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The Best Mods to Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord

Seven Things Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Needs

95% Chances of Success and I Missed?! Game Mechanics We Hate

Depression? Sensible Gaming Can Help

The Best Games of April 2020

Pleasant Movies That Will Make You Feel Better in Quarantine

Does Your Voice Matter? Discussing Choices in Video Games

The Best MMORPGs for Single Player in 2020 - Games for Lone Wolves

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Extensive articles on computer, console and mobile games, films, comics, pop culture as well as hardware and tech features. Here you will find rankings and charts, as well as factual editorials and essays on the video game industry and interviews with developers. We do not focus solely on AAA games, as the indie game scene is a bonanza of interesting subjects that we often discuss. In particular, we recommend the article, which is currently the most popular.

The Best Mods to Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord
The Best Mods to Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord

article08 April 2020

Mount and Blade wouldn't be such a popular game if it wasn't for the modding scene. Bannerlord goes the same direction, and you can already find some interesting modifications online. Here's an overview of these, plus a sneak-peak of the upcoming ones.

Seven Things Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Needs
Seven Things Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Needs

article07 April 2020

After 10 years, Bannerlord has finally arrived. It's a great game, but it lacks so much new content that it basically looks like a revamped Warband. Instead of complaining, however, we're gonna be putting ideas forward.

95% Chances of Success and I Missed?! Game Mechanics We Hate
95% Chances of Success and I Missed?! Game Mechanics We Hate

article03 April 2020

Yes, we love games. But there are times when the only sensible reaction seems... throwing the keyboard out the window. Some of the mechanics have been under the players' skin, and today, we're exposing them all.

Depression? Sensible Gaming Can Help
Depression? Sensible Gaming Can Help

article01 April 2020

Cure for depression? Easy: running, pizza, partying, and meeting friends. No video games. Or actually, playing as much as possible is the way... There's a ton of BS that you can read about depression on the web, so we've asked an actual practitioner.

The Best Games of April 2020
The Best Games of April 2020

article31 March 2020

In April, we will run away from the terrifying Nemesis in the Resident Evil 3 Remaster, see if Square has successfully recreated the magic of Final Fantasy 7 and whether Fallout 76 can redeem itself yet. Stay at home and play these!

Pleasant Movies That Will Make You Feel Better in Quarantine
Pleasant Movies That Will Make You Feel Better in Quarantine

article29 March 2020

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.

Does Your Voice Matter? Discussing Choices in Video Games
Does Your Voice Matter? Discussing Choices in Video Games

article26 March 2020

Will you kill a man and take his food, or will you go your way? Game developers have fallen in love with moral choices, but if you play enough games, you may start to feel that they have little to do with choosing, and even less with morality.

The Best MMORPGs for Single Player in 2020 - Games for Lone Wolves
The Best MMORPGs for Single Player in 2020 - Games for Lone Wolves

article25 March 2020

It would seem that online RPGs are only created with multiplayer in mind. Guilds, raids, Teamspeak – these are the hallmarks of MMORPG. Fortunately, those who prefer an intimate adventure, still have plenty of games to chose from.

Half-Life: Alyx May Be the Last Chance for VR. Otherwise, It'll End up Like 3D TVs
Half-Life: Alyx May Be the Last Chance for VR. Otherwise, It'll End up Like 3D TVs

article24 March 2020

VR is still a relatively fresh technology that has not yet convinced the mass consumer. What future awaits virtual reality? Will it end up in the dustbin of history in the same way as 3D TVs?

10 Long Single-player Games to Keep You Occupied in Quarantine
10 Long Single-player Games to Keep You Occupied in Quarantine

article23 March 2020

How to spend the quarantine? If you have too much free time and aren't sure what to do with it, playing video games is probably one of the best ways to keep you entertained. This time, we look at single-player productions that are really, really long.

The Most Unique Strategy Games of Recent Years - Editor's Choice
The Most Unique Strategy Games of Recent Years - Editor's Choice

article22 March 2020

If you are a fan of strategy games then you will definitely enjoy this interesting overview of the most unique strategies that were released on various platforms in the last few years.

Small Games for Dozen Hours – Little Gems Under 200MB
Small Games for Dozen Hours – Little Gems Under 200MB

article21 March 2020

In times, where 1TB drives aren't big enough, there still are games that just need 200MB to create enchanting worlds for dozens of hours.

Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix
Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix

article20 March 2020

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.

Yesterday's Sony Presentation Was a Glimpse of World Without E3
Yesterday's Sony Presentation Was a Glimpse of World Without E3

article19 March 2020

Mark Cerny's performance – though correct – wasn't really fit for a public appearance. Sony forgot that in order to speak to the players, you need to speak the language of E3.

