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Total War: Warhammer – Review

Total War: Warhammer – Review

Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat was one of the very first strategy games I ever played. One of the first in a long history that now stretches through the Command & Conquer series, Dawn of War, Company of Heroes, Homeworld, and…

Mordheim: City of the Damned – Review

Mordheim: City of the Damned – Review

It’s been a big year for the Warhammer Fantasy universe as its unique and grim setting sees outings in various video game guises.  Recently, developer Fatshark released its take on Warhammer, with its Left4Dead-style game, Vermintide,  which sees bands of players battle…

Replay: Pharaoh

Replay: Pharaoh

Not long after re-installing Pharaoh after an absence of over five years did I remember exactly why I had abandoned it. It’s hard. It has the kind of difficulty that creeps up on you early on and whacks you around the head with a canopic…

Hand-Holding Exploration

Hand-Holding Exploration

Back some twenty-five years ago, I began to form what would later turn out to be my first memories around video gaming. Aged around four or five, I was a very lucky boy, able to play my very own Nintendo Entertainment System or, under the…

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 the