Things To Pass Time Before Final Fantasy XV Releases
 

Things To Pass Time Before Final Fantasy XV Releases

 
Roll 6 or Die: Review – Heroes Wanted
 

Roll 6 or Die: Review

Heroes Wanted

 
Roll 6 or Die: Review – A Study In Emerald
 

Roll 6 or Die: Review

A Study In Emerald

 

Sega Signs Warhammer License

Sega Signs Warhammer License 

In a move that might surprise a few people, Sega have acquired a license from Games Workshop to make games based on the Warhammer property. Given that the Warhammer 40K series is one of recently-ailing THQ’s top draws, what does that spell for both parties?

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Free to Play: Team Fortress 2

Free to Play: Team Fortress 2 

Out five years this year, Team Fortress 2 has been played and enjoyed by millions. After a year as a free-to-play game, has Team Fortress 2 retained its unique blend of class-based fun or has the weight of all the items on the Mann Store and all those free-to-play gamers crushed the quality of this much-loved title?

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Review: Mugen Souls

Review: Mugen Souls 

Compile Heart and NIS America are at it once again: bringing a fille-filled JRPG to the Playstation 3 and the West. Mugen Souls seeks to subjugate everyone and everything—a fair enough conqueror at the very least.

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Review: FTL: Faster Than Light

Review: FTL: Faster Than Light 

I’m outnumbered 4-to-2, but the invading Space Pirates are being held off in an undesignated common room by reinforced blast doors. I’ve got options: try to draw them into the medical bay where I can take them on whilst having my health topped up. Lie in wait in a nearby narrow hallway where I can hopefully get the drop on them. It’s tight, so I should be able to fight them 2-on-2, and maybe take one or both out before regrouping to restore my health. Lastly, I could wait for […]

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Review: Cherry Tree High Comedy Club

Review: Cherry Tree High Comedy Club 

Laugh, and the world laughs with you. When not thieving your breath with its lengthy name, Cherry Tree High Comedy Club seeks to do so with wittiness. Nyu Media teams up with Tezuka Productions to bring indie developer 773’s adventure-type to the West.

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Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube

Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube 

In early March of this year, Peter Molyneux, a games industry veteran, parted ways with Lionhead and Microsoft after working with them for fifteen and six years, respectively. He embarked on the founding of a new games studio, 22Cans, with several other Lionhead veterans, and they have now released their first… experiment: Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube?

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Battlefield 1942 Goes Free On Origin

Battlefield 1942 Goes Free On Origin 

EA are celebrating Battlefield’s 10th anniversary by releasing the original Battlefield 1942 on Origin, free to everyone. You can grab it here. Curiously, it’s under the Demos tab rather than Free Games, but the Battlefield team on Twitter have confirmed that it is indeed the full game.

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Free to Play: Tribes:Ascend

Free to Play: Tribes:Ascend 

For the next few weeks as we wait on the launch of Planetside 2,  I’ll be taking a look at what the FPS genre has to offer in the Free to Play market culminating in a critical analysis of how each one handles the model and which one offers the most bang for your….uhhh…lint? First up – Tribes: Ascend.

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Review: Hotline Miami

Review: Hotline Miami 

I sit here, wanting to type words about Hotline Miami, but I almost can’t. It’s not because I don’t want to, neither is it because I can’t accurately describe the game on paper. Rather, it’s because I just want to go back to playing it. Two playthroughs later, and I still have questions raised in my head as to what the game is actually trying to tell me, and why the developers think that this particular method of getting whatever message it is across is effective.

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Review: Clan of Champions

Review: Clan of Champions 

The folk at NIS America bring Acquire’s Playstation 3 gladiator bout to the west—for PC!

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Auto Modellista: How Capcom’s Only Racing Game Crashed

Auto Modellista: How Capcom’s Only Racing Game Crashed 

Racing games are a tough breed. If you’ve got brand recognition from a tournament, you’re doing alright, but if not, you need to be bringing something totally new to the table in order to make your game endearing. Gran Turismo did it with in-depth realistic modification options, and simulation handling. Forza Motorsport did it with aesthetic modifications only limited to what you can think of. Need For Speed did it with letting you drive fully licensed supercars – although initially, an endorsement from Road & Track magazine certainly helped.

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Of Daughters and Dishonored (Spoilers)

Of Daughters and Dishonored (Spoilers) 

Dishonored is a first-person stealth action game that smells sweetly of Thief and Bioshock. Beneath the sinister cloak-and-dagger gameplay and masterfully realized setting, there lies a chaos system. It gauges your carnage, tallies your eviscerations, considers your subtlety, ponders your disposition toward revenge or mercy and changes the world accordingly. It also changes your daughter.

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Review: Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel

Review: Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel 

This year-and-a-half old role-playing game finally gets a review.

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The Dice Don’t Lie

The Dice Don’t Lie 

Here at Press X or Die, we tend to focus on the video part of the gaming hobby- those which you can actually press X during, if you will. Board Meetings (written by my friend Johnny Niska) was a welcome breath of fresh air though, and I was wondering if you might entertain me in a little discussion of another side of gaming- that of dice and character sheets and grids. I speak, of course, of pen and paper RPGs. But first, I’d like to tell you a story.

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Review: Legasista

Review: Legasista 

A dungeoneering romp that’s sure to surprise. There’s a joke here about Eggo waffles and sisters.

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