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Game of the Year 2020
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GameRVW Writers’ Game Of The Year Awards

Welcome, everyone, to the annual GameRVW Writers’ Game Of The Year Awards. We asked some of our brightest and best to give their personal choice for the coveted Game of the Year title and why, with the different selections covering […]

Overwatch
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I Just Don’t Get It?! | Peter Sallale – Overwatch

Have you ever been in a situation where the gaming media, the internet, and even your friends are raving about a certain title that has critical acclaim that you just don’t understand the hype for? I Just Don’t Get It?! […]

Pirate
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The Poor Track Record Of Pirate Themed Video Games

Normally pirate curses refer to treasure hoards that will bring misfortune upon those who steal the gold, but there seems to be a different kind of pirate curse affecting the video game world. Despite, what on paper is, a fantastic […]

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I Just Don’t Get It?! | Ben Gibson – Skyrim

Have you ever been in a situation where the gaming media, the online discussions and your friends are raving on about a certain title that has critical acclaim that you just don’t understand the hype for? I Just Don’t Get […]

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Why We Need Another Deus Ex Game

Note: Minor spoilers for Deus Ex games. The Deus Ex franchise has a long history with several high and low points. The original title, which launched back in 2000, features in many gamer’s top games of all time lists, and […]

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Trials and Tribulations | Destiny 2

Trials of Osiris is synonymous with one of the greatest activities in the history of the Destiny franchise. In terms of the game’s player versus player content, this was the activity top players prepared for weekly. Now, it’s finally back […]

Final Fantasy VII
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PAX East 2020: Impressions Part 2 – The Falconeer + More!

PAX East entered the weekend smoothly; lines were reasonable, hands were clean, and the new games were out in force! Here are some more impressions from the second half of PAX East. Disintegration Disintegration is an unusual first-person shooter that eschews […]

PAX East
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PAX East 2020: Live Impressions – Chivalry II, Maneater + More!

PAX East is back and better than ever. Or at least, it would be, if it weren’t for the risk of coronavirus prompting several high-profile cancellations. However, that doesn’t mean that this year’s Penny Arcade Expo is disappointing. In fact, […]

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Melbourne Global Game Jam 2020 | A Space For Aspiring Game Devs

JMC Academy was home to hundreds of game industry folk over an exciting weekend as Melbourne’s 10th Annual Global Game Jam commenced! Over the years these Jams have brought so many talented creators to the mainstream and it’s always a […]

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The Top Five Metroidvanias of the Decade

Over the last ten years, the Metroidvania sub-genre has become a staple of the indie gaming scene. As Konami shifted away from Symphony of the Night inspired Castlevania titles, a bevy of other developers began to fill the gulf. Although […]

2019
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GameRVW Staff Writer’s | Games Of The Year 2019

James Lynch – Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Now look, hear me out. I fully understand that a lot of people have sailed permanently away from the S.S. Destiny, but I have personally clung desperately on waiting for the good times to return. Shadowkeep is those […]