Offworld Trading Company


Offworld Trading Company (OTC) is the RTS game that I never knew I wanted. Nuanced unit control and micro-management are my favourite parts of RTS games, so I was rather unenthused when I heard about an RTS game lacking any form of combat or unit […]

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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens


LEGO and Star Wars: these are just two of my favourite things. I have to be honest, though, as this is somehow the first LEGO Star Wars game I’ve played despite the fact the first game in the series launched on more than a decade […]

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII


This is the first Romance of the Three Kingdoms (ROTK) game I’ve ever played, so I can’t compare XIII to the rest of the series. On the other hand, I have read a translation of the ROTK novel, and I’ve probably played too much Dynasty […]

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Dangerous Golf


I love it when sports games go against the norm to create something unique. A great example of this is Blood Bowl, which combines Warhammer and NFL – a ridiculous idea on paper, I know, but it works exceptionally well in the video game world. […]

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The Technomancer


Occasionally there are those games that seem from beyond their time, pushing the boundaries of typical genres or creating new paradigms. The Technomancer is not one of these games. Developed by French studio Spiders, The Technomancer harks back to Bioware RPGs from the early 2000s […]

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Mighty No. 9


Disclaimer: The author of this review received a key for the game because he backed the game on Kickstarter when this all began. He spent actual, real currency on this and was part of the many thousands of people who helped conjure it into reality. […]

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I love Sherlock Holmes, not that this is a bold statement by any stretch, but first things first, I love me some detecting. There’s a saying: “You’re always within three feet of a spider,” and the same could be said of Sherlock. You are never […]

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Back in 2010, Playdead released a little monochrome platformer called LIMBO that went on to become one of the most successful indie games of all time. Since then, it has been ported to almost every platform imaginable and was reported to have sold more than […]

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Hearts of Iron IV


It’s a given that strategy games are more complicated than other genres. They’re more demanding on a player to know what’s going on and how to respond, and their unforgiving nature doesn’t help the accessibility. But, hey, to hell with casuals, am I right? We’ve […]

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Last year, the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt had a massive impact on the industry. Not only did it win countless Game of the Year awards, it also set a new precedent for all open-world RPGs to come. While reviewing, I already felt […]

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