Tag Archive: Games

Kingdoms and Castles available today

Kingdoms and Castles is a mix between SimCity and a Tower defense game, based in medieval times. Build your city, keep the peasants happy and fight off Viking hoards. You can buy Kingdoms and Castle on Steam now! About This Game Kingdoms and Castles is a game about growing a kingdom from a tiny hamlet…

The Bawdy History of Medieval Playing Cards

Medieavl Playing cards

Playing cards arrived in Europe from Asia sometime in the 14th century, and by 1367 they had their first citywide ban in Bern, Switzerland. That their use, and the anxiety about gambling and idleness encouraged by these “picture books of the devil,” had already resulted in anti-gaming ordinances demonstrates how quickly the cards gained popularity…

Review: King Arthur: Fallen Champions (PC)

King Arthur: Fallen Champion (hereafter: KAFC) is a $10 standalone stopgap between King Arthur: The Roleplaying Wargame and King Arthur II. Set in the mythical kingdom of Britannia, what seems like a boilerplate medieval romp veers off into fantastical absurdity almost immediately. I’m a sucker for this sort of thing: spell-slinging ghosts and valiant heroes…

HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval is Now Available!

Actually the game has been available in the UK since last fall. But it is now available in the US market. I did a review of the game that you can view here -> Great Battles Medieval Review The review includes numerous screenshots and some videos. I would recommend this game to anyone. It is…

Total War Shogun 2: New Gameplay trailer released

Interview With Craig Laycock On Total War: Shogun 2

Any PC gamer who plays strategy games should be very familiar with the Total War series. Since the first installment, which came out back in 2000, Total War games have been continuously praised by critics and fans alike. With each iteration, the series gets better and better and on March 15th, the latest Total War…

Total War: Shogun 2 trailer

Total War: Shogun 2 get it for the PC on March 15th.

Review: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval

HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval is a Real Time Strategy game set during the Hundred Years’ War. It features different conflicts between England and France and allows you to play as either the English or the French. The English campaign is designed for beginners and you have the opportunity to fight as the Black Prince or…

Robin Hood – Archer of the Woods 1.0 iPhone and iPod Touch

The world’s most famous archer has arrived on the iPhone in this swashbuckling castle defence game! Take control of Robin Hood and rain destruction from above on your enemies. Protect your village and battle against foes ranging from classic medieval soldiers to giant weapons of siege warfare, and then prepare for the almighty enemy –…

Great Battles Medieval – interview with Iain McNeil

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

This is not your grandpappy’s Castlevania, but I’m not sure that’s a good thing. To me, the Castlevania of old was all about exploration and the gritty adventure-horror tropes of the classic Dracula and werewolf films. Like Metroid, I don’t think that Castlevania needs to be a side-scrolling platforming game to be true to its…