Christie McQualter

Christie McQualter is a Melbourne-based journalist who specialises in video games. She has a particular interest in playing indie games in hopes of finding a hidden gem – though she has endured many strange adventures in the pursuit of doing so. Her dog has more Instagram followers than she does but you can follow her at @auralynxian

Christie's Latest Articles

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Horse Tales: Emerald Valley Ranch review

Gather ‘round horse girls and boys, for an open-world horse-taming adventure that’s equally ambitious and exasperating.

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Disney Dreamlight Valley - Early Access Review

Wholesome and stress-free, Disney Dreamlight Valley is the perfect game to overcome a slump – gaming, mental health or otherwise.

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Bear and Breakfast Review – Pardon our mess

Bear and Breakfast is a surprisingly good mix of a B&B management game and a commentary on the human condition.

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Escape Academy Review – a scholastic adventure for the escapist at heart

Escape Academy is more than just an escape room simulator. It's a narrative-based puzzle adventure bursting with personality.

Finding a gaming community to talk to about your video game hobby is possible on places like Instagram, where the #instagaming community is thriving
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How to make gaming friends on Instagram - Tips from #instagaming

Want to connect with fellow video game lovers? Here are some tips on how to break into the great Instagram…

A Memoir Blue Review
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A Memoir Blue Review – an insipid beauty

With an emotional story and a unique blend of 2D and 3D art styles, A Memoir Blue is enticing on…

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Submerged: Hidden Depths review – The water's fine

Submerged: Hidden Depths is a relaxing exploration game with stunning art, simple puzzles and plenty of collectables.

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Tunic Review – One furry little hero in a big isometric world

Tunic is an adventure crafted with care and consideration, with a charming world that promotes a satisfying sense of self-discovery.

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OlliOlli World Review – What a wonderful world

OlliOlli World will steal your heart with its combo of colourful aesthetics, quirky characters and challenging platforming.

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Heavenly Bodies Review - Comedy and Tragedy

The physics-based puzzles of Heavenly Bodies are equal parts entertaining and frustrating, and both a comedy and a tragedy, depending…

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