Dreamfall Chapters: Book One Builds A World And Little Else

I am a huge fan of The Longest Journey franchise, so you can bet the moment the Kickstarter for Dreamfall Chapters went online I threw my money at it. And now that the first chapter is out, let me say that it’s not the most exciting opening, but it does do some serious world building.


The Orcs Of Mordor Are Having A Bad Day

Even since the game got its snazzy new photo editor, Shadow of Mordor fans have been doing their best to capture the game’s ultraviolence in all its gruesome glory. But what about all those quiet, sentimental moments that unfold in the midst of all the orc-killing? Sauron’s forces have feelings too, you know.


The Most Hardcore Way To Play DayZ

Forget permadeath. There is a more intense way to play DayZ, and it somehow makes the survival game way more hardcore.


The Witcher 3's Intro Is All About Geralt's Fearsome Ex-Girlfriend

Here’s the opening cinematic for The Witcher 3. That lady wielding all the bad juju? She and Geralt were a thing once.


Hack, Love, Relax, Drink Coffee, Whatever

Else Heartbreak is an upcoming adventure game for the PC


And YOU Thought It Was Hard To Get To Blizzcon

Getting tickets to Blizzard’s annual fan convention is hard enough when you’re an American who lives relatively nearby. So spare a thought for Andrey “Trolden” Nolden, one of the biggest Hearthstone personalities on YouTube, who can’t even get into the country, let alone the show.


Counter-Strike's Zombie Chicken, In Action

As outlined in this video from Otoris, massively popular multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is celebrating Halloween. Now, this shouldn’t be confused with Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, which is sort of a) always celebrating Halloween and b) terrible.



Dragon Age: Inquisition's Sex Talk Sounds Hilarious

BioWare, the veteran RPG studio today best known for making Mass Effect and Dragon Age, has long been the king of awkward video game sex scenes.


Your PC Must Be Très Magnifique For Assassin's Creed Unity

The next big Assassin’s Creed game, Unity, looks like it’s going to be very pretty and very French. Both are good things in my book — though given that I can’t actually speak French and my last name is “LeJacq”, I might be a tad biased. There’s one thing we can all agree on, however: its PC requirements are insane.