TROUBLESHOOTER: WE MISSED
As you know, recently I love anime. And I love turn-based tactics for a very long time. And in such a situation, how could you miss Troubleshooter: Abandoned Children -…

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TROUBLESHOOTER: WE MISSED
As you know, recently I love anime. And I love turn-based tactics for a very long time. And in such a situation, how could you miss Troubleshooter: Abandoned Children -…

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THE LAST STAND: AFTERMATH
The Last Stand is a fairly well-known old series of mainly mobile and flash games (the 2007 version can still be launched on the official website) that are dedicated to…

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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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HOW GOD OF WAR WORKS ON AVERAGE PC
Testing a new product on the most powerful PC is boring, and in the era of a shortage of video cards, this looks like a mockery, because not everyone can…

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SHERLOCK HOLMES: CHAPTER ONE

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

CONWAY: DISAPPEARANCE AT DAHLIA VIEW

Connoisseurs of good English detectives, the gaming industry, to put it mildly, does not indulge. But in November, they were rewarded in many ways for their expectations. This is not only about Sherlock Holmes Chapter One, but also about Conway: Disappearance at Dahlia View, a new game from the British studio White Paper Games – the authors of The Occupation (also a detective, but political) and puzzle Ether One. The main character here, of course, is not Sherlock, but he is also an excellent detective, and the game itself turned out to be quite good. Continue reading

WHITE SHADOWS

We are not welcome here
The game immediately warns about the topics that will be raised in it. Here and racism, and xenophobia, and violence with forced labor. There is also cruelty to animals: all the characters here are representatives of the fauna. Wolves, pigs, rats – “all animals are equal,” as posters and neon signs say. Everyone except birds: they are considered carriers of all kinds of infection and seek to either destroy or “remake”. Although some other animals in this universe clearly do not belong to the top of the social pyramid. Continue reading

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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WOLFSTRIDE
Still, finding real diamonds in a pile ... in the basements of Steam is already akin to a drug for me. The next dose was Wolfstride - a game that…

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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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