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Aliens: Colonial Marines… get some!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Aliens: Colonial Marines… get some!

There’s a new trailer out for the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines shooter. This game looks like it’s captured the spirit of the film Aliens, but my main worry is that apart from a few old farts like me, how many of the kiddie gaming audience are going to remember this film fondly these days? It’s […]

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Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

Beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online at http://www.ElderScrollsOnline.com. Selected beta registrants will be granted early access to beta play the game. Timing and details of the start of playtests will be provided at a later date to those who register. The Elder Scrolls Online is slated for release in 2013 and […]

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Game Of Thrones Card Game (card game review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game Of Thrones Card Game (card game review).

A disclaimer. This two player game is made by Fantasy Flight Games and is based on the HBO TV show ‘Game Of Thrones’. It is not to be confused with the myriad of other games (also by Fantasy Flight) based on the American author George R. R. Martin’s ‘A Song Of Fire And Ice’ series. […]

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World of Warcraft players better hires than MBAs from Harvard!

January 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
World of Warcraft players better hires than MBAs from Harvard!

Who should you be hiring in this downturn? Harvard MBAs or World of Warcraft players? One top expert reckons it’s the latter every time! John Seely Brown says, “I would rather hire a high-level World of Warcraft player than a MBA from Harvard. Why is a game, a massive multiplayer game that has maybe 12 […]

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Eclipse Phase: Rimward: The Outer System (RPG review).

December 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Eclipse Phase: Rimward: The Outer System (RPG review).

‘Rimward’ is a setting book for Eclipse Phase, the futuristic role-playing game (RPG) of transhuman conspiracy and horror, detailing the settlements and societies of the outer Solar System. The setting of ‘Eclipse Phase’ is an alien and yet scrupulously plausible one, occurring at some vaguely defined time probably 100-150 years away. Ten years in the […]

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Star Trek: Catan board game (board game review)

December 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Catan board game (board game review)

‘Settlers of Catan’ is a celebrated board game in which you gather resources, trade with your opponents and build roads and settlements in pursuit of total mercantile domination on a tiny island of improbable ecological diversity. It’s spawned multiple expansions, a cult following and innumerable ‘wood for sheep’ puns and is an enduring staple of […]

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Blood Bowl: Team Manager (card game review)

November 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Blood Bowl: Team Manager (card game review)

A quick clarification. ‘Blood Bowl: Team Manager’ is a spin-off game of another highly successful board-game called ‘Blood Bowl’. That game was first released back in the late 80s and I am old enough to remember buying that first edition. It is a testament to the game that it has retained its popularity and seen […]

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Free to play now, is Star Wars The Old Republic.

November 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Free to play now, is Star Wars The Old Republic.

Hmmm, pay you used to have to, for massively multiplayer online game Star Wars The Old Republic. But from today, free it is. Early Christmas present this is not. Strong is Disney with new LucasArt deal, and jedi mind tricks have they been trying on BioWare. Worked, it has! Experience the complete storylines of all […]

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Hello Halo 4.

November 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Hello Halo 4.

Today is the day when the space marine-sized boots of Master Chief crunches through the dirt of the Halo 4 game launch, hoping to add a few zeroes to the 46 million games currently sold around the globe (not to mention many more zeroes to fans’ extra kill scores). Here in the UK, we were […]

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Guardians of Middle-earth 101.

October 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guardians of Middle-earth 101.

Need a lesson in how to play the new Guardians of Middle-earth game? Well, if the next Peter Jackson film doesn’t make you want to arm up as a hobbit or dwarf, then there’s really no hope for you… orcs and Gollum, pah, easy meat. I slew them all last month.

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