Victor Grunn

PROFILE:

Victor Grunn has been a gamer since the days of single-button joysticks and the Atari 800XL. When not lamenting the loss of the Ultima series or setting people on fire in Team Fortress 2, he's an aspiring indie game developer and freelance writer.

Posts by Victor Grunn:

Elite thieves will get staff-based specialization in Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns

by 1 day ago

    The previews keep rolling in for Guild Wars 2's upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion! This time around it's the thief class to get the sneak peek treatment, with information now …

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    Explore the history of the first roguelikes with Dungeon H@cks – Book Review

    by 3 weeks ago

    Nowadays, it's hard to be a gamer and not come across the word 'roguelike' regularly. The term now occupies that uncomfortable spot between a concise summary of a game feature …

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    Streetpass fun with Ultimate Angler and Battleground Z

    by 4 months ago

      The Streetpass experience on the Nintendo 3DS has gotten a bit bigger, thanks the the addition of two new bite-sized titles: Ultimate Angler and Battleground Z. Available together for $7.99 …

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    Gore, guns and gear – Killing Floor 2 previewed

    by 4 months ago

    Killing Floor is one of my go-to games, a title that survives every formatting and OS reinstall of my main PC gaming rig. When I want FPS cooperative action, it's …

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    Hands on with Savage Lands – Steam Early Access

    by 5 months ago

      Savage Lands from Signal Studios and DigitalDNA Games is that latest Steam Early Access title to try and put a fresh spin on the sandbox survive-a-thon genre that seems to …

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      Hands-on with Offworld Trading Company

      by 6 months ago

      Take a real-time strategy game, complete with live head-to-head multiplayer. Yes, as usual, your goal is to absolutely dominate your opposition and be the last man standing - but this …

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      Darkest Dungeon offers roguelike dungeon-crawling insanity! Emphasis on insanity.

      by 6 months ago

      I've been in the ruins for all of two hours, and already the situation is looking grim. You'd think the massive carnivorous pig-man and his projectile-vomiting piglet allies would be …

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      Hands-on with the Bluetooth Splash Speaker for iOS & Android

      by 7 months ago

      I try to be a careful, responsible guy when it comes to my precious electronic gadgets. It took exactly one unfortunate collision with the floor to wrap all of my …

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      Victor Grunn’s Top 10 Games of 2014

      by 8 months ago

      2014 has been a hell of a year for gaming. On the console front we saw Sony and Microsoft clawing at each other in a desperate fight for the numero …

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      Hands on with Roguelike Card Game Hand of Fate

      by 9 months ago

      Calling any kind of card/deck-management game a "roguelike" seems like a marketing move destined for parody. Yes, I know - there's a randomization element (it's called "shuffling"), which leads right …

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      It’s all-stealth action! Styx: Master of Shadows reviewed

      by 10 months ago

      The bar for stealth action in video games has been set fairly high in the modern era of gaming. Once upon a time a game which boasted "stealth mechanics" was …

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      Heads up, Rangers! Wasteland 2 Reviewed

      by 11 months ago

      The original Wasteland debuted way back in 1988 - a primitive time, by most measures. The internet was really only a "thing" for universities (and the more tech-inclined attendees at …

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