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Marcus Hansson

Staff Writer

Marcus wants three things: to make fat coin writing cool stuff, to play games, and to find a piece of cardboard that fits neatly under the short leg of his desk. He's been making stuff up since 2006, which happens to be the year David Bowie thanked Marcus for writing all his songs.

Articles by Marcus Hansson

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The Bard's Tale IV Drunkenly Stumbles But Remains Cheerful


The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep is the latest turn-based dungeon crawling RPG from inXile, and it's an odd jumble of a game.

Published: Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:00
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Frozen Synapse 2 Review - Tactical Bliss


Your squad captures a valuable relic on a mission. As you transport it back to headquarters, a rival faction intercepts you. They demand that you hand it over, and you refuse.

Published: Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:00
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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Review - Worldbuilding of Warcraft


World of Warcraft and nostalgia are inextricably linked. Often, longtime players remember in-game locations as they would childhood homes.

Published: Sat, 08/25/2018 - 13:00
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Blizzard Confirms Multiple Diablo Projects Are In The Works


It has now been six years since Blizzard released Diablo III, which means that the community is starting to get somewhat jittery and anxious.

Published: Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:30
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Artifact, Valve's Upcoming Digital Card Game Releases November 28


Everyone wants to join the digital card game money-making fiesta, and Valve is no exception.

Published: Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:28
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Chasm Review - Not That Deep


With all the meshing of genres that goes on today, it can be refreshing to play a game unapologetically dedicated to a single kind of experience.

Published: Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:00
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World of Warcraft's Game Director Says Buggy Pre-patch Is "Not What We Deserve"


In the latest WoW Live Developer Q&A, Ion Hazzikostas, game director for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, said that the

Published: Fri, 07/20/2018 - 09:37
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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth Pre-patch Launches Next Week


As players stumble into the home stretch of Legion like a country-wide exodus crossing a desert, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth looms on the horizon like a cloud promising

Published: Fri, 07/13/2018 - 11:04
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Metroidvania Chasm Release Date Announced After Six years of Development


Developer Bit Kid announced yesterday that it's almost ready to release its Metroidvania Action-RPG, Chasm, <

Published: Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:51