Feature, Reviews

Happy New Game+ 2013

At the start of last year, weekendwarrio.rs was only just launching, so our 2012 GOTY piece was more a burst of reviews rather than a round-up. This time around, however, we’ve got a full year to look back on. Read on to see us miss the point, forget some brilliant games, cover some equally brilliant games, and generally have a bit of a laugh as we pass out our various awards for 2013.

No, what I meant was These men write about video games for a website, but what happens next will shock you. OH, DO PLEASE FUCK OFF WITH THAT SHIT.

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News

Newshogg – Exclusive Tigerfall

I’ve been slack this week, working on some prose and learning about the history of the Roman Empire. But the Honourable James McKibbin will have none of that shit, rounding up a twatload of news posts for me to sift through and present for you all.

Call of Duty bigger than all of human history, Tiger Woods gets chopped, The Walking Dead Season 2, DayZ, Dark Souls 2, and plenty more after the jump.

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Reviews

New Growth – The Stanley Parable

In the grand (recent) tradition of Thirty Flights of Loving and Gone Home, The Stanley Parable is a game that uses the tropes and expectations of FPS and turns them on their heads to create a wholly unique narrative experience. I’m not sure that it’s possible to spoil The Stanley Parable because it is so very much about the process of exploring and experiencing the game. That said I shall try my best to avoid any potential spoilers, and you should avoid not playing the game for the next couple of hours so you can fully come to grips with it.

If “fully” coming to grips with The Stanley Parable is even possible.

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New Growth – Gone Home

It’s hard to discuss Gone Home without using spoilers because the very nature of the game requires that you explore and discover all these things yourself. I’ve tried my best, but if you play games for the story and the experience – as opposed to fast-paced action and visceral combat – then Gone Home is surely something you will appreciate.

Go play it first, then come back. The words below the jump can wait for you.

Intellectual Response (Fewer Spoilers).

Emotional Response (More Spoilers).

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