You’d be hard-pressed to find an eSports event in Perth that isn’t just a stream party. Maybe there’ll be a couple of pro-level matches at RFLAN, but locally hosted events are a rare sight indeed. Unusual, but not unseen, and Flaktest Gaming has been hard […]

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When Nintendo announced that the presentation would only be thirty minutes long, I was expecting it to be a big long reel of trailers, no fluff or [...]

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Sony has set the gold standard for press conferences for a couple of years now, so their 2017 showing had some mighty large boots to fill. It seems though that PlayStation chose to stand on the shoulders of their past successes more than they tried […]

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In the video game industry, Ubisoft have established themselves as quirky and different – they are the video game publisher that are perceived to be rather liberal with the development and acquisition of Intellectual Property (IP). Since 2016 the company has opened or acquired six […]

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My personal love for Microsoft is so great that the sophisticated, futuristic intro to their E3 presentation was enough to give me lower back tingles. Granted most of Project Scorpio’s information had been revealed well before the presentation itself, but there was still something impressive […]

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There’s a German word, Fremdschämen, that has no English equivalent. It describes feeling embarrassment for someone else because of how [...]

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Welcome to Bethesdaland! Despite some of the bigger titles being leaked before Bethesda’s conference, #BE3 was in full flight from the get-go as Pete Hines swaggered on stage to chanting and loud cheers that made me feel like I was watching an episode of WWE […]

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It’d be an overstatement to say that any of EA’s past E3 press conferences have been anything better than average. They’ve undoubtedly had the most consistently disappointing show of the bunch, more often than not because of a lack of actual gameplay footage – most […]

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Three of my favourite things in the world are retro games, beer and the local indie gaming scene. Luckily for me, Playup Perth covers all three in one night – and just like this month (and every other time), the latest event did not disappoint. […]

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If there’s one thing kids need more of in a healthy, well-balanced breakfast, it’s video games. A few pixels a day keeps the torment of homework at bay, and where better to get their monthly serving of fresh, grassroots, unpasteurised indie gaming than Playup Perth! […]

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