This month marked Playup Perth’s 3rd year anniversary and what better way to celebrate than at new venue, The Nostalgia box. Run by accountant turned retro video game console curator Jessie Yeoh, the venue hosts an impressive collection of consoles, some of which the staff […]

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Rich, buttery anti-aliasing, smoother than a 120fps animation, projected onto a 16K screen with minimal input lag. Go on; you can melt at the thought, no one will judge you. No one’s watching. Let it wash over you, the ecstasy of crisp textures mapped over […]

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  The Goal   Forget the Olympics. Beginning August 24th, Brazil will play host to the League of Legends (LoL) International Wild Card Qualifiers- a round robin tournament contested by a team from each of Brazil, Russia, Japan, Oceania, Southeast Asia, Turkey, and two teams […]

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I have to admit that comic books aren’t my first choice as a storytelling medium, though that’s not to say I’m not a fan of superheroes. Batman is, without a doubt, my favourite comic book hero—from The Animates Series to the Dark Knight trilogy, and, […]

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Maybe it was the way the sun faced, maybe it was some kind of dark arts, but this month’s Playup seemed to be all about the tabeltop games. There were three tabletop games juxtaposed against two video games. That’s not to say that one kind […]

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As a new parent, I’ve been thinking about the concept of unconditional love a lot lately. It’s something I don’t think you fully understand until you’ve had a child, or at least that’s how it was for me. However, there are certainly some things that […]

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On 26th July, We Happy Few was released in alpha. The gameplay mechanics are together enough so that it’s technically possible to get to the end, but the plot won’t be expounded upon until next year. At E3, We Happy Few was described as a […]

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Author Note: It probably goes without saying that this article might not be the best thing to read at work/school. Don’t blame me if everyone starts calling you “Herbert, The Wide-Eyed Pervert” because you’re more interested in an article about sex and relationships on a […]

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Slated for release on August 23rd, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (from developer Eidos Montreal) is the direct sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution (2011), which in turn is set 25 years before the first title in the Deus Ex franchise (Deus Ex, 2000) and parallel […]

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While the general population of Australia cast their vote for a perceived lesser of two evils, a contest of a completely different nature (but max IVs and EVs of course) was being played out at the 2016 Australia and New Zealand Pokemon Video Game National […]

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