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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review – A Far Cry from the Originals

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Eidos Montreal/Square Enix Before I proceed with my review of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, I’d like to touch on the fascinating background of the original Deus Ex series. A highly imaginative gentleman by the name of Warren Specter envisioned Deus Ex way back in 1994, when it was first under the name Troubleshooter. Before his foray Continue Reading...

Master of Orion – Pretty, Yet Sterile

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Master of Orion NGD Studios/WG Labs Way back in 1988, a gentleman by the name of Steve Barcia created a little video game development studio called Simtex. Contrary to popular belief, Master of Orion wasn’t the first game that Simtex created—that distinction went to a lesser known title called Star Lords. Star Lords not only functioned as a prototype for Continue Reading...

Headlander Review – A Groovy Little Gem

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Headlander Double Fine After playing Headlander, Double Fine’s new 70’s inspired science fiction platformer, for a few hours or so, I remember sitting back in my chair and saying to myself: “This is one weird game!” After that, I delved back into my play through, and as the hours rolled on that sentiment didn’t change. The only thing that I Continue Reading...

Total War: Warhammer – Call of the Beastmen DLC Review – Channel Your Inner Beast

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  Total War: Warhammer – Call of the Beastmen SEGA/The Creative Assembly Total War: Warhammer breathed new life into the rather increasing stagnant Total War line of games. Instead of being based on historical events and time periods, it eschewed the rigidity of historical conventions and offered a fictional backdrop in the form of the Old Word within the Warhammer Continue Reading...

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