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War and games: Why are there so many WW2 games?

The Second World War was the deadliest conflict in human history. In terms of lives lost, the devastation goes beyond comprehension. What began in the late 1930s as a series of conflicts involving battle between troops on horseback, infantry with long rifles, and bi-planes, managed to escalate into a global conflict involving jet fighters, machine […]

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Armored Brigade’s latest DLC makes it a must-play for armchair generals

Publisher Slitherine and developer Veitikka Studios’ excellent tactical-level strategy war game Armored Brigade recently got its third DLC and it’s a serious game changer. Billed as a “Nation Pack” featuring playable forces from the Netherlands and Czechoslovakia, the impact the latest DLC has on gameplay and overall enjoyability feels incredibly understated. And that’s all thanks […]

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The podcasts that got us through 2020

Congratulations on making it through a remarkably difficult year for the entire planet. We’ve all tried different ways to cope with the isolation, boredom, and despair that 2020 brought us — and now that we’re at the end of it, it’s worth reflecting on the things that helped us through this tough time. To that […]

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Watch: This AI mashup of movie characters singing ‘All Star’ is the best DeepFake ever

Unpopular opinion: All Star, by Smash Mouth, is the greatest rock song ever created. Okay, that’s a lie. But it does make for the most compelling use of DeepFake technology we’ve ever seen. You simply have not lived until you’ve seen Gerard Butler as Leonidas and the creepy Agent Smith from The Matrix singing out the […]

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