Civilization 6 – Simon Bolivar leads Gran Colombia

After diving into Lady Six Sky in a previous post, it’s time to see what’s up with Simon Bolivar of Gran Colombia in the new Frontier Expansion Pass of Civilization VI. Focusing more on domination in contrast to Lady Six Sky’s more friendly science benefits, let’s dive in and see how he fares against the pantheon of great civilizations already on offer.

Disclaimer: He fares pretty damn well.

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Civilization 6: Lady Six Sky Leads the Maya

Following on from the announcement that Civilization VI will be getting a host of new content over the course of the next 12 months, the Mayans are one of the new civilizations being released on May 21st. Led by the feathery Lady Six Sky, the Mayans have a host of unique abilities which will change the way you build your empire.

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A Tribute to Starman – Kojima’s Muse

A matter of days after the release of legend David Bowie’s new album Blackstar, the world has been shocked at the news that he has passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer. It’s one of those surreal historical moments – one of those still frames in your mind that you’ll recall when people ask you where were you when David Bowie died? 

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Ruling Out Same-Sex Relationships In Tomodachi Life Is Social Commentary, Nintendo

Nintendo have released a statement addressing an issue concerning one of their games – Tomodachi Life – in that players are unable to form same-sex relationships with other players. Rather than making plans to change the game, due for release on June 6th, the company have decided not to make alterations, and have asserted that they “never intended to make any form of social commentary with the launch of Tomodachi Life.”

Unfortunately, they must realise that they already have.

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Are eSports Real? No, Say People With No Connection to Video Gaming

Unsurprisingly, a contingent of ex-sports stars on America’s HBO channel have deemed eSports as not a real sport. Arguments go both ways, of course, and the definition between sport and competition is always contentious.

What is a little surprising, from a group of professionals, is the flagrant ignorance apparent throughout the discussion.

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Blizzcon 2013 – The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Warcraft

As well as all the visuals revealed at Blizzcon 2013, the developers have also had a great amount of information to deliver about the sound and music in World of Warcraft. Some of it might seem incidental, but some of it is quite exciting.

Here’s what they’ve revealed.

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Blizzcon 2013 – Warlords of Draenor Question & Answer

Phewph, I need a break. While I recover from this information overload induced coma, take a look at the developer interview from Blizzcon. Once I’m less dead, I’ll jot down what the developers have cleared up.

Blizzcon 2013 – WoW Warlock & Warrior Changes

We’re back to the World of Warcraft updates now, with several class changes provided for the journey from level 90 to level 100 in the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

These are the Warlock and Warrior changes that have been earmarked so far.

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Blizzcon 2013 – WoW Priest, Rogue & Shaman Changes

We’re back to the World of Warcraft updates now, with several class changes provided for the journey from level 90 to level 100 in the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

These are the Priest, Rogue and Shaman changes that have been earmarked so far.

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Blizzcon 2013 – WoW Mage, Monk & Paladin Changes

We’re back to the World of Warcraft updates now, with several class changes provided for the journey from level 90 to level 100 in the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

These are the Mage, Monk and Paladin changes that have been earmarked so far.

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