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Why no one challenged Civilization (untill now)?

Although the Civilization series was incredibly successful, few have tried to follow in its footsteps. Over the years it has not lived to see any "clone" or serious competitor. But why, exactly?

Steam Deck hands-on preview – beware, Switch!

Steam Deck is a portable console with Steam on board. We had the opportunity to lay our hands on a real, though not yet final version of this handheld.

Pokemon Arceus: Our theories!

Pokémon Legends: Arceus is set to shake up the classic Pokémon formula, but just how far it will go remains to be seen. From Noble Pokémon to fighting styles, here are some of the wildest (and some of the most reasonable) theories.

Battlefield 2042 is the return of the good old BF!

Do you know this joke? "What did Battlefield series need the most? Modern warfare." The first hours with the beta of Batlefield 2042 prove that the atmosphere from parts three and four is back in full force!

My love-hate relationship with Age of Darkness

The Dark Souls of RTS debuted in Early Access – it's called Age of Darkness: Final Stand. This production made me fall into an abyss of madness and despair. Here's why.

Soulslike is great, but we need more soulslite

People who push FromSoftware for easy difficulty levels in Sekiro or Dark Souls are violating the creator's sacred right to make their work whatever they want it to be. And at the same time, they're kind of right...

After Far Cry 6 I feel cheated by Ubisoft... again

Far Cry 6 reminded me of an important thing about Ubisoft that I've been aware of for a long time. I usually feel cheated by the studio. It makes wonderful promises, but never seems to deliver.

Baldur's Gate 3 early access preview

Baldur's Gate 3 early access preview

Baldur's Gate 3 in early access seems the perfect game for the fans of Divinity: Original Sin and Dragon Age, but not necessarily Baldur's Gate... Anyway, a great RPG is in the making – provided the devs can deliver and polish it properly.

Baldur's Gate 3 early access preview
My Love-Hate Relationship With Age of Darkness

My Love-Hate Relationship With Age of Darkness

The Dark Souls of RTS debuted in Early Access – it's called Age of Darkness: Final Stand. This production made me fall into an abyss of madness and despair. Here's why.

My Love-Hate Relationship With Age of Darkness
Battlefield 2042 is the Return of the Good Old BF!

Battlefield 2042 is the Return of the Good Old BF!

Do you know this joke? "What did Battlefield series need the most? Modern warfare." The first hours with the beta of Batlefield 2042 prove that the atmosphere from parts three and four is back in full force!

Battlefield 2042 is the Return of the Good Old BF!
Astria Ascending Review: A Classic JRPG for a New Generation

Astria Ascending Review: A Classic JRPG for a New Generation

Astria Ascending, from developer Artisan Studios, is a modern classic, wonderfully modernizing the classic JRPG format with dynamic character progression and engaging turn-based combat.

Astria Ascending Review: A Classic JRPG for a New Generation
NBA 2K22 Review: Above the Rim

NBA 2K22 Review: Above the Rim

Just like clockwork and right before the start of a new NBA season, NBA 2K22 is back with another bigger, bolder installment to give fans more of what they want.

NBA 2K22 Review: Above the Rim
Life is Strange True Colors Review: A Rainbow of Emotions

Life is Strange True Colors Review: A Rainbow of Emotions

If you had the power to find out how someone was feeling, would you try to help them or worry about your own problems instead? This question is one of many Alex Chen faces in another great entry in the Life is Strange series.

Life is Strange True Colors Review: A Rainbow of Emotions
The Artful Escape Review: The Journey of a Musician

The Artful Escape Review: The Journey of a Musician

The Artful Escape is a story about a young artist who struggles with his artistic identity. Does he follow in the footsteps of his uncle, a man he didn’t even know, or does he unleash his desire to become a rock star despite what people may think of him.

The Artful Escape Review: The Journey of a Musician
No More Heroes III: Alien Slicing Action At Its Finest

No More Heroes III: Alien Slicing Action At Its Finest

Travis Touchdown returns in No More Heroes III to take on a team of ten alien invaders in an action-packed, wacky, sci-fi, episodic adventure that does anything but take itself seriously.

