ALFRED HITCHCOCK — VERTIGO
Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" is considered one of the cult director's finest works, with 846 critics putting it in first place on Sight & Sound's list of the greatest films (previously…

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UNDUNGEON
In the genre of Western RPGs, where everything has long been invented and overused, it is difficult to surprise and stand out with something. Therefore, rare exceptions, like Planescape: Torment…

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RUIN RAIDERS
My kingdom for entium! The formula here is really classic - having recruited three tailed fighters from the available menagerie, we set off to clear the ruins and dungeons, where,…

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ICARUS
Dean Hall is a very controversial figure in the modern gaming industry. The creator of the great modification for ArmA II called DayZ was never able to bring it to…

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UNDUNGEON
In the genre of Western RPGs, where everything has long been invented and overused, it is difficult to surprise and stand out with something. Therefore, rare exceptions, like Planescape: Torment…

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WHY CARD SYSTEMS ENLAVE THE INDUSTRY

Simple and clear
Card games are over 600 years old, collectible games are almost 30 years old. Everyone has ever played cards or at least seen how it is done. Therefore, they understand in advance how all card games work in general. Already from the trailer of some action, it is easy to understand card mechanics: everywhere there are analogues of “provocation”, “poison” or “mana”. Continue reading

UNDERNAUTS: LABYRINTH OF YOMI

Horror in the dungeons and more
Horror in Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi is driven by the story, art design, and atmosphere. The action takes place in Yomi. In Japanese folklore, this is actually Hell, the land of the dead, and in the game it is a strange complex and labyrinth that suddenly appeared in the 70s of the last century in the vicinity of Tokyo. It’s scary, dark and there are not always living monsters around, but it’s also full of especially valuable resources. Therefore, corporations regularly send groups of specially trained stalkers (titular Undernauts) to their extraction, in fact, exploiting them mercilessly. Continue reading

HALO INFINITE
In November, the battle between Call of Duty: Vanguard and Battlefield 2042 was supposed to take place. But suddenly a third side of the conflict appeared - although Halo Infinite…

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POKÉMON BRILLIANT DIAMOND AND SHINING PEARL
According to old patterns The ILCA team was involved in the development of remakes, that is, Game Freak is not related to the updated versions. This is noticeable - the…

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FATAL FRAME / PROJECT ZERO: MAIDEN OF BLACK WATER
Many devoted PC-boyars have probably heard something about the Japanese horror series Fatal Frame (known in their homeland as Project Zero), which was once almost on an equal footing with…

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