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Field Of Glory II Medieval Review - Already Over 12,000 Years Of Military History

Part of the origin of the Field of Glory miniatures game is all the documentation and research emanating from the Wargames Research Group (WRG), which has released sums on ways to adapt ancient warfare with solid rules and regulations. figurines, and on the other handbooks edited by Osprey Publishing focused on armies at all times, from a historical, social, economic point of view, well-sourced and with beautiful illustrations. Richard Bodley Scott is also the originator of the Field of Glory miniatures game in 2008. He did not limit himself to this period, as he also worked in the Renaissance period. Part of the Byzantine Games team, he helped design Pike & Sho t: Campaigns (2014) and Sengoku Jidai (2016). Using the same engine, the team also worked on adapting modes of warfare by combining units with a certain number of characteristics making them vulnerable or strong in the face of situations or units, with terrains ranging from open to difficult and which can disrupt the h

Persona 5 Strikers Review, A Dream Sequel For P5 Fans

With more than 3 million copies of Persona 5 sold worldwide, it was clear that Atlus would exploit the vein to the end. Thus, after Persona 5 Dancing Star Night and Persona 5 Royal , the publisher has decided to go further by offering a real sequel to its cult RPG, but through a genre that changes in favor of the "Warriors" style of Omega Force, the situation is totally explosive for the fans as the game has to live up to its illustrious prequel. What about the European version on PC? Atlus promised us and the publisher kept his word. Persona 5 Strikers offers French subtitles, as the "Royal" reissue of the previous episode, which makes it easier for French-speaking players to understand the plot. Fans and even neophytes of the Persona 5 series can thus discover the rest of the adventures of the Phantom Thieves in the best conditions. Also, English dubbing, in addition to the Japanese one, completes a very good localization job. No major translation errors or e

Nioh 2: Complete Edition Review - The Demanding Title Arrives On PC With Its Three DLC

After a first Nioh welcomed with open arms by the critics, Team Ninja is back with a second episode, available from March 13, exclusively on PS4. In the process, the team shelters William Adams, the hero of the previous installment, and offers the player to create his own samurai. This is obviously not the only novelty of Nioh 2 : more enemies, more powers, and more environments, the title is presented as the sequel par excellence. And even if we have already tasted its sharp and sharp fights, Team Ninja easily manages to bring us back. Nioh 2: Complete Edition on PC, how does it work? Much like the first episode before it, Nioh 2 is touring the PC after its release on PS4 as a Complete Edition. A version that includes all the title's DLC released so far, namely The Disciple of Tengu , Darkness in the Capital , and The First Samurai . In addition to new objectives and narrative arcs, the whole new video game adds a new difficulty mode as well as a new weapon, enough to improve t

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Review: felines for each other!

Do you remember Super Mario 3D World ? Originally released on Wii U in November 2013, this episode in real-fake 3D had seduced fans tired of the "New Super Mario Bros." formula. worn to excess, despite a camera angle that is sometimes a little far and limited, due to lack of freedom in its rotation. After the easy and obvious commercial success of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe two years ago on Nintendo Switch, a port seemed necessary to see this installment, decidedly better than New Super Mario Bros. U, come back to center stage. But this time, he is not alone and is accompanied by Bowser's Fury, a new (mode of) game independent of the basic title, attractive at first glance and whose only the lifespan still worried. In 2019, the New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe hadn't taken too many risks, contenting itself with bringing together one of the very first titles of the defunct Wii U and its stand-alone, the rather tough New Super Luigi U . Its exclusive additions were

Little Nightmares 2 Review - A Game Below The Expectations On Switch

In line with the cinematic platformers of Playdead , Little Nightmares , the first of the name, has managed to find its audience. With a singular universe, this experience, not free from faults, was a classic adventure in its structure, but very effective. What about this second installment you may ask me? Did it learn from the past to make his grievances disappear and outdo his elder brother? Let's find more. A LOT OF NOISE FOR NOTHING? From the first moment, the legacy of the studio behind Limbo and Inside is more obvious than ever. The adventure opens with a gloomy forest from which our new hero, dressed in a paper bag to hide his face, must extract himself. Trunk rolling down a slope threatening to flatten us, wolf traps, crows, a chase sequence where the hero will have to hide in gray areas ... A known imagery and situations already encountered by anyone who has touched the titles of Playdead . From a strictly narrative point of view, I was disappointed by Little Nightmares 2

Turrican Flashback Review - A Light Compilation For An Exceptional Series

Shaped by Manfred Trenz and the Factor 5 team on behalf of Rainbow Arts , Turrican is one of the most iconic series of the early 1990s. Mixing the mechanics of a Metroid with those of a run & gun, the title born on Commodore 64 and Amiga has forged an excellent reputation among fans of the genre. Strikingly beautiful on release, the game was noted for its edgy gameplay and exceptional Chris Hülsbeck soundtrack. While the two Turrican Anthology compilations should arrive in the coming weeks (they are in advance on the Strictly Limited site), ININ Games is taking the lead with this Turrican Flashback . Bringing together four episodes, it is available on PlayStation 4 (PlayStation 5 compatible) and Nintendo Switch and will bring back fond memories to those who roamed the Alterra colony three decades ago (for rejuvenation, it's a gift ). However, we would have liked the compilation not to be limited to 4 games and a few filters ... Turrican , what's that name? If you have no

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood Review: A Fallen Werewolf

Role-playing games are an inexhaustible source of inspiration for studios and publishers who rarely miss the opportunity to adapt these acquired franchises to the cause of video game fans. The Baldur’s Gate and Shadowrun saga or Cyberpunk 2077 to name a few, the examples are legion. Now it's the turn of Cyanide in collaboration with Nacon to lend themselves to the exercise and to get their claws out. Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood is the Action-RPG adaptation of the eponymous role-playing game. The wolf, after a long hibernation, is about to emerge from its den. THE PACT OF THE WOLVES Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood takes for framework a contemporary universe close to ours in many ways, and yet so different. On this alternate Earth, the balance of power is in jeopardy. The Wyrm, the evil incarnation leading the world to destruction and chaos, is gaining ground. Faced with rampant industrialization, a direct consequence of human activity, the Dark World is on the