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It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn of War II – Breaking Old Habits

It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn of War II – Breaking Old Habits

At some point in my life I started playing real-time strategy games. Red Alert, Total Annihilation, and KKND were all games that I played plenty of while growing up, and all influenced my style of play for this genre. Simply put, I have always adopted…

Bland Ops

Bland Ops

With the Black Ops series, some say developer Treyarch have transcended their old public dubbing as the “Call Of Duty B-team” (back when development alternated between just two studios, that is) to today become the premier outfit for the world-famous FPS franchise. Looking at…

Failure to Launch

Failure to Launch

On the 21st of May, 2013, Microsoft announced a new console. Dubbed the Xbox One, it was the successor to one of the most popular consoles of all time, but its announcement was met with outrage. There wasn’t quite rioting in the streets, but the…

PlayStation Persuasion

PlayStation Persuasion

I’ve been pretty much dead against paying subscription services for anything game wise since the day I became a gamer. Admittedly, at the time, I was four years old and no-one was asking for an annual subscription so I could pick up a NES controller…