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:

7th Guest kickstarter has 4 days left to meet its goal

by 8 months ago

The kickstarter for the 7th Guest 3: The Collector is down to around three days to go with 113k raised, well below the target goal of 435k. That's less of a …

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Roguelike platformer chaos done right – Risk of Rain review

by 8 months ago

Risk of Rain combines the perma-death challenge and randomized loot of a Roguelike game with old-school sidescroller platformer mechanics, all bound together with a sci-fi and pixel art presentation. The …

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Payday 2: Armored Transport hitting Steam tomorrow

by 9 months ago

Payday 2 is set to pick up some new missions, guns and assorted content tomorrow with the release of Payday 2: Armored Transport on Steam. Armored car robberies and train …

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Pixellated sci-fi exploration sandbox Interstellaria heads to Kickstarter

by 9 months ago

There are two kinds of games that there can never be enough of: sandbox-style games that let you explore a vast world, and games with old-school, hard-edge, pixel-art graphics. Interstellaria …

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It’s Axes to the Throat with Fatshark’s War of the Vikings

by 9 months ago

Vikings currently have a pretty good reputation in the world. Just look at the stereotypes: those horned hats and the amusing accents, not to mention the fun examples of Hagar …

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You will burn your teammates to death! Magicka: Wizard Wars hands-on

by 9 months ago

The original Magicka was a fast fan-favorite - a mix of a light-hearted fantasy storyline, an incredibly innovative magical combat system, and quite possibly the thickest Scandinavian accents in all …

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Evolution is overrated – Defense Technica

by 9 months ago

Tower defense games have been a gaming staple for years now, and Kuno Interactive’s Defense Technica bills itself as the “the next evolution” for the genre. The problem with evolution …

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Orks, guns and level restarts – Shadowrun Returns (iOS) review

by 10 months ago

Shadowrun Returns is another incredible Kickstarter success story, a game whose developers asked for 400k in funds and ended up with close to 2 million by the time all was …

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Gaming Trend Podcast 10//02//2013–Mechs and Muskets

by and 10 months ago

Welcome back to the Gaming Trend Podcast!  This week Atlas and Victor are joined by Zach Barth--creator of SpaceChem and Ironclad Tactics!  Our heroes talk about what they've been playing …

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Cards, conflict and civil war – Ironclad Tactics reviewed

by 10 months ago

Ironclad Tactics is the latest game by Zachtronics, best known for quasi-science indie puzzler SpaceChem. Combining collectible card based deck management and realtime tactical challenge with a story set in …

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The old school’s back and it’s a blast – Shadow Warrior reviewed

by 10 months ago

Shadow Warrior! Now there's a real blast from the past for any experienced PC gamer. Originally released in 1997 by 3D Realms, this was a first-person shooter with a distinctly …

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New Electronic Arts CEO promises amazing games, culture of execution

by 10 months ago

Newly minted Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson has released a statement outlining his general vision for the future of everyone's favorite gaming giant. The whole thing is remarkably on the …

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