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October 19, 2016

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How Many People Does It Take to Stop a Plane

This is probably the stupidest thing I’ve seen all day… so of course I had to share it with you!

How many people does it take to stop a plane in Grand Theft Auto V.

Stellaris

June 13, 2016

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Space Pew Pew

Paradox Studios has had a busy period, releasing Hearts of Iron IV in June and Stellaris just the month before.  They are both fantastic achievements – two high quality products in close succession.  Stellaris, specifically, represents a new direction for Paradox, which is known for its historically grounded games such as Crusader Kings, Victoria, and Europa Universalis.  This time someone in Paradox must have decided, “let’s make some stuff up and put it in space” – and it’s a good thing they did.

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June 9, 2016

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A Modern Major General

June 6 (D-day!) marked the release of Paradox Studios’ Hearts of Iron 4, the venerable World War II simulator.  I’ve had a long love-hate relationship with this strategy series going back a decade or so.  Love, in that in captures one of the most tumultuous periods of human history and lets you jump in wherever you please – feel like playing as the Dominican Republic?  Sure, go nuts.  Hate, in that, the game’s complexities, though adding strategic depth, make it nightmarish to approach at times.  It is a series not for the casual strategist, but more for the armchair Pattons and Eisenhowers.

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July 14, 2015

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E3 Thoughts

So another E3 has come and gone, and with it we are witness to whole slew of new and exciting things.  This year we certainly were not left wanting, with some of the biggest footage including titles like Fallout 4 and Uncharted 4 (those particular captured my interest the most).  But overall, what else did we learn?

War Never Changes

It is no secret that Fallout 3 was one of my favourites.  Fallout: New Vegas appealed to many, and although I enjoyed it, it never quite struct the same resonant chord with me that Fallout 3 did.  However, the success of both made a sequel inevitable…

Life Is Strange

I took a shot in the dark on ‘Life is Strange’ on Steam – and was very impressed.  It is a five part interactive story set in a sleepy Oregon town, built along the same lines as Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead – however, it tells an original story set in a world that feels very nostalgic.  Definitely worth a go for the low price.

To Digital or not to Digital?

I remember the day, back in the wild times of the mid ’90s, when we were still amazed by Mario Kart 64’s whole eight character roster (Wario, playable?  Wow!).  Back then I’d rush home from the store as fast as the city bus would get me there (not very) – and pop my brand new shiny cartridge into the ’64.  Boom!  New game, product complete, fired up in all its early 64bit 3D glory.  Two years later, that game would be just as was then – awesome.  No patches required.

Galactic Civilizations 3 Released May 14 2015

May 15, 2015

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Galactic Civilizations 3 Released

Do you have what it takes to maintain an empire spanning an entire galaxy? Can you keep track of all the supply lines, fleets of warships, and whimsical populations across hundreds of planets?

Not just for fans of the amazing Galactic Civilizations series, the newest title is for anyone who enjoys epic scale sweeping strategy games.

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May 14, 2015

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Relive Virtual Insanity

If you haven’t seen Jamiroquai’s music video for Virtual Insanity, check out the video below.

For everyone else, if you’ve ever dreamed of recreating the crazy furniture movement and dance, now is your chance if you are a PC owner.

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May 13, 2015

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The Witcher 3 Review

In case you had any doubts, here is celebrity endorsement for The Witcher 3.

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