Posts Tagged ‘Octane Games’

Raven’s Cry’s Lead Is Actually Named Christopher Raven

By Nathan Grayson on April 6th, 2013.

Quoth the Raven, 'Hi, name's Chris.'

Oh what a magnificent occasion this is. Raven’s Cry, you see, is a REAL THING about a pirate named Christopher Raven. I’ve been waiting for this day ever since I started referring to Halo’s main character as John Halo, Mark of the Ninja’s as Markof the Soviet assassin, and Call of Duty’s as whoever. Better still, Raven’s Cry actually seems like it could be worth charting a course to in your brainboat – at least on the basis that semi-authentic (read: not an Assassin’s Creed sequel) pirate games are in rather short supply these days. It’s encouraging, then, to hear that the role-player’s got its meticulously buckled swashes set on “challenging the image of pirates in popular culture” by way of a plot that’s rooted in historical fact. Kinda. Hopefully there won’t be a yaaaarring generi-pile of dumb hats and hook hands, but wouldn’t you know it: our good friend Christopher Raven has both.

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Heavenly Hostiles: Wasteland Angel Demo

By John Walker on September 13th, 2011.

More games should feature the word SPLAT.

Have you encountered a Wasteland Angel? It’s a new indie action game that now has a demo coming down from heaven, which teaches you an important life lesson, and then slowly walks away toward the horizon. Or indeed lets you frantically zoom a car around, defending towns from enemy invading automobiles. I’ve no idea what the demo includes, because for some reason Steam is refusing to let me download it. However, I’ve been playing the real thing, and I can copy the information from this here press release! Ladies and gentlemen: games journalism.

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