About Alayna Cole

Alayna Cole is a writer, editor, researcher, developer, and teacher. When she isn’t curled up in a ball and worrying about all of the hats she wears, she works and studies at the University of the Sunshine Coast and writes as a freelance games journalist.

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy PS4 Review

November 14th, 2018 | by Alayna Cole

I’ve become known for reviewing all of those nostalgia-fuelled remasterings of classic 3D platformers, so of course I managed to ...

Yooka-Laylee PS4 Review

April 5th, 2017 | by Alayna Cole

Yooka-Laylee is the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, which was first released in 1998. This game shares more than just a ...

Mallow Drops PC Review

November 22nd, 2016 | by Alayna Cole

Mallow Drops is a puzzle game with a simple formula: use WASD to rotate the world and the arrow keys ...

Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls 3DS Review

November 10th, 2016 | by Alayna Cole

I really enjoyed the original Yo-kai Watch game. It had moments of frustration—like a tendency to provide particularly hand-holding tutorials—but ...

Dishonored 2 (EB Expo 2016)

October 2nd, 2016 | by Alayna Cole

When I explained to Felicia at the Bethesda booth that I never played the original Dishonored, she nodded knowingly. ‘It ...

Couch Play at EB Expo 2016

October 2nd, 2016 | by Alayna Cole

In recent years, couch play seems to have taken a backseat in games (much to my dismay), with online multiplayer ...

PlayStation VR (EB Expo 2016)

October 2nd, 2016 | by Alayna Cole

Alayna Cole and Dakoda Barker try PlayStation VR Of the virtual reality devices that we’ve had the opportunity to check ...

Overcooked Preview

July 14th, 2016 | by Alayna Cole

I am the sort of person who played Farmville and Diner Dash religiously during high school, so give me any ...

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