All in Video Game Preview
As a cat piloting a mech, firing rockets and an automatic weapon — I did battle with a mouse, that also was piloting some sort of mechanical machine suit. Gato Roboto is weird for sure, but in my first half hour of hands-on time, I can see a potential standout in the title from developer doinksoft in what is becoming a crowded market of metroidvania titles.
The reveal event was interesting to say the least. To be frank… It left me confused. Confused as to its necessity and overall, its need to exist.
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Fledgling Heroes, a side-scroller from developer Subtle Boom was my favourite game I played at PAX Australia 2018 and the game I most wanted to keep playing after getting my hands on.
Storm Boy, based on the classic novel by Colin Thiele, is being brought to life in video game form from Blowfish Studios later in November. However, I had the chance to check it out early as the game was on show at PAX Australia 2018.
Little Reaper from developer Little Reaper Games reminded me quickly of the Genesis/PS1 era of Disney side-scrolling games with its visuals and level design. Which made more sense when Cherie from the Explosion Network later told me that someone from Little Reaper Games she had been talking to had told her Disney games had been one of the inspirations.
Necrobarista is a visual novel about a Melbourne café where the dead are for one night, granted the chance to talk and mingle with the living once more.