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Posts tagged “Death”

Horror survival driving game Beware drifts into a demo

You know that feeling of being really excited that a survival game coming out but that also means that you have to play that survival game and now you can taste acid in the back of your throat along with a little bit of the Caesar salad you had for lunch? Well. That's where we are. And I'm certainly thrilled about the whole ordeal, because…

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A Death Is For Life, Not Just For Quickload

People often discuss the importance of "immersion". It's a pretty silly word. But while we at RPS like to tease those who claim their game will have "more immersion" than others, the core concept makes sense. It's wonderful to get lost in the moment, carried away by the fiction. To physically dodge as the fireball comes toward you. To groan in pain as you land…

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The Many Deaths Of Lord British

I notice that PCG have reprinted a flirty little featurette which I wrote for them a couple of months back. Inspired by the Kill General British Tabula Rasa event, they asked me to run through a history of the popular sport of Killing Richard Garriott (in games). In it I say things like... Ultima V: Time Kills An easy one. The game is all about…

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PC Gamer knows how you will die

If Walker's easily prone to tears, my own emotional foible is being governed by extreme worry. Paranoia, even. This may be evident by the occasional panic in this feature I wrote a while back for PC Gamer UK, which has just been lobbed online. 'Are Games Killing Us?' is the question it poses. "Yes, but slowly and horribly" is the reasonably inevitable answer. For a…

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