Category: Computer Games

On the March 14, 2012, Double Fine successfully raised $3,336,372 on Kickstarter to do something I’ve always wanted Double Fine to do: Make an old-style Lucasarts Adventure game, but with all the shiny graphics and stuff that modern development can provide.…

Pillars of Eternity

It wasn’t until about four hours in that I heard it first. The triggers for it aren’t the same as previous games, it’s more forgiving in that respect at least, but attempting to get out of an underground maze: You…

I used to do this kind of thing monthly in WRP format. It’s as good as any: Work: Skute’s in the wild, to some extent. Beta invitations have been sent out – the demons of the Play Store beta system are…

Sad fact about me: I used to part-run a Black & White fansite. Before Istic, before Aquarionics, before Aquarion even, I ran Top 5, which was a fansite for the top five games due to come out soon that I…

There’s this parody of Fox news in the game, but it’s called Weasel News, and they fill your radio every hour on the hour with sensationalized claptrap turning every news story into a USA terrorphobic nationalism explosion. The protagonist is…

Wizards of the Coast were really mean to Neverwinter when they released fourth edition. We’re talking full Sigil level, someone in the dev-team just doesn’t like you, burn to foundations and salt the earth, Robin Hobb protagonist levels of mean. With…

I had the original SimCity for the Amiga, but it didn’t really grab me. It wasn’t until SimCity 2000 (Back when you could use 2000 to sound futuristic) that I got hooked in the kind of “What happened to Wednesday,…

This is Salique. She’s a Human Engineer in Guild Wars 2:   My first MMO was Ultima Online. For a long time, I tried a lot of MMOs for a trial period, until I eventually hit City of Heroes and…

With the popularity of the character Horace only eclipsed by The Hobbit for exposure this year, it was inevitable that a studio would sign up to do some kind of cheap cash-in game this holiday season, and Big Robot’s Carey has stepped up to…

In five days, just at the start of the Bank Holiday weekend, Guild Wars 2 launches. I have, as my girlfriend will confirm with some resignation, been spending an awful lot of time in The Secret World (4 days, 14…