What Red Dead Redemption 2 is lying about. Cowboys in games, movies, and reality
The whole truth about the not-so-Wild West Endless prairies, a faithful "Colt" on the belt and a hardy stallion, carrying a silent and slightly hungover hero straight into the sunset:…

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We remember the wild pirate dubbing of old games
"Voiced by professional actors» In 2020, gamers are excited about professional dubbing of games. Whole teams of famous actors are engaged in voicing, giving out the product at the level…

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More than a toy: why we love Bionicle
The designer who not only gave US a happy childhood, but also saved LEGO from collapse Bionicles. Everyone who grew up in the early noughties, this word causes a smile…

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Best games for Nintendo Switch in 2020

Main projects for the main portable console
Nintendo products are a strange thing. It would seem, well, how many years has Switch been available to everyone? Everyone who wanted it bought it long ago. But no, just last month we saw another record: during the discount week, the console sold about 800,000 units. In General, this is about 17.5 million consoles sold in the United States. But this is all lyrics, and what is there for games?

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How BioWare changed the entire RPG genre

We understand the legacy of the legendary company for its twenty-fifth anniversary
On February 1, BioWare celebrates its 25th anniversary. And let the Studio now clearly lost its former positions, its legacy is felt by every gamer. Still, it was BioWare that actually reinvented the genre of role-playing games. Now we will understand how this happened.
Over its long history, computer role-playing games have changed many times. Having become popular in the 80 – ies of the XX century, the RPG genre has long remained a very niche entertainment — for those people who are not too lazy to master the most complex rules and simultaneously dig into the descriptions of D&D systems of different versions. Continue reading

Between the hammer and the anvil. Warcraft 3 Review: Reforged

Reissue of Blizzard’s iconic strategy that turned into a disaster. What went wrong?
Warcraft 3 is a great game without exaggeration. It managed to grow more than one generation of players, and followed the strategy of MMORPG World of Warcraft and even more blew up the gaming industry. Yes, there were also Warcraft 1 and 2, but most of all the players liked the third one. The phrases of the characters from it have long been in use, like some “jellied fish” from “irony of fate”. Remembering all this, I do not want to scold the modern reincarnation of Warcraft 3 with the title Reforged. But, alas, you will have to. Continue reading

The RPG genre is experiencing a new Golden age
I wonder where those daredevils who proudly declared the death of role-playing games as a pure genre are now? They said that modern gamers do not have time to understand…

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Is there a life with wireless headphones for 126 rubles?
At the end of 2019, we saw an interesting lot on AliExpress — for 100 rubles with kopecks, you could buy wireless headphones, and even with a case in the…

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Through the thorns to the Monolith. How the legendary S. T. A. L. K. E. R. series was created.
While waiting for the second part, we remember how the iconic franchise was born For many people, S. T. A. L. K. E. R. is more than a game. More…

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What to play in January: the best games of the month
Warcraft 3 remake and other major releases of the first month of 2020 The gaming industry knows that we have a new year's holiday ahead of us, where we will…

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Best simulators of 2020
Extremely realistic games that allow you to become anyone — even a pilot, even a pigeon In 2020, most gamers will become actors in the most important simulator — choosing…

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