You know when someone really wants you to get up on something, but you don’t really want to get up on it because you can’t spare the time, money or effort to get up on whatever it is, and even though you can’t stop hearing […]

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“SEEEGAAAA!” Man, do I miss the sound of that angelic voice singing the company’s name. But wait… I can hear it again once more – through backwards compatibility and the Steam virtual games room! I know, I know, Sega re-release stuff all the time, and you […]

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I think, above all else, the reason I keep coming back to Dark Souls is the heightened sense of awareness I experience while playing [...]

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Below the main streets of Sydney lies a subterranean gaming locale – a dimly lit hall populated by snooker tables and high-end gaming gear. With a weird mix of old school charm and new age technology, it has an essence of Bladerunner meets Star Wars […]

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I have to admit I’m surprised more games haven’t tried to capitalise on the Souls formula in recent years; apart from Lords of the Fallen and maybe Dragon’s Dogma to a lesser extent. Gears of War and Call of Duty were practically an industry template […]

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8-Bit Armies is a cheap, lazy and shallow Command and Conquer clone that looks rushed out to make a quick buck. The art style will appeal to some, but it seems the retro style is merely an excuse to justify the lack of depth, content, and […]

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Casuals, Man

Well hello there, good-looking reader. Aren’t you looking gud today, and while we’re on the topic, lemme tell you about a running joke of mine (and show you how much I love parentheses). It started a bit before PAXAus 2015. I don’t know exactly when […]

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I have to start my first impression by saying I wasn’t a huge fan of Gears of War before now, but I find that makes it easier to be objective instead of getting swept away by hype or excitement. The GeoW4 beta didn’t include any […]

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As I sat here in this very spot, casually passing the 100-hour mark of the Division and bemoaning, once again, my agent’s propensity to get stuck in a wall, I had the strangest sense of deja vu. I’d made this complaint before, and not just […]

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I work in the city as a Graphic Designer and have been for nearly nine years. It’s a good job –sure, but the biggest perk for me is that I could go into the city centre on my lunch break. To be a 10-minute walk […]

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