No More Heroes III: Alien Slicing Action At Its Finest
50 Shades of The Sims - A List of Naughty Mods

50 Shades of The Sims - A List of Naughty Mods

Taking care of the highest quality of entertainment, we searched the Internet (because there's more than the Wicked Whims) so that your Sims 4 become a little more greasy. And maybe sometimes a tiny bit naughty.

50 Shades of The Sims - A List of Naughty Mods
Pokemon Legends: Arceus - 5 Reasonable Theories & 5 That Are... Out There

Pokemon Legends: Arceus - 5 Reasonable Theories & 5 That Are... Out There

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is set to shake up the classic Pokémon formula, but just how far it will go remains to be seen. From Noble Pokémon to fighting styles, here are some of the wildest (and some of the most reasonable) theories.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus - 5 Reasonable Theories & 5 That Are... Out There
Steam Deck Hands-On - We've Tested the Portable Console from Valve

Steam Deck Hands-On - We've Tested the Portable Console from Valve

Steam Deck is a portable console from Valve, with Steam on board. We've had the opportunity to test the real, though not yet final version of this handheld. Here's what we think.

Steam Deck Hands-On - We've Tested the Portable Console from Valve
Hurry! Before We Realize This... Makes Sense? The Psychology of Speedrunning

Hurry! Before We Realize This... Makes Sense? The Psychology of Speedrunning

Speedrunning is an extremely interesting phenomenon of the gaming culture. But why people actually decide to finish games as quickly as possible and even faster? What's on their minds? I'll gladly tell you about it.

Hurry! Before We Realize This... Makes Sense? The Psychology of Speedrunning
Rummaging For Remakes - Retro Games That Deserve a Remake

Rummaging For Remakes - Retro Games That Deserve a Remake

Old games for the first computers, Atari, ZX Spectrum or Commodore 64, need their voice. They may have aged a lot, but they still deserve... a remake!

Rummaging For Remakes - Retro Games That Deserve a Remake
Tips and Trivia to Diablo 2 From Hardcore Veterans

Tips and Trivia to Diablo 2 From Hardcore Veterans

Are you waiting for the release of Diablo 2: Resurrected? Whether it's your first time with the series, or you've been its loyal fan for years, we encourage you to read our tips and trivia – you'll surely find something of use.

Tips and Trivia to Diablo 2 From Hardcore Veterans
The Best Video Game Animals - Cats, Dogs, and Dragons We All Love!

The Best Video Game Animals - Cats, Dogs, and Dragons We All Love!

Vibrant companions are an integral part of many video games. We experience the bitterness of betrayal, euphoria, tears of emotion with them. But not all of them are human. Animals also make for valuable companions.

The Best Video Game Animals - Cats, Dogs, and Dragons We All Love!
Video Games Releasing in October 2021 - Blanket, Pumpkin Latte, and Lots of Games!

Video Games Releasing in October 2021 - Blanket, Pumpkin Latte, and Lots of Games!

The most exciting time for gamers begins! It is, of course, fall, which as usual will bring a rich set of new games to play! Depending where you live, chances are the weather is getting colder and rainier, so it's the perfect time for games.

Video Games Releasing in October 2021 - Blanket, Pumpkin Latte, and Lots of Games!
I Feel Fooled by Ubisoft... Again

I Feel Fooled by Ubisoft... Again

Far Cry 6 reminded me of an important thing about Ubisoft that I've been aware of for a long time. I usually feel cheated by the studio. It makes wonderful promises, but never seems to deliver.

I Feel Fooled by Ubisoft... Again
Soulslike is Great, But We Need More Soulslite

Soulslike is Great, But We Need More Soulslite

People who push FromSoftware for easy difficulty levels in Sekiro or Dark Souls are violating the creator's sacred right to make their work whatever they want it to be. And at the same time, they're kind of right...

Soulslike is Great, But We Need More Soulslite
Why No One Challenged Civilization?

Why No One Challenged Civilization?

Although the Civilization series has been incredibly successful, few have tried to follow in its footsteps. Over the years it has not lived to see any "clone" or serious competitor. But why, exactly?

Why No One Challenged Civilization?
Staying With The Same Studio Isn't Always Best for Games

Staying With The Same Studio Isn't Always Best for Games

Transferring a well-loved game series into new hands often makes us anxious and distrustful. Meanwhile, a fresh look can be beneficial to a series, as proven by the premiere of the new Life is Strange.

