Second days are so fraught with mediocrity. Who remembers the second day of school as the exciting time that it wasn’t? No, second days are relegated to the annals of our memories, pushed aside in favor of the exciting inaugural sights and sounds of novelty […]

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Another year, another PAX Australia, another gathering of gamers young and old, plain or fancy, coming together to celebrate the shared pastime [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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Developers, gamers, musicians, a/v technicians, writers, and other generally intrigued folk were amongst those assembled for what was to be [...]

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I think it’s fair to say that Sony created some massive ripples within the industry during their press conference at E3 last year. First party titles such Horizon: Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End wowed audiences with their visual finesse while the return […]

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It’s Ubisoft’s (or Oo-bisoft depending on how French you are) 30th birthday, and we are all invited to the celebrations! In what can only be described as a fortunate role reversal, it is gamers who are receiving all the gifts. Hosting Ubisoft’s gift giving E3 […]

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