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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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Uncharted: Tom Holland as Nathan Drake (film news).

October 29, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Uncharted: Tom Holland as Nathan Drake (film news).

Sony Pictures has sent us a picture from the Uncharted movie, based on the video game franchise of the same name. Tom Holland has released a first look at his character, the treasure-hunting hero Nathan Drake… shades of Indiana Jones!

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Free Guy (think Tron/Matrix as a Ryan Reynolds comedy) (trailer).

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Free Guy (think Tron/Matrix as a Ryan Reynolds comedy) (trailer).

In Twentieth Century Studios’ fantasy-comedy Free Guy, a bank worker called Guy discovers he is actually a NPC in an open-world video game. So, he decides to become the hero of his own story, determined to be the guy who saves his world his way… before it is too late.

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Star Wars: Squadrons game review (video).

October 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Squadrons game review (video).

In this 17-minute long PC game review, our man with his finger on the trigger finger, Scott Manley, brings us his take on the new dog-fighting Star Wars game, Star Wars: Squadrons. He goes on to say, “Star Wars Squadrons is a space combat simulator set in the Star Wars universe, it’s a callback to […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 (game: new trailer).

October 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cyberpunk 2077 (game: new trailer).

It looks like the long-awaited Cyberpunk 2077 computer RPG action game which has been much delayed, first by development issues, then by the pandemic of course, is finally back on track. The story takes place in dystopian Night City, an open world with six distinct regions. Players assume the first-person perspective of a customisable mercenary […]

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Crusader Kings 3 review (game review: video).

September 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Crusader Kings 3 review (game review: video).

Here’s our game review of Crusader Kings 3 from that legend known only as ASpec, a game which, like its predecessors Crusader Kings and Crusader Kings II, is a grand strategy game and dynasty simulator from Paradox Interactive set in the Middle Ages, that runs from the Viking Age to the Fall of Byzantium – […]

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