In this weeks bulletin, we discuss the Bannerlord Early Access Updates, a virtual excavation in Minecraft Education, the Civ VI June Update, Taiwan Cooper rip-offs, the Black Trowel Collective Microgrants, a podcast on Archaeogaming, the free game AER on Epic Games and a new project on the NES and History!Read More
In this weeks bulletin (it’s a big one) we talk about the Settlers of Catan, Bannerlord Roleplaying, a Racial Justice Humble Bundle, an apology from the devs of Little Devil Inside, the VALHEIM trailer, the Humankind Open Dev, the New World Combat Trailer, Total War Saga: Troy, the Paradox Insider Update, the use of video games to treat ADHD, Ran: Lost Islands open beta test, This War of Mine being added to Polish reading lists and finally a round up of our new Stratigraphs!Read More
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss another great bundle you can buy to help racial justice and equality, the Anno 1800 board game, antiquities in Elder Scrolls Online, Kalypso Media acquiring a development studios, the Total War Humble Bundle, 51 Worldwide Games for the Switch and how chess is taking Twitch by storm!Read More
Before we discuss any game related news, we want to share some of the thoughts and messages of POC we have been reading, and open up our platform for POC who want to share their thoughts about history, games, and systemic racism. We further discuss artifacts of play, 10+ lessons from Mobile 4X games, Valhalla’s ‘Hidden Blade’, the Total War Saga; Troy exclusive and the decreased spawn rates in Pokémon on tragic anniversaries.Read More
Bulletin: Animal Crossing Museums, Assassins Creed side-missions, Pendragon and 1700 year old Board Game!
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss the museums in Animal Crossing, the side activities in the first Assassins Creed, games on persistance, the excavation of a 1700 year old Board Game, the PS4 swansong Ghost of Tsushima, narrative game Pendragon and how Assassins Creed has failed the conflict at its own core.Read More
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss the things we have learned about AC: Valhalla so far, the unveiling of 2K’s Mafia: Trilogy, a full motion video game called Deathtrap Dungeon, a revisit to LucasArts’ ’90s cult classic The Dig, the addition of a Aztec god to Overwatch, the International Day of the Museum in Animal Crossing and finally the release of new DLC for Civ VI and where to get the game for free!Read More
Bulletin: free Discovery Tour, new Civ VI content, Lego ideas, Crusader Kings III release date and more!
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss mystery adventure game Call of the Sea, gameplay trailers, new content for Civ VI, Empire of Sin, AC: Odyssey, 26 Lego Ideas, Political Communication in Horror Games, Female Fronted FPS, the new Unreal 5 Engine, Nights of Fire: Battle for Budapest review, free AC Discovery Tours, the Crusader Kings III release date and an extended look at Ghost of Tsushima! It’s a long one!Read More
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss an update on TIPC3 and a new VALUE Survey, an Animal Corssing based horror game, the end of arcades, the 8 best Viking games, game developers and the climate crisis, new Microprose games, the theft of 2TB Nintendo Data and Armoured Commander II!Read More
Bulletin: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Communism in Fallout 76, Paper Computers and Scandinavian folklore!
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss the new Assassin’s Creed game, Communism in Fallout 76, paper versions of old hardware, a new retro emulator, the Scandinavian folklore based Röki, a TV series based on Brothers in Arms, 12 narrative games which will get you into reading again and a new book about diversity in video games!Read More
Bulletin: digital convention, art in Animal Crossing and the graphics of strategy games, Industries of Titan and more new games!
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss a digital convention, a call for papers, art content for Animal Crossing, new games Landlord’s Super, Industries of Titan, Before We Leave, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, how video games misrepresent Ghandi, a discussion of graphics in strategy games, free Total War: Shogun 2, a dev asking for campfire stories, Dr. Random on the radio, the normality of No Man’s Sky and free ebooks!Read More
Bulletin: The Procession to Calvary, Radio General, Old World, free D&D content and public historians
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss new games The Procession to Calvary and Radio General, a book about the early days of home computing, the sad death of John Conway, the new Keywords in Play podcast, free D&D content, the new Old World 4X game and an interesting article on game developers as public historians!Read More
In this weeks bulletin, we talk about new games In Other Waters and The Longing, a snapshot of the new PS5 controller, Disco Elysium coming to the Nintendo Switch and Nazis in video games.Read More
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss a 1:1 earth map for Minecraft, video game history, the WHO urging people to play video games, the release of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, a fundraising sale by Paradox Interactive and History Respawned! The earth in Minecraft, 1:1 scale What’s cooler than building on a randomly generated seed? … Read MoreRead More
Bulletin: Total War DLC, educational Minecraft content, Plague Inc. game mode, free archaeology game and Age of Empires II tournament!
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss the new DLC for Total War: Three Kingdoms, an Age of Empires II tournament, new educational content for Minecraft, the review of a new detective game set in 1977’s Barcelona, a free educational archaeology game , a new Plague Inc. game mode and a fundraiser for the UK National … Read MoreRead More
In this weeks bulletin, we discuss ancient football-basketball, the history of Mastermind, the kind words of the Ubisoft CEO, the free weekend of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, the history behind aliens in video games and the new VALUE Minecraft server! 3400-year-old ballgame court discovered in Mexico In 2015, archaeologists started an excavation in Etlatongo, a 3400-year-old … Read MoreRead More
In this weeks bulletin, we will discuss the sale of the very rare Nintendo Play Station, a game on the French Revolution and a game on the October Revolution, the Dark Souls-like Nioh 2 set in medieval Japan, a new update for Hades, the castle we built at an event and how Minecraft is used … Read MoreRead More
In this weeks bulletin, we will discuss a new Assassin’s Creed audio experience, some quirky evidence on why The Mushroom Kingdom is located in the Holy Roman Empire, 3D models being released in the public domain, some more Greek Mythology, the history of Iranian videogames and the kingdom management game we will review next week. … Read MoreRead More
In this weeks bulletin, we focus on a chapter written by VALUE, the terrain features in a new historical strategy game, the resurrection of ten dead MMO’s, the release of the new Mount & Blade game, the dev diary of a new historical/fantasy MMO, the combat in Chivalry 2 and of course the new free … Read MoreRead More
In this weeks bulletin, we will discuss playing with Greek mythology, the history of orcs in gaming, the epic fail by an English heritage trust, the auction of a very rare piece of hardware, the graphics of the Game Boy Advanced and the reoccuring free games over at the Epic Games Store! How Hades plays … Read MoreRead More
Paradox testing new subscription based service Paradox Interactive, known for awesome strategy games such as Europa Universalis IV and Hearts of Iron IV, are testing a new subscription service for EU4. The game has a great amount of DLC which can be bought through Steam, and buying it all at the same time can cost … Read MoreRead More