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Chivalry 2 review - a fine sword, if a bit blunt

If you have ever wanted to be part of a medieval battle and live to tell about it, now is your chance! Just watch out for the guy behind you, he wants to chop your head off.

Games we'd love to see at E3 (but probably won't)

We let our imagination run wild and chose a dozen or so games that we would most like to see triumphantly return during the biggest video games even of the year.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart – next-gen starts now!

This PS5-exclusive title feels familiar, but continues to shine on a new console offering even more humor, action, and plenty of memorable moments that will leave both fans and newcomers in love, properly launching and seizing all the power of next-gen.

Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection review

This master collection hopes to make Ninja Gaiden relevant again in 2021. But for a game that really shows its age, is it a series worth revisiting?

Guilty Gear Strive review - Stylishly accessible

A series known for its stylized characters and flashy combos is back for another round of fights, but this time a few smart changes make it a lot easier to take in and appreciate what makes it so good in the first place.

R6 Extraction hands-on - Envying CoD's zombies

For years, the Rainbow Six series was primarily about tactical gameplay with special forces. This time, the game takes our operators to a world taken straight from Stranger Things and pretends it's not the zombie mode from Call of Duty.

Ubisoft at E3 ushers in an age of rehashing

Ubisoft is one of the most important companies for gamers in the world. So it is not surprising that we expect much more from them.

Humankind hands-on preview – don't mess it up!

Humankind hands-on preview – don't mess it up!

The new 4X strategy game, Humankind, seems to be on track for a postponed August release. Civilization fans, however, should expect a bit more complicated entertainment, because in addition to its advantages, the game has some visible shortcomings.

Humankind hands-on preview – don't mess it up!
Rainbow Six Extraction Hands-on - Ubisoft Envies CoD's Zombie Mode

Rainbow Six Extraction Hands-on - Ubisoft Envies CoD's Zombie Mode

For years, the Rainbow Six series was primarily about tactical gameplay with special forces. This time, the game takes our operators to a world taken straight from Stranger Things and pretends it's not the zombie mode from Call of Duty.

Rainbow Six Extraction Hands-on - Ubisoft Envies CoD's Zombie Mode
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Review - Exclusively Exceptional

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Review - Exclusively Exceptional

This PS5-exclusive title feels familiar, but continues to shine on a new console offering even more humor, action, and plenty of memorable moments that will leave both fans and newcomers in love, properly launching and seizing all the power of next-gen.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Review - Exclusively Exceptional
Blood Bowl 3 Preview: A Different Kind of Fantasy Football

Blood Bowl 3 Preview: A Different Kind of Fantasy Football

Blood Bowl 3 is expected to be released in early 2022, but the beta available now on Steam puts a new meaning to the phrase “fantasy football”. Fans of the board games will feel right at home.

Blood Bowl 3 Preview: A Different Kind of Fantasy Football
Far Cry 6 Preview - War Drama vs. Teen Comedy

Far Cry 6 Preview - War Drama vs. Teen Comedy

The latest Far Cry features a huge open world, a vicious civil war on a tropical paradise island, and a psychologically complex enemy to contend with. With yet another installment, the series strives to mix its pedigree with fresh ideas.

Far Cry 6 Preview - War Drama vs. Teen Comedy
Hokko Life Early Access Review: Hmmm, I Think I’ve Played this Game Before...

Hokko Life Early Access Review: Hmmm, I Think I’ve Played this Game Before...

Hokko Life is a good game and a great copy of Animal Crossing. Unfortunately, it doesn't try to be original in any way.

Hokko Life Early Access Review: Hmmm, I Think I’ve Played this Game Before...
Operation: Tango Review: A Stylish Spy Co-op

Operation: Tango Review: A Stylish Spy Co-op

If you have ever done one of those trust exercises where you are blindfolded and need to listen to your partner, you’ll fit right in with this puzzler. Trust each other, talk it out, and you’ll have a great time saving the world.

Operation: Tango Review: A Stylish Spy Co-op
Getting Better, But... Hands-on with New World, Amazon Games' Upcoming MMORPG

Getting Better, But... Hands-on with New World, Amazon Games' Upcoming MMORPG

The new MMORPG from Amazon Games seems to be heading in the right direction, but without enough polish, it is going to share the fate of the studio's previous failed attempts. Good news is that the foundations, and some smaller ideas, are really solid.

Getting Better, But... Hands-on with New World, Amazon Games' Upcoming MMORPG
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
Your Game Collecting Can Turn Into Useless Junk

Your Game Collecting Can Turn Into Useless Junk

Problems with the durability of storage media may soon render massive collections of boxed games just a huge pile of useless junk. Does the problem actually exist, or are we dealing with exaggerated hysteria?

