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Day One Review: Elite Dangerous

Day One Review: Elite Dangerous

I’ve spent the last few weeks with Elite: Dangerous (since Gamma 1.0 was released to us Kickstarters), and about four problem-free hours tonight, on launch day (and I’ll be coming back here periodically as time passes and the game grows). Probably about an hour of all of that time was spent just scrolling through the key bindings, and subsequently pressing keys on my keyboard that I rarely, if ever touch. Yes, after 30 years Elite is back, and it’s already eating my life. Elite is one of the true jewels in gaming’s crown. It’s been ported from its original assembly language (assembled in the mighty BBC BASIC [...]

December 17, 2014 Neurotic Reviews 10

Beautifully Stupid: The Story of Saints Row and Volition (Part 1)

Beautifully Stupid: The Story of Saints Row and Volition (Part 1)

Greetings, XP4Ts. In a few months’ time, just as we’re loosening our belts and massaging our kidneys after the annual festive drink-’em-up, the monstrous Scottish beast known as GTA V will (hopefully) be arriving on our beloved PCs, in all its so-much-better-than-the-console-version glory. According to the already gigantic Wikipedia entry for this 50 Gb+ monster, that particular day of reckoning will be the 27th of January. I think we can assume that most of us who intend to get it are already clearing the space in our diaries, if not also on our hard drives. But did you know that [...]

November 12, 2014 Neurotic Editorials, Varia 4