Category: Games

Battleborn is already 40% off on Steam

I challenged myself to get through this whole post without mentioning Overwatch once, and apart from when I mentioned it just then, I reckon I’ll fulfil that challenge admirably. Battleborn is that other colourful shooter about a bunch of madcap, zany heroes, and it’s a fairly good one, according to Jem Alexander. On the whole, […]

Fabular: a medieval spaceship roguelike RPG

Fabular: Once upon a Spacetime takes the old tales of chivalrous knights and derring-do and transplants them from medieval Europe to outer space. Described as a “top-down medieval space adventure”, it mixes physics-based combat with choose-your-own-adventure-y bits; pixel art with pretty lighting techniques; pixel art (again) with lovely illustrated character art. Shove some RPG and […]

Total War: Warhammer is the fastest-selling Total War

‘Total War meets Warhammer’ might be the most successful intermingling since I introduced whiskey to my cheerios, and if my mum’s reading this, that was obviously – hic! – a joke. Total WaWarhammer maker Creative Assembly, and publisher Sega, have announced that success in a press release, stating that the orcwardly titled strategy game has […]

Doom for Doom mod brings the 2016 FPS into the 1993 original

You may already know that Bethesda squeezed some old-school love into the new Doom thanks to secret areas that contain snippets of original Doom and Doom 2 levels. But did you know it’s possible to go the opposite direction? Over on the ZDoom forums, modders DBThanatos, Major Cooke, and Michaelis are working on porting Doom […]

This Star Wars live-action drone battle is most impressive

Star Wars: The Force Awakens had some pretty thrilling spaceship battles, but even Poe Dameron himself may be outmatched by these tiny aces. Disney should totally hire these drone pilots to do the dogfighting scenes for Rogue One and Star Wars: Episode 8. Combining first-person footage from skilled drone pilots with some cleverly captured miniature […]