Skeletons

I’ve seen forests before, but never like this, I…perhaps maybe…it’s almost as if… No, surely not, do you think it could be? Each one a wish? A promise? A…tree? Hear me out, rest assured, there’s method to...

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Timeless: On Darkest Dungeon & The PlayStation Vita

Red Hook Studios’ doomed adventurers find their true home on Sony’s tragically doomed handheld… Designed by architect Gordon Bunshaft and completed in 1953, the Beinecke Library is one of the largest buildings in the world devoted to...

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Downwell: Pinball Wizard

Water, wishes, and more than a few ghosts have called wells home over the years, but in 2015 one well in particular played host to something quite special: the most thrilling game of pinball seen in years…...

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HYPER #232 – Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss

Lordran is ever the keeper of secrets. They lead its inhabitants to a life of insanity, debunking myths born from troubled minds, yet no myth has captured their hearts stronger than that of the adventurer’s ability to...

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PC PowerPlay #222 – The Elder Scrolls V: Frostfall

The city of Windhelm is a familiar sight, full of candlelit windows that guide weary wanderers towards its shelter from Skyrim’s north-eastern snow storms. Here, large swathes of Morrowind’s Dunmer dwell, offering scarce passage to Solstheim: this...

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PC PowerPlay #218 – No More Heroes: The Fall of Paragon Studios / Skyward Collapse

No More Heroes: The Fall of Paragon Studios On any given day, Paragon City was abuzz. Stand for a moment on a street corner and you’d lose yourself to a superhero sandbox in full swing, where villains...

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PC PowerPlay #214 – Gordon Freeman’s House of Horrors / Dragonborn / Omerta

State of Play: Gordon Freeman’s House of Horrors Whisper modern horror’s name three times into a mirror and the images it conjures will be enough to sink a masochist’s heart. Once the playground of the daring, it’s now the training ground of...

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PC PowerPlay #213 – The War Z

The War Z’s Colorado – waking to the horrors of an apocalypse just begun – is thick with the fog of uncertainty. Cars lay strewn across blown-out highways, water floods city streets and trailer parks are left...

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PC PowerPlay #205 – Across the Inner Seas: Rebuilding Tamriel

Ten years ago, a group of modders started building the rest of Morrowind, the mainland across the sea from Vvardenfell. Today, they’re halfway towards completing their project. Jamie Dalzell discovers the labour of love that is Tamriel...

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PC PowerPlay #201 – Star Wars Galaxies: Death of a Galaxy

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…the stars went dark, flickering as they blinked out of existence. While it went by unnoticed by many, for a select few thousand, December 15th 2011 will forever...

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