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Ziggurat

Ziggurat review

Smash TV meets Hexen

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10 months ago

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Have You Played… Ziggurat?

I'm a bit of a snob when it comes to any game that features the word "rogue" in its genre description. Most do a terrible job of being engaging, instead forcing you back to the beginning and wasting your time, while others give perhaps too much leniency, rendering the experience trivial. Ziggurat may not be perfect in the latter category, but it keeps things interesting,…

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1 year ago

Roguelikelike FPS Ziggurat is free right now on GOG

Enough of this 'E3' and its video games tomorrow; what about video games today? Reader, I have good news: not only are a number of video games out and playable right now (at least one hundred, I'm told) a great one is being given away free for the next two days. GOG are continuing their summer sale celebrations with free copies of Ziggurat, 2014's wizardly…

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5 years ago

Feature: Smash TV meets Hexen

Ziggurat review

Along with the shattering of New Year's Resolutions, each January contains the solidification of Previous Year's Regrets. My regrets are mostly about money and beer, but a few gaming-related horrors have arisen over the last couple of weeks. The Talos Principle was the first - a game I should have played as soon as it was available rather than waiting until Christmas. Now I'm adding…

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Sumer Of (Serious) Sam: Ziggurat

Ziggurat, available in Early Access and gearing up for a full release, is like a fantasy-themed Tower of Guns. As you'll know if you've played Tower of Guns, this is potentially a very good thing indeed. It's a first-person shooter/smasher, with randomised rooms and floor layouts, and a loot system designed to present a choice of character builds rather than a slow grind toward perfection.…

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