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Fable Fortune fails to set itself apart in a crowded genre - Preview

Fable Fortune fails to set itself apart in a crowded genre - Preview

Eric Frederiksen

For a long time, digital tabletop games were more of a novelty than anything else. Games like Risk Factions and Carcasonne would pop up on the Xbox Live Arcade while we'd see stuff like Lords of Waterdeep hitting tablets. Now, though, the marketplace for these things is a crowded one. Blizzard's Hearthstone is the giant one to beat, but there are plenty of others. Elder Scrolls Legends ...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War redesigns Shelob as a humanoid, fans aren't pleased one bit

Middle-earth: Shadow of War redesigns Shelob as a humanoid, fans aren't pleased one bit

Ron Duwell

Monolith Productions is already messing with the Tolkien lore far too much in Middle-earth: Shadow of War to ever please the purists out there. Somewhere between forging a new ring of power, introducing new balrogs, and writing the most charming orc of all time, the developer hit a point where its game tips from Lord of the Rings high fantasy into just plain video gamey nonsense. I’m...

The Ys franchise is older than most Twitch streamers, watch this trailer and become a fan

The Ys franchise is older than most Twitch streamers, watch this trailer and become a fan

Ron Duwell

Go on, what do you have to lose? You’re only missing out on a treasure of the video game world and one of the few franchises that has survived three turbulent decades of video gaming. Ys has been around longer than a majority of Twitch’s user base, and yet, even after all these years, Nihon Falcom’s excellent series can’t find the same love as its contemporaries. You might have heard of...

BioWare compares Anthem to Star Wars since it's not "real hardcore science fiction"

BioWare compares Anthem to Star Wars since it's not "real hardcore science fiction"

Ron Duwell

BioWare revealed its newest IP Anthem during the opening hours of E3 2017, and it’s a title that has become shockingly divisive. Either it’s the greatest video game ever made and all you’ve ever dreamed of, or it’s a third-person co-op Destiny look-alike set in an open world with waypoints, sub-quests, and all the plug and play elements of the AAA gaming scene. Looking to cool those...