Category Archives: Games

G20 Day

Anybody who has glanced at my ‘About’ page will know that I live in Brisbane, Queensland. Which just so happens to be the setting for this year’s G20 summit (in case you’ve been living under a rock; and, if the … Continue reading

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Crusader Kings II – Review

“The game that keeps on giving…” I missed the initial release of Paradox Interactive’s (now) acclaimed grand-strategy game Crusader Kings II back in 2012. Much like my experience with Total War: Rome II (https://ethanreilly.wordpress.com/2014/09/27/total-war-rome-ii-review/) I came to it only after … Continue reading

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Total War: Attila – Announcement Trailer

So, this happened… We won’t get to see this latest instalment in the Creative Assembly’s Total War series until next year, but I’m excited anyway. Hopefully, a lot of lessons have been learned from the production of Total War: Rome … Continue reading

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Total War: Rome II – Review

I meant to do this a long time ago. And I’m not sure why I didn’t. I suppose it’s because, like many others, my experience with Total War: Rome II, the 2013 turn-based strategy/real-time tactics video game from Creative Assembly … Continue reading

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“I suddenly remembered my Charlemagne…”

Good news…if you’re a fan of Paradox Interactive’s bestselling grand strategy masterpiece Crusader Kings II, that is! There’s a new DLC on the cards, and it’s all about Charlemagne: For those who don’t know who Charlemagne was, here’s a link: … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed: Unity

One of the gems from this year’s E3 conference that I can’t stop watching. And I’m not even a fan of the Assassin’s Creed series (although I did love Ubisoft’s ‘Prince of Persia’ trilogy, its spiritual predecessor)! Maybe it’s the … Continue reading

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Paradox Provides

Paradox Interactive – developer of a plethora of amazing Grand Strategy games including the hugely popular Crusader Kings II, Europa Universalis IV, and Hearts of Iron III – have announced a swag of new games and content. http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/01/23/paradox-announcement-round-up-hearts-of-iron-4-runemaster-and-expansions-for-ck2-and-eu4/?ns_campaign=article-feed&ns_mchannel=ref&ns_source=steam&ns_linkname=0&ns_fee=0 Most exciting … Continue reading

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All Hail the Conquering Scots!

So, it’s finally finished… By which I mean my Medieval 2: Total War Grand Campaign – the same one I’ve been playing for months (in-between work, life, and all the rest of that important stuff that seems to take up … Continue reading

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More Total War: Rome 2

…now with The Joey Berry (AKA Warhammer Joey). The commentary is a little painful at first, but it improves as the video progresses.

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Grand Theft Auto 5 – Gameplay Trailer

In lieu of the next part in my ongoing series ‘Heir to Greatness’, which has suffered one of those delays I spoke of briefly a few weeks ago (sorry!), here’s something infinitely cooler – if you haven’t watched it yet, … Continue reading

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