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

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 | 4

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

Snipperclips Hands-On
Snipperclips Hands-On Preview

Does this cutesy puzzler stand-out amongst the Switch's other titles? Angus find out in his preview. Read on to find out more.
Friday 20 Jan 11:00am | Switch | 3

1-2-Switch Hands-On
1-2-Switch Hands-On Preview

Over in Melbourne, we get the chance to try out Nintendo’s insane looking minigame pack for the Switch.
Thursday 19 Jan 3:00pm | Switch | 1

Nintendo Switch...
Nintendo Switch Hands-On: Angus' Impressions

Did Angus walk away with a new-found respect for Nintendo? Or was he left scratching his head? Read on to find out!
Wednesday 18 Jan 3:00pm | Switch | 3