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Hello Halo 4.

November 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Hello Halo 4.

Today is the day when the space marine-sized boots of Master Chief crunches through the dirt of the Halo 4 game launch, hoping to add a few zeroes to the 46 million games currently sold around the globe (not to mention many more zeroes to fans’ extra kill scores). Here in the UK, we were […]

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Guardians of Middle-earth 101.

October 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guardians of Middle-earth 101.

Need a lesson in how to play the new Guardians of Middle-earth game? Well, if the next Peter Jackson film doesn’t make you want to arm up as a hobbit or dwarf, then there’s really no hope for you… orcs and Gollum, pah, easy meat. I slew them all last month.

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Doctor Who has a Monopoly! (board game)

October 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who has a Monopoly! (board game)

Doctor Who has long had a semi-official monopoly on science fiction in the UK, at least in the hearts of many scifi fans. So, perhaps it is only fitting that they now also have an official Monopoly game with all eleven Doctors, to celebrate the coming Doctor Who 50th Anniversary. Jeez, anyone would think Christmas […]

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Bioshock Infinite trailer.

October 23, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Bioshock Infinite trailer.

Bioshock Infinite is coming, and they want to take some of those steampunk kudos currently being stolen by Dishonored. So, watch the trailer and let us know what you think – is Bioshock still the king of the steampunk tease, or does newcomer on the block Dishonored take those laurels?

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Halo 4 trailer.

October 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Halo 4 trailer.

There’s a new trailer just out for the upcoming Halo 4 game which shows the kind of maltreatment you have to go through to fight for humanity against the alien threat. It rather puts me in mind what it must be like to go through boot for the Warhammer Space Marines!

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Halo Forward Unto Dawn episode 2.

October 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Halo Forward Unto Dawn episode 2.

The next episode of the live action Halo web-series is with us again. It’s amazing how much money the games firms have to exploit their properties compared to the humble book publisher.

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Star Citizen first peek.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Citizen first peek.

When Chris Roberts, the creator of Wing Commander (best game ever), is working on something, the game fans at SFcrowsnest sit up and pay attention! Here’s the trailer of his new game, Star Citizen, showing off the starship combat options from his new project. In Edge magazine, he recently described this as… “Essentially, what I’m […]

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Angry Birds or Angry Jedi?

October 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Angry Birds or Angry Jedi?

You know there are a lot of killer combos in the world – bacon and lettuce, salt and pepper, dungeons and dragons – but here comes a winning formula that is bound to succeed – Angry Birds the Star Wars edition! Now, the real question here… is Angry Birds doing George Lucas a favour, or […]

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Farmville goes steam(punking) crazy!

September 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Farmville goes steam(punking) crazy!

Is that the sound of a genre becoming overexposed? The social farming game Farmville has just cottoned onto the steampunk movement and is now offering a number of steampunked animals and goodies as prizes such as the famous Steam Owl, Steam Deer, Steam Horse, Steam Pegacorn, Steam Sheep and Steampunk Mansion. The prizes are good […]

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Xbox 360 steampunk game control.

September 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Xbox 360 steampunk game control.

Come on, admit it, who hasn’t wanted an Xbox 360 steampunk game control at some time or another? We certainly are guilty. It makes all those X-box games so more refined when you are sitting down and playing them in one’s gamepunk dressing gown or tweeds, what? Luckily, there’s a chap called Devlin over at […]

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