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

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

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

We take a look back at the retro days of arcade parlours in our first exploration of game marketing from the late 70’s.
Friday 5 May 11:00am | 3DS | 22

StarBlood Arena
StarBlood Arena Review

Angus puts on his PSVR headset for the second time this year to see what this first-person shooter is all about.
Friday 21 Apr 11:00am | PS4 | 3

LEGO Worlds
LEGO Worlds Review

Clip, clack, snap. We explore LEGO Worlds brick by brick to bring you the full review.
Friday 17 Mar 1:00pm | PS4 | 11

Zen Pinball 2 - Star...
Zen Pinball 2 - Star Wars: Rogue One Review

Get in your home! Don’t you know that hole is your home!? Angus believes he’s a pinball wizard.
Wednesday 8 Feb 11:00am | PS4 | 2