Jamie Laike Tsui

Geek, Gamer, Student, Foodie, Fountain Pen & Notebook Lover

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The Academy: The First Riddle Review

The Academy: The First Riddle Developer: Pine StudioPublisher: SnapbreakPlatform: Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Windows (Reviewed)Release Date: 19 June 2020Price:  $19.99 USD/ $29.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview You are Sam, a new student at the prestigious Academy in Arbour. It may be your first year at the school, but there are adventures to be had and friends to make in between the ...

Hardspace: Shipbreaker Preview

Hardspace: Shipbreaker Developer: Blackbird InteractivePublisher: Focus Home InteractivePlatform: PCRelease Date: 16 June 2020Price:  $24.99 USD/$34.95 AUD – Available Here Video Preview Hardspace: Shipbreaker puts players in the role of a novice shipbreaker who has joined the Lynx Corporation under contract and has now found themselves under a massive debt. To work themselves out of their debt sl...

Steam Summer Sale 2020 Kicks off

Without fail, the Steam Summer Sale has kicked off for 2020. Almost all PC games are discounted by up to 95%. The sale runs until July 9 at 10 AM PST. This year continues the trend of simplifying the summer sale system. There is no mini-game and the free trading card from the Discovery Queue has been dropped down to one per day from the original three. The Steam sale also marks the introduction of...

Borderlands 3 Bounty of Blood DLC Released

Gearbox released the third story DLC for Borderlands 3. “Bounty of Blood” takes the Vault Hunters to Gehenna, where the citizens of Vestige have put a price on the heads of the Devil Riders gang. The bandits have been tormenting the town, leaving it in shambles. The Vault Hunters will be busy hunting down the Devil Riders and rebuilding Vestige. The DLC also introduces new content. Pla...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI June 2020 Update Adds Red Death Season 2

2K and Firaxis have launched the latest content update for Sid Meier’s Civilization IV. The new update focuses heavily on the Red Death multiplayer mode. Red Death pits up to 12 players against each other in a free for all in an increasingly deadly map. The Red Death, a radioactive storm, is sweeping the world and destroying everything in its path. Red Death Season 2 introduces two new facti...

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Announced

CI Games is returning to the Contracts format for their Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise this year. Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is scheduled to launch in Fall 2020 (Spring 2020 in the southern hemisphere). Information is extremely scant right now, as platforms have not yet been revealed. A PC launch is an almost guarantee, while PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases are a pretty safe bet. Based o...

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Desperados III Review

Desperados III Developer: Mimimi GamesPublisher: THQ NordicPlatform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed)Release Date: 16 June 2020Price:  $49.99 USD – Available Here Video Review Overview Desperados is one of the many franchises getting a new lease on life in the past few years. The 14-year long wait is finally over with the launch of Desperados III. The new game is a prequel to Despe...

Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition Kicks off with Tons of Game Demos

With the traditional circuit of trade shows and video game conferences canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition is massive this year. The event runs until June 22nd at 10 AM PDT, giving gamers a few days to update their wish lists before the rumoured start of the Steam Summer Sale on June 25th. Developers are flocking to Steam to host live chats, Ask Me...

Star Wars: Squadrons to Launch on October 2

EA, Motive Studios, and Lucasfilm will be releasing the first person dogfighting game Star Wars: Squadrons on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 2nd. The game will also support VR headsets on the PC and PlayStation 4. Pre-orders start at $39.99 USD. This will be the first time a dogfighting-centric Star Wars game has been released since Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon launched on the Game ...

First Mafia: Definitive Edition Narrative Trailer Released

2K and Hangar 13 released the first narrative trailer for Mafia: Definitive Edition this past weekend. Since 18 years has elapsed since the launch of Mafia, veteran gamers probably need a refresher and newer gamers need an introduction to the city of Lost Heaven, Thomas Angelo, and the Salieri Mafia family. While the trailer doesn’t have any gameplay footage, it has plenty of cut scene foota...

Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access Launch Scheduled for August

Larian Studios released some good news for RPG fans patiently waiting for Baldur’s Gate 3. The developers announced tentative plans for an August Steam Early Access release if all goes well. The date already accounts for the slight road bump experienced by the dev team due to the transition to a work from home policy caused by COVID-19. While certain jobs can be done remotely without issues,...

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Summer in Mara Review

Summer in Mara Developer: Chibig StudioPublisher: Chibig StudioPlatform: PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 16 June 2020 (Switch, PC), 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)Price:  TBA – Available Here Video Review Overview Summer in Mara is a crafting, exploration, and farming game. Players take on the role of Koa, a girl who is now in charge of a little farm after the pass...

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