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Posts by Yug

Groovy!

As you might have noticed, I’ve been going through a bit of a retro phase at the moment, digging up old TV shows I watched as a kid and HD remakes of old games. Adding to ...

Wherever there is Danger he’ll be there!

Here’s a quick test to see if you should bother reading this post any further. Look at the image below. If you can name all the shows from the pictures, then congratulations – you and I ...

PALGN staff quit

For those that don’t know, PALGN.com.au is one of the oldest Australian community gaming websites, going online in 2003 back before there were localised versions of IGN, GameSpot, or Kotaku. In 2005 when I started up ...

It’s still Tricky

EA held a media event for the upcoming SSX game at the Red Bull HQ in Sydney, complete with real fake (!) snow, a pool table, and a snowboard simulator! Rocking up with my partners in crime ...

Who you gonna call?

I’ve been going on something of a Ghostbusters nostalgia trip lately, perhaps in part to all the talk of a third movie in the works. After re-watching the first two movies, I decided to slip Ghostbusters: ...

Howdy Stranger

For a brief period of time in 1997 I was lost in Oddworld. Abe’s Oddysee had been released, and I was captivated by the charming characters and the world they inhabited. The developer publicised it as the first of ...

First rambling post

How did you find this site? Seriously? Why on earth were you typing ‘Yugstar’ into google? Well congratulations anyway, this is my first post on the site. Not much more too it I’m afraid. Check out ...

E3 2012 Gameplanet Coverage

In 2012 I attended the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, the largest videogame event in the world. Journalists from around the world converge to get previews and exclusive first looks of all the upcoming games and tech, and ...

Drunk Yug Reviews

Drunk Yug Reviews are fairly straight forward – they involve Yug getting ‘slightly’ inebriated and attempting to ‘review’ a game with the assistance of another special guest. The video you see below was spontaneously filmed at ...

Game Damage

Game Damage was a video game TV show pilot created by myself and friends Matt Burgess (Australian Gamer) and Ben ‘Yahtzee’ Croshaw (Zero Punctuation) back in 2008. The idea was to create something along the lines ...