If you want to try to appreciate what you missed then start by picturing the Oscars, full of gorgeous and excited industry [...]

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While it’s far from perfect, Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is a solid game with plenty to like. The game is built on solid mechanics but lacks the customisation and smaller details needed to make it shine. While the plot’s there, it’s hard to internalise […]

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LAN Addicts is back! With more games, more competitions, more prizes, more food, and 200% more Christopher Walken. LAN Addicts #9 will feature all your usual favourites, plus more! Halo Combat Evolved Flat Out 2 Armagettron Tetron TrackMania Nations Forever Team Fortress 2 COD4 Unreal […]

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Each Playup, we playtest new games and game prototypes and give feedback to the designers so they can make them even better. […]

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Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is now available on PC and Mac! Developer Black Lab Games focused on designing a unique sci-fi game with deep tactical mechanisms. Thanks to the simultaneous turn-based approach, not only do players have the time to think about their next […]

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As far as the session went, I think it was arguably the most rewarding Play Up so far as we had so many games making a return [...]

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“A curated store both physical and digital, distributing and marketing different interactive media, and generally hanging out.” [...]

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Hello again, Folks! Whether you have been in a cryogenic sleep or simply refused to leave the house since the last Play Up because the graphics suck, it’s time to rejoice: it’s back! Play Up has enjoyed the Christmas holidays, sobered up and pulled local […]

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For those who follow our coverage of the local development scene, you might recall that we did an interview with Perth-studio, Black Lab Games last August with regards to their newest title, Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy. It was also playable at the Perth Games […]

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Developer: Gadget Games Platform(s): PC Release: Early Access A couple of weeks ago, one of our writers shared his first impressions of Down to One; a Perth-developed online survival shooter. At the time of writing, the concept was certainly promising, but the game still needed […]

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