Welcome to Bethesdaland! Despite some of the bigger titles being leaked before Bethesda’s conference, #BE3 was in full flight from the get-go as Pete Hines swaggered on stage to chanting and loud cheers that made me feel like I was watching an episode of WWE […]

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It’d be an overstatement to say that any of EA’s past E3 press conferences have been anything better than average. They’ve undoubtedly had the most consistently disappointing show of the bunch, more often than not because of a lack of actual gameplay footage – most […]

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Three of my favourite things in the world are retro games, beer and the local indie gaming scene. Luckily for me, Playup Perth covers all three in one night – and just like this month (and every other time), the latest event did not disappoint. […]

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If there’s one thing kids need more of in a healthy, well-balanced breakfast, it’s video games. A few pixels a day keeps the torment of homework at bay, and where better to get their monthly serving of fresh, grassroots, unpasteurised indie gaming than Playup Perth! […]

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Just like it’s guaranteed the sun will set on any given day or that taxes will be a lifelong hobby of everyone you know, you can count on Playup Perth continually being a good time. Like clockwork, Perth peeps everywhere were treated to a fantastic […]

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In late January, SAE hosted the 2017 Perth Global Game Jam. If you’re not familiar with what that is, then visualise a bunch of dedicated individuals cramming themselves into SAE’s state of the art facilities – and then creating an entire game in 48 hours. […]

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When life presents you with the silky smooth jam of opportunity, you must snatch it up and lather yourself in it. Yes, Global Game Jam snuck up on us to spread the fruit of game development across the globe once again. This year, I went […]

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If convention attendance was a marathon, the morning of PAX day three would be “The Wall.” And it would be easy to believe that we have hit the wall. This morning, Paddy sent out a message saying “I’m dead freaking tired,” and I almost left […]

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Second days are so fraught with mediocrity. Who remembers the second day of school as the exciting time that it wasn’t? No, second days are relegated to the annals of our memories, pushed aside in favor of the exciting inaugural sights and sounds of novelty […]

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Another year, another PAX Australia, another gathering of gamers young and old, plain or fancy, coming together to celebrate the shared pastime [...]

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