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  • Total War: Warhammer review: Variety and Vampire Counts breathe new life into Total War

    Total War: Warhammer review: Variety and Vampire Counts breathe new life into Total War

    The scenes are similar in the latest Total War, but the actors have all changed. Where once I led legions of sword-wielding Hastati into the barbarian ranks, now a group of zombies shuffles down the hillside. Scout cavalry have been replaced with massive bats that dive and swoop through enemy troops. A flanking charge is conducted by wolves, backed up by skeletons on shadowy steeds.

  • Homefront: The Revolution review: A mess of a game with grandiose ambitions

    Homefront: The Revolution review: A mess of a game with grandiose ambitions

    Poor Homefront: The Revolution. A brief note before the end credits roll rehashes the sad, sorry affair of this thrice-damned sequel—first assigned to Kaos Studios, then reassigned by THQ to Crytek UK. Then THQ went bankrupt, Crytek bought the rights to Homefront, found a new publisher in Deep Silver, and then subsequently lost the rights to Deep Silver. Finally, Deep Silver formed Dambuster Studios a.k.a. “Basically Crytek UK,” if you look at the employee roster.

  • Doom review: Glorious guns, gibs, and more guns

    Doom review: Glorious guns, gibs, and more guns

    You’re on Mars. There are demons. The demons need to die. That’s it. That’s all the story you need, and it’s pretty much all the story you’re getting. This is Doom in 2016—not done up like Wolfenstein: The New Order, artfully blending the absurdity of ‘90s shooters with modern-day storytelling and bombast, but just straight-up Doom.