that I’ve seen at PGF before was Final Days, and, […]

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Gears of War 4 Review

The game certainly has a few hangover issues from those that came before it, but these problems weren’t enough to stop me from having a total blast playing Gears of War 4. Though the campaign frequently wants you to stop and watch it do things […]

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If you were a hardcore arcade junkie then it’s possible that you might find some finicky faults Pac-Man Championship Edition 2, but as it stands I think this game is a perfect arcade title. The design takes a great idea from the design of the […]

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It’s a common trend in video games that what you get on release is never really all there is and, in fact, is merely the beginning of things to come. DLC, added content, and gameplay or design updates are all a part of extending the […]

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The best praise that I can give to Metroid Prime Federation Force is that I didn’t hate it and, in fact, wanted to like it a lot more than I did. It really refined the controls of a DS designed FPS, brought a lot of […]

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Worms W.M.D Review

There have been so many iterations of Worms over the past two decades that innovation was a necessity, but Team 17 have gone about it in the completely wrong way. Mounted weapons and piloted vehicles of destruction are fine and dandy, but only when they […]

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Depending on how you look at it, Monster Hunter Generations is what you might call a perfect sequel. It doesn’t drastically change how the game is played or tries to introduce some crazy new mechanic to keep things “interesting.” It simply looked at what the […]

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