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Total War: Warhammer Review

Total War: Warhammer is, IMO, simply the best version of Total War yet, and by a considerable margin at that. It’s an excellent strategy game, its an incredible use of the Warhammer IP, and it fixes so many of the … Continue reading

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Zombasite doesn’t actually play like a Diablo-clone

I’m digging deeper into Zombasite, and the time spent is being rewarded. The biggest shocker? I don’t really look at the game as a traditional ARPG (Diablo-clone) anymore, because the focus of the game just isn’t the same. That’s hugely … Continue reading

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One man and a million copies later

Stardew Valley has sold more than 1 million copies already, and it’s a game made by one man. It’s also very good, as I noted briefly here. I think the success of such a game is important for the industry … Continue reading

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Zombasite is a deep indie ARPG

Full disclosure: I was contacted by the devs of Zombasite and sent a free Steam key. This write-up is based on about 4 hours with the game. Zombasite is a Diablo-like game with some interesting and often confusing systems layers … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Dogma has me confused

Dragon’s Dogma has me in a mental pretzel right now in terms of loving/hating it. Well, I’m still actively playing it, so I do like it overall, but it does so many things infuriatingly bad while at the same time … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Dogma is a great offline MMO

Dragon’s Dogma was recently released on PC, but is a game that came out in 2012 or so on PS3 and whatever Xbox version was around then. I might have more to say about it as I play it a … Continue reading

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Stardew Valley: Settle in, you’re going to be here a while

Like basically everyone else, I’m surprisingly playing Stardew Valley right now, and really liking it. On the surface it seems like a simple and relaxed “run a farm” game, and in some ways it is, but it also has plenty … Continue reading

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