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:

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

by 1 week 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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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Archeage is so enticing, you’d (probably) be willing to stand in line for it

by 5 months ago

Honestly, I don't hit the MMO genre as hard as I used to. Everquest, World of Warcraft, EVE-Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online... I've dumped a considerable amount of time into …

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Pixel Art and Roguelike Action – the Vagante Kickstarter

by 6 months ago

Pixel art, dynamically generated content and roguelike aspects. Any one of these three things will generally catch my eye and make me pull my wallet out, and given continuing surge …

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Dying Light trailer promises gore, action, more gore

by 9 months ago

While gamers often complain that there's an abundance of 'fight off the horde of zombie-like creatures' titles nowadays, SOMEone has to be buying them because they keep getting made. Dying …

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Fable Legends trailer shows of co-op gameplay, witty dialogue

by 9 months ago

Fable Legends is on the way, continuing Lionhead's ongoing fantasy RPG series. This particular foray into the Fable universe has a big emphasis on co-op gameplay, showing off four players …

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FIFA 15 Trailer released! Soccer fans, rejoice!

by 9 months ago

Soccer (often mistakenly called 'football' outside of America) is once again kicking its way into our gaming lives, continuing the famous FIFA series with FIFA 15. Normally you'd expect a …

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Dance Central Spotlight trailer released!

by 9 months ago

Harmonix has released the trailer for the upcoming Dance Central Spotlight for the Xbox One, showing off some of the smooth dancing moves we can expect from this title when …

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