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Zed Games Podcast – Episode 252

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In studio: Jody Macregor, Candi Payne, Razor and  Sean “Minion” Mccarthy.

This week, Sean reviews the latest expansion to World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. 

The three amigos review Metrocide, an open world stealth game by indie studio Flat Earth Games.

We hear an interview with Alex Hutchison, creative director of Far Cry 4. Thanks to 2RRR’s Big Head Mode for the recording.

Aired 14 January 2015.

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Opinion: Why I’ll Be Saying “No Thanks” To The Elder Scrolls Online

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The Elder Scrolls games have always strived to deliver – largely with success – expansive, open, fantasy worlds and the ability to explore them in your own way. For me, this epitomises the function of video games in my life: the ability to temporarily leave the day-to-day troubles of my life behind and enter a crafted world full of wonder.

Several times while I was playing Skyrim, I caught myself actually saying (yelling?) out loud “Wouldn’t this game be even more awesome if it was an MMO?” So when The Elder Scrolls Online was announced, I was struck by a severe case of “the hypes”.  This condition, which affects every gamer at some point, is marked by symptoms which include tunnel-vision, episodes of mania, and in my specific case a wee bit of mouth foam. Thankfully, two weeks ago I rid myself of this illness. If you are still affected by the particular strain of the hypes that was induced by The Elder Scrolls Online, read on.

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