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I Heart… Metro 2033

I Heart… Metro 2033

I run down a dark tunnel – the remains of our crumbling Metro system – away from the fanged beasts that pursue me. The entire area is bathed in poisonous gas – deadly air that has drifted in from the surface, threatening to erase

Flat Out Of Steam

Flat Out Of Steam

The curtain has recently been rung down on the latest Steam sale and, for the most part, for the next… oh, minute or so, PC gamers can breathe a sigh of relief. Embattled, exhausted, their wallets emptied, all they can do is shuffle through the…

The Richie Report – The Antsy Sanity Suffocation

The Richie Report – The Antsy Sanity Suffocation

Ants. Fucking ants, man. I’m continuing to play Earth Defense Force 2025. I’m now three hundred hours deep. When I’m not playing the game, I’m outside killing giant ants with hammers. It’s all I know. Apparently it’s…

The $10,000,000 Book of Wizards

The $10,000,000 Book of Wizards

You may have heard of Dota 2; it’s Valve’s remarkably popular MOBA (or, to borrow a term from PC Gamer’s Chris Thursten, “Wizard ‘em Up”) with around 8 million unique players last month and an install-base of over 25 million. There are literally hundreds of…