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Star Wars Eclipse (new PC/console game: trailer).

December 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Eclipse (new PC/console game: trailer).

Quantic Dream is currently working on Star Wars Eclipse, a new PC/console adventure game set in the High Republic period. Here’s their first rather nice-looking trailer. Star Wars Eclipse will be, they say, an elaborately branching action-adventure game set during the High Republic period that may be played in a variety of ways and puts […]

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Crown and Dragon: skirmish wargame rules (game news).

November 8, 2021 | By | Reply More
Crown and Dragon: skirmish wargame rules (game news).

There’s a Kickstarter for the new Crown & Dragon skirmish wargame rules extension, an add-on to the original Savage Worlds Crown & Dragon RPG – the RPG based on Stephen Hunt’s Triple Realm duology. That is to say, the fantasy/steampunk novels For the Crown and the Dragon, and The Fortress in the Frost. Think Sharpe’s Company, but with magic, steam tanks, […]

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8-Bit Christmas (gaming movie: trailer).

November 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
8-Bit Christmas (gaming movie: trailer).

8-Bit Christmas is a look back at the experiences of childhood from New Line Cinema and HBO Max. In suburban Chicago in the late 1980s, Jake Doyle, a ten-year-old boy, is on a mission to get the newest and greatest video gaming system for Christmas. Actors June Diane Raphael (Long Shot), June Diane Raphael (Grace […]

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Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons (author interview).

October 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons (author interview).

Author Jon Peterson sits down with David Barr Kirtley to chat for an hour about Jon’s new non-fiction book, Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons, which delves into the strange history of D&D, and the shocking feud between its two creators, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. Role a D20 and sit your […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure Books: their rise and fall (documentary: video in full).

October 20, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Choose Your Own Adventure Books: their rise and fall (documentary: video in full).

Choose Your Own Adventure Books were a big thing back in the day, bringing D&D-like fantasies to the masses. Until they weren’t. What were they? Choose Your Own Adventure Books were a series of children’s gamebooks in which the reader takes on the role of the protagonist and makes decisions that influence the actions of […]

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Japan’s massive computer game arcades are dying (video).

October 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Japan’s massive computer game arcades are dying (video).

It’s sad but true, Japan’s massive computer game arcades are dying. Arcades in Japan are known as ‘Game Centers,’ and they are rapidly vanishing. Numerous Japanese gaming centres and arcades have closed in the last year or so, including two of Japan’s most illustrious SEGA arcades: the Akihabara SEGA and the Ikebukuro SEGA Gigo. 

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Mass Effect – would it make a better TV series, or a film? (video)

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Mass Effect – would it make a better TV series, or a film? (video)

Mass Effect is one of the most popular space opera games you can get for the PC. There has long been talk of it getting turned into something for the streaming services – but would it make a better TV series, or a film franchise? Rowan J Coleman attempts to answer this question. Here’s the […]

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Aliens: Fireteam (game review).

July 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Aliens: Fireteam (game review).

Is Aliens: Fireteam the glorious bug-hunting PC game we should have got a few decades ago? Just watch the spalsh of acid, my friend, and stay frosty, as this new multiplayer third-person shooter game developed by Cold Iron Studio with Disney’s 20th Century Games allows you to play with real friends or AI teammates. Guess […]

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Airship Academy steampunk computer game (news).

May 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Airship Academy steampunk computer game (news).

There’s a new steampunk fantasy computer game coming out from Steam in 2022 called Airship Academy which involves a nice bit of airship trading and fighting. I wonder when the Jackelian RAN expansion pack is coming out?

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Iron Harvest steampunk/dieselpunk strategy game gets an American-themed expansion – Operation Eagle (game news).

April 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest steampunk/dieselpunk strategy game gets an American-themed expansion – Operation Eagle (game news).

If you like your real-time strategy games with a dieselpunk and steampunk twist, then you are going to like the new Operation Eagle DLC to expand your Iron Harvest RTS into a parallel reality where the USA is now involved in the great punch-up with steam-driven robots and diesel-punk killing machines. Relying heavily on mighty “Diesel Birds” […]

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