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:

Hands on with Savage Lands – Steam Early Access

by 2 weeks 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 11 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 11 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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