games

games June 26, 2021

Mutazione

A moving parable that looks at the effects of colonial trauma, Mutazione invites the player to co-create its soundtrack.

games May 1, 2021

Umurangi Generation

Naphtali Faulkner’s first-person photography game Umurangi Generation is a fun dystopian romp that develops into an insightful exploration of the insidiousness of fascism.

games March 20, 2021

Under a Star Called Sun

Some of the most profound evolutions in video games are occurring in smaller DIY story games such as Under a Star Called Sun.

games January 30, 2021

Not For Broadcast

Newsroom simulation Not For Broadcast gives an insight into the farce of producing media under a repressive regime.

games January 23, 2021

Among Us

After a year of being nice in Animal Crossing, the casual, uncurated indifference of Among Us comes as a relief.

games October 10, 2020

Tell Me Why

Initially the sensitive portrayal of trans characters in Tell Me Why comes as a relief, but it’s undermined by the game’s determined inoffensiveness.

games September 5, 2020

Necrobarista

Set in an other-worldly Carlton cafe and filled with thoughtful musings on life, death and loss, Necrobarista is a welcome antidote to the relentless dominance of American games.