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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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First Screenshots of Pathologic Reinvention

Chris Evans July 27, 2016 0
First Screenshots of Pathologic Reinvention

By the time Quinn's wrote the first part of his 'Butchering Pathologic', I was already getting my teeth into the games writing business on my long lost personal site, evo-gamer.com. Quinn's piece was up there as one of the articles that encouraged me to push things forward, and ultimately get together with the original gang of Reticule writers back in the autumn of 2008. So, when I saw Ice-Pick Lodge, developers of Pathologic, drop a press release into my inbox about the first in-game screenshots of their Kickstarter funded reinvention (their words) of their debut game, I had to write about it.

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The Joys of A Thief’s End

Chris Evans July 23, 2016 0
The Joys of A Thief’s End

Over the course of the past few months, I have marked off a few games which I probably should have played a few years ago. I am, as you might have guessed if you read my note on remasters from last week, talking about the Uncharted games. In a short period of time, I worked my way through Nathan Drake’s first three adventures, and have now completed his tale in A Thief’s End.

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Remasters? Bring Them On!

Chris Evans July 16, 2016 0
Remasters? Bring Them On!

Despite having just found a Pidgey chilling out over my keyboard, I’m not here to talk about the worldwide phenomenon that is Pokemon Go, despite all the traffic that would undoubtedly bring to the site. Instead, I want to write a bit about remasters, and how I am all for them. 

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Missing – Half-Life 3

Chris Evans July 9, 2016 0
Missing – Half-Life 3

I was browsing pop-culture standout, Rolling Stone and the top article on their ‘Feature Wall’ was a piece about Half-Life 3, the MIA continuation of Valve’s premier series. You know the legend of Half-Life 3 is serious when a site like Rolling Stone takes a look.

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New Zelda – Looking Good

Chris Evans June 23, 2016 0
New Zelda – Looking Good

If you didn’t know already, there’s a new Zelda game coming from Nintendo next year, and Breath of the Wild will probably end up being a launch title for the much speculated, NX. I, like most of the gaming universe, am quite hyped for Nintendo’s new take on the Zelda franchise.

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Dovetail Games Flight School – The Verdict

Chris Evans June 17, 2016 0
Dovetail Games Flight School – The Verdict

It's been a few weeks since I delivered my first hands-on impressions of Dovetail Games Flight School, and now the game has been released, it's about time I delivered a Verdict on it. Before you hit the 'Read More' button, please keep in mind that I am approaching this Verdict from the point of view of a casual sim-er.

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Hearts of Iron IV – The Verdict

Chris Evans June 6, 2016 0
Hearts of Iron IV – The Verdict

January 1951, the world is in flames and has been in a state of near constant war and I have dropped more Nuke’s than I would like to admit. I think back to the early months of my adventure with Italy in Hearts of Iron IV, and I can’t help but wonder what might have been if I had made some different choices.

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