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Benjamin is one of our staff writers who loves making videos, playing games and to generally have a good time. He loves old-school and retro-style games, especially platformers and RPGs.

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 gets delayed due to fan feedback

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 delayed
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, by CI Games, has been delayed for a few months. Originally planned to release on January 17, 2017, that date is now being shifted to April 4. CI Games have stated that they want to polish the game further after the press, fans and streamers tested it out recently. "We’re making an ambitious game and unsurprisingly...

Total War: Warhammer The King and The Warlord add-on announced

Total War: Warhammer has new Lords pack that bolsters the Greenkin and Dwarven groups. It is called "The King and The Warlord". In the cinematic trailer, we can see the new Lords joining the game. The titular king is the Dwarf Belegar Ironhammer, whilst the warlord is the Greenkin Lord Skarsnik. We also see new units such as the adorable Squigs, terrifying Runelords, Dwarf...

Hiveswap Act 1 release date set for January 2017

Hiveswap, the point-and-click adventure game based around ever-popular webcomic Homestuck, has been an interesting Kickstarter project to follow. From a flying start, raising millions as the Homestuck Adventure Game, it changed around - new name, new developers, new ideas. Originally the first four episodes were going to be released early 2015. However, things didn't work out. After almost a year of...

Pokemon Sun and Moon trailer reveals Pokemon evolutions and more

A deluge of new information was revealed in the latest trailer for Pokemon Sun and Moon. First up, and possibly most exciting, was the middle-stage evolution for the starter Pokemon of this region. The evolution of Rowlet - the Blade Quill Pokemon Dartrix. With a fairly unique Grass/Flying type combination and a classy look, this is certainly a Pokemon to...

Honey Rose, a visual novel and fighting game hybrid, releases today

Honey Rose: Underdog Fighter Extraordinaire is out today, and it's certainly an interesting game. The premise is a twist on a visual novel and a fighting game. You play as Red, a perfectly ordinary student; that is, if you want her to be. If you so choose, she can be a nice student who attends lessons, goes to the library and...

Stardew Valley 1.07 update improves marriages

Stardew Valley has been given a new update which, on top of other things, improves the way that marriage works. Now, spouses will say unique dialogues during festivals, and even stand next to you during the Dance of the Moonlight Jellies. In-laws will also receive unique dialogues rather than the usual typical responses. Other fixes include a few fixed bugs,...

Wasteland 3 crowdfunding campaign set to start next week

inXile Entertainment, the creators of apocalyptic isometric RPG Wasteland 2, have announced that development has begun on the sequel, Wasteland 3. This time, it's set in frozen Colorado, where the player is the only surviving member of the elite group of rangers, Team November. In a post on the forums, the developers stated that the game "will include revamped combat...

Battlefield 1 single-player trailer tells an epic story of war

DICE has released a trailer for the single-player campaign of Battlefield 1. It provides us with an epic overview of the war, the people behind the weaponry and the devastating conflicts that took place. We also see a few of the characters that will presumably play a role in the story. According to the official post, during the campaign, players will experience...

Thunder Lotus of Jotun fame announces new project Sundered

Thunder Lotus Games, creators of the absolutely beautiful Norse-mythology themed Jotun, have revealed a new project by the name of Sundered. It's a metroidvania title that with emphasis on replayability. The video itself shows off some of the gameplay, featuring a whole host of Lovecraftian horrors, dark caves and mythical abilities. Interestingly, the description states that you can "harness the...

Blizzard beginning new initiatives for pro Heroes of the Storm scene

In response to the potentially lacklustre performance of Blizzard's MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, the company are planning new initiatives going into the new year - details in the blog post here. "In North America, Europe, China, and Korea we’ll be shifting to a uniform online league format." they said. "As a result, the players on the top eight teams...

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