Mankind must suffer, so mankind can survive. These words are a maxim for one of the greatest of Imperial Inquisitors, Gregor Eisenhorn of the Ordo Xenos!
During Rezzed I had the chance to check out Man O’ War: Corsair, a naval game set in the distant past of the Warhammer Fantasy universe. It puts you in control of a crew as you sail the treacherous seas looking for trouble, fortune and enough money to retire and buy that house of your dreams…and try not to die a horrible death in the process.
When I launched the game and after the first long loading screen—which strangely enough was quite short when I played the game a second time—I got the chance to create my character, the captain of the ship. As the game is still in Early Access there weren’t many options available, so “default guy” it was! The crew was the same no matter what I did and that’s ok, as beyond your second in command they’re just a band of disposable nobodies you hire in bulk at port. Continue reading Preview: Man O’ War: Corsair
I love the Warhammer 40.000 universe, I really do. Having said so, I know very little about it. I dislike playing figurines and while I’m a wiki-addict, most of my knowledge comes from friends who have read the many novels. But even so, the name Eisenhorn means something to me. It’s a name I’ve heard in gasps of awe. The Inquisitor Eisenhorn of the Ordo Xenos is a badass among many in this ultra-testosterone-fuelled universe.
When I saw the press release announcing Eisenhorn: Xenos for PC my eyes went wide, my mouth slack and I think I might have drooled a bit. When I told my friends about it, the ones that introduced me to the character, to say they were excited is an understatement.
So what do I think of Eisenhorn: Xenos so far? Continue reading Preview – Eisenhorn: Xenos
The Skaven live underground, they scurry about, almost forgotten by those on the surface. But things are changing, the world is ending and nothing will stop the Vermintide.