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Paul Verhoeven

Writer of Loose Units for Penguin. Host of ABCs Steam Punks. Host of 28 Plays Later. Unicorn enthusiast. Unicron enthusiast.

The Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality and our top picks

If you’re looking for a remarkably easy to help the Black Lives Matter movement, indie game platform Itch.io has unveiled something kind of spectacular.The Bundle for Racial Justice and...

Final Fantasy VII – Remaking what it means to be nostalgic

Can you feel nostalgia for something you've never truly experienced?I never played Final Fantasy VII when it landed. I was always a PC kid, hunched over my crummy Dell, nesting in...

Control The Foundation DLC Review – Surly Joe’s

The Foundation is the first major expansion for Control, one of the greatest games of the last decade. That’s not an exaggeration, by the way. Control is a staggering...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review (Switch) – Living My Best Life

There’s something almost poetic about the timing of the release of the new Animal Crossing.Animal Crossing: New Horizons was always going to be a game that robbed workplaces of...

Gearbox’s Danny Homan and Sam Winkler on writing Borderlands 3

Full disclosure, I really, really liked Borderlands 3.The campaign is dense, exceedingly kind and often very smart. It has moments of crudeness, sure, but it exceeds expectations on...

Remedy’s Sam Lake on creating the terrifying world of Control

Control is a frightening, murky, brilliant piece of game making. It’s ostensibly Christopher Nolan’s Psychonauts. A shadowy government agency – the Federal Bureau of Control – is under lockdown,...

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Hands-on Magic: The Gathering The Brothers’ War

The latest set for Magic: The Gathering, The Brothers' War, is now available. The second chapter "of Magic: The Gathering’s multi-set arc reveals...

ROLL WITH IT plays: Godzilla: Tokyo Clash

Godzilla: Tokyo Clash is a legit kaiju beat-em-up. I don't know about you, but my first encounter was the excretable 90s Godzilla, in which...

Gibbon: Beyond the Trees – Interview with Felix Bohatsch

Broken Rules is the little independent studio that could — and does. Based in Vienna, Austria, the award-winning company was established in 2009 and...

ROLL WITH IT plays: Big Thunder Mountain

Big Thunder Mountain happens to be one of my favourite roller coasters. Ever. My wife and I have a habit of visiting Paris, and...

Triangle Strategy – Interview with Emma Ballantine

Described as ‘most likely not the game you’re expecting it to be’, Triangle Strategy is the latest title from Tomoya Asano (Bravely Default, Octopath...