All posts by Jason Haywood

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden Review

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden is a tactical adventure game mixing RTS ( Real-Time Strategy), stealth, exploration and some RPG elements into its gameplay. Developed by The Bearded Ladies Consulting and published by Funcom. In this game players take the role of a member of “The People” a faction of humans living a mutated life in The Ark, an isolated area, and going out on missions within the rest of the post-apocalyptic world. These concepts and the overall game itself are all based on the Mutant series of board games which sees mankind fleeing to segmented underground communities.

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Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Preview

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is a tactical adventure game based on the classic tabletop RPG called Mutant with elements of real-time strategy, stealth, and exploration combined to make a compelling and original new IP for gaming. Players take control of three mutants also known as Stalkers (Bormin, Dux, and Selma) who are on a mission to explore an area called The Zone for their leader the Elder who runs the Ark, which is where survivors live.

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Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game Review

Set in 1924, Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game follows the down on his luck detective Edward Pierce, a struggling war veteran who operates out of Boston Massachusetts is asked by a Mr. Webster to investigate the mysterious death of the Hawkins family on an island called Dark Water just outside of Massachusetts. While working on this case he discovers a cult that wishes to bring back ‘the old gods’ from the worlds of Lovecraftian horror lore. The game is in first person view and is a survival horror type game with very little combat, some stealth elements, and a heavy reliance on Investigation.

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Revisited

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is about a Pict warrior woman named Senua who sets out to enter Helheim and confront the Norse goddess Hela in an attempt to free her lover Dillion’s soul all the while struggling with psychosis. On the journey you discover Senua’s background (how she met Dillion, how she was raised, what the other villagers thought of her, how her psychosis affected her upbringing etc.). Along the way you find Lorestones which tell stories about Norse mythology as told by Druth (a former teacher/friend of Senua).

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