Features

March 2017

Why we need events like GX Australia

GX Australia was Australia’s first LGBTIQ video game convention that catered for both gamers and geeks (is there really a difference?), with the primary aim of providing a ‘safe and inclusive space for everyone to have fun’. Read on

Hands-on: Sniper Ghost Warrior 3

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is an upcoming open world, first person tactical/espionage shooter from developers CI Games. While being the third title in the series, this will be the first to feature a AAA level of production. Read on

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February 2017

Can you escape The Old Haunt?

“You and your friends are out exploring the countryside when the storm hits. In search of refuge from the rain, you stumble across a deserted home. Breaking in, you find yourselves in a long-abandoned world of lost love. You may be protected from the rain, but the house has a strange past and an uncertain future… and now you are trapped.” Read on

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Revolt with Magic the Gathering and take back the power!

First published in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast, there's no denying Magic the Gathering has stood the test of time. With close to the equivalent of the population of Australia playing the game (approximately 20 million as of 2015) there is little question that Magic is still the number one trading card game title. Read on

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January 2017

Snipperclips Hands-On

Snipperclips is a delightful little multiplayer game that has you slicing up your avatar to create the shapes needed to beat puzzles and accomplish tasks. There were a lot of big-name titles on display last weekend at the Nintendo Switch Event, but that's no reason to forget about the little ones! Read on

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ARMS Hands-On

Zelda: Breath of the Wild might have been my main goal at the recent Nintendo Switch event here in Melbourne, ARMS was most definitely next in line for me to get my hands (or should I say arms on). ARMS was one of two games at the event (1-2-Switch being the other) which truly showcased the potential of the Joy-Con controllers and the powerfully fun party aspect of the Nintendo Switch. While 1-2-Switch nicely settles into the Switch's equivalent to Wii Sports, you would assume ARMs would take the place of Wii Boxing. However, ARMS felt much more like someone took Punch-Out!, put it in a fluoro arena and gave everyone Slinkies for arms! Read on

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On

I was incredibly fortunate this past week to be able to attend the recent Nintendo Switch preview event held right here in Melbourne with our very own Luke. From the get-go it was clear we both had the same one main objective: to get our hands on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The Breath of the Wild area was set up with multiple Switch stations all displaying the game to play, some with different controller options available to use. Read on

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