GAME PROFILE 24 Jan 2019 by Jay

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ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Jan 2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms – Spies Trailer

Espionage is an important part of warfare, especially so in ancient China where masterful generals are pretty much a dime a dozen. Total War: Three Kingdoms will have its fair share of spies and skullduggery, as shown off in the new gameplay trailer above. Three Kingdoms is releasing on 7 March 2019.
ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Jan 2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms – A Hero’s Journey Trailer

Legendary Chinese hero Zhuge Liang is a masterful strategist searching for someone worthy to serve – he finds that in Liu Bei and they embark on a mission to restore peace to China, ironically through killing a whole bunch of people, but it is Total War after all. Total War: Three Kingdoms is launching on…
ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Dec 2018

Total War: Three Kingdoms – Cinematic Trailer

Female outlaw Zheng Jiang is the star of the new Total War: Three Kingdoms trailer. This bandit queen wields an axe and isn't afraid to stand up to authority with her aim of destroying the nobility. Total War: Three Kingdoms launches on 7 March 2019.
ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Dec 2018

Total War: Three Kingdoms – Diplomacy Trailer Part 2

Part 2 of the Total War: Three Kingdoms diplomacy gameplay trailer is now live. Check it out above, or if you missed the first part there's a link in the press release below. Total War: Three Kingdoms is releasing on 7 March 2019.
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Oct 2018

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia – Anglo Saxons Mini-D…

The Battle Of Hastings, a major point in British history happened 952 years ago as of yesterday. Creative Assembly have used scenes recorded from Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia and created a mini-documentary about the rise and fall of the Anglo Saxons. Give it a watch on the embed above.
ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Oct 2018

Total War: Warhammer 2 Curse Of The Vampire Coast Announceme…

'Tis the season to be spooky, so Total War: Warhammer 2 is getting into the spirit (heh) of things with a new campaign pack DLC titled Curse Of The vampire Coast which will bring new units, magic, monsters, and mechanics to the game. Check out the press release below for all the details. The DLC…
ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Sep 2018

Valkyria Chronicles 4 – Europan History Trailer

Valkyria Chronicles 4 is full of lore from the long-running series. As you'd expect, this can be a little dense to get into, thankfully there's a Europan History trailer embedded above which condenses it all down into five minutes.
ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Sep 2018

Total War: Three Kingdoms – Release Date Announced

Total War: Three Kingdoms will be launching on 7 March 2019. There's also a yellow turban rebellion trailer embedded above. Additionally, information about the collectors and limited edition versions of the release is available in the press release below.
REVIEWS 21 Aug 2018­ by L Coulsen

Shenmue 1 and 2

Shenmue boasts itself as “the saga that defined modern gaming”. Which is a bold claim indeed, and one that is far more apt than many may realise. Though it has long remained something of a niche title, due to being formerly exclusive to the ill-fated SEGA Dreamcast, with the second later seeing an original Xbox…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Aug 2018

Shenmue – Combat & Mini Games Trailer

Ah Shenmue, a classic tale of revenge and Jiu Jitsu. It’s not all serious murderer chasing though, Ryo finds plenty of time to play darts, arcade machines, drive forklift trucks, and race ducks because Shenmue 1 & 2 are absolutely magical games and pioneers of the faff-about genre that more recent titles like GTA and…
ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Aug 2018

Total War: Three Kingdoms – Sun Jian Trailer

Get a look at the campaign map, units in battle, and some of the cinematics from the new in-engine trailer for Total War: Three Kingdoms featuring Sun Jian, The Tiger of Jiangdong.
NEWS 01 Aug 2018­ by L Coulsen

What is Shenmue? Video Series – Part 1: Story

Narrated by HazkuiRyo himself, Corey Marshall, we have the first in a video series that will introduce, and re-introduce, us to the world of Shenmue. Set to release later this month, August 21st, for the first time on the PC. This first video takes a look at the story, though it doesn't actually go into much…
REVIEWS 28 Jul 2018­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza 0

The Yakuza series has been a mainstay of the Sony platform since the days of the PlayStation 2. Growing, in large part, out of Suzuki Yu’s Shenmue, it features similar themes and almost identical gameplay. It’s always had something of a niche appeal, but has long been requested for PC porting. Which, finally, we now…