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Used to be a Doctor (Dr). Now is an actor (Ar), writer (Wr) and gamer (Gr), and would like to get all these abbreviations into general usage, because GrArWr is a much more interesting title to have on your bank card.

Teleglitch: Die More Edition Review

Teleglitch: Die More Edition Review

Remember the 80s? Remember Rogue? Remember Gauntlet? Remember Aliens, Saturn Three and other classic sci-fi flicks? Well, what if all of those games and films somehow had a crazy lovechild? Look no further!

War, the Game Review

War, the Game Review

A computer game about war? Now that’s a new one and not without merit. Gather round, tactics buffs, there could be something in this.

Crazy Days of Rufus Review

Crazy Days of Rufus Review

Should you experience the Crazy Days of Rufus? Well now, that depends – a satirical zombie basher promising licks of violence along with the belly laughs might sound like it could be your cup of tea. But does it deliver them?

FrenchCows Review Bonanza!

FrenchCows Review Bonanza!

So if I understand it right, FrenchCows (genuinely French, which is why I’m a little tentative about my understanding – my French is rusty and shit, in all honesty) is a gaming collective site that helps support indie developers. You pay four Euros a month to get access to their catalogue of games, as well as unparalleled access to the developers and thus the development of the games.

Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath Review

Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath Review

Song of the Myrne: What Lies Beneath is a quick, fun dungeon runner. A Dungeon Runner, if you will. Can ManaPool recommend it? Read on and see!

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha Review

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha Review

Mutants freaks? Tick. Russians playing guitar? Tick. Unique locations and terrifying encounters? Tick tick tick ticketty ticketty ticketty tick. Wait, that’s my geiger counter! I must be in the new STALKER game! Must… find… vodka…

Is Lost Alpha the saviour or the final nail in the concrete coffin around the Pripyat Reactor? Find out more with our review!

Early Look @ Molecats

Early Look @ Molecats

Molecats is a puzzle game, and the molecats in question here are cat-faced mole beings of cheery appearance. Anyone who remembers Lemmings as fondly as I do would get a kick out of this.

MechWarrior Online Review

MechWarrior Online Review

Sensors? Online. Reactor? Online. Weapons? Online. Mechwarrior Online? Well, yes, you get the picture. But will you stay there or log out at the first opportunity? There’s good and bad in this classy mech sim, but which is the Heavy and which is the Light?

Age of Wonders III Review

Age of Wonders III Review

Now, here is Age of Wonders III. Can it inherit the (wizard’s) throne of its ancestors? Is it a golden age or a rusty and cynical reinvention of an old classic, as can often be the case these days? Find out with this review!

Early Look @ The Town of Light

Early Look @ The Town of Light

The idea to make you feel like you’re in a place is there, as you roam through the quiet, still and beautifully-lit corridors of the hospital in question.