Staying With The Same Studio Isn't Always Best for Games
I Don't Get the Uncharted Phenomenon

I Don't Get the Uncharted Phenomenon

Uncharted is one of the most appreciated series. In theory, it should appeal to me, too, because I appreciate good, linear action games. Unfortunately, there was a lot that didn't sit right with me, which is why I can't understand the phenomenon.

I Don't Get the Uncharted Phenomenon
Sony Showcased Fantastic Games... Which We Won't Play for 2 Years

Sony Showcased Fantastic Games... Which We Won't Play for 2 Years

After watching the latest PlayStation Showcase conference, I have very mixed feelings. On the one hand, Sony showed some really exciting games; on the other, their release dates are either distant, or totally unspecified.

Sony Showcased Fantastic Games... Which We Won't Play for 2 Years
Can't Wait For GTA 6 - So Give Me Saints Row Already!

Can't Wait For GTA 6 - So Give Me Saints Row Already!

The new Saints Row makes a big departure from the rest of the series in terms of temper. And for me, that's great, because I'll be happy to play an open-world, gangster story that's a little more out there, but not gross. Also, GTA 6 won't come soon, too.

Can't Wait For GTA 6 - So Give Me Saints Row Already!
Pipe Dreaming About Quake Remake as Good as Doom's

Pipe Dreaming About Quake Remake as Good as Doom's

The Quake remaster at first glance is no big deal. But once you play it, suddenly everything becomes clear. The king is just waiting to return (like Doom once did), and this is the test. Are we up to it?

Pipe Dreaming About Quake Remake as Good as Doom's
Pleasant Movies That Will Make You Feel Better in Quarantine

Pleasant Movies That Will Make You Feel Better in Quarantine

The coronavirus has a huge impact on the whole society, including popculture. However, in order to keep the weather, it is worth refreshing a few positive classics. However, in order to stay in a good mood, it is worth refreshing a few positive classics.

Pleasant Movies That Will Make You Feel Better in Quarantine
Marvel's Heroes Who Need Their Own Movies!

Marvel's Heroes Who Need Their Own Movies!

For those less familiar with the comic book pedigree of superheroes, it may seem that MCU used all possible Marvel's heroes, adding a few new. But the truth is quite different – many of them are still waiting for their chance.

Marvel's Heroes Who Need Their Own Movies!
10 Things Netflix has to Improve in The Witcher Season 2

10 Things Netflix has to Improve in The Witcher Season 2

The Witcher rocking Netflix, and we're looking for holes in the whole thing, dismantling the American production to the first factors and wondering what could have been done better.

10 Things Netflix has to Improve in The Witcher Season 2
The Real Monsters were Racists – Lovecraft Country is Scary in Its Own Way

The Real Monsters were Racists – Lovecraft Country is Scary in Its Own Way

"Stories are like people," says the hero of HBO's Lovecraft Country, "They're never perfect, but you love them despite their flaws." This is how he explains how a Black American can like a book, in which a racist is saving the day.

The Real Monsters were Racists – Lovecraft Country is Scary in Its Own Way
Absolutely Worst Video Game Adaptations – Uwe Boll Would be Proud!

Absolutely Worst Video Game Adaptations – Uwe Boll Would be Proud!

Hollywood has been awkwardly flirting with electronic entertainment hits since the early nineties. Already then, the general rule was that the movies mostly sucked, and yet, Uwe Boll was only getting started. Here's the selection of terrible movies.

Absolutely Worst Video Game Adaptations – Uwe Boll Would be Proud!
Absurdities of Epidemics in Movies

Absurdities of Epidemics in Movies

Epidemics are currently one of the hottest subjects in media. Many movies were made about such occurrences, few of them were good, and almost none were realistic.

Absurdities of Epidemics in Movies
What Home Alone and Sex Education Have in Common?

What Home Alone and Sex Education Have in Common?

Sex Education from Netflix is family cinema that makes the family blush – unlike Kevin in Home Alone. But these two titles have more in common than it seems!

What Home Alone and Sex Education Have in Common?
Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix

Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix

Crime, punishment, chase. Criminal series have become wildly popular in recent years. Incidentally, in 2020 Netflix has a large number of stories about criminals and detectives. Here's our recommendations.

Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix