At some point in time, mainstream media gave up on the innocent girl next door trope and decided it would be better if we began to question whether our neighbour’s trimmer was more commonly used on hedges or heads. Films like Disturbia (2007), Kept Woman […]

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The original Life is Strange is admittedly a series I played quite late. I was never pulled towards it when it came out despite all the positive press and my undying love for Telltale-style games. It wasn’t until last year I finally sat down, played […]

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I wanted to have an in-depth first look at The Pillars of the Earth, mostly because it triggered something in my dusty memory banks. It wasn’t until the brief description mentioned it is based on the novel of the same name that it finally hit […]

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It’s still early days for PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), but it’s still doing well for itself. Well enough that it’s able to hold an official ESL tournaments before even leaving Early Access. The wisdom of that is yours to ponder, but it’s worth noting that they […]

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Everything is a sport these days. You probably don’t need to be told that eSports or competitive tag exist, but you might need to be reminded that motorsport is broadcast across the world almost every day. Plenty of games have tried their hand at capturing […]

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Last week, I was invited to join Scott Lowe (Senior Communications Manager, Naughty Dog) and a handful of fellow curious journalists at the Sony Headquarters in Sydney. We were lured by the promise of 45 minutes of hands-on gameplay with Naughty Dog’s upcoming title, Uncharted: […]

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First revealed in 2011, Fortnite is a co-op survival shooter and defence building game from Epic Games and People Can Fly where you and your teammates must fight to survive against hordes of monsters. During development, Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney described the game as […]

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I first played Ticket To Earth (TTE) as a demo at PAX, and I was genuinely intrigued by my short time with the game. A turn-based RPG with puzzle elements sounded like a grand old time, and, of course, it helped that I was playing […]

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E3 promised a number of hot ticket items, so when Bandai Namco invited me to go hands-on with a few games at their office, I thought about committing to the joke by turning up in a singlet and some shorts- how else could I handle […]

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“It seemed like there were two kinds of (Witcher 3) players- those who played the Witcher 3 and maybe a little bit of Gwent, and those who just played Gwent.” – Jamie Bury, Lead Animator of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (extract from a GameCloud […]

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