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Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

Beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online at http://www.ElderScrollsOnline.com. Selected beta registrants will be granted early access to beta play the game. Timing and details of the start of playtests will be provided at a later date to those who register. The Elder Scrolls Online is slated for release in 2013 and […]

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Oz The Great and Powerful… just which witch is which?

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oz The Great and Powerful… just which witch is which?

Another new trailer, this time for Disney’s updated take on how the Wizard of Oz got to be so wizard-y, and got into so much trouble with those witches, yes, Oz The Great and Powerful is coming.

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Game of Thrones’ 3rd season peek.

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones’ 3rd season peek.

The George RR Martin fantasy TV series extravaganza that is Game of Thrones is swinging into its third season shortly, so it’s time to tease you with a behind the scenes look at just what is in store. The bearded master would be happy, if he was the sort of person to be happy (which […]

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Game Of Thrones Card Game (card game review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game Of Thrones Card Game (card game review).

A disclaimer. This two player game is made by Fantasy Flight Games and is based on the HBO TV show ‘Game Of Thrones’. It is not to be confused with the myriad of other games (also by Fantasy Flight) based on the American author George R. R. Martin’s ‘A Song Of Fire And Ice’ series. […]

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (soundtrack review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (soundtrack review).

When reviewing any piece of work, I do my best to take it in isolation and not let related materials influence my judgement. I’m afraid with ‘The Hobbit’ soundtrack, that’s just not possible so expect lots of references to ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ to follow. I’m sure I don’t need to go into the […]

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The Willful Princess And The Piebald Prince by Robin Hobb (book review).

January 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Willful Princess And The Piebald Prince by Robin Hobb	(book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘One of the darkest legends in the Realm of the Elderlings recounts the tale of the so-called Piebald Prince, a Witted pretender to the throne unseated by the actions of brave nobles so that the Farseer line could continue untainted. Now the truth behind the story is revealed through the account […]

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I (am) vill be back in Conan! Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks.

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
I (am) vill be back in Conan! Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks.

Here’s a nice little interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger about what to expect from his return in the new Conan movie. Well, blood and lots of woman with furry bikinis is what most of the male fans will be hoping for. If it’s Shakespearean dialogue and a sensitive exploration of pre-industrial societal issues in a fictionalised […]

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Write, George RR Martin, WRITE!

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Write, George RR Martin, WRITE!

‘George RR Martin isn’t your bitch’, it was once circulated, when the pressure was being turned up on GRRM by his own fans over his slow rate of wordage RE the Game of Thrones series. Well, here comes a song that not only disproves that point, it puts a collar on George’s neck and takes […]

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Oz: The Great and Powerful gets be-witching.

January 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oz: The Great and Powerful gets be-witching.

The true joy of an Oz prequel movie like Oz: The Great and Powerful – for the studio, not the viewers – is that Frank Baum, the author, has been dead so long this is out of copyright. Yipee, drinks all round! This new trailer for the upcoming film shows the breadth and variety of […]

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Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (book review).

January 9, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (book review).

A single incident sparks a war between three separate but somewhat interdependent kingdoms. Auranos, Paelsia and Limeros used to be one, according to lore, but war divided them. Ironically, war may also reunite them under one ruler, the King of Blood. A wine vendor’s son is killed when an exchange of insults becomes heated. Because […]

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