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How To Be A Pro Gamer by Jon Hambin (book review).

August 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
How To Be A Pro Gamer by Jon Hambin (book review).

The process of picking out books to review for me often depends on whether I think they will be of interest to you, the reader, and then read to see if they are. I did wonder about Jon Hambin’s book, ‘How To Be A Pro Gamer’, but as I also covered Carlton’s ‘The 100 Greatest […]

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Is Dungeons & Dragons good for you in real life?

August 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Is Dungeons & Dragons good for you in real life?

Can Dungeons & Dragons be the secret to your life success? It’s certainly back in the limelight now mainly thanks to streaming retro TV series like Stranger Things. In this video piece, Ethan Gilsdorf argues that our favourite fantasy role-playing game gives you powerful tools to combat the perils and challenges of reality. 

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The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames (book review)

August 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames   (book review)

I wasn’t quite sure how far back this new Carlton Book, ‘The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames’ or how the selection was made or for what games platforms until I got the book. Firstly, the source material is the Future Publishing magazine ‘Retro Gamer’ and all platforms are covered, assuming the games were put on them. […]

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Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

Lethis: Path of Progress is an old-school city builder set in a Victorian Steampunk universe called Lethis. The game will be arriving later this year for the handheld Nintendo Switch – and a sequel, Path of Progress II, is being worked on for the PC by Triskell Interactive, although their DevBlog indicates it’s slow-going for the […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 (computer game: trailer).

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cyberpunk 2077 (computer game: trailer).

The scifi RPG game Cyberpunk 2077, an open-world, action-adventure story-style thang, is hitting the Xbox One and Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, on April 16th 2020. Here’s their blurb: In the most dangerous megacity of the future, the real you is not enough. Become V, a cyber-enhanced mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant — the […]

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Sonic The Hedgehog (2019) (movie trailer).

May 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sonic The Hedgehog (2019) (movie trailer).

Is it now time for a movie based on Sonic The Hedgehog? It seems so. This film hitting November 2019 is a live-action adventure comedy based on the Sega game. The film follows the misadventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound – human – best friend Tom […]

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Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (game trailer).

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (game trailer).

There’s a new game coming out called Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, in which you play Cal Kestis — one of the last surviving members of the Jedi Order after the purge of Order 66 — is now a fugitive on the run trying to survive in the Empire which is hunting him. It’s due […]

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Iron Harvest – could be a bumper one (steampunk game news).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest – could be a bumper one (steampunk game news).

Steampunk strategy game Iron Harvest (coded by KING Art Games) has stepped up a degree by securing a publisher for their crowd-funded RTS game coming soon-ish for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. “Over a dozen publishers have voiced interest in publishing Iron Harvest. We spoke to everyone and entered negotiations with a handful. In […]

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Call of Cthulhu must burn! China orders printers to incinerate RPG game.

March 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Call of Cthulhu must burn! China orders printers to incinerate RPG game.

You have to give it to indie RPG publisher, Sons of the Singularity, they sure know how to come up with new difficulties when successfully crowd-sourcing a new Call of Cthulhu scenario. In SoS’s case, they – along with half the rest of the Western publishing industry – sent their RPG out to China to […]

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Stadia: Google vows to kill off X-Box, PlayStation and every other console gaming system.

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stadia: Google vows to kill off X-Box, PlayStation and every other console gaming system.

So, Google has vowed to kill off X-Box, PlayStation and every other console gaming system with their new streaming game service. SFcrowsnest checked in with Phil Harrison, Google’s Head of Stadia, to discover just what Google’s major new streaming gaming concept is all about. So, in a nut-shell, exactly what is Stadia? “Stadia is a […]

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