Blog Archive: August 2022

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Gotham Knights Skills

Continuing the month long Gotham Knights blitz, we now have detailed information about their skill system.

Much of it is entirely standard roleplaying game fare but there are some twists.

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Space for Sale

No, we're not advertising. Space for Sale is the name of a newly announced novel game in which you buy a solar system (procedurally generated) then build homes for non-human clients on exotic planets.

Colour us intrigued.

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Pantheon Trailer

Soon to join AMC's growing library of sci-fi titles is a new animated drama series called Pantheon which now has a trailer and release date.

Once you get past the ubiquitous "feelings rule" bit it starts to get murdery and interesting.

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Broken Roads

Ozzie games developer Drop Bear Bytes (what a name) have released a Gamescom trailer for their upcoming post apocalyptic isometric roleplaying game Broken Roads.

Which boasts a unique four dimensional (Utilitarian, Humanist, Nihilist, Machiavellian) morality system.

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Gotham Knights Combat

Warner Bros. have released, via Twitter it seems, short annotated gameplay videos for each of the playable characters in upcoming action roleplaying game Gotham Knights, which others have helpfully republished together.

So it's a two minute blow-by-blow combat preview.

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Ion Sci-Fi 16 August

This week sci-fi heavyweights line up in the Saturn Award nominations, is a fourth season of The Mandalorian already on the way, new trailers but more delays for sci-fi games, a Doctor Who regeneration twist and a rookie presenter fills in for Raymond.

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Ezra Apologises

Sort of. While we never jumped on the bandwagon to summarily execute beleaguered by controversy star Ezra Miller, we are slightly skeptical of the official apology they recently issued.

It's both light on details and aim.

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Severance Update

When speaking about their impressive haul of Emmy nominations in July, Severance series creator Dan Erickson warned that their writing process was very involved and that no production date had been set for season 2.

In an interview with SiriusXM series star Adam Scott has revealed that they're going to start shooting "pretty soon".

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Opening the Cabinet

Netflix have allowed us a first look inside upcoming horror anthology series, Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities.

Australia's own Essie Davis (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries) stars with Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead) in an episode titled The Murmuring.

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Red Hood Builds

Continuing the reveal build up along the road to release, we now have gameplay of two high level Red Hood builds for open world action roleplaying game Gotham Knights.

One of those is not what we expected.