Call of Cthulhu under test

The French developer Cyanide Studios dares to take on the legacy of H.P. Lovecraft and confronts us in Call of Cthulhu with the dark hustle and bustle of the big old ones. Following the rules of the popular Pen and Paper, we accompany the failed and alcoholic detective Edward Pierce on his surreal descent into the abysses of madness. To solve the strange death of the Hawkins family he goes to Dark Island. What Edward Pierce doesn’t know: the island and its inhabitants hold a terrible secret: Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn – In his house in R´lyeh lies and dreams the dead Cthulhu!

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Red Dead Redemption 2 in Test

Exactly eight years ago, Rockstar Games released Red Dead Redemption, a game for eternity. In the role of the former outlaw John Marston, we roam through a wild west that is already in its last breaths in 1911. Red Dead Redemption 2 is a prequel to the classic. The adventure of Arthur Morgan tells of loyalty, mistrust and betrayal. Paired with great gameplay, this late sequel, for me, is nothing less than a masterpiece, not least because of its tremendous attention to detail.

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Film Criticism: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Halloween is over, so it’s Christmas soon! And as an absolute lover of this festival, I couldn’t get in a better mood for it than with a suitable film – especially if it’s a Disney film! The two directors Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston dare to tackle the already numerously interpreted story about the Nutcracker and the Mouse King, but miss it with an interesting twist and thus create a film that can be seen alongside other Christmas classics!

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Just Cause 4: Teaser Video for Expansion Pass

Square Enix releases a teaser video on the upcoming download content of Just Cause 4. The trailer gives a taste of what players can expect with the three extensions “Demons”, “Dare Devils” and “Danger”.

In Just Cause 4 Rico Rodriguez comes to Solís to learn the truth about his past – at any price. The three extensions “Demons”, “Dare Devils” and “Danger” are expected in 2019.

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Aftermath: Reigns: Kings & Queens

The game idea of Reigns is both simple and very unusual: As a medieval monarch of modern times, we make far-reaching decisions by wiping our fingers to the left or right and thus rule our kingdom. Released in 2016 as a mobile game for iOS and Android devices, Publisher Devolver Digital releases the monarch simulation under the name Reigns: Kings & Queens now also for Nintendo Switch.

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