Angus Deacon

 

Angus Deacon

Writer

Angus has been in the journalism industry for over ten years, writing for Fairfax and lending a hand with writing and editing duties for NZGamer.com.

He's not fussy about what type of game he's reviewing... as long as it's not a pet simulator*. He's our in-house FIFA expert and he has a mad passion for all-things LEGO. When he's not up to his eyeballs looking after his twin cubs - he'll be writing for us.
*He secretly LOVES pet simulators.

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My Recent Articles

Star Wars: Battlefront II
Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

It’s by far one of the most beautiful looking Star Wars games to date – but amidst all the controversy, how does the game hold up?
Tuesday 21 Nov 1:30pm | PS4 | 11

Star Wars: Battlefront...
Star Wars: Battlefront II Beta Preview

We spend some time with the open beta and share our thoughts prior to the full game that arrives next month.
Wednesday 11 Oct 1:00pm | PS4 | 8

FIFA 18
FIFA 18 Review

It’s the Ronaldo show. Starring Ronaldo. Celebrating the 25th title in the series, we go laces out to review FIFA 18, due out this week.
Thursday 28 Sep 3:00pm | PS4 | 4

Sonic Mania
Sonic Mania Review

We’ve been hurt before – remember that 2006 Sonic game?. But we lace up our red sneakers to try this latest outing.
Wednesday 23 Aug 3:00pm | PS4 | 8

The Art of Selling...
The Art of Selling Games: Part II

Following on from the days of arcade cabinet art, we take a look at the darker side of how games are being marketed in today’s world.
Friday 11 Aug 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | 360 | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS | 8

SUPERHOT VR
SUPERHOT VR Review

Months after it arrived on Oculus, PSVR owners can now finally see what all the fuss is about with this time-twisting shooter.
Monday 24 Jul 11:00am | PS4 | 1

Crash Bandicoot N....
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Review

Twenty years is long time – does a remaster of Crash still hold up today? We get our wump on.
Monday 3 Jul 11:00am | PS4 | 5

Wipeout Omega Collection
Wipeout Omega Collection Review

Partly a remaster, and partly a whole new 4K world for WipEout fans - here’s what we think of the Omega Collection.
Monday 26 Jun 11:00am | PS4 | 6

Farpoint
Farpoint Review

Are we finally getting a taste of what PSVR can offer? We try out the Aim Controller accessory and the game that comes bundled with it
Tuesday 23 May 3:00pm | PS4 | 1

The Rise of the...
The Rise of the Remaster: Classic Games

Here are some remastered classic games that anyone old enough to remember Garbage Pail Kids should check out.
Thursday 18 May 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 3DS | 12