Steven “Bajo” O’Donnell has moved on from Good Game and Good Game Spawn Point (Announced Tuesday night) to focus on livestreaming. We caught up with him at PAX AUS to discuss how he’s finding the transition into Twitch streaming and his plans for the future. Subscribe for more interviews: https://www.youtube.com/user/nfgmedia Follow Bajo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bajopants […]
Your first day of PAX Aus is over and the next has begun. In this issue, you’ll discover the hot new trends to look out for on the show floor, or if you can’t make it down to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre I’ve got you covered. Monster Hunter World First of course was […]
The other day, a discussion erupted around the water cooler at work. It’s not an actual water cooler, obviously, but y’know. The discussion was about our top Legend of Zelda games – a ritual that is mandated after every release. For many of our group, Breath of the Wild was top of the pops. But […]
Anyone even remotely interested in gaming news in the last three weeks will know about Outlast 2‘s situation in Australia. For everyone else, the Department of Classification and the Arts refused to classify Outlast 2. The result? The game is banned in Australia. It was refused classification for implied sexual assault. It has since been […]
Everything is a consciousness sim that lets players explore anything and everything in the universe. But where does it sit in our medium? Released on the PS4 on March 21st, Everything is interesting. The question is: is it a game?
The Switch is an amazing new piece of gaming hardware that blends the home console with a portable gaming device. It is the perfect console for a young family that is both time poor and looking for games that don’t involve endless slaughter. It is the best way to access Nintendo’s IP which easily eclipses any other consoles exclusive offerings. It is so very much better than the WiiU.
Here’s a great list of online resources that can help out aspiring GMs. Credit to /u/Apollonaut13 for putting together the majority of this amazing list. See the ever growing Google Doc here. They include Random Generators, Map Creators, Character Creators, Art databases, campaign hosts, virtual tabletops, forums, and player finders. Enjoy! If you’re just getting started and want […]
Replay value is the amount of enjoyment a player could glean from a game that he or she had already finished. The notion of replaying a game is one that's seemingly lost to time. Here are the ways games have changed direction away from replay value.
How much of a role do our expectations play in horror games? And do they unfairly benefit from them? The expectations we take into a horror game define our experience with it. Does this mean the games are working as hard as they should?
PAX, like any convention, is busy and involves a lot of waiting. Here’s a small trick I’ve found helps keep me calm during the longer waits. Anyone who’s read anything about therapy or psychology in the last five years will have heard about mindfulness. It’s currently in vogue with regards to the treatment of anxiety […]