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Sam Leith is using national quarantine to reactivate World of Warcraft (news).

March 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sam Leith is using national quarantine to reactivate World of Warcraft (news).

Sam Leith is using a nasty touch of national quarantine to reactivate his World of Warcraft account. Let no national disaster go to waste? Read the full story over at https://unherd.com/2020/03/why-im-reactivating-world-of-warcraft/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest  

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Iron Harvest: new trailer (steampunk strategy game).

March 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest: new trailer (steampunk strategy game).

King Art Games has wopped out another trailer for its RTS game with a steampunk/mecha twist on World War One … aka, Iron Harvest. The beta release of the game is still being worked on by the team for send-out to their Kickstarter backers, now home-working to beat the pandemic.

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How self-isolation can feed your Warhammer addiction (game piece).

March 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
How self-isolation can feed your Warhammer addiction (game piece).

Science writer Tom Chivers has a shocking Warhammer habit, and now self-isolation means that his secret supply from Games Workshop on Tottenham Court Road might just come into its own. Read the full piece at: https://unherd.com/2020/03/self-isolation-is-feeding-my-warhammer-addiction/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Sakura Wars (steampunk game: trailer).

March 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sakura Wars (steampunk game: trailer).

From the large clock tower atop Ginza train station, dominating the city skyline, to the Imperial Theatre at the heart of Tokyo, the new PlayStation 4 game, Sakura Wars, has lashings of fantastical steampunk technology, and will ship to the PlayStation 4 on April 28th 2020.

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The stacked game of Japanese arcades (J-life video).

February 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
The stacked game of Japanese arcades (J-life video).

The gaming culture in Japan is intense, so this pair of miscreants decided to check out the scene inside a Tokyo-based Japanese arcade to see how well they could do with the equivalent of $50 in Yen. Here’s a little hint: take that 50 large and flush it down the toilet for a more direct […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 release date slips big-time (game news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cyberpunk 2077 release date slips big-time (game news).

The highly anticipated shootie science fiction RPG computer game that is Cyberpunk 2077 has had its release date pushed back from April this year to September, which is a big blow for fans, but shows how these major gaming projects are becoming code mountains with thousands of staff and so much time-suck dedicated to pushing […]

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Games Workshop: Emperor says, “Bring me a 40K TV series, or die!”

January 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Games Workshop: Emperor says, “Bring me a 40K TV series, or die!”

Well, Games Workshop is now seriously looking to invest some of that dosh (they’ve just had the best year ever, financially speaking) in a Warhammer 40K TV series based on their Eisenhorn books. Will they find any takers among all these rich streaming services? Maybe! Read the full story over at https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jan/14/warhammer-tv-series-games-workshop-sales -The Offworld Report: […]

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Star Citizen: are we there, yet? (PC gaming documentary).

December 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Citizen: are we there, yet? (PC gaming documentary).

Massively multi-player science fiction game Star Citizen has been crowd-funded to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars (or £200 million quid) and employs five hundred staff, but still hasn’t launched out of Alpha testing since 2012 … so, what’s the secret of their success?

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Death Stranding … based on The Postman? David Brin ponders (news).

December 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Death Stranding … based on The Postman? David Brin ponders (news).

Author of The Postman post-apocalyptic science fiction book – later a film with Kevin Costner – ponders all the similarities between his work and the popular Death Stranding computer game … as well as the sad lack of royalties flowing his way from the latter. Read the full story at: https://medium.com/@david.brin/we-need-to-reconnect-the-world-b751066df3ff The Offworld Report – […]

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Mass Effect game director suggests new game in the franchise coming (game news).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mass Effect game director suggests new game in the franchise coming (game news).

And you know you want to play it right away, right? Hudson’s tweet has the most recent Mass Effect game in a series, Mass Effect 3: Omega, listed at the top, followed by the game’s first expansion, Mass Effect 2: Citadel, and the first Mass Effect 3 DLC, Mass Effect 3: Omega Guardian. The game […]

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