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The brilliance of video game maps

Dec 12, 2018Comments off

Hello! Earlier this year, Thames and Hudson published a beautiful book on literary maps. It’s called The Writer’s Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands, and if that title doesn’t make you yearn for the kind of


Ni no Kuni 2’s The Lair of the Lost L...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Level-5’s Ni no Kuni sequel Revenant Kingdom is poised to get a little larger this week, with the long-awaited arrival of its first major paid DLC expansion on December 13th. The Lair of the Lost Lord,


Square Enix officially unveils Nier: Automa...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Square Enix has formally unveiled Nier: Automata’s Game of the YoRHa Edition, which bundles up 2017’s superb action RPG, its DLC expansion, and a few extra goodies – all ready for launch on PS4 and PC


Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 just added Hijack...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 most significant update yet just went live – and Blackout is absolute carnage right now. Operation Absolute Zero, available now on the PlayStation 4 version of Treyarch’s first-person shooter, makes


An ode to video game doors

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

It’s easy to underestimate the humble door. You open it, you go through. Sometimes, you must find the key first, and for many games, that’s the whole extent of the player’s interactions with doors. They’re something


Interview: Capcom Shares First Details on M...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Greetings, fellow Hunters! Hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, we sat down with producer Ryozo Tsujimoto from Capcom to learn what’s new in Iceborne, including new threats, new locations, and


Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom review &...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Back when I was eleven, Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon’s Trap contained a lot of firsts for me. It was the first game I ever played on a console. It was, as far as I can


Pre-release version of Call of Duty: Black ...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s first premium DLC has leaked. THERE MAY BE SPOILERS AHEAD. Overnight, Australian Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 players found they were able to access a developer build of Multiplayer


Fortnite is adding the sword from Infinity ...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

UPDATE 11/12/18: Today’s patch notes confirm the Infinity Blade will indeed be a one-off weapon available every match from the newly-opened up Polar Peak, the Ice King’s lair. Just one player will be able to wield


GTA Online’s Arena War update adds Ma...

Dec 11, 2018Comments off

Don’t worry GTA Online players – Rockstar hasn’t completely forgotten about you in its rush to tighten up Red Dead Online (which still seems to be something of a work in progress). The latest update –