Archive | April 2011

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Two reports from the Skyrim preview

With Skyrim a little over six months away from release, The Escapist gets a hands-on viewing of Skyrim… “Bethesda’s Todd Howard, who helped make Fallout 3 and the previous two Elder Scrolls games, Morrowind and Oblivion, gave me a thorough tour through the game last week and even answered some (but not all) of my […]

All hail the five hour game

You may have noticed how food in being downsized, while remaining at the same price. Three packs of mints in a multipack, where before there were four. Five peppers in a bag, where before there were six. But the price doesn’t change. The same short-change con trick is now being played on videogame players, with […]

Risen 2 news and hands-on-preview

Risen 2 is one of my most anticipated games, along with Skyrim. So it’s great to see a new basic-but-pretty Risen 2 website… Even more interesting are new Risen 2 details, arising from a small playtest of Risen 2 by a games journo. In Risen 2 you have the same character, who is now ten […]