How “unfilmable book” – Ready Player One – became a blockbuster
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How “unfilmable book” – Ready Player One – became a blockbuster

Author Ernest Cline talks us through the journey his debut novel took to become a big blockbuster In case there was any doubt, Ernest Cline is a massive geek. Ready Player One is an ode to some of the nerdiest (and best) movies, video games, and more from the ‘80s and beyond, and its author…

NIER: AUTOMATA REVIEW: “A GAME WITH HYDROCARBON HEART AND SILICON SOUL THAT WILL STAY WITH YOU LONG AFTER YOU’VE SET THE CONTROLLER DOWN”
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NIER: AUTOMATA REVIEW: “A GAME WITH HYDROCARBON HEART AND SILICON SOUL THAT WILL STAY WITH YOU LONG AFTER YOU’VE SET THE CONTROLLER DOWN”

What is life? What does it mean to be alive? Can we atone for our past sins, or are we doomed to repeat history forever? Maybe these weren’t the questions you expected from Nier: Automata, a game that – on the surface at least – is about a sexy robot fighting other robots with swords…

MONSTER HUNTER WORLD REVIEW: “AN AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT”
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MONSTER HUNTER WORLD REVIEW: “AN AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT”

Parsing the difference between love and infatuation is a tricky business. There’s a potent cocktail of hormones and pheromones to contend with, intoxicating new emotions warring with old, cautionary memories. But sometimes there’s a transcendent moment when you just know it’s true love – a glance across a crowded dinner party, a lingering kiss, heavy…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Review
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Review

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG as it’s known, has taken the gaming world by storm since its launch earlier this year. So much so that it’s getting two mobile games in addition to a release on the Xbox One via Xbox Game Preview, its early access program. For now though, you can still only play it…

Paradox acquires Age of Wonders developer
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Paradox acquires Age of Wonders developer

You might call it a Triumph. Paradox Interactive has acquired Dutch company Triumph Studios in a multi-million euro deal. Founded in 1997, Triumph is best known for its Overlord and Age of Wonders series—and the buyout sees Paradox assume publishing rights for both as well as “all ongoing projects”. In doing so, all staff and…