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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Showing at PGF this year in the lead up to an early 2017 release, Jacob Janerka’s adventure game Paradigm has managed to attain a cult-like notoriety, attracting the attention of gaming celebrities such as PewDiePie and Edmund McMillen (of Super Meat Boy fame) both for […]

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As we all spilled through the doors at Perth Games Festival, the very first booth I saw was for Thwart Geo – a game akin to classics such as Space Invaders and Asteroids, and contemporary titles such as Geometry Wars. After talking to Jez, one […]

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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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This year at the Perth Games Festival I was able to play a few rounds of the multiplayer version of The Ballad of Crater, an action-adventure game set after a nuclear apocalypse. So far the game has a solid basic concept, and it controls well. […]

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In what the media have begun to call the “Golden Age of Gaming” over the last few years, there has never been a better time to find such a diverse range of genres and types of games to cater to the tastes of all individuals. […]

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Man, people really love games. Even with the AFL grand final, Awesome Arts Festival, RFLAN and a hundred different school holiday events, over 1600 people filled the town hall. It was even raining, which is like a meteorite shower to your average Perthian. But, hey, […]

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