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War For The Overworld Is Redecorating With Expansion

Also known as Dungeon-Keeper-without-the-copyright, War for the Overworld [official site] left Alec's glasses bright pink - it was just similar enough to the old dungeon management game to make him nostalgic of the old days, but it didn't manage to conjure up the magic of the original. Since release in April 2015, though, the developers have been busy renovating. Yesterday marked their 40th patch, and…

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Feature: Dungeon Keeper 2.5

War For The Overworld review

Dungeon Keeper has always felt important to me, and I’ve rarely analysed why, for the same reason I don’t question why I like cheddar cheese or very tall buildings. For my young sensibilities, it was the right game the right time, and as such it feels like it’s almost always been there: “I like Dungeon Keeper” is simply something I’ve always been able to say.…

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Feature: The Making Of War For The Overworld

How To Remake Dungeon Keeper

War for the Overworld [official site] creative director Josh Bishop uses the word ‘ridiculous’ quite a bit. It’s understandable. The 22-year-old is on the verge of releasing what is intended to be the first faithful follow-up to beloved strategy/management/Imp-slapping title Dungeon Keeper in 16 years. He leads a studio which has reached as many as 20 members, he’s received £200,000 in Kickstarter pledges, he’s had…

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Feature: IT'S ALIIVE

Dungeon Keeper Vs. War For The Overworld

Giant corporations traducing classic games to swing a buck – dontcha love 'em? A top-of-the-line current example is EA Mythic's ongoing brutalisation of first Ultima and now Dungeon Keeper into bad freemium tablet games. “If you want to play Dungeon Keeper or Dungeon Keeper 2,” says senior producer Jeff Skalski, flipping the bird and using a golden zippo to torch the Bullfrog logo, “go to…

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