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Games I Was Wrong About: Part Two

Last week, in the wake of MGSV opening my eyes to a series I'd long disdained, I shared a quartet of games I now feel I either dismissed out of hand or unreasonably feted. Here's the rest of that list, though I suspect if I sat down and went through every review I ever wrote over the last 15 years, I'd find quite a few…

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Let’s Blather/Bewilder All Over… Daikatana

Daikatana is now available on Steam! Also, I hate myself. Therefore, what better occasion is there for me to try out the infamous first-person flop for the very first time? That's right: in the following video, you get to experience my first moments of Daikatana with me. John Romero and co's ambitious yet ultimately gravely flawed pet project has quite a dubious reputation, but it has…

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Hair Apparent: John Romero Details “MMO-ish” FPS

After a number of ventures that took him from an ill-fated N-Gage Red Faction spin-off to an ill-fated Gauntlet sequel, Doom co-creator (with locks that flow like choruses from the mouths of angels) John Romero is eyeing his old-school bread-and-butter. Speaking with Eurogamer, he described his previously hinted at shooter as a "MMO-ish" and "PC first." I like both of those things. Let us hope his…

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John Romero’s About To Make You His Twitter Follower

2012 is, I suspect, going to be a milestone year for old men like some of you and all of us at RPS - one in which old names resurged and old genres returned. Schafer, Fargo, Avellone, Harvey Smith, Molyneux (potentially), XCOM and now, perhaps, one John Romero. The lion-maned, occasionally controversial co-creator of Doom has been away from mainstream games for a while now,…

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John Romero Makes Me His Bitch

Two days ago, I built a mutant snow-panda. Whee! Sadly, I then suffered a phone call announcing that broadband installation in my new house, already long-delayed due to Virgin losing my application, had been pushed back a further eight days because of crystals of cold water on the road. Honestly, what a pathetic country this can be. So I’ve spent the last week, and will…

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