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Civ 6, Amanitore and the Nubian Warrior Queens

Developer Firaxis has revealed that the next nation to be added to the Civilization VI roster is *fanfare* Nubia. The latest addition is based around production bonuses, which fits with their chosen leader; Queen (or rather,Kandake) Amanitore. Of course, where a little-known historical woman appears in video games, Fanta_esque is sure to follow. So join me…

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How Being a New Mum Ruined Fallout 4 For Me

*Disclaimer: There are no spoilers in this article, but your character’s motivations and the opening sequences are discussed in detail.* Hi guys! it’s me, Fanta, one of the poor schmucks who writes the top tens and maintains the twitter account. However, the twitter posting has been pretty thin on the ground in the last 18 months, and the…

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Silent Hill Live: Room of Angels

Earlier this year tickets went on sale for Silent Hill Live, a musical experience rated 18 featuring series’ musician Akira Yamaoka and his band. I picked up my ticket within minutes of them going on sale but needn’t have panicked as apparently the world is not as into the music of Silent Hill as we.…

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10 Creepy Easter Eggs

It’s Halloween again, and while that holds little interest for us here at WASDuk HQ, having long sold our souls to the devil for the levels of immeasurable success we enjoy today, many of you will be setting yourselves up to play some terrifying video games in the dark, unless you’re a pussy. You’re not…

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In-De Spotlight: Gambrinous

We at WASDuk love Indie games, so every month we shine a spotlight on a different Indie dev; looking at how they work, what they’re up to and above all what amazing projects we can look forward to. As we have quite a lot of interest, this month we’ll be bringing you an Indie dev…

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In-De Spotlight: Sam Barlow

We at WASDuk love a good Indie game, and our collective love of the Silent Hill series is well documented. So when Sam Barlow, who worked on Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories turned his talents to Indie games, we were more than a little bit excited. Since we interviewed Sam, his debut…

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Perusing Pointless Puzzlers

It’s the weekend so you’ve all probably got some fun filled, action packed adventure planned for the next couple of days, no doubt involving copious amounts of liquor, beaches (if your weather is anything like ours) and optional pirate extras. Of course if your weekend is looking more like the WASDuk teams, in that the…

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10 Insane things blamed on Video Games

Video games get a bum rap in the media. It’s very rare that you will ever see a mainstream media outlet praising video games for anything. Minecraft is used by schools and homeschoolers across the world as an educational tool but you won’t see anything about that in the media, because as any gamer worth…

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Crest PC Preview: Solid concept does not a good game make

Crest from Indie developers Eat Create Sleep is a God game like no other. God games usually cast you as “God” simply because you’re the player directing the lives of the people in game; you have omniscience because you can see everything and your characters act exactly the way you tell them to, allowing you…

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The Scares of Silent Hill Pt I

Recently we saw Konami confirm that the next installment of the Silent Hill series, Silent Hills has finally been axed. The project had been under speculation for some time given that Hideo Kojima, who had been working on the game, was supposedly leaving Konami at the end of the year. The fact that Norman Reedus’…

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In-De Spotlight: PixelMetal

Here at WASDuk we love a good Indie game so every month we’ll be shining a spotlight on Independent Game Developers, this month we give you the very awesome Nick Robalik, developing under the name PixelMetal in New York.  Why not introduce yourself/your team? Sure thing. My name is Nick Robalik and I’m an indie game developer…

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Assassins Creed, Women & Piracy

Settle down class, it’s time for a history lesson – she says fully aware that you’ve probably already clicked away. But if you’re still reading we’re going to take a look at the pirates; Anne Bonny and Mary Read, both of whom appear as characters alongside other historical seafarers in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag.…