Tag Archive: gaming

The Geekery Guide: The History of Arkham Asylum

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Do you know what comes out in a week? Batman: Arkham Knight, the third part in Rocksteady’s awesome trilogy of games! These story driven, action and stealth masterpieces rank among the best games ever made,… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Prison Architect’

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Whilst the rest of the niche market for management sims are getting all bunched up about Cities Skyline I find myself back in the time sink that is my favourite management sim: Prison Architect. I’ve… Continue reading

An Incomplete History of ‘Aliens’ (and ‘Predator’) in Video Games: A Personal Journey

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I’m an adult. Got a job and a car and children and everything. And like many people in my age group I play video games. Having been born in 1980 I was part… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Sherlock: The Network’

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We don’t usually get into iOS and Android games in this series because the once innovated platform for creativity has become a cesspit for knock-offs and endless ‘games’ designed to strain every last… Continue reading

We Have to Retire the #gamergate Hashtag

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Do you want to paint a target on yourself? Go on to any social media site and say something – anything – with the #gamergate hashtag. Regardless of your views on this topic… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘The Doom That Came to Atlantic City’

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Publisher: Cryptozoic Players: 2-4 Play Time: 45 Minutes Genre: Dice rolling, hand management Review: Oh dear. Oh dearie dear. Here’s a game that went from Kickstarter success story to cautionary tale. After the Lovecraftian themed reverse-Monopoly launched… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘This War of Mine’

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War is hell, man. Not that you’s know it from the average output from the video game industry. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare had a fairly well executed anti-war message but it kinda… Continue reading

‘Shadow of Mordor’ – One Trick Pony?

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So Shadow of Mordor is a game set in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ fictional universe. It came out in 2014 and received many accolades and rank on more than a couple of Best… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ’80 Days’

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Ah, the glory days of the iOS App store, where bedroom programmers and artists flocked to the new platform to build their careers on innovation and originality. Now it’s a mess of Candy… Continue reading

Why the Flip is Kevin Smith in My New ‘Lego Batman’ Game?

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A couple of weeks ago I scored a PS4 for my birthday. It was a happy moment indeed. This was followed up with a copy of Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham in my Christmas… Continue reading