David's Latest Articles
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 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 - 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 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 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 - A sight and sound to behold
A Melbourne-made, sensory journey of transformation, The Artful Escape revels in galaxy-spanning, mind-altering, maximalist sensation.
Lake Review - Serene, focussed, and authentic
Lake is a meditative character study that exhibits great confidence with its ebbs and flows.
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.
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.