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Alec Meer


A 10-year veteran of scribbling about video games, Alec primarily writes for Rock, Paper, Shotgun, but given any opportunity he will escape his keyboard and mouse ghetto to write about any and all formats.

Featured articles

Feature | The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Tinker, tailor, soldier, necromancer.

Feature | WildStar

Craft your own war.

Feature | The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings

Something pretty wicked this way comes.

Review | Fate of the World

Ends of the Earth.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Secrets and lies.

Feature | XCOM

Alien resurrection.

Review | Pocket Legends

Is this the first true iPhone MMO?

Frozen Synapse

Laser Squad's nemesis.

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

Once more unto the beach.

Review | Supreme Commander 2

Supreme of chicken.

Feature | Supreme Commander 2

Experimentally unexperimental.

Feature | Games of 2009: Canabalt

The magnificent monochrome marathon.

Review | The Sims 3: World Adventures

Your chance to take a shower inside The Great Pyramid.

James Cameron's Avatar: The Game

The game of the film of the decades-in-the-making vanity project.

Review | Torchlight

Going under-under-under-under-under-underground.

Assassin's Creed II

Death in Venice.

Feature | Alpha Protocol

License to skill-points.

Feature | Retrospective: Earth Defence Force 2017

Spiders from Mars, or thereabouts.

Review | The Sims 3

Lifestyles of the wretched and infragrant.


Lord of war.

Feature | R.U.S.E.

Licence to lie.

Feature | Warhammer Online: the new classes

Meet the reinforcements new to the WAR effort.

City of Heroes: Issue 13

Get a job, loser.

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