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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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Beowulf: Age Of Heroes by Jon Hodgson, David Rea and Jacob Rodgers (RPG review).

March 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Beowulf: Age Of Heroes by Jon Hodgson, David Rea and Jacob Rodgers (RPG review).

‘Beowulf: Age Of Heroes’ is an expansion to ‘Dungeons And Dragons 5e’ and so it assumes you have access to the basic Player’s Handbook to play it. As an aside, you won’t need the ‘Dungeon Master’s Guide’ or ‘Monster Manual’ as rules for those sort of things are included here. Available as either a nicely […]

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Virtual Cities: An Atlas & Exploration of Video Game Cities by Konstantinos Dimopoulos (book review).

March 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Virtual Cities: An Atlas & Exploration of Video Game Cities by Konstantinos Dimopoulos (book review).

Subtitled ‘An Atlas And Exploration Of Video Game Cities’, ‘Virtual Cities’ is a chunky hardback explores 45 iconic or just plain interesting cities that feature in various games. Each city is presented in the same format, beginning with an ‘in-universe’ guide, such as an archaeological treatise on ‘Ant Attack’s Antescher, followed by design insights from […]

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Aliens: Fireteam (computer game: trailer).

March 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Aliens: Fireteam (computer game: trailer).

A day in the Corps is like a day on the farm… so it must be time to bring in the harvest, again, with another computer game set in the Aliens universe, Aliens: Fireteam. This is a three-person team shooter arriving in Summer 2021, and will be on all the consoles as well as your […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 – Original Score by P.T. Adamczyk, Paul Leonard-Morgan and Marcin Przybylowicz (computer game soundtrack review).

January 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cyberpunk 2077 – Original Score by P.T. Adamczyk, Paul Leonard-Morgan and Marcin Przybylowicz (computer game soundtrack review).

This is a review of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’s soundtrack, not the licensed songs that you can listen to on the game’s radio and which have been released separately as two ‘Cyberpunk 2077: Radio’ albums. Also, I’m going to stay out of any discussion of the game’s production issues and eventual release state as we’re only here […]

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Lord of the Rings fully rebuilt in Minecraft: ten glorious years of brickwitery (news).

November 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings fully rebuilt in Minecraft: ten glorious years of brickwitery (news).

So, Minecraft Middle-Earth is celebrating ten glorious years of brick-by-brick recreating JRR Tolkien’s fantasy world from, the Lord Of The Rings. They are also the oldest Minecraft build server to exist, and have created locations like The Shire, Rohan, Isengard, Minas Tirith, Rivendell, Lothlorien, and even the Mines of Moria (complete with tame in-house Balrog). […]

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