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Alex Verdini

Staff Writer

A gamer since his earliest memory, Alex enjoys practically every video game genre known to humankind (with a particular favoritism toward shooters and RPGs). He's been a long time Dungeons & Dragons player, and he has a fondness for board games and tabletop RPGs.

Articles by Alex Verdini

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 - How to Get Your Car and Complete Human Nature Quest

Guide

Right around the time after you complete "The Heist" quest, you’ll suddenly find yourself missing your car.

Published: Sat, 12/12/2020 - 09:05
Aiming down sight of an rifle during intense combat

Cyberpunk 2077 - 8 Essential Perks for Any Play Style

Guide

Whether you’re playing a bruising melee fighter, a stealthy assassin, or a hacker, there are a number of perks that will benefit you regardless of your play style in Cyberpunk 2077.

Published: Fri, 12/11/2020 - 15:05
A boss battle underway in Empire of Sin

Empire of Sin Review

Review

Time to embrace your inner criminal mastermind in Empire of Sin, the new turn-based tactics game from John Romero.

Published: Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:00
A closeup of a Dwarf Fighter

Baldur's Gate 3 Fighter Guide

Guide

Fighters have always been a standard introduction into the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

Published: Wed, 10/14/2020 - 19:38
A bloody battle is underway

Baldur's Gate 3 Storms the Early Access Gates

Preview

The meshing of modern RPG mechanics, fused together with the Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition ruleset, is a magical experience with the return to the Baldur’s Gate universe.

Published: Tue, 10/13/2020 - 13:00
A closeup of the Ranger in Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3 Ranger Guide

Guide

Rangers sometimes feel like the odd class out in Dungeons & Dragons, and in Baldur’s Gate 3 this is true as well.

Published: Mon, 10/12/2020 - 19:09
Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3 Wizard Guide

Guide

The big damage dealer, and arguably one of the best spellcasters in Dungeons & Dragons, is without a doubt the Wizard.

Published: Sat, 10/10/2020 - 23:42
Lining up a shot on an opponent with ice magic

Spellbreak Review

Review

Another day, another battle royale. Enter the magical version this time.

Published: Fri, 10/09/2020 - 11:00
Mechs battle in an epic alternate history setting of Iron Harvest

Iron Harvest Review

Review

Its been a while since we’ve had a massive real-time strategy campaign to play through.

Published: Tue, 09/01/2020 - 17:35
The final assault of the enemy's headquarters in Iron Harvest

Iron Harvest Steams Ahead with Mechs

Preview

Iron Harvest is a return to the traditional, competitive style real-time strategy genre.

Published: Fri, 08/14/2020 - 09:00
A battle rages all around in A Total War Saga: Troy

A Total War Saga: Troy Review

Review

Annual franchises can be a bit of scary undertaking these days.

Published: Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:00