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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

A battle rages all around in A Total War Saga: Troy

A Total War Saga: Troy Review


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

Published: Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:00
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A Total War Saga: Troy Blends Myth With Reality


Like the Iliad, the Total War series has had a long and storied tradition.

Published: Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:00
The protagonists of A Fold Apart reunite

A Fold Apart Review


A Fold Apart releases at a particularly difficult time. With a global pandemic underway, most of us are isolating in our homes.

Published: Fri, 04/17/2020 - 06:00
A title screen of Hearts of Iron IV La Resistance

Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance Review


In the months and years following the German occupation of France during World War II, the people of France found it troubling dealing with the oppressive regime placed upon them.

Published: Fri, 03/06/2020 - 11:00
A battle underway in Empires in Ruins

Flawed Foundations Lead to Empires in Ruins


Steel yourself, soldier! A rebellion threatens the entire Western Marches and all that stands between them overthrowing your empire is your carefully placed towers. Empires in Ruins is an

Published: Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:00
Cyberpunk 2077

What to Play in Early 2020 (Since Every Game You Wanted Was Delayed)


Picture back to E3 2019. Game after game is announced for early 2020. You begin getting concerned. How will you find time to play all these games in such a small release window?

Published: Mon, 02/10/2020 - 11:00
Welcome to Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov New Player's Guide


Welcome to the Escape From Tarkov New Player's Guide! Escape from Tarkov is a challenging first-person shooter filled with complex concepts and punishing mechanics.

Published: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:00