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Which MOBA Should I Play?

MOBAs to those who haven’t played can feel like an impenetrable and mysterious world, belonging to e-sports tournaments and those without jobs. And while it most certainly is the exact flavour of tea that many from those groups crave, it isn’t entirely inaccessible to those new to the genre.I should start by saying I’m a Heroes of the Storm guy, I love the blizzard universe and I enjoy the simplicity and tongue in cheek personality of it. I hate the item management, last hit farming, lack of team levelling and brutal toxicity from the likes of Defense of the Ancients 2

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The History of Rockstar & How Their Games Began

We all know the Rockstar name, logo and the various larger than life video games they’ve brought to us over the years, but with such a long, deep and in some places, complicated history – how many of you know how it all began and how it became it be?Rockstar, the publisher behind the studios that brought us titles in series such as Grand Theft Auto, Midnight Club, Max Payne, Manhunt, Red Dead, Bully and L.A. Noire (many of which were born from once independent development teams) – has a rich history, and we’re here to tell it the best we

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Apocryph Review

Hellish creatures. Occult symbols. Catacombs as dark as your room where the computer screen is the only source of light. All that in low resolution. The muffled voice of a local priest shouting exorcisms from behind the locked door. Ah, the nostalgia...What I'm about to say about Apocryph will make me look bad, but this game has become the 4th of the elite group that in different times made me smash my hardware, which is quite an accomplishment. Is it a good game then? Yes... And no. While it's true that the game was nostalgic and fun to play, one cannot

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Smoke and Sacrifice Review

Smoke and Sacrifice is an open-world exploration RPG very similar to "Don't Starve Together" where you play as Sachi, a mother forced to sacrifice her child to the Sun Tree, a blazing tree which replaces the lost light of the sun that keeps her community alive and safe from the poisonous smoke who then ends up in a strange, twisted underworld where she'll discover a darker truth suspecting that her child is still alive and ventures out to learn of his fate.In the underworld there are many odds stacked against Sachi, the over-lapping ecosystem with its unfriendly strange creatures that seek

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Band of Defenders Review

Band of Defenders, a basic FPS Tower defence game that takes place in the mad max style world but with mutants and a dead community.Developer: Alda Games.Publisher: Alda Games.Engine: Unity Engine.Game Size: 9.21 GBProsNice post apocalypse visuals (turrets, the defences and enemy’s).No micro transactions.Endless mode.Optimised so no frame drops or hick ups.Quite a bit of character customisation.Steam cards and achievements.If your into killing crows you can.Cons:Dead game there are usually 0 players most I have seen is 1 player online.It is not fun to play on your own as it gets boring.The wait time to craft guns and health kits is annoying.Not

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Our Time at EGX 2018

Once again we find ourselves at EGX. This year 3 members of the OP team went, and here are our thoughts:LEWISSo another year at EGX, and I still can't help but moan about the boring and uncreative art used at the entrance of EGX. A couple of shapes changed position and background patterns slightly changed up, but largely the same mundane and uninspiring signage. In no way does it get you excited for the event when you walk through what is essentially a large empty hall with nothing more than one large screen advertising a couple of the games at the

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Opium Pulses Points Disabled in Store (UPDATE)

UPDATEEarlier this year we made a very hard decision… allow us to elaborate…Since our store opened to the public in 2014, we’ve been constantly hit with fraudulent activity, not just real money fraud but multi-account point farming too, meaning our store stock was being bled dry by fraudsters who had no intention of paying for the products they claimed. We tried every method under the sun to balance this so we could take the hit without affecting our genuine and loyal customers, but earlier this year we were brought to breaking point and were left with two simple choices; shut down

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Lake Ridden Review

Lake Ridden a puzzle/Adventure game PS. This is not a horror game!Pros:Fun puzzles to solve that require some thinking.Beautiful atmosphere.The music is really nice as you walk around solving puzzles.Voice acting is pretty decent.Very well-written story.Great backstories.Some really well-placed sound effects.Some achievements for hunters out there.Pretty decent graphic settings.Controller support for Xbox and PS4 controllers.Cons:The game is a  little too pricey for how much you can do it in and how long the gameplay is.Conclusion:This game is a full adventure/puzzle game so if that’s not your thing you may not like it, I personally love a good puzzle game so no

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Die for Valhalla! Review

What do you mean I can play only as a female?!Trying to keep up with the amount of goofy humor in Die for Valhalla! might be a way tougher nut to crack than explaining who we're actually playing as, so this quasi-sexist intro will have to do. While I do believe there is a place in videogames for good jokes, bad jokes as well as full seriosity, I can't get over the fact that the guys from Monster Couch didn't find place for a coherent narrative to the story their game tells. Even though the animated sketches where the game would

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SCUM Review

First of all, sorry for my absence, but hey, what better way to come back to writting then to review a game that blew up on Steam, Twitch, Youtube etc. The devs were nice enough to provide me with the game so let's do this.An open-world, early access survival game with crafting mechanics and zombies… Have we stepped into a time portal back to 2013? Remember Dayz? Yeah, neither do I, that game was a huge success... and then it flopped... badly.  Despite being exhausted with that type of experience, SCUM is fantastic. It’s still very much an Early Access title

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