Dougie Powell

Twenty-something journalist, based in both Helsinki, Finland and London, Britain. I'm mostly interested in RPGs, including Fantasy and Horror, but also write topical pieces on gaming culture. I live with my partner and our five-year-old Australian Kelpie, Vernon.

Three Short(ish) Board Games

Super Fun With Friends in Under Half an Hour (Probably)   As much fun as board games are, they do sometimes go on for longer than desired. The first few turns of a new game at a party are filled with good humour and laughter, but when the fourth…

Player Feedback Leads to Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Update

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Free Update Announced   Developers The Bearded Ladies, in collaboration with Funcom, have announced a free update for their game Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. The features of the Stalker Trials update came from player feedback. Such as a new challenge mode,…

Developer Digital Project Ape Out Available for Switch and Steam

Ape Out Released Today Ape Out, a project from indie games publisher Devolver Digital has been released today for Steam and Nintendo Switch. Ape Out is a single-player indie action game smash ‘em up game created by developers Gabe Cuzzillo, Matt Boch, and Bennett. The Steam description sums up…

Knights Chronicle Update Collaborates with Fairy Tail

Fairy Tail Update for Knights Chronicle Available until March 19th   Korean developers Netmarble Corporation have announced today an update for the popular anime-inspired mobile RPG Knights Chronicle. The update brings the popular anime and manga series Fairy Tail into the game’s world. The collaboration will bring five of…

Rainswept Review (PC)

Crime, Chain-Smoking and Small Town Comfort     Maybe I’ve missed something major over the course of my life, but I wanted to ask where the brooding detective in the beige trench coat comes from? Has it always been the standard uniform, or did one guy start it and…

Final Episode of A Plague Tale: Innocence’s Creation Webseries Released

More on the Rats for A Plague Tale: Innocence  French game developers Asobo Studio have released their final episode of their webseries, detailing the development of their upcoming title A Plague Tale: Innocence. The first and second episodes (Roots of Innocence and Dark Ages) were released on the 24th…

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