Doing the Improbable | Why I had to back Chronicles of Elyria

There’s a series of articles I’ve been wanting to write for a while now regarding the MMOG scene, and their subjects can be boiled down to the following two points. Firstly, I long for an MMORPG where players can affect the overarching story, not just the in-game world. Secondly, I …

Battlezone ‘98 Redux Review | Blast from the past

The early years of my PC gaming life were dominated by three games – Civilization II, Wing Commander III, and Battlezone. The first two titles spawned sequels and spiritual successors, but the blend of FPS and RTS genres never took off outside of one direct sequel and Command & Conquer: …

So Let’s Investigate… Worlds Adrift Island Creator

At the start of the year I highlighted some of the games I was looking forward to, but since then many others have also been announced for 2016 releases. It’s now at the point where I have had to pick and choose which titles I can afford at their release. …

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Review | Tactical Superiority

While I am a fan of tough games, and often play on higher difficulties, I consider Battlefleet Gothic: Armada to be a difficult game. Even on the easier settings it can crush you for simple mistakes, but then again that’s most likely what its fans want from it. The now …

Adam’s Venture: Origins Review | Paradise Lost

I should probably start this by pointing out that I never did play Adam’s Venture the first time round. Now bundled together as Adam’s Venture Chronicles, the three-episode collection has managed to build up something of a cult following. It’s all thanks to its inclusion of some rather interesting puzzles, …

Orcs Must Die: Unchained Preview | Light-hearted, orc slaughtering mayhem

What are you doing later today, and do you fancy some light-hearted orc related gaming mayhem? I say this because the open beta of Orcs Must Die: Unchained, the latest offering in the series which pits player verses orc in a third person tower defence moba mashup, is now available …

Tom Clancy’s The Division Review | Survival of the fittest

Having spent over two weeks in The Division, I’ve come to the realisation that I would be terrible in the wake of a biological attack. For starters, I would be handing over all of my provisions in the hopes of being the height of fashion. Then there’s the fact I …

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Preview | Deliver me a living world RPG

Last week I was shown a demonstration of the latest build for the upcoming RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance. Developers Martin Ziegler and Tobias Stolz-Zwilling from Warhorse Studios were on hand to answer my questions about the demonstration, show me what they’ve been able to accomplish so far, and give some insight …

Black Desert Online Beta Wrap-up | The good, the bad, and the money

The long wait for the western release of Black Desert Online is nearly over. For many gamers, the launch date of March 3rd couldn’t come soon enough, especially after doing so well in both the Korean and Russian markets. I only got to see a small section of the game …