My link of the week is this trailer for the upcoming Mad Max game, due out 4 September. It looks great! Let’s see if it lives up to that potential. USGamer previews Xenoblade Chronicles X, the upcoming Wii U sequel … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2015
I wanted to go into a bit more detail on this week’s books – Night Soldiers, by Alan Furst (novel) and The Grace of Kings, by Ken Liu (novel). Night Soldiers is billed as a spy novel. I say ‘billed … Continue reading
That is my initial impression of Oriental Empires (press release here), a newly announced 4X game that will be set in China between 1500 BC and 1500 AD. The bullet points and especially the screenshots remind me of Endless Legend/Civilization … Continue reading
Tactics Ogre might just have my single favourite soundtrack of any game. This week, I present the hero’s theme, appropriately heroic. Enjoy!
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, by Robert Massie (non-fiction). Finally finished after several months. Good book! Perhaps better in its first half, which deals with Catherine’s life before taking the throne — as the title suggests, the emphasis … Continue reading
With Bloodborne and Pillars of Eternity released to glowing reviews, it’s been a big week for RPG fans. My link of the week is this excellent interview with Hidetada Miyazaki, creator of Bloodborne and the Souls games. Did you know that it … Continue reading