What’s The Best Australian Sports Game?

What’s The Best Australian Sports Game?

With the lack of sport going on, ABC’s Grandstand recently ran a little poll to determine the best sports game. Football Manager 2020 won out, which I can understand, but it’s still a bit of a travesty. So let’s run a slightly different poll.

Here’s How Summons Work In Final Fantasy VII Remake

Here’s How Summons Work In Final Fantasy VII Remake

Final Fantasy wouldn’t be Final Fantasy without summons. Ever since Final Fantasy III, you’ve been able to call on superpowered mythical beasts for aid in battle, effectively turning the tide at the press of a button. Final Fantasy VII Remake, the new dance-off game from Square Enix, is no different.

Custom Minecraft City Is Some Hoo Boy Stuff

Custom Minecraft City Is Some Hoo Boy Stuff

Varuna is a team of Minecraft builders who are so good at it that they get paid for their work. And their latest work is this enormous recreation of the city of Orario, from the novel/anime series DanMachi.

Majora’s Mask Still Hits Hard 20 Years Later

Majora’s Mask Still Hits Hard 20 Years Later

The Legend of the Zelda: Majora’s Mask is 20 years old. It’s been the dawn of the final day for two decades, and looking back after all this time reveals one of the most interesting games of its time. It’s creative use of limited assets led to an experience drenched…

Face Masks Spark Creativity In Japan

Face Masks Spark Creativity In Japan

It’s not easy to find disposable face masks in Japan. The ones issued by the government are too small. And so, people in Japan have been making their own. Some have been doing so in the most creative fashion.

The Doctor, The Disease, And The Division

The Doctor, The Disease, And The Division

Soon after the coronavirus struck my busy Brooklyn hospital, I found myself caring for an older gentleman with kidney issues. Let’s call him Mr. Johnson. I’m a specialist in kidney medicine, and I knew it should have been a fairly routine visit.

Animal Crossing’s Nature Day Exposes How Worthless Earth Day Is

Animal Crossing’s Nature Day Exposes How Worthless Earth Day Is

In the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, there’s no such thing as Earth Day. This video game full of cute anthropomorphic villagers celebrates Nature Day instead. Like everything else in the game, Animal Crossing has managed to turn a pretty awful real-world situation (i.e. ecological collapse) into a playful…

The Week In Games: Get Tactical, Gears!

The Week In Games: Get Tactical, Gears!

The newest Gears of War game drops this week and it is different than every previous game in the franchise. Because it ain’t a cover shooter. Gears Tactics is a turn-based strategy game.

Pokémon Scientists Have A Very Hard Job

Pokémon Scientists Have A Very Hard Job

The first thing every player sees when starting a new game of Pokémon Red or Blue is the pixelated image of a scientist named Professor Oak. Oak welcomes you to the world of Pokémon, inviting you to study and understand these creatures alongside him in his quest for knowledge.

XCOM: Chimera Squad Adds Personality To The Series, But Feels Less Personal

XCOM: Chimera Squad Adds Personality To The Series, But Feels Less Personal

Chimera Squad is a fitting subtitle for the new XCOM game, because it’s a chimera of a game. Sure, it’s got XCOM’s turn-based tactical head on its shoulders, but it’s being ferried about on Overwatch’s body by Divinity: Original Sin 2‘s legs. 12 hours in, I’m still having trouble deciding…