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PlayStation TV Review

Posted by Matthew Hewson On Thursday 22 January 2015Comments Off

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REVIEW IN BRIEF > A strange entry into the hardware landscape, the PlayStation TV doesn’t have a clear purpose in life. Its ability to stream PS4 games to another location in the house is perhaps its most appealing feature, especially for a family, but is hardly a “must have”. Playing Vita games on a big screen is another touted feature but its implementation is problematic. The PlayStation TV is sure to keep a very specific niche happy but for anyone else it is waste of money. Read the rest of this entry »

Natural Doctrine Review

Posted by Stephen del Prado On Wednesday 5 November 2014Comments Off

Available on PS4, PS3 and PSV l Published by NIS America (distributed locally by Bandai Namco) l Developed by Kadokawa Games l Classified M l Supports 1-2 players

REVIEW IN BRIEF > Even for strategy RPG fans, there is very little to like about Natural Doctrine. While there are flashes of brilliance in its design, it is hamstrung by numerous issues that serve only to sap what brief enjoyment can be found in its particular brand of gameplay. When compared to heavyweights of the genre, it is even harder to recommend. Read the rest of this entry »

PAX AUS Interview – Witch Beam on Assault Android Cactus

Posted by Peter Nickless On Sunday 2 November 2014Comments Off

Assault Android Cactus is the first project from the three-man Brisbane team Witch Beam. Styling itself as a twin stick shooter with a difference, Assault Android Cactus has already won accolades from Steam Early Access players and at consumer shows including PAX East.

We were lucky enough to catch up with Sanatana Mishra, ‘Design Guy’ for Assault Android Cactus, in the lead up to this weekend’s PAX AUS, were he is promoting the game in the Australian Indie Showcase area. We asked him about the studio’s passion for making games and for sharing the process by way of Witch Beam’s awesome devblogRead the rest of this entry »

PAX AUS Interview – Blowfish on Gunscape

Posted by Joel Guttenberg On Saturday 1 November 2014Comments Off

If PAX 2013 was good for one reason (pro-tip: it was good for many reasons), it was for introducing local to a bunch of wonderful indie developed titles available for our enjoyment. This year promises to be no different with another batch of strong indie offerings.

Blowfish Studios has procured a spot in the limelight of the Australian Indie Showcase with its new title, Gunscape. Not satisfied with merely bringing gamers a new FPS, Blowfish will deliver an FPS creator with Gunscape. Ah, when art meets violence.

We are thankful that, “chief dude”, Ben Lee, was able to take time out of his busy schedule to tell us a little about Gunscape and Blowfish’s involvement in PAX this year. Read the rest of this entry »