Cursed old house
A guy with a speaking name Smak arrives by ship in the port of the city of Ambrosia. The captain throws him overboard without saying goodbye and leaving no means of subsistence, but Smak has a trump card – a certificate of ownership of a local villa. Having received a residence permit, Smak goes to a new house and on the way listens to stories that the villa is cursed – it is haunted, and all the people who lived there have fled or even died. Continue reading
The same Chinese man, a lone hero, hiding under the sign of FYQD-Studio (actually his name is Zhang Xin Cheng; Zeng Xian Cheng), who made a rustle of his Bright Memory last year (I wrote about this short but bright beauty), all, of course, a little confused. It seemed that it was a 40-minute demo of a full-fledged game called Bright Memory: Infinite, reminiscent of Shadow Warrior 2. So Infinite came out – and it turned out that she and the first Bright Memory – two different episodes of the main character’s adventures, and the continuation is also short: not 40 minutes, and somewhere a couple of hours. Also, you see, very little for a shooter. Continue reading
Queen, pawns and master
Defend the Rook is stylized as a board game, where we move the pieces of a warrior, a thief, a sorceress and our own castle on the board in turn-by-turn mode, set up traps and defensive towers to fight off attackers. And the Master owns the figures, who thus helps a certain golden queen – she turned to him for help in order to cope with her enemies and capture more gems. Continue reading
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 was planned to be released only in December, they decided to open access to multiplayer this week. Before us is not a release version, but a “beta”, so not all elements are finally brought to mind. But at its core, this is an amazing shooter and the Halo that fans have long dreamed of. Continue reading
Brilliant, eccentric and extraordinarily charismatic, Sherlock Holmes is rightfully considered one of the greatest literary heroes of all times and peoples – it is not without reason that every new fictional detective sooner or later begins to be compared with the legendary occupant of 221 Baker Street.
But here’s the paradox: although the character has been with us for more than a hundred years, and even schoolchildren know his adventures by heart, the detective’s early life is still shrouded in a veil of secrecy. What events shaped the image of Holmes? Continue reading