David Wildgoose

David Wildgoose is a freelance video games critic. In a bygone age he was editor of legendary Australian games magazines HYPER and PC PowerPlay, as well as the Australian edition of international games blog Kotaku. He hopes to one day play a sequel to Far Cry 2. Twitter: @davidwildgoose

David's Latest Articles

Grow: Song of the Evertree Review
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Grow: Song of the Evertree Review - Off to work we go

Grow: Song of the Evertree is an earnest, calming game full of pressure-free busywork, where you can find pleasure in…

Call of Duty: Vanguard review
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Call of Duty: Vanguard Campaign Review - War never changes

Vanguard’s campaign recalls the same shooting galleries seen year after year, full of cliches and with somehow even less point…

Metroid Dread review
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Metroid Dread Review - Backtracking to safety

Metroid Dread is a lavishly-created commitment to series tradition, but a lack of successful new ideas and control accessibility concerns…

Humankind interview with William Dyce
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Humankind designer discusses the burden of Civilization and respecting feedback

William Dyce left Australia as a teen to pursue game development. Now he's tackling the challenges of designing Humankind, the…

Sable game review
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Sable Review: A Diamond in the Rough

Sable's non-linear structure is liberating, letting you explore at your own whim. But its many technical issues contrive to hinder…

The Artful Escape review key art
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The Artful Escape Review - A sight and sound to behold

A Melbourne-made, sensory journey of transformation, The Artful Escape revels in galaxy-spanning, mind-altering, maximalist sensation.

Meredith from the video game, Lake
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Lake Review - Serene, focussed, and authentic

Lake is a meditative character study that exhibits great confidence with its ebbs and flows.

The poster for videogame Twelve Minutes (12 Minutes)
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Twelve Minutes Review - Mistaking shock for substance

An A-list Hollywood cast can't help the fact that Twelve Minutes ultimately has nothing of value to say.

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Review: On Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139...and second chances

Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… sees an overlooked cult game taking advantage of a rare second lease on life.

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