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  • Tanked Up 274 – Samurai’s Raiding the Black Skylands

    Join Lucy, Aadil, and special guest Adam as they talk through their week in games over some beers. Adam talks about his experiences with the newly released Samurai Warriors 5, and why he likes Musou games in general. Aadil chats about his first few hours with the open world...
  • Samurai Warriors 5 – Impressions

    My time with Samurai Warriors 5, the latest Musou/Warriors style game from Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force, has been a mostly enjoyable one. At the time of writing I’m 12 hours in, I’ve messed around with a few different modes and characters and completed 4 chapters of Nobunanga’s Path. One...
  • Tanked Up 273 – Holding Hands while Lost at Sea

    Join Lucy, Aadil, and Ben as they talk through their week in games over some beers. Aadil and Ben talk about The Fermi Paradox, a just released Early Access ‘Galaxy Gardener’. Ben chips in with his thoughts on Lost at Sea and Death’s Door, a couple of new indies....
  • Requiescat in Pace, Assassin’s Creed?

    Assassin’s Creed is a franchise that has greatly evolved from its now humble beginnings in 2007. The scope and scale of each instalment has expanded and the series has shifted from simple historical action-adventure games to full-fledged RPGs with a penchant for the mythological. But the next evolution could...
  • Chivalry 2 – An Axe In The Back & An Arrow In The Eye

    Like a modern – well, medieval – Paris of Troy, I stalk the ramparts and scaffolding surrounding the gatehouse. The gatehouse must be defended from the modern – well, medieval – Achilles of Greece, and his allies, who swarm like wasps towards their objective while my allies and I...
  • Star Wars Squadrons’ Refreshing Embrace of the Dark Side

    Back in 2017, Star Wars: Battlefront 2 left me bitterly disappointed. After the first game lacked a story mode, the sequel not only flaunted such a campaign but also promised to deliver a narrative from the imperial perspective. I even read the prequel novel following the prior exploits of...
  • Tanked Up 268 – E3 Overboard on Maravilla Island

    It’s E3 week so we chat all about the various previewed games and our top anticipated games, so you don’t have to wade through all them trailers We also talked about “Overboard” a cruise-ship detective ididit and “The Beasts of Maravilla Island” a photo-cataloguing game on a magical island...
  • The Space Odyssey Begins To Unfold

    Elite Dangerous: Odyssey is incomplete. It’s incomplete, partly, for the same reason Elite Dangerous as a whole is incomplete. There will always be more. Players will always want more. Developers will always want to do more. Just beyond our reach but before the distant horizon, there will be something...
  • Battlefield 6 Needs to Capture the Spirit of Bad Company

    For the past few years, I’ve only played Battlefield games when they’ve arrived at no additional cost on PlayStation Plus. It was true for Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield 1, and now Battlefield V which has been added to the service a mere month before the big reveal of the upcoming...