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What Are We Doooooing

What we’re doin’ this month

Have you been wondering what have we been up to? What games do we play? What keeps us going? What are the deep and meaningful life questions? With a hint of a Pizza... COWABUNGA! Its time for some of the KA team to sound-off and say what hell we have been doing this month. Read more [...]
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pong

Videogames in Pop-culture

Videogame culture: it’s a term that gets thrown around a lot these days and it’s surprisingly widespread. From Atari’s Pong to Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. to Microsoft’s Halo, we see these pop-culture icons popping up nearly everywhere we look. But what is it about the little red plumber or the humble white paddle that we love so much? Well it’s an interesting question and there’s no single answer but I’m going to try and get to the bottom of it anyway!   Videogames Read more [...]
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Behind the Thumbs

Behind the Keyboard – Hugh Jeremy: Carpenter

  The games industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the years. It's grown from a lone few dedicated coders to encompass a wide range of positions, from coders and artists to economists and experimental psychologists. Then there's Hugh Jeremy, who from following his exploits, appears to be the games equivalent of James Bond. I was able to catch him whilst playing a game of high stakes baccarat, and ask a few questions about how it all got started.     For the Read more [...]
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Sonic Lost World

Under the Microscope: Sonic Lost World Trailer

Hi I'm FiRE MUNki and I'm a Sonic Fan. Many a day have I waited for fruit to ferment in trees before getting drunk and fucking around in the jungle. I've also been following the Sonic series (games, TV shows, comics, the expanded Sonic fandom, you name it!) since I was a wee-baby-monkey. I think its safe to assume that many of you can understand that both of these habits can be viewed as equally destructive considering the past decade of Sonic games. These days I'm plenty excited as Sonic Read more [...]
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Kickstart My Hearts - Crowd Funding Report

Kickstart My Hearts: Crowdfunding, it’s a thing.

Alright it’s that time again, where people be shouting at random crowds for money. It’s a wonder this never took off as well as in real life. These are the crème de la crème we have picked for your viewing convenience. Keep in mind some rewards are only offered in some countries but not others, all figures are quoted as being accurate as of the time of writing and currency may or may not be in $US. Read more [...]
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What a Twist?!

Cheewilly plays: Bioshock Infinite

  Over the past few weeks I've been making my way through Bioshock Infinite, and now the entire play through is available on our youtube channel! Catch all the action and excitement of this epic game, with commentary and dazzlingly inept play from me, in the ten-part high definition videos. The entire playlist is accessible here. If you want to see me playing live, make sure to check out twitch.tv/cheewilly to see my latest video game adventures, as well as past VODs. Hope you enjoy! Read more [...]
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Behind the Thumbs

Behind the Keyboard – Jason Hawkins

Behind the Keyboard Working in the video games industry. It's a dream that many of us aspire to, but one that is difficult to achieve. What do you need to know? What kind of courses or experience should you be getting? Which position would be right for you? And where do you even begin to start? In Behind the Keyboard, these are the kind of questions we aim to answer. By talking to professionals already in the industry, we'll ask the hard questions to get you the inside knowledge on getting Read more [...]