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:

Buy, Buy, Buy: Offworld Trading Company Review

by 3 weeks ago

Imagine a real-time strategy game where micromanaging the location and movement of your military assets is a non-issue, partly because there are no military assets involved. A game where you …

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Innovation plus exasperation: Into the Stars review

by 1 month ago

"It's like FTL but with better graphics!" That's the initial buzz I was hearing about Into the Stars, a successfully kickstarted title from indie dev Fugitive Games, and it was …

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Guns and Cards: Leap of Fate review

by 2 months ago

Once a niche genre, roguelike games are now ubiquitous on Steam - and it's becoming harder and harder for any one to stand out from the pack. Leap of Fate by …

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Black Desert Online Review

by 2 months ago

Black Desert Online is the most surprising game I’ve played in a while. From a distance, the game seems as if it will be very ‘samey’ - only the latest, …

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Black Desert Online: A hands-on report from the beta

by 3 months ago

Black Desert Online has burst onto the sandbox MMO scene recently, turning a lot of heads with its downloadable - and very detailed - character creator. That move was enough …

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Vigilance Press’ “Rogues, Rivals & Renegades” Collection One released

by 4 months ago

For you tabletop fans looking to add some spice to your encounter roster, here's some news that may turn your head: Vigilance Press has just released Collection One of their …

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Pikachu, you rogue! Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon review

by 5 months ago

I'm captivated by games which features roguelike elements and dynamically generated content. Pokemon? Admittedly, I'm ambivalent. But when I heard that Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon was out on the 3DS, …

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Up, down, left, right, left, down, dead – Helldivers Review

by 5 months ago

Josh's Opinion Helldivers doesn’t quite capture the intensity and brutality of the many galactic battles we see in films like Starship Troopers or Aliens, but it makes a decent effort. …

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns reviewed

by 7 months ago

Originally launched in August of 2012, Guild Wars 2 has always been an MMO with its own way of doing things. It charted a course between both the subscription-based and …

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Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide review

by 7 months ago

Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide by Fatshark is what you get when you take the swarming menace meatgrinder experience of Left 4 Dead, match it with the unlock, loot and …

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Assault Android Cactus reviewed

by 7 months ago

Witch Beam's Assault Android Cactus takes the mechanics of a top-notch twin-stick shooter, adds a gorgeously polished array of enemies and slick controls, and polishes the whole thing off with …

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Purging the Skaven plague in Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

by 7 months ago

Take the Left 4 Dead series, throw the whole thing into the Warhammer universe and replace all the zombies with angry, evil rat-people. Top the whole thing off with a …

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