You don’t see that many RTS games being made by indies these days. Thankfully, they’re not a dead breed, and Siegecraft: Commander is one hell of a take on the strategy genre. Instead of going down the tried-and-true path of basebuilding and unit management, Siegecraft […]

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In between being a frakkin’ idiot and pretending to have any idea what sort of career I wanted, I somehow ended up with a degree in science. Before you ask, yes, it does help knowing the difference between an endomorphism, a homomorphism and an isomorphism, […]

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While it’s always very exciting to see our biggest local games come out to play with the public, something I’ve always personally enjoyed about the Perth Games Festival is the platform it provides to students who are looking for feedback and experience. Murdoch University is […]

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While VR isn’t exactly new, it’s fair to say with the launch of PlayStation VR this week that the medium just made its first big push into the mainstream. There’s a lot of buzz in the air right now, and all eyes are on creators […]

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While there were plenty of student games on show at PGF, seeing the work of local graduates is a rarity. Going into the festival, I had no idea that Blunder Down Under was the work of a few ex-Tafe students (Matt Halse and Kirsten Mathews), […]

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Showing for the first time at this year’s PGF, Grae Saunders who juggles game development with full-time work. Grae’s first foray into the first-person survival genre, ‘Little Bit Lost’ follows the journey of a science experiment gone wrong, ‘where you wake to find your world […]

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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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I was able to play the current version of Merchants of Fury at this year’s Perth Games Festival. It is still quite early in development, but I was able to get a taste of its unique combat mechanic. The mechanic involves clicking your mouse on […]

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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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Hidden away in the back of the mature area, Last DriverZ was one of the few mobile games on show. Aiming for a retro look and an, “I can totally beat my last score,” vibe, the game is intent on keeping you play again and […]

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