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Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014

Do you like videogames? Do you like music? You do?!??! Then chances are you like videogame music. Now, we’ve got a Kickstarter campaign we’d – no, wait, come back!...

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Interviews

The World Is Square (and Enix) to this band

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014

Once upon a time, there was a company called Enix. This company produced anime, manga, and videogames – most famously, the Dragon Quest titles. Once upon another time there was a...

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Articles

Persistent AI: The only road left for console manufacturers to travel?

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014

An increasingly popular opinion in the current climate is that we’re now seeing the final generation of consoles. This is partly due to Sony and Microsoft declaring long-term...

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Reviews

Table Top Racing: Review

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014

Format: PS Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ripstone Developer: Playrise Digital Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.playrisedigital.com/#!ttr/cpne Table Top Racing is a successful...

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Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Aug 27, 2014

Do you like videogames? Do you like music? You do?!??! Then chances are you like videogame music. Now, we’ve got a Kickstarter campaign we’d – no, wait, come back! This one is actually worth backing, and (almost) definitely won’t run off with your money. The video above says it all really but, basically, the idea is to create a full-length,...

Amazon buys another piece of the internet

Amazon buys another piece of the internet

Aug 26, 2014

Yes, it’s true: Amazon has bought Twitch. It wasn’t that long ago that the internet was convinced Google was mere hours away from announcing that it had bought the massively successful videogames-as-spectator-sport business. Most people (most with feelings strong enough to vocalise, at least) seemed to be up in arms at the idea, clutching a handful...

Table Top Racing: Review

Table Top Racing: Review

Aug 21, 2014

Format: PS Vita Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Ripstone Developer: Playrise Digital Players: 1-4 Site: http://www.playrisedigital.com/#!ttr/cpne Table Top Racing is a successful mobile game with aspirations of being a handheld game. The port is technically very good; it runs smoothly, and plays as well as you’d expect a good arcade-y racer to play. It...

Crypt of the Necrodancer: a rhythm roguelike hands-on

Crypt of the Necrodancer: a rhythm roguelike hands-on

Aug 19, 2014

  Roguelike and rhythm aren’t two words you’re probably accustomed to hearing in the same sentence, much less applied to the same subject. It’s a wildly disparate combination of two genres that have seen little in the way of experimentation, but it’s one that forthcoming Crypt of the Necrodancer looks like pulling off with little to...

Merlenderl in a game? What could be better?

Merlenderl in a game? What could be better?

Aug 18, 2014

Overkill Software and Robert Kirkman have announced a new venture together. A Walking Dead co-op shooter containing, shooting, zombies, action, stealth, survival horror, role playing elements and more zombies. If we’re lucky, we’ll get some Merlenderl too, ala Survival Instinct. The video is little more than a teaser and it also has Kirkman explain...

Persistent AI: The only road left for console manufacturers to travel?

Persistent AI: The only road left for console manufacturers to travel?

Aug 18, 2014

An increasingly popular opinion in the current climate is that we’re now seeing the final generation of consoles. This is partly due to Sony and Microsoft declaring long-term support for their latest machines (hardly surprising while they’re still being sold at launch prices; well, the PS4 is at least), and partly due to the almost negligible...

Crusader Kings II & Europa Universalis IV expansions to encourage strategy, silly names

Crusader Kings II & Europa Universalis IV expansions to encourage strategy, silly names

Aug 16, 2014

As edutainment classic Eternal Darkness taught us, Charlemagne was murdered by a group of possessed monks with unstoppable power derived from an ineffable, ancient evil. But did you know that before being supernaturally slaughtered, he united most of Western Europe for the first time since the fall of the Roman empire, and wore a shiny hat known as a...

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Gaming Mouse: review

Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Gaming Mouse: review

Aug 15, 2014

I’m convinced that someone at Logitech is trying to build a spaceship. It seems like they may have gotten the technical blueprints mixed up somewhere in the design process of the G402 gaming mouse, as they’ve managed to call it the Hyperion Fury and have equipped it with a Fusion Engine. Following on from the impressive Proteus Core released earlier this...