In late January, SAE hosted the 2017 Perth Global Game Jam. If you’re not familiar with what that is, then visualise a bunch of dedicated individuals cramming themselves into SAE’s state of the art facilities – and then creating an entire game in 48 hours. […]

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The landscape of the Oceanic Pro League (OPL) is very different this year. There is a new team in the OPL (Exile 5), a new point-scoring system for the competition ladder, every team has their own gaming house in Sydney, and games are played on […]

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Sit your ass down. Don’t think of going anywhere because we have got some subject matter to discuss, you and I! That’s right, we’re going to talk about how things work, and not things like lasers or claymore mines. HELL NO! We’re talking movement, chummy […]

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When life presents you with the silky smooth jam of opportunity, you must snatch it up and lather yourself in it. Yes, Global Game Jam snuck up on us to spread the fruit of game development across the globe once again. This year, I went […]

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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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2017, you magnificent looking bastard. Talk about an exciting line-up of games! This is the year where tonnes of long-anticipated titles are finally making their official release (e.g. Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn), not to mention Japan is garnering mainstream attention for the […]

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2016 was a pretty great year for video games, despite the fact it also allegedly beat most of the human race into a bloody pulp in basically every conceivable way possible (as confirmed by social media). But, hey. Games! Amirite? For me personally, 2016 is also […]

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Here we are – 2017, the year of “Please, will the deaths of beloved celebrities please stop?” As is becoming tradition, I’m ringing in the new by shitting on the old, with the delightful task of naming the worst of 2016 falling to yours truly. […]

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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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