Gaming in Time of Pandemic – 11 Online Games to Play with Friends
Gaming in Time of Pandemic – 11 Online Games to Play with Friends

article19 March 2020

Struggling with the curefew? Missing company? Getting anxious from isolation? Well, have you tried gaming? Here's a list of great multi-player games that become even better if you're playing them with friends. We have something for pros and beginners!

9 Best Games for Kids – Safe, Educational and Entertaining!
9 Best Games for Kids – Safe, Educational and Entertaining!

article18 March 2020

Although video games are usually perceived as addressed at mature audiences, at their roots, they were primarily entertainment for kids. Here is a list of games that you can play with your younger siblings or kids, without concern for their safety.

Guide to RAM – 8GB? Games Have that for Lunch
Guide to RAM – 8GB? Games Have that for Lunch

article12 March 2020

Deciding how much RAM you need can give some people a headache. How much memory is needed for gaming today? What changes will the launch of PS5 and Xbox Series X bring? This is a comprehensive guide to random-access memory.

We All Yearn Fresh and Innovative Games – Except We Don't
We All Yearn Fresh and Innovative Games – Except We Don't

article12 March 2020

I can't believe some people out there, in the depths of Internet. They start a game with ranting about lack of innovation in games, and end it with a game of the most formulaic multiplayers. But when they actually get innovation, they frown.

Masters of Amiga, Worms, and Evolution – the Story of Team17
Masters of Amiga, Worms, and Evolution – the Story of Team17

article11 March 2020

Banana bombs and holly grenades raised a whole generation of players, for whom an afternoon without a game of Worms was a lost afternoon. Worms are possibly one of the most significant video games ever, and their creators from Team17 have quite a story.

Women of Game Dev
Women of Game Dev

article08 March 2020

The International Women's Day is a perfect occasion to break the stereotype that only guys can work in the gaming. We would like to appreciate some ladies who worked on the most iconic titles in the history of electronic entertainment.

Aliens, Metallica and Gabe Newell – 7 Things You Didn't Know about Doom
Aliens, Metallica and Gabe Newell – 7 Things You Didn't Know about Doom

article06 March 2020

You may be asking yourself the question: what kind of secrets could Doom hide after 30 years? It's a primitive game – a gun in the middle of the screen, a horde of demons to slaughter to heavy music. What could I even miss?

The Best Games of March 2020
The Best Games of March 2020

article05 March 2020

The dry spell is over! March will bring an expansion to The Division 2, test our patience with Ori and the Will of the Wisps and NiOh 2, and then let us vent off killing demons in Doom Eternal – and that's just the tip of the iceberg!

Save Your Mum the Insults! Games with Friendliest Communities
Save Your Mum the Insults! Games with Friendliest Communities

article28 February 2020

Contrary to popular belief, there are games in which players don't actually want spoil your fun all the time. Here's a list of network-oriented titles you can play without constantly listening to offensive remarks insulting members of our families.

You need some serious balls to do what Swen Vincke did during PAX East
You need some serious balls to do what Swen Vincke did during PAX East

article28 February 2020

The reaveal of Baldur's Gate 3 under the direction of Swen Vincke during PAX East was an absolute technical failure, and I didn't mind one bit. To the contrary – I admire both Swen and Larian.

Things to Look Forward to at PAX East 2020
Things to Look Forward to at PAX East 2020

article24 February 2020

Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus hindering some studios' plans regarding their visit to Boston on Feb 27, PAX East 2020 still holds quite a few interesting attractions and events, including world premieres of some highly anticipated games.

14 Classic Games for Free
14 Classic Games for Free

article23 February 2020

Nostalgia is a treacherous beast. Sometimes the brilliant titles from our youth turn out miserable parodies of themselves when we play them after years. Fortunately, you can try many of them for free.

I Hate Escort Missions
I Hate Escort Missions

article20 February 2020

You are the god of destruction. A destroyer of worlds, who decimates armies and makes kings. You're having a great time. But only until the creators decide to make your time in the game... more varied, and make you... a nanny.

European Black Hole – THQ Nordic Still Devours IPs
European Black Hole – THQ Nordic Still Devours IPs

article18 February 2020

THQ Nordic incorporates about two hundred different video game franchises. Among them are Gothic, Kingdome Come, Delta Force, Darksiders, Red Faction and many others. What's the story of one of the most ravenous companies out there?

FromSoftware Is the Most Important Studio of the Last Decade
FromSoftware Is the Most Important Studio of the Last Decade

article17 February 2020

In this article we justify why FromSoftware is the most important studio of the whole last decade and why we still compare the next games to Dark Souls.

Valentine's Day Special – 13 Video Game Hotties We'd Take for a Date
Valentine's Day Special – 13 Video Game Hotties We'd Take for a Date

article14 February 2020

It's Valentine's Day. Shops are full of chocolate hearts, teddy bears, and flowers. Anyway, what plans do you have for tonight? Playing video games...? Wait. Oh, no! Today is the time for a date!