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Concealed Intent Early Access Review

Let me start by admitting I’m a great lover of turn-based strategy games. From Final Fantasy, Lord of the Rings: The Third Age right through...

Impossible Creatures: Evolving the RTS

In 2003 Relic Entertainment brought out Impossible Creatures, their follow-up to the critically acclaimed and generally well-loved Homeworld. A strange mixture of RTS and The Island of...

Free Game Friday: Dungeon Defenders II

Not only is Friday a day to celebrate the oncoming weekend, get a takeaway and go out for a couple of bevvies with your...

Just Cause 3 – First Impressions

So, we’ve spent a few hours with a retail copy of Just Cause 3 for PlayStation 4 now, and we have to say what we’ve...

The Magic of Cyrodiil – A Conversation on The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

As you read this sentence you're probably thinking about playing Fallout 4 again aren't you? Could you take just a brief moment from the...

Free Game Friday: The Bad Dream Series

Not only is Friday a day to celebrate the oncoming weekend, get a takeaway and go out for a couple of bevvies with your...

Undertale: A Game of Characters, Not Choices

By Leo Powell What you think of Undertale is probably affected by whether or not you are a fan of old Japanese role playing games. It...
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Fallout 4 is Depressing: Casualties of the Hype Machine

"When did we stop distrusting the ad men? It has apparently been deeply ingrained in me from the earliest age possible: 'Be sceptical of...

Free Game Friday: Deep Sleep

Given this Friday’s spoooooky date let’s celebrate #FreeGameFriday with a spoooooky game! This week’s choice is Deep Sleep, a point-and-click adventure game by Polish game...

Addressing the Balance: Intellect vs Simplicity in Video Games

In your most cynical moments, it's easy to boil culture down into its most basic, lowest parts. When you're flicking through your TV channels,...
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Rise of the Tomb Raider: The Making of Lara Croft

It could all have been so different. She began as a man – a hat-wearing, whip-wielding archetype dismissed by Core Design as an Indiana...

Paint The Town Red – Early Access Review

Going into this review I had no idea what kind of game Paint the Town Red was. But now, after stabbing a guy to...

Could Boundless be a Minecraft killer?

I can charge people to have a wander around my space-zoo. Developed by Wonderstruck and formerly entitled Oort Online, Boundless looks to steal the crafting/sandbox...

The Ship: Murder Party – A Retrospect

By Morgan Davies Despite being over nine years old, Outerlight and Blazing Griffin's The Ship: Murder Party is still going strong, with an active player base. An ambitious...

Free Game Friday: A Wonderful Wander with “Bernband”

I sidled past the alien urinating in the street and entered the club. That's not a sentence I imagined I'd be saying today, but thanks...

System Shock: Enhanced Edition – “it’s a miracle”

By Daniel Courtney The predecessor to the much-loved cult favourite System Shock 2, and direct inspiration behind games like the Deus Ex and Bioshock series,...

Who’s Brave Enough to Change the MMO?

A seemingly endless stream of subscription based MMOs are opting to go down the free-to-play route. Does this trend uncover the weary nature of...

Subaeria Early Access Review

Roguelikes have been around for decades. We've all played one at one point or another (sometimes without realising it - Diablo, anyone? Or, better yet, ToeJam...

Shoppe Keep – Early Access Review

Have you ever wandered into a store in Skyrim or your other preferred RPG and just thought, "I do wonder how the store owner...

Observations on War, Through the Periscope of Silent Hunter 5

By Joshua Yeldham-Smith "War games, what are they good for?" …Learning Trigonometry! Monty Python once asked: “What have the Romans ever done for us?.” What has war...
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