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Assassin’s Creed #001 (comic-book review).

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Assassin’s Creed #001 (comic-book review).

From its origins as a video game, the ‘Assassin’s Creed’ franchise has successfully been spun out into a number of different media, including graphic novels and comics. The central idea is that there are two hidden forces at work in the world and have been for centuries. One is trying to bring humanity into a […]

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Iron Harvest 1920 (steampunk RTS game: new trailer).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest 1920 (steampunk RTS game: new trailer).

Iron Harvest 1920, the steampunk-themed battling real time strategy game, has a new trailer out for it’s upcoming September 2019 release via Steam. If you like the idea of re-fighting World War One with cool steampunked mechs, then crikes, is this ever the game for you.

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Ninja Get Good: My Ultimate Guide To Gaming by Tyler Blevins (book review).

August 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ninja Get Good: My Ultimate Guide To Gaming by Tyler Blevins (book review).

There seems to be a growing abundance of ‘how to-’ gaming books coming out now. When you consider commissioning books can take at least 18 months to get together, then publishers have been looking ahead for some time now. This is the first time I’ve head of Tyler Blevins who uses the name of ‘Ninja’ […]

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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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