Being attracted to bright lights and vibrant colours, my attention was quickly ensnared by a speeding spaceship firing both off at high speed, and in every direction, forever. The ship belonged the game Starlost, described by the developers as a moving turret-defense game, the idea […]

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Hidden away in the back of the mature area, Last DriverZ was one of the few mobile games on show. Aiming for a retro look and an, “I can totally beat my last score,” vibe, the game is intent on keeping you play again and […]

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Catherine is probably one of the strangest games to describe to someone who has never heard of it before. One part romantic horror adventure and one part puzzle-platformer, it’s easily one of the most unique games you’ll ever come across both in aesthetic and how […]

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Showing at PGF this year in the lead up to an early 2017 release, Jacob Janerka’s adventure game Paradigm has managed to attain a cult-like notoriety, attracting the attention of gaming celebrities such as PewDiePie and Edmund McMillen (of Super Meat Boy fame) both for […]

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As we all spilled through the doors at Perth Games Festival, the very first booth I saw was for Thwart Geo – a game akin to classics such as Space Invaders and Asteroids, and contemporary titles such as Geometry Wars. After talking to Jez, one […]

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The Perth Games Festival has come a long way since the first time I attended, and the dev community that’s grown up around it in Perth has a lot to show for itself. One game that I’ve seen at PGF before was Final Days, and, […]

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Second only to PAXAus, EB Expo is considered to be the bridesmaid of Australian pop culture and gaming expos. After an inaugural showing on the Gold Coast in 2011, the expo has been held annually in the Dome, and exhibition halls 2, 3 & 4 […]

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This year at the Perth Games Festival I was able to play a few rounds of the multiplayer version of The Ballad of Crater, an action-adventure game set after a nuclear apocalypse. So far the game has a solid basic concept, and it controls well. […]

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In what the media have begun to call the “Golden Age of Gaming” over the last few years, there has never been a better time to find such a diverse range of genres and types of games to cater to the tastes of all individuals. […]

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Man, people really love games. Even with the AFL grand final, Awesome Arts Festival, RFLAN and a hundred different school holiday events, over 1600 people filled the town hall. It was even raining, which is like a meteorite shower to your average Perthian. But, hey, […]

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