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Motorsport Manager Preview

Chris Evans September 29, 2016 0
Motorsport Manager Preview

On November 10th, a game will launch which will finally rival Football Manager for my management simulation needs. That game is none other than Motorsport Manager, a game I had the pleasure of playing at EGX recently.

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Read Half-Life A Place in the West on Steam This Friday

Chris Evans September 26, 2016 0
Read Half-Life A Place in the West on Steam This Friday

Steam has seen a lot of changes take place over time, progressing from a simple store to buy games, to somewhere selling software and movies. From this coming Friday, 30th September, you will be able to read the first graphic novel to launch on Steam. The first chapter of the Half-Life themed comic, Half-Life A Place in the West has been available online since 2015, but will be coming to Steam with new pages.

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FIFA 17 – Demo Impressions

Marc Stafford September 26, 2016 0
FIFA 17 – Demo Impressions

Ahead of this week's release of FIFA 17, Marc Stafford takes a look at the demo.

This year’s obligatory FIFA release is more worthy for attention than any in recent memory. That’s important for me, as I have not purchased a FIFA game since 2013. Simply put, they rarely do enough every year to justify a purchase. They update the graphics slightly, tweak the gameplay slightly and slap the latest footballing superstar on the cover and then release it into the wild. It’s not enough for me to shell out £50. Every year, I play the demo, each time all reaffirming my position.

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Sunless Skies – Sunless Sea Taking to the Skies!

Chris Evans September 24, 2016 0
Sunless Skies – Sunless Sea Taking to the Skies!

I may not be at EGX today, but I’m still in the loop for some of the goings-on! The big news from Day Three at the Expo is that Failbetter Games, those lovely folks behind Sunless Sea, are working on a new game…Sunless Skies which will be hitting Kickstarter in February. Read on for more…

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The Signal from Tölva – Hands On Impressions

Chris Evans September 24, 2016 0
The Signal from Tölva – Hands On Impressions

At EGX, I was fortunate enough to get a chance to go hands on with The Signal from Tölva, the upcoming game from Big Robot Ltd, the team behind Sir, You are Being Hunted. It’s a sci-fi first person shooter/explorer with a wonderful art style and dynamic AI. I quite liked it.

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EGX 2016 – Day Two Report

Chris Evans September 23, 2016 0
EGX 2016 – Day Two Report

Welcome to my Day Two report from EGX. My Day started by catching up on Thursday Night Football where my Patriots smashed the Texans. I’ve got Madden 17 at home and have been thoroughly enjoying it. You’re not here for the NFL talk though, you want my EGX hot takes! Read on dear readers…

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EGX 2016 – Day One Report

Chris Evans September 22, 2016 0
EGX 2016 – Day One Report

As another September draws near an end, I make my annual pilgrimage to the Eurogamer Expo, or EGX as they like to call it these days. I’ve travelled to London in the past, and more recently, have made my way to the NEC in Birmingham. For this year’s edition of the show, I am present for two day’s, and right here, right now in Birmingham, England *cheap pop*, I am delivering my Day One Report. Read on…

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Paradox Release The Plague and embrace the Rights of Man

Chris Evans August 27, 2016 0
Paradox Release The Plague and embrace the Rights of Man

Paradox are an awfully busy studio these days, I don’t know how head honcho, Fredrik Wester keeps everyone going! They’ve recently released a new expansion for Crusader Kings II, are working on an expansion for Europa Universalis IV and are busy working on updating Hearts of Iron IV. Busy bees indeed!

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As expected – Football Manager 2017 coming this November

Chris Evans August 19, 2016 0
As expected – Football Manager 2017 coming this November

How meta, right now I am playing Football Manager 2015, while writing about the announcement that Football Manager 2017 has been confirmed by Sega and Sports Interactive for release on November 4th. There’s going to be a few different packages on offer with Football Manager Touch 2017 also slated for release on November 4th, and a special Steam pre-order offer on the cards. Hit the break for more.

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Management, it ain’t no ball game – A Football Manager diary

Chris Evans August 16, 2016 0
Management, it ain’t no ball game – A Football Manager diary

As I write this today, I am on the 16th October 2023 in my Football Manager 2015 career as manager of Cardiff Metropolitan University in the Welsh Premier League. I’m now in a situation, nine seasons in, when management of the club is becoming serious business.

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Exploring the depths – Iron Fish Preview

Chris Evans August 15, 2016 0
Exploring the depths – Iron Fish Preview

If you’ve read much of my work over the years, you’ll know that I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to horror games. As such, it was with trepidation that I started up the preview build for Iron Fish the deep-sea thriller from Dean Edwards and Beefjack Create.

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Behold the Kickmen – Q&A with Dan Marshall

Chris Evans August 14, 2016 0
Behold the Kickmen – Q&A with Dan Marshall

Yesterday, our massive preview of Behold the Kickmen was published. Today, you can read the full Q&A I had with indie developer and brains behind Kickmen, Dan Marshall. Hit the break to find out more about what inspired Dan to make the game, how the Story mode works, and what advice he has for other indies out there. Enjoy!

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Behold The Kickmen – A Preview

Chris Evans August 13, 2016 0
Behold The Kickmen – A Preview

What happens when someone who professes not to have looked at anything football related since the Panini sticker album for Mexico 86, decides to make a football game? You get Behold The Kickmen, the upcoming game from Dan Marshall, the brains behind Ben There, Dan That!, Gun Monkeys and The Swindle.

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends – Open Beta Musings

Chris Evans August 9, 2016 0
The Elder Scrolls: Legends – Open Beta Musings

I’ve never spent considerable time with a collectible card game, I tried Hearthstone earlier this year after seeing everyone rave about it for so long, and I didn’t get the attraction. I’m not going to proclaim that The Elder Scrolls: Legends, the new CCG set in the Scrolls universe is going to keep me playing for months on end, but it looks fun, to a newcomer at least.

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Big Robot announce The Signal from Tölva

Chris Evans August 6, 2016 0
Big Robot announce The Signal from Tölva

“A bloody great slab of sci-fi escapism” is how Big Robot (those fine folks behind Sir, You are Being Hunted) chose to end the blog post announcing their new project, The Signal from Tölva. Interested? Hit the jump to check out the trailer and find out who has been helping Big Robot with their new adventure.

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