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Total War: ARENA Review

The 2013 announcement of a Free-To-Play, competitive entry in the Total War franchise was met with enormous buzz among strategy fans. Touted as more accessible than it’s predecessors (we were up to Rome II at the time), a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total War: Warhammer 2 Review

Total War: Warhammer 2 has arrived at last, giving fans of the Total War franchise the most unorthodox and nuanced strategy experience in recent memory. Doing away with the ‘Conquest’ paradigm, TW:WH2 instead realig...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Interview with Symphony of the Goddesses Creator, Jason Michael Paul

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is at last coming to Australian shores for select dates in Perth and Melbourne, as well as a recently announced Sydney performance. The show is a symphonic and visual journey throu...

 
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Past Cure Preview

It’s never easy, being the new kid on the block. Particularly in an industry like gaming, where a less-than-stellar debut can seal the fate of a new company, relegating them to the ‘Under $5’ section on Steam ...
 
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Project Cars 2 Hands-On Preview

2015’s Project CARS, or Community Assisted Racing Simulator, stands as an example of what can happen when a passionate, well organised community comes together behind a project. Largely crowdfunded, and developed with con...
 
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E3 2017: Moss Preview

We’d all worn those red/blue glasses before, but do you remember the first time you sat down in front of a 3D movie, at home or at the cinema, and were just so blown away that you thought to yourself “Holy Cow, this...

 
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E3 2017: Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Hands-On

Since its first appearance on the SNES, way back in 1996, Natsume’s Harvest Moon franchise has been regarded as the pinnacle of relaxed, good-natured adventure in gaming. All 26 (!) games in the ‘Story of Seasons...
 
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E3 2017: Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Preview

It was back in 2010, with the release of David Cage’s Heavy Rain, that I was first exposed to ‘interactive cinema‘; an emergent genre, focusing on rich plots and cinematic storytelling in lieu of complex gamep...
 
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E3 2017: Hands On Preview of Outcast: Second Contact

E3 2017 took place in Los Angeles, California and was the largest video game remake convention ever. Many companies came to showcase games that they released ten years ago and are going to release again. There were no new games...

 
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E3 2017: Interview with Lost Sphear Director, Atsushi Hashimoto

Since the cult success of Tokyo RPG Factory’s I Am Setsuna in 2016, enraptured fans have waited with bated breath for another taste of JRPG mastery from the Square Enix owned studio. Headed up by Director Atsushi Hashimot...