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Month: December 2018

4 minute read

PAX AUS 2018 Standouts: An Exciting Future For Blind Gamers

During my time at PAX Australia I got to speak to a lot of interesting people in the gaming industry across all different fields and they’re conversations I’m incredibly grateful to have had. One person I sat down with that […]

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Shoplifters Review | A Compassionate Small-Time Crime Drama

Most stories about criminals are not particularly empathetic. This isn’t without good reason, as the more despicable the acts our “protagonists”, the harder it is to see things from their point of view. In large part, the appeal of these […]

2 minute read

A New Trailer for Remedy’s Control Has Dropped

The result of a passionate union between HP Lovecraft and the Men in Black, Remedy Entertainment’s upcoming title Control looks to be the mind-bending experience horror game fanatics have been waiting for. In a new trailer released today, showcases of otherworldly, […]

8 minute read

Top Five Easiest Characters To Learn In Smash Ultimate

Ah, a new Smash game has arrived, and veterans of the series and newcomers alike are eager to jump into battle with some of their favorite Nintendo (and even third-party) characters. Now, like a true fighting game, not every character […]

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The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game | Review

A Frog with a Licence to Chill The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game is a short game, released recently on Steam. Made by a small team of three developers,this game marries a colourful, childish art style with witty writing […]

Planetside Arena
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Daybreak Games Announces Planetside Arena

Daybreak Games has announced its Planetside 2 spin-off Planetside Arena, to have its first season released on 29th January 2019. Footage and details of the game were shown off through a Developer Livestream.  The game will feature a variety of […]

The Favourite
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The Favourite | Review: Real Politik and Toxic Love

Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos is known for being a bit of a weirdo. His films tend to manifest as a highly abstract, symbolic pieces, containing characters that are often imbued with a distancing cadence to their speech. His last two […]

Far Cry 5
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Far Cry 5: A Story that Played us for Fools

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is a republished, edited version of “The Hidden Story of Far Cry 5,” by Peter Sallale, originally published on May 27th, 2018. SPOILERS FOR FAR CRY 5 ENDING Far Cry 5 is an interesting beast. First revealed in […]

Gamers' Choice Awards
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CBS’s Gamers’ Choice Awards Recap: Fortnite Tops As Fan-Favorite

The Gamers’ Choice Awards, which showcases fan-favorite video games from the year, aired this weekend, marking Fortnite among gamers favorite game from 2018. Unlike the Game Awards show in Los Angeles on Thursday, which was only available via livestream, the […]

Red Dead Redemption 2
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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Red Dead Redemption 2

It’s been eight years since the release of Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption, an ambitious open world game that applied the GTA model to a Western setting. Over that eight years, the studio has been working on a follow up, and for […]

Mortal Kombat 11
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Mortal Kombat 11 Officially Releasing April 23, 2019

Mortal Kombat 11 was officially revealed at The Game Awards on December 6th by Netherrealm Studios creative director and series co-creator, Ed Boon. The game will be released globally on April 23 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. […]

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The Game Awards Recap: Big Wins for God of War, Red Dead 2

God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 stole the show at this year’s ‘Game Awards’ show, hosted by Geoff Knightley, in Los Angeles on Thursday. 2018’s ‘Game of the Year’ award went to God of War, running up against […]

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Announced; Switch Exclusive

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order was announced during The Game Awards as a Nintendo Switch exclusive, with a 2019 release window. The announcement was made with a teaser trailer that showed Marvel icons, such as Spider-Man, Wolverine, Guardians of […]

Fallout 76
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Fallout 76 | Review

Fallout 76, the online multiplayer action role-playing game by Bethesda Game Studios, came out a little over two weeks ago, and it’s not what most fans were expecting, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. 76 is the first in […]