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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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Injustice 2: The Joker & the Leaked 28th Controvery

DC has always flooded the market. The outcomes of this economic practice are anything aside from either overly critical critiques or unusually high praise. Take Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight as an example. Early reviews mostly noted that it belonged in the same conversation as The Godfather and Good Fellas as one of the greatest crime films of all…

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The 5 Most Bitter-sweet Elements of Halo’s Warzones

Halo 5’s Multiplayer has been universally praised for its fresh (or at least, fresher) approach to the genre, and the Warzone mode’s expansive skirmishes have contributed in no small part to that.  But it’s not all peaches, cream and fully-loaded Oathsworn shotguns.  Some of the features, while undoubtedly fun, left players confused.  Cole Wyatt offers an explanation.…

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7 things that make Fallout 4 S.P.E.C.I.A.L

(This is a guest contribution by reader Cole Wyatt, to whom we are eternally grateful!  Find him on twitter @M_C_Wyatt) With the release of any video game comes criticism, and this criticism is only magnified for popular, high-profile series releases.  No matter what you think about it, most can agree that Fallout 4 will receive more…

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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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Call of DOTA: Patch 6.85 revisited

(This is brought to us by all-round awesome gamer Jonathan Lam) So, the 6.85 patch has been out for a while now, at least long enough for us to analyse a few of the trends.   Basically, this means that we can see who to ban and how to counter-pick “imba” heroes, right guys? Questions?  Comments?…

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Star Fox Zero’s Uncertain Fate

Prior to an official reveal, there was a lot of buzz and confusion surrounding a new Star Fox game appearing on Wii U. People were (are) desperate for new Wii U games, especially with the NX making some wonder if Nintendo plan to slowly kill Wii U support. Star Fox hasn’t been touched by Nintendo…

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Throwback Thursday: Test – Are you a Batman Villain?

The Question: This is all for fun! Do you, whether or not you’re an engineer, qualify as a Batman villain? Read on to check! The Overview: Back in March of 2000, the animated Batman Beyond (aka Batman of the Future) episode entitled Armory debuted. Like many TV shows set in the future, this DC Animated Universe series prematurely showed flying…

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DC’s Oversight: Batman’s Ends Piss Off Everyone

There are certain characters and stories that never translate well to the silver screen, and the sad fact is that most studios will continue to repeatedly make horrible films simply to keep their copyrights or because false-positives showed that an audience was out there somewhere. You know the names. Tomb Raider, all items Frankenstein (I, Frankenstein,…

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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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Daredevil on Netflix: Why DC Should Worry (Part 2)

WASDuk’s resident critic-of-everything has just finished the 13-episode Daredevil series, which is now available on Netflix. Over the next few days, Chris Patton will analyze what the hoi polloi, or common man, should learn from the series. PART 2: The New DC Universe is Stuck in the 90’s One of the most incoherent takeaways from…