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:

Pixellated sci-fi exploration sandbox Interstellaria heads to Kickstarter

by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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Cards, conflict and civil war – Ironclad Tactics reviewed

by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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Going, going, gone! Diablo III to remove auction house on March 18th, 2014

by 1 year ago

The Diablo III economy is looking to get a massive overhaul in a few months, and the first change is going to be to the infamous auction house system. In …

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Let’s beat up some actors! Foul Play reviewed

by 1 year ago

Foul Play is charming. Let's get that one out there immediately: it's a cute little side-scrolling beat-'em-up situated squarely in the vein of old-school classics like Golden Axe or Final …

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Play Nigo’s Cave, a 13 Kilobyte Free to Play Game!

by 1 year ago

    JS13kgames - a JavaScript coding competition for HTML5 developers - is underway, and one of the pleasant surprises to come out of it is Felipe Alfonso's Nigo's Cave. Now as you …

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    Awesomenauts goes free for a week, available for 50% off

    by 1 year ago

    Popular side-scrolling multiplayer team combat game Awesomenauts is offering a free trial of sorts on Steam right now, giving players one week to try out the game and see if …

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