Civilization VI Interview with Sarah Darney

The Civilization series is a long lived and much love strategy game series with its newest installment, Civilization 6, being developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K. At a recent preview event at the 2K offices in Sydney, Tom Alderton and I were able to sit down and have a chat with associate producer on the game: Sarah Darney. Mateja: A bunch of new features have been revealed for this new...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Hands-on Preview

Last month my colleague and I were invited to 2K Games’ offices in Sydney for a hands-on preview of their upcoming 4X strategy title, Civilization VI. They say time is a flat circle (hexagon in this case) – what has come before will come back again, and this is certainly the case with Civilization VI. Building off of the success of Civilization V, and learning from the mistakes of Beyond Earth, Ci...

Champions of Anteria Preview

Champions of Anteria Developer: Blue Byte Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: PC Release Date: 30 August, 2016 Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here Champions of Anteria is a brand new IP from Blue Byte, the studio most famous for their work on The Settlers and Anno franchises. Champions of Anteria is a mix of real time strategy and turn based kingdom building. The game started its life as part of The Settl...

Dicetiny Review

Dicetiny Developer: Fakedice Publisher: Fakedice Platforms: Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 22 July, 2016 Price: $14.99 USD – Available Here Dicetiny is a blend between a turn based card and board game that is set in a fantasy world that offers hours of fun, puns and hilarious movie and book references. “Another card game?” I hear you saying.. well to even my surprise the d...

The Spatials: Galactology Preview

The Spatials: Galactology Developer: Weird and Wry Publisher: Weird and Wry Platform: PC Release Date: 7 July, 2016 Price: $12.99 USD – Available Here The Spatials: Galactology is a major step up from The Spatials. Originally starting out as a DLC pack for The Spatials, developers Weird and Wry opted to remake the game entirely as the project grew. The Spatials: Galactology is out now on Steam Ear...

NES Classic Mini Announced by Nintendo

With the Nintendo NX still a big mystery, Nintendo have turned to the past for their next console. Officially titled the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System, this micro system will arrive in most places across the globe on November 11th at a retail price of $59.95 in the US and $99.95 in Australia. The system that can fit in the palm of your hand will come with 30 of the NES libra...

Bayonets and Bravery: Part 3

The craziness continues, as freed from the drudgery of the Prussian Staff College, the intrepid narrator once again narrates. Has the Russian bear awakened, surprised, it’s dreams of honey and big, strong, manly grenadiers ruined by Blucher? Has Napoleon realised he has competition? Will the Viking descendants take revenge on Friedrich? Whatever will the rest of greater Germany think?! You c...

Grand Kingdom Review

Grand Kingdom Developer: MonoChro Publisher: NIS America Platforms: PS Vita, PlayStation 4 (Reviewed) Release Date: June 21, 2016 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here $89.95 AUD – Available Here Overview There are many games that take a familiar gameplay style and add their own twist to things to try and help stand out from the rest of the pack. This include everything from shooters to R...

Civilization VI Title Track to be Composed by Christopher Tin

After snagging the first ever Grammy Award for a song composed for a video game, Christopher Tin will be returning to the Civilization series with the new track “Sogno di Volare.” In English, the song title translates to “The Dream of Flight” and will serve as the title track for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. “I wanted to write a piece that captured the essence of expl...

Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros Official Trailer Released

We’ve heard bits and pieces about Aquaplus’ upcoming strategy-RPG Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoros but now the company has decided to release the first full-length trailer showing off what fans can expect from the third game in the Utawarerumono series. This title picks up immediately after the events of the second game and follows Haku, who is entrusted with the mask and must protect t...

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII’s Alternative Strategy Options Detailed

Koei Tecmo has released some new details for their upcoming strategy title Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII as well as a bunch of new screenshots and trio of videos. The focus this time around is showing off the alternative strategy options that players can take advantage of. You see, battles are often won not only by force but through careful preparation and strategy and therefore players will ...

Space Run Galaxy Review

Space Run Galaxy Developer: Passtech Games Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Platform: Windows Release Date: 17, June 2016 Price: $19.99 USD – Available Here Video Review Overview Space Run Galaxy is the follow up to the 2014 tower defense game Space Run. It has been 20 years since the events of Space Run, and Captain Buck Mann has expanded his one-man operation into a full scale business wi...

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