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  • The Sunday Papers

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    By Graham Smith on September 14th, 2014 at 11:00 am. Sundays are for looking. Scrabble around your brimming shelves until you find it down the back of your Gamecube games. A lighter, still full. Flick it on and hold it underneath your monitor till the heat warps the plastic, the frame cracks, and liquid crystals start to dribble on to your desk. Trepanning is the only way to get the madness out.

  • Worlds Of Magic On Early Access Of Steam

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    By Ben Barrett on September 16th, 2014 at 8:00 pm. Worlds of Magic isn’t the first game to return to Kickstarter for a second round of funding and the effort can be worthwhile. Often, after a failed attempt, devs who’ve had six months more to read up on crowdfunding strategy and secure private funding return to the dream machine for another crack at the prize after a failed first attempt.

  • Montalbano Collection Four (DVD) Review

    Brutal Gamer - - 2 readers - Montalbano Collection Four (DVD) Review For our week of Montalbano we start today with our review of the fourth of the six collection releases for the detective. Commissario Salvo Montalbano (Luca Zingaretti) relies on his instincts and the ability to connect to the people of Vigata, Sicily as he directs his men from his local police station to solve the murders and mysteries of the local area.
  • Top 10 Reissued And Remastered Classics On GOGcom

    Gaming Enthusiast - - 3 readers - CD Projekt RED seems to have netted a few new juicy contracts, with a succession of classic games coming out for GOGcom. This is my personal recommendations list for the top 10 remastered, remade, or just plain reissued classics on GOGcom. We’re also stretching this a bit to include games with an old school aesthetic, and at least one straight up sequel.
  • Solar Strategies: Lords Of The Black Sun

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 4 readers - By Adam Smith on September 15th, 2014 at 12:00 pm. I’ve been away, gallivanting over vales and hills, and living the life of a rugged outdoorsman. Every day, I punched trees to collect firewood and caught fresh fish by sitting beside a babbling brook and engaging in a QTE-based minigame.

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  • Montalbano Collection Four (DVD) Review

    … of 4X strategy games that require players to build an empire through exploring, expanding, exploiting and exterminating. This is an interesting genre, because games of this ilk seem to stand up better over… “Every player’s action has consequences for the war effort.” Reto-Moto’s Heroes and Generals comes with an interesting concept: a massive…

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  • Montalbano Collection Three (DVD) Review

    … on the Wheaties box? It’s a lot of fun to get caught up in the waves of emotion, really getting into the moment. But… Is Endless Space worth your space-time? Endless Space is the latest is the entrant into the catalogue of 4X strategy games that require players to build an empire through exploring, expanding, exploiting and exterminating…

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  • Endless Legend Now Available on Steam

    …Publisher Iceberg Interactive and developer Amplitude Studios have released a new video for Endless Legend. Haarlem, The Netherlands – September 18, 2014 – Veteran Publisher Iceberg Interactive and award-winning developer Amplitude Studios are proud to announce that their highly anticipated 4X fantasy-strategy game Endless Legend will officially…

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  • Top 10 Reissued And Remastered Classics On GOGcom

    … War is one of the finest 4X games in existence. Buy Here Now Wasteland 2 Digital Deluxe Don’t run away from this bundle looking at the price, because it is offering incredible value. Get Wasteland 2 Digital Deluxe and you also get gift codes for the original Wasteland, as well as for The Bard’s Tale. Wasteland 2 itself is a spiritual predecessor…

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  • Worlds Of Magic On Early Access Of Steam

    … at the prize after a failed first attempt. Such was not the case for Wastelands Interactive and their Master of Magic spiritual successor. They reached their goal at the first visit and decided they wanted seconds, using another campaign as a stretch goal funder. Now the fantasy 4X is in a playable state, though an Early Access one, eight months…

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  • Solar Strategies: Lords Of The Black Sun

    … been reduced to the size and weight of a pair of pince-nez spectacles. Instead, the first thing that greets me is a 4X strategy game set in space. Previously known as Star Lords, Lords of the Black Sun is of familiar stock, but it is still capable of capturing my interest. The big claims from developers Arkavi relate to AI and randomisation…

    4 readers - Adam Smith - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Video Game Releases for the Week of 09/15/2014

    … Legend Platform: PC (Digital Only) Price: $31,49 for the Classic Pack and $40,49 for the Founder Pack While Endless Legend has been in early access on Steam since April of this year, the official version of this 4X strategy game will launch this week. As the master of a city, your objective is simple: Protect it at all cost. The player will be able…

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  • The Sunday Papers

    …. Trepanning is the only way to get the madness out. Mark Johnson is working on Ultima Ratio Regum, an ambitious procedurally generated 4X roguelike. Before that, he once tried his hand at making a living as a poker player, and he writes excellently here about the power games have when you invest in them fully. It’s a story about losing. Along…

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  • Endless Legend Dated for September 18

    …In a press release sent to Gaming Cypher this morning, publisher Iceberg Interactive and developer Amplitude Studios announced that Endless Legend will be releasing September 18. Amplitude Studios Releases Original Soundtrack of 4X Fantasy Title and New ‘Making of’ Video Haarlem, The Netherlands – September 10, 2014 – Publisher Iceberg Interactive…

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  • Endless Legend release date pegged for September 18

    …Endless Legend release date pegged for September 18 By Daniel Perez, Sep 10, 2014 7:15am PDT Amplitude Studios announced its upcoming 4X fantasy strategy game, Endless Legend, last summer and expected it to release in spring 2014. Obviously, the title didn’t quite make its deadline, but today publisher Iceberg Interactive has announced fans…

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  • Strategically Steal From The Rich, Give To Me: Antihero

    …. Antihero was what brought the phrase to my attention, a 4X-y game with a thieves guild flavour. You take control of one of several feuding factions in not-London, stealing goods and blackmailing the wealthy to fund your operations, hiring the poor to carry them out. It’s been in development for about a year and recently popped up on Greenlight…

    1 readers - Ben Barrett - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -

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