DEAD RISING 4 REVIEW

Zombies often herald the end of all things, but for Frank West, their reemergence marks a new beginning. Frank, former photojournalist extraordinaire, has been off the radar since the first Dead Rising a decade ago, and this third Christmas-themed sequel finds him eking out his days as a college [...]

TOTAL WAR: WARHAMMER REALM OF THE WOOD ELVES REVIEW

Most Warhammer armies start with a Tolkien base, then add off-kilter ingredients to create something familiar but warped. For instance, the Wood Elves seem like typical hippie archers and their Treemen are Ents by another name, but the forest home they share is a gestalt entity they’re [...]

ORWELL REVIEW

The government is spying on its citizens. Don’t worry, I’m not about to launch into a rant about the Investigatory Powers Act. Rather, this is the set up to Orwell, a five-part episodic adventure about the tension between privacy and national security. Set in The Nation, Orwell is a visual novel [...]

SPACE HULK: DEATHWING REVIEW

Warhammer 40,000’s Imperium of Man does not do things by halves. When it needs a crack team of tomb raiders to investigate a derelict vessel, it sends in terminators. Dressed in huge suits of power armour—part high-tech defensive shell, part sarcophogus—these monstrous genetically-modified humans [...]

THE DWARVES REVIEW

The Dwarves, a new realtime tactical RPG based on Markus Heitz’s German fantasy novel series of the same name, is an uneasy adaptation. As an RPG, Dwarves wants you to make choices to explore the world of its characters, but as a slavish recreation of a well-known book, it is constantly taking [...]

THE WALKING DEAD: A NEW FRONTIER EPISODE ONE AND TWO REVIEW

If the Walking Dead TV show can’t decide whether it wants to be a dark, maudlin drama or a schlocky, gory thrill-ride, Telltale’s interactive adaptation has established a more consistent voice that allows room for a bit of both without leaving you suffering from tonal whiplash. Its problem is that [...]
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