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Civilization V

After fourteen hours or so with Civ V I’ve come away feeling a little disappointed and also a little stupid. Civ has always evaded me – I was too young to understand it when I played II, I didn’t like how it handled combat when I recently played IV, but going into V I thought it would finally click – and for a while I thought it had done, but in the end, well, I’m left with an overwhelming sense of apathy. The new look and feel won me over initially – it’s extremely polished and slick. Big buttons fill…

Solium Infernum

Hell is such an underused setting. It has the power to drive twisted imagery straight to the forefront of peoples mind, yet is malleable enough to be moulded into whatever a developer can conjure. Vic Davies of Cyptic Comet has tapped the potential by creating Solium Infernum – a Turn Based strategy game based on politicking, warring, devilish trickery, scheming, and ultimately being a dick to your so-called friends. Primarily a multiplayer game, Solium sees six players in a power battle for reign of hell. Lucifer has left the throne, leaving the remaining government – The Conclave – to decide…