Your Game Collecting Can Turn Into Useless Junk
The Games We'd Love to See at E3 2021

The Games We'd Love to See at E3 2021

We let our imagination run wild and chose a dozen or so games that we would most like to see triumphantly return during the biggest video games even of the year.

The Games We'd Love to See at E3 2021
8 Most Annoying Things About PC Gaming

8 Most Annoying Things About PC Gaming

The PC has many advantages as a gaming platform. However, that the popular desktops have some serious flaws. Here are the few things that really get on my nerves in PC gaming.

8 Most Annoying Things About PC Gaming
Best games on Xbox Game Pass 2021 - Subscribe'n'play!

Best games on Xbox Game Pass 2021 - Subscribe'n'play!

The dozens of great games in your Xbox Game Pass subscription represent hundreds - even thousands - of hours you'll spend in large open worlds or smaller, story-driven RPGs. Here are the best games on Xbox Game Pass.

Best games on Xbox Game Pass 2021 - Subscribe'n'play!
Best RPG Series That Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon

Best RPG Series That Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon

Many RPGs deserved proper follow-ups, yet they have been sitting on the shelf with poor prospects for the future for years. Here is a sad reminder of the great role-playing games that are unlikely to be revived any time soon.

Best RPG Series That Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon
Best Video Game Releases of June 2021

Best Video Game Releases of June 2021

June may not have the most important premieres of the year, but it's definitely a month where there should be something for everyone.

Best Video Game Releases of June 2021
Trebuchets, Cows, and Horror of War - Sieges in Games and History

Trebuchets, Cows, and Horror of War - Sieges in Games and History

Spectacular scenes of castle sieges can sure be entertaining, but in reality, they were a slow process, full of dread – let alone for the civilians. Playing the upcoming Siege Survival: Gloria Victis I wondered – how different are games and history?

Trebuchets, Cows, and Horror of War - Sieges in Games and History
Techland Doesn't Seem to Hurry, But It's No Surprise

Techland Doesn't Seem to Hurry, But It's No Surprise

Have you already seen Dying Light 2 preview? And have you seen the release date? December 7 is a day that tells us a lot about the status of the game's development.

Techland Doesn't Seem to Hurry, But It's No Surprise
Ubisoft at E3 Ushers in an Age of Rehashing

Ubisoft at E3 Ushers in an Age of Rehashing

Ubisoft is one of the most important companies for gamers in the world. So it is not surprising that we expect much more from them.

Ubisoft at E3 Ushers in an Age of Rehashing
Wrath of the Druids is Better Than AC Valhalla. Because it's not Bottomless

Wrath of the Druids is Better Than AC Valhalla. Because it's not Bottomless

More of the same thing used to be the golden rule of expansions, until Assassins' Creed Valhalla. Wrath of the Druids, the newest DLC to ACV is less of the same thing, and that's why it's great.

Wrath of the Druids is Better Than AC Valhalla. Because it's not Bottomless
Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds - All the Fuss About Nothing?

Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds - All the Fuss About Nothing?

If I had to pick the single most intriguing piece of info we learned from CD Projekt's recent financial report, it sure was the low number of Cyberpunk 2077 refunds. While the company only revealed a partial number, the final figure could be surprising.

Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds - All the Fuss About Nothing?
Narita Boy and the Double-Edged Techno Sword of Nostalgia

Narita Boy and the Double-Edged Techno Sword of Nostalgia

Of the numerous ways to market a pop-culture product such as a video game, nostalgia is probably the sneakiest. It flaunts the promise of reliving the good ol' days, never coming clean about nostalgia's contradictory nature that prohibits its fulfilment.

Narita Boy and the Double-Edged Techno Sword of Nostalgia
A Year Without Games? 2021 May Be Year of Unprecedented Delays

A Year Without Games? 2021 May Be Year of Unprecedented Delays

The apocalypse of shifting release dates predicted for 2020 didn't arrive. But it seems it was... postponed just as well. Here, we take a look at what looks like a coming year of unprecedented delays of video game releases.

A Year Without Games? 2021 May Be Year of Unprecedented Delays
The Problem With Games Isn't Politics - It's Lack Thereof

The Problem With Games Isn't Politics - It's Lack Thereof

Why the social issues? Why the politics? Hands off our favorite medium – I read under half of the news from the gaming world. And each time, I think to myself that someone obviously missed the moment when video games became political.

The Problem With Games Isn't Politics - It's Lack Thereof
The Console War Continues, Microsoft Takes the Lead

The Console War Continues, Microsoft Takes the Lead

The acquisition of ZeniMax Media took place this week, leaving Microsoft with Bethesda's entire portfolio in its hands. It's yet another blow to Sony in the console war, and further proof that the Redmond giant has superpower ambitions.

The Console War Continues, Microsoft Takes the Lead
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
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!
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?
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
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