Assassin’s Creed: Infinity

Assassin’s Creed: Infinity

July 9, 2021By Dr. RandomStratigraph

This week the news broke that Ubisoft is developing Assassin’s Creed: Infinity, a massive online platform that evolves over time. But what does this mean for the future of one of the most popular historical video games ever?

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Old World Review

Old World Review

July 8, 2021By oomzerGames We Dig

If you have followed us for some time, you will already know we love Old World, a 4X game developed by Mohawk Games (who you might know from games such as Offworld Trading Company). With Old World being released in Early Access last year, we played many hours of the game. However, July saw the … Read More

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Bulletin: Steam Summer Sale Edition

Bulletin: Steam Summer Sale Edition

July 3, 2021By oomzerBlog Posts, Bulletin, Field Reports

It’s that time of year again where Steam is plundering out wallets with all the discounts. As we like games (you must have gathered by now), here’s some of our picks of this Steam Summer Sale! Mind you, almost any game is on sale right now, but there are some games you just might want to check out, especially with such a huge discount! Did we miss your favorites? Let us know what games we should definitely play!

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Bulletin: E3 2021 Edition

Bulletin: E3 2021 Edition

June 18, 2021By oomzerBlog Posts, Bulletin, Field Reports

This week saw the all digital edition of E3, one of the largest gaming conventions. Over the course of the event many new (and old) games were announced, or recent releases were put in the spotlight. So in this bulletin, we will go over all the past-related games coming to us in the future, or the games you should definitely play! Prepare for plenty of trailers.

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Stratigraph: Battlefield 2042

Stratigraph: Battlefield 2042

June 15, 2021By oomzerBlog Posts, Stratigraph

It has been a while since we’ve written a Stratigraph, but the announcement of a new Battlefield title (2042) seemed like a good opportunity to get back into the flow. And like many big new games, something is definitely wrong with the new Battlefield. It looks cool, yes, but it’s theme is horrible and EA just went full Ubisoft: ‘it’s not political’ on us.

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Videogames and Global Power Inequalities

Videogames and Global Power Inequalities

May 23, 2021By Marcel KeurentjesBlog Posts, In Depth

Video games are a global phenomenon. As discussed on this website before, many Western made video games propagate certain tropes and prejudices about non-Western cultures and histories. Even though there is a large world of non-Western developers, they seem unable to challenge the Western-dominated field. Marcel Keurentjes analysed this inequality of power in video game development in his Master Thesis at Leiden University. This piece is a summarized version of his work.

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Bulletin: Wrath of the Druids, MAMG 2021, many things Paradox and more!

Bulletin: Wrath of the Druids, MAMG 2021, many things Paradox and more!

May 13, 2021By oomzerBulletin, Field Reports

As we haven’t had a bulletin last week, this week’s bulletin might bundle some topics and games together. But do not worry, there will still be plenty of cool stuff to read about! In this week’s bulletin, we discuss EU4, Imperator Rome and Paradox, Fantasy games and Medieval Europe, The Middle Ages in Modern Games Conference, LEGO Medieval Castle, Uncharted 4’s 5 Year Anniversary, Skull & Bones Delayed Again, Valhalla DLC Wrath of the Druids and Stories about Valhalla!

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