Games have always had a curiously throwaway attitude towards death.
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How do you follow a game which topped more than half of the Top Ten lists of 2012, including our own?
There are some pairs of words which generally go together, Romans and Death, Bread and Circuses, Swords and Gladiators, Microtransactions and Free-to-play games. (That’s five words you ninny -Ed)
In the days before the fall of the USSR and the Berlin Wall, there was a time when the simple crossing of borders in Europe was fraught with risk, peril and political unrest.
Mankind largely hasn’t used swords in combat for over 200 years, yet the popularity of shows such as Game of the Thrones, which feature swordplay prominently, has meant that some developers have taken a swing at creating realistic sword fighting … Continue reading
Space is a vast thing which, according to popular science fiction, is full ofaliens and lasers and lots of things blowing up. In Aeon Command you see a lot of these things, nearly all of them at the same time… … Continue reading
Amnesia, do you remember that? Sorry, bad joke. If you have played Amnesia: The Dark Descent, then it’s an experience you’re unlikely to have forgotten. It’s one of the creepiest games ever made, and probably one of the only true … Continue reading
Seeing as the many medium spanning Assassin’s Creed series has seven full release games in it, with two more on the way, not to mention a slew of webisodes, comics, internet mini-games and even expannsive novelisations of the main games … Continue reading
The unknown and the unexpected are the bread and butter of the horror genre – and an indie PC game quietly released in June 2012 fits the bill, coming as it did from the relatively unknown developer Mark J. Hadley … Continue reading
On my android phone, an old woman stands at the gates of a gothic yet still pretty graveyard.