Category Archives: games

The Prachov Rocks natural reserve, 5km west of Jičín in the Czech Republic – a spectacularly beautiful sandstone plateau that will be curiously familiar to wanderers of to the mystical RPG vistas of The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim.

Pictures 1 and 2 are from the game, the rest are real.

(Pix: Steve Coleman)

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A one-sixth scale Fallout 4 X-01 Power Armour action figure from Threexzero, standing 36.8cm tall and complete with light-up helmet, swappable head, detachable armour plates, Assaultron blade and 40 points of articulation.

Yours for about €335 (+P&P).

Previously: Your R2-D2 Action Figure Has Arrived

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Who’s She? – based on the Guess Who? children’s game, created by Polish designer Zuzia Kozerska and featuring 28 world famous women, from painters and athletes to scientists and astronauts.

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Behold the bewilderingly overpopulated, open world, first person, memory-gobbling RPGs of Brilliant Game Studios.

In The Ultimate Battle Simulator (top) players pit vast armies against one another. Above, 300 Jedi knights versus 60,000 medieval foot soldiers. Or if you prefer, a pitched battle between 20,000 Jedi and 20,000 Darth Mauls.

The Black Masses is a far darker and bloodier journey into crowd simulation, as evidenced above (warning: unremitting gore) by a sequence wherein 10,000 zombies are dismembered by a giant blender.

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An ingenious creation by amateur engineer Human Controller – a robotised Rubik’s Cube that can solve itself in minutes, whether held in the hand or tumbling over a flat surface.

Geek off on the internal gubbins here.

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Trover Saves The Universe – an upcoming VR game created by Justin (Rick and Morty) Roiland (you’ll recognise the voice characterisation and NSFW language) in which you and some dude called Trover attempt to rescue your dogs and save the Universe.

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Behold: the Acer Predator Thronos – a reclining gaming cockpit with a footrest, a desk for keyboard and mouse and a huge motorised arm that can accommodate three 27” monitors for panoramic viewing.

No price announced as yet.

Also, no big-drink cupholder.

I know, right?

Worst. Marathon gaming chair. Ever.

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