Jon Shafer’s At the Gates is Now Available

No this isn’t a game about a sniper duel, it’s about the rise of clans and kingdoms after the fall of Rome.

After a Kickstarter campaign in 2013 and seven years of development the latest game by Jon Shafer the designer and programmer of Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Warlords, Beyond the Sword and Sid Meier’s Civilization V is now out. It is called At the Gates and is a 4X strategy game similar to games like the Civilization franchise mixed with some rogue-like elements.

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Onimusha: Warlords HD is Now Available and Playthrough

Fight demons as Samanosuke Akechi in Sengoku period Japan.

Capcom love doing remakes and remasters of their games and the newest to get some treatment is their classic PlayStation 2 game – Onimusha: Warlords. I happen to have played through the original PlayStation 2 version not that long ago. You can view this on my site if you want to see a playthrough of the whole game for yourself.

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Good Game: Half-Life 2 (PC)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Half-Life 2 a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed and published by Valve Corporation for Microsoft Windows (PC). It is the sequel to 1998’s Half-Life, it was released after a five-year, $40 million development phase. During development, a substantial part of the project was leaked and distributed on the Internet. The game was developed along with Valve’s Steam software and the Source engine.

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My Opinion: Six Simply Changes Needed to Make Civilization VI Better

One of the many things wrong with Civilization VI.
One of the many things wrong with Civilization VI.

I haven’t played a Civilization game at length since Civilization IV so after playing 31+ hours of Civilization VI, it’s a good game but these are the things I think should be changed to make the game even more enjoyable.

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Hearts of Iron IV is Now Available. Also Three Screenshots and Two Videos (PC)

The game features all your favourite war heroes from Franco to Hitler.
The game features all your favourite war heroes from Franco to Hitler.

Video game publishers Paradox Interactive and developers Paradox Development Studios have released another new product. This one is called Hearts of Iron IV and it’s their newest historical grand strategy game in the Hearts of Iron franchise.

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Stellaris is Now Available. Also Three Screenshots and One Video (PC)

You can't spell STELLARIS without STELLAR IS.
You can’t spell STELLARIS without STELLAR IS.

Video game publishers Paradox Interactive and developers Paradox Development Studios have released their newest product. It’s called Stellaris and it’s their newest grand strategy game with a mix of the 4x genre.

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Steam Summer Sale 2015: Deals are Available

All the fun of a clicker game and a sale.
All the fun of a “clicker” game and a sale.

Valve Corporation have launched its annual Summer sale on Thursday (as I nearly predicted). Like many of the sales on Steam, most of their games on the service will be discounted. There are new flash sales every twelve hours, community sales and much more. This year Valve have decided to try a different format by introducing a cooperative aspect to the annual sales.

The Steam Summer Sale will last from 11th June to 21st June 2015.

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Battle Brothers’ Traits Guide

Everyone loves a Adventurous Noble who is a Brute and Fat.
Everyone loves an Adventurous Noble who is a Brute and also Fat.

Battle Brothers is an indie, strategy and RPG game developed by Overhype Studios. Each member of your company comes with between one and three random traits which influences their skills and abilities and can impact how much they cost to recruit and their daily wage. There are positive and negative traits with the “Founding Member” one being a special trait for beginning members. This guide shows all the traits currently available in the game.

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Battle Brothers’ Backgrounds Guide

My mercenary company doesn't judge... much.
My mercenary company doesn’t judge… much.

Battle Brothers is an indie strategy and RPG game developed by Overhype Studios. Each member of your company can come from a specific background which determines their skills and how much they cost to recruit and their wage. Generally a Sellsword is better than a Servant but a background like in real life isn’t all that matters but has a noticeable impact on a characters starting abilities. This guide shows all the backgrounds currently available in the game.

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My Scrambled Thoughts: Blitzkrieg 3 (PC) [Alpha]

The more I think about it - Blitzkrieg is a very suitable name for this game.
The more I think about it – Blitzkrieg is a very suitable name for this game.

Video games developers Nival “Blitzkrieg 3” was announced two years ago in 2013 but has only recently been available to play in a closed alpha and is now available on Steam Early Access. It has been about a decade since Blitzkrieg 2 came out and a dozen years since the first Blitzkrieg game so most people have probably forgot about the game or have moved onto Men of War and Company of Heroes at this point. Is the game still relevant? and even more important is it a good game? This is My Scrambled Thoughts on Blitzkrieg 3.

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