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Hayden Westfield-Bell

Poet, nature enthusiast, sometimes activist. Avid gamer and curious explorer of technology.
Dishonored 2

Pre-review of Dishonored 2

Are you hyped for the Dishonored 2 review? Well, it's going to be a while - because this game runs about as well as a grandfather clock filled with glue. It runs about as well as a drunk horse. It runs about as well as a derailed train.

Civilization VI Review – More Please

The most beautiful 'Civilization' game to date, now with complex city management mechanics, a redesigned faith system and a new civic tree. What more could you want?
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Watch Dogs 2 PC Release Delayed

Watch Dogs 2 will be arriving two weeks later than expected for the PC elites, and Ubisoft post a long list of PC specs for the upcoming title.
No Man’s Sky Soundtrack Tour

Bunnyhop Exposes the Bullshit Behind Bullshots

With the 'No Man's Sky' controversy hot on every gamers tongue, Bunnyhop uploads a video discussing the legality of "Bullshots".
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UPDATED: Rockstar Seems to be Prepping for a Red Dead Announcement

Red Dead Redemption 2? Or Red Dead remastered? Or something entirely different? Who knows...
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Humpy Hanzo Trump Appears on Public Billboard

"Donald Trump mains Hanzo and complains about team comp in chat" reads the anti-Trump billboard in Orlando, Florida. It's been doing the rounds on social media for a few days now, and it cracks me up every time.

Rainbow Six Siege and the Fight for Recognition

'Siege' launched with all kinds of day one issues, and for many the game wasn't what they expected it to be - but that's changing.
Master of Orion Titles

Reflections on ‘Master of Orion’ and the Role of Strategy UI

'Master of Orion' is a strategy title with one hell of a good UI - it's improved on the Civ system of seeing all, but how? And what is it about Civ's info panels that grind my gears?
Master of Orion

Master of Orion Review – Terraforming the Future of Strategy

'Master of Orion' follows in the footsteps of the 1993 spaces strategy title, 'Master of Orion' - but does it do justice to one of the most celebrated strategy games of the 90's? Or has 4X killed another big name? Find out in this review.
Cities Skylines: Snowfall

Cities Skylines: Snowfall Review

I don't think Colossal Order actually like snow, but they've given Cities Skylines snow DLC because everyone else loves snow. You see, in Cities Skylines, snow is a dick move. It builds up on the roads and slows down all the traffic. It lowers the temperature; forcing homeowners to turn up their heating which eats heavily into energy supplies, leading to shortages and outages.
Desert of Kharak

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Review

'Homeworld' hits the desert with 'Deserts of Kharak'. Will it reach the crest of the dune? Or catch on the shifting sands and be buried with failed RTS titles? Find out here, in our 'Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak' review
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A Curious Halo 5 Tumblr Site is Counting Down to Zero

The site in question features the an official Halo 5: Guardians logo, and a bullet with the word 'TRAITOR' carved into it. I have no idea what all this means, but I'm sure all will become clear on Sunday evening. *Something* is about to be launched, that's pretty much certain, but what will it be? Details? More links to more viral things? A trailer?

Give Blood. Get Bloodborne.

This is the best story I've read all day. PlayStation Denmark are giving residents the chance to win a copy of the much anticipated Bloodborne, but it's a most unusual competition. To stand a chance of winning you must be at the IT University in Copenhagen on the 23rd of March between 12 and 5 pm, and it's probably a good idea to wear a short sleeve something (oh, and bring some snacks), because to enter you'll have to spill some blood. Your own blood. Into one of those cool plastic blood bags.

Preview: Dungeons 2

Any Dungeon Keeper fans out there? Hell yeah! There's a lot of us, and we've been waiting far too long for the next dungeon management title. We'd always hoped for a Dungeon Keeper 3 but that's been off the cards for some time. Sure, Evil Genius gave us something to distract ourselves with for a couple of days, but we miss those dank caves, we miss those little imps scratching at the walls, the spiders, the orcs, the skeletons, and the narrator. God, I really miss that narrator...
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Rainbow Six Siege Closed Alpha is On The Way!

Ubisoft has announced a closed-alpha for Rainbow Six Siege is incoming! Such hype! The gameplay trailers look fantastic, even though some of the videos have really hammy acting....

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