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Baldur’s Gate 2 – Enhanced Edition (computer game review).

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Baldur’s Gate 2 – Enhanced Edition (computer game review).

‘Baldur’s Gate’ and ‘Baldur’s Gate 2’ are huge and hugely influential games, pulling off the rare trick of also being very good to play. It’s complicated origins in the world of ‘Dungeons And Dragons’ have spawned imitators and nurtured the growth of mighty descendants. This enhanced edition of ‘Baldur’s Gate 2’ includes extra characters, improved […]

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Mass Effect: Foundation #5 by Mac Walters and Matthew Clark (comic review).

November 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Mass Effect: Foundation #5 by Mac Walters and Matthew Clark (comic review).

Miranda recruits Jacob to Cerberus by offering him a mission he can’t refuse: collecting Shepard’s body from the edge of the galaxy. They travel to the Terminus system to deal with Batarians. We all should know right there things are going to go awry. This is an interesting installment in the ‘Mass Effect’ series because it […]

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Return To Quag Keep by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe (book review).

November 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Return To Quag Keep by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe (book review).

The 2006 novel ‘Return To Quag Keep’ by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe is a sequel to Andre Norton’s novel, ‘Quag Keep’. In 1976, Gary Gygax, one of the co-creators of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’, invited noted fantasy author Andre Norton to play his new game. In 1978, Norton published ‘Quag Keep’, inspired by that experience: […]

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Baneblade (A Warhammer 40000 novel) by Guy Haley (book review).

October 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Baneblade (A Warhammer 40000 novel) by Guy Haley (book review).

The Warhammer 40000 universe is a grim unforgiving place where the only certainty is war and death. Humankind is beset on all sides by aliens so they fight and, in ‘Baneblade’, they fight the Orks. A highly warlike race, Orks are huge muscle-bound creatures that make up for their lack of outright intelligence with cunning, […]

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Discworld Ankh-Morpork Board Game (game review).

August 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Discworld Ankh-Morpork Board Game (game review).

Lord Havelock Vetinari, the dictator *ahem* I mean, the patrician of Ankh-Morpork, the fabulous pit of a city at the heart of Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ novels, has gone missing. Time for some backstabby, schemy-plotty boardgame shenanigans. Up to four players get to randomly pick one of seven characters who will vie with each other to […]

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Firefly Online…

July 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Firefly Online…

Missing Firefly on your TV screens, my brown-coated pals? Fear not, then, for here comes Firefly Online to tickle your MMOG fancy in the form of a new game, announced – yes, you guessed it – at Comic-Con.

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Mad Max goes Clint Eastwood.

July 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Mad Max goes Clint Eastwood.

There’s a new trailer for the coming Mad Max computer game with a rather Wild West feel to the game play. Let rip, road warrior. And of course, the movie, Mad Max Fury Road, is out in 2014.

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Angry Birds Star Wars II is coming.

July 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Angry Birds Star Wars II is coming.

Are you suffering from Angry Birds Star Wars withdrawal? Fear not, Angry Birds Star Wars II is coming, and you can even buy toys to “teleport” extras into the game, a trend started by Skylanders (as you may know if you have children of your own).

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Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare… dat garden carnage just got real.

June 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare… dat garden carnage just got real.

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare takes the little app that could from a silly game for your phone to a full 3-D shooter fragfest as the battle of the back garden gets ugly. Watch the trailer and marvel at the idea of evil plants versus wicked zombies. Who is going to lose, we hear you […]

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A Game Of Thrones: The Board Game: Second Edition (board game review).

June 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
A Game Of Thrones: The Board Game: Second Edition (board game review).

Righto, another ‘A Song Of Fire And Ice’ by George RR Martin inspired game published by Fantasy Flight Games, but not to be confused with any of the others. This is a board game, not a card based-game and as such comes with a pre-made board that you lie down on a table and play […]

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