Clockwork

There’s always a lot of excitement that comes with finding an indie game that does something weird and different. Games like Undertale and Axiom Verge remind us that thinking outside the box can make for hours of delight. However, not all games nail that strange […]

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NBA 2K17

As someone who’s into video games and pop culture quite profoundly, friends and strangers are both in agreement when they react to my interest in sport with surprise. However, I’ve always been an avid sports fan and participant since a young age – and basketball […]

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Gears of War 4

I was fairly dismayed when I finished Gears of War 3. I didn’t feel like I was done with the world yet, and I didn’t think Epic were either. While Delta Squad’s story had come to a close, there were still so many unanswered questions. […]

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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2

Well, strap me down and grab the anti-epileptics because Pac-Man’s flashing lights have got me dazzled and my adrenaline pumping! It’s difficult not to like Pac-Man (most of the time), it was one of the great classics that defined what makes a great “arcade game.” […]

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ReCore

There’s a burger place in Mt Lawley that serves ‘challenge’ burgers. These beasts of dead cattle are somewhere between 95-98% beef, and the buns are there as a formality more than anything else. These behemoths have hospitalised people, and a rare few manage to get […]

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Grow Up

I first came across ‘Grow Home’ while scouring casual downloads on Playstation Plus, in attempts to coax a friend away from yet another humdrum round of NBA 2K. As nice as it is to see someone passionate about their go-to game, when they take it […]

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

My introduction to Deus Ex began with a trailer back in 2010—yeah, you know the one. With its iconic black and gold aesthetic, cyberpunk themes, references to Greek mythology, and one of the most famous one-liners in gaming today: “I never asked for this…” Deus […]

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Furi

When combining genres, mixing Character Action and Shoot ‘em ups together seems like an odd combination as well as a very ambitious task. However, the Game Bakers took on this challenge and managed to execute a challenging bullet hell style game with tight melee swordplay. […]

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Mother Russia Bleeds

Beat ‘em ups were once arcade staples (when arcades were the staple) that started to go out of fashion as home consoles became more powerful and the genre itself became stale. When your 20-40 cent coin/s were at stake, each play basically amounted to a […]

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Obduction

I’m stuck. I’ve been walking around these same areas for a solid half-hour now without a damn clue as to where to go next. I can feel the end is near, the sweet, tantalising nectar of conclusion beckoning at my footsteps, but how the hell […]

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