Category: Articles

Things Black Ops 2 Doesn’t Do Well

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 isn’t a bad game. Actually, it’s quite great. It has just the right amount of innovation and originality to make it feel even a little different from its predecessors. But it’s not perfect. I’ve spent the past few weeks playing it, and have clocked in over 20 hours across […]

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One year on, why not buy a Vita?

Over the Christmas break, the Vita turned one in Japan. In Australia, we’ve had the device in our hands for eleven months, and we’ve watched as the price quietly dropped a whole heap as no one bought the damn thing. But the Vita is a damn neat little system, a consistently impressive machine, and one […]

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The LEGO game philosophy: How TT Games puts the pieces together

In 2005, Lego Star Wars: The Video Game initiated what would eventually become an industry staple: the annual Lego game release. The acclaimed franchise, developed exclusively by the folks at TT Games, has successfully translated some of the world’s most popular characters and film series’ — including, but not limited to: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, […]

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Game characters were better in the ’90s

Back in the ’90s, I played a heap of games which were incredibly immersive. I was sucked right in, and genuinely felt for the characters on screen. Perhaps it’s because I was young, or perhaps it was due to the rose-tinted glasses I now undoubtedly wear, but I just felt like I cared much more […]

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7 Games More Likely To Win The Lottery Than GOTY

As big as a year as it’s been in gaming, and with plenty of underrated gems to return to over the holiday break, there’s also been a fair share of disastrous offerings from some of the world’s biggest gaming brands like Call Of Duty and Medal of Honor. The disappointing thing is that some of […]

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