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Matt Gosper

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aka Ponk – a Melburnian gay gamer who works with snail mail. Enthusiastically keeping a finger in every pie of the games industry. I'll beat you at Mario Kart, and lose to you in any shooter you can name.

Yakuza 6 Review: Crime Dad, now with added dad

The Yakuza series is one I have only become familiar with – and a fan of – through reviewing its recent releases. At its...

Razer Seiren Elite Review: Flashy features, demure package

Arriving at my doorstep recently was a package from Razer, a new gizmo for me to test out in my infinite wisdom as a...

Razer Blade Pro Review: Silence the bells and whistles

Over the last few weeks, there was been a monolith occupying my home in suburban Melbourne. It towers over all other devices, dwarfing them in...

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Review: Blocky gameplay

It’s that time again! TT Games is ready to gift another LEGO title to us. This year’s outing is the (personally) much-awaited LEGO Marvel...

Horizon Zero Dawn The Frozen Wilds Review: Chilled out

Oddly enough, Horizon: Zero Dawn was a game I initially had trouble getting invested in. At its top level it had all the ingredients...

Monster Hunter Stories Review: Plot where there was not

Just over two years ago, I made my first foray into the Monster Hunter series with Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate – and quickly assumed...

Pyre Review: Victory through incineration

It’s been little while since we were last graced with a Supergiant game. Transistor was released in 2014, an excellent second outing after 2011’s...

RiME Review: Destroying crockery, one yell at a time

If there’s one thing I love, it’s a puzzler. If there’s one thing I hate, it’s a puzzler where I can’t follow the creator’s...

Persona 5 review: Anime high school never looked so good

I’ve been enamoured with the Persona series as a result of Persona 4 Golden. The deft mixing of psychology, daily teenage life and darker...

Watch Dogs 2’s Human Conditions DLC Review: DEDSEC is back

While it was only a few months ago, the release of Watch Dogs 2 feels like a golden memory from far longer ago. Much...

I Am Setsuna Review: Sacrifice and chill

I Am Setsuna is a JRPG from Square Enix, developed by Tokyo RPG Factory. Despite the mass-production imagery this name might bring to mind,...

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King: Review

These days, it’s a good time to be a Dragon Quest fan. Last year brought us an excellent complete ground-up remake of Dragon Quest...

Review: Yakuza 0

Unsurprisingly given its title, Yakuza 0 is a deeply Japanese game. The latest in the long-running series from Sega, it is also the earliest Yakuza...

Review: Super Mario Maker

Wii U Super Mario Maker represents another case of Nintendo trying something a little bit new. At this point, Mario and his games are an...

Review: 7th Dragon III Code: VFD

7th Dragon is one of those fairly popular Japanese RPGs that had managed to pass me by, and for good reason – it’s never...

Review: Final Fantasy XV

There are some things that have just always BEEN, for as long as we remember. Static constants, never changing. Since the dawning of the...

Alta VR’s Boramy Unn on A Township Tale and developing for VR

Exploring the show floor at PAX Australia this year, there was a noticeable spike in the presence of virtual reality titles. With almost half...

Watch Dogs 2: Game Director Danny Belanger on the franchise’s new tone

Matt Gosper, Stevivor: In comparison to the original Watch Dogs, what would you define as the key pillars of Watch Dogs 2?  Danny Belanger, Watch...

Review: Owlboy

Owlboy is one of those games that has spent long enough in the development oven that entire console generations have come and gone. After...

Review (in progress): Orwell

In a highly connected modern world, the fear of omnipresent surveillance is becoming a bigger and bigger concern. With the capacity to track our...