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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When I was a kid, it was not uncommon to see Spiderman battle the Street Sharks or for RoboCop to clash with several Digimon at once. Although these characters had never met in their respective stories, and indeed their universes were completely separate, the playful […]

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Quake is back! Although, I guess it was only a matter of time given every other IP under the sun is getting the reboot treatment. Just over the horizon, the Quake we know and love, cloaked in modern graphics, is marching itself unapologetically into the […]

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I’ll be honest with you, there are several reasons I think I’m under-qualified to evaluate this particular game: (1) I’ve never read the Guardians of the Galaxy comics (or any Marvel or DC comic series for that matter – I mean, where do you even […]

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Those with wrinkles on their forehead and grey hairs on their chins might remember a game called Descent, released in 1995 on PlayStation and PC. Developed by Parallax Software, it involved flying spaceships with six-degrees-of-freedom through a mine overrun by robots and blasting the living […]

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Welcome to the year of the Rooster. For what felt like a Chinese New Year gift, I was kindly invited to the Bandai Namco offices in Sydney to go hands-on with a few games set to be released later this year. I read so much […]

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The Nintendo 64 had Super Mario 64, the Wii had the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, and the Wii U had New Super Mario Bros. U. Nintendo’s latest console, the Nintendo Switch, is set to launch with the much anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Breath […]

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I knew I wanted a Nintendo Switch before attending the hands-on premiere in Melbourne last week, but now having had a closer look, and playing with everything available, I’m marking the days off on my calendar until I can get my own. For months there […]

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Zombies in digital media have reached saturation point, which should be glaringly obvious to anyone that plays video games. There was a period where every developer and their slavering zombie dogs were putting shuffling corpses in their games. It’s now beyond cliche to include zombies […]

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