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Star Wars

‘Star Wars Battlefront’ Gets First DLC: ‘The Battle of Jakku’


Game studio Electronic Arts released the first installment of downloadable content for its hit first-person shooter Star Wars Battlefront this week. Titled “The Battle of Jakku”, the download included two new maps set on the eponymous planet and a new game mode: Turning Point. Only gamers who had preordered Star Wars Battlefront were able to [...]

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Star Wars

Testing the New Star Wars X-Wing Pilot Gaming Headset


I don’t wear headphones very often when I game. I don’t play first-person shooters much now, for one thing. For one thing, my reflexes are slower now—or at least not as quick as your typical teenager born with a game controller in his or her hand. For another, I can’t seem to shake the insistent [...]

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Green Ronin’s ‘Fantasy AGE’ RPG Brings Geek & Sundry to Your Tabletop


If you’re a fan of the Dragon Age video game franchise, then you might have run across its official tabletop adaptation from Green Ronin Publishing. When Green Ronin got the license for the game, they took the brave step of creating a wholly original rules system for it rather than relying on the open source [...]

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Star Wars Battlefront: Strong With the Force It Is


Star Wars Battlefront has been one of the most highly anticipated games of 2015, with even only casual first-person shooter fans looking forward to living out their fantasies of being an ace x-wing fighter pilot or even Darth Vader. Today the wait is over. I woke up bright and early this morning so I could [...]

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Welcome, Listeners, To The Night Vale Novel


The smash-hit podcast phenomenon Welcome To Night Vale is now a novel! Our review inside.

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‘Mad Max’ Video Game: Shiny and Chrome


I’ve been playing the new “Mad Max” video game on my Xbox One for a about twelve hours now, and I’ve got just one question for the video game critics who have been trashing it: Are we all playing the same game?
If you haven’t played it yourself, “Mad Max” takes place sometime after the events [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Suvudu Likes: 8/29/15


Suvudu Likes: 8/29/15

Here are those blog posts from the other sci-fi/fantasy blogs last week that Suvudu wants to highlight!

Why? Because a linked internet is a stronger one! Take a look at Suvudu Likes and see what reviews, giveaways, and news hit last week!

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Adventure Beyond the Veil with Pathfinder’s ‘Occult Adventures’


A sourcebook titled Occult Adventures might seem redundant in a fantasy role-playing game: After all, aren’t spell-casting wizards and priests “occultists” by definition? Broadly so, perhaps, but to dismiss it at that would be to overlook the true meaning of the word “occult”—hidden from plain sight—and what this new sourcebook brings to the Pathfinder Roleplaying [...]

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Insurgents and Invaders in Sci-Fi Film ‘Alien Outpost’


Jabbar Raisani’s film “Alien Outpost” (also known as “Outpost 37”) is set in the year 2033: twelve years after humanity’s successful defense of the planet against a hostile alien force known as the “Heavies”. The main invasion force was pushed into a complete withdrawal, and in their haste they left an unknown number of stragglers [...]

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‘Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead’ is the Mad Max/Zombie Mash-Up You Didn’t Know You Needed


There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who hear a movie described as “Mad Max” + “Dawn of the Dead” and start reaching for their wallet, and those who… eh, who are we kidding? Those guys stopped reading seconds ago. It’s just us now. Let’s talk about “Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead”!
This is [...]

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