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Kieron Gillen


Kieron is one of the founders of the lovely Rock, Paper, Shotgun and nowadays writes comics for Marvel starring characters that even his mum has heard of.

First-Person Shooter Creator

Move over, Valve. Eurogamer, taking ovvvvahhh.

Serious Sam 2

Insane in the membrane.

Spartan: Total Warrior

More godlike than God of War?

FeatureSpartan: Total Warrior

The third and final (s)part(an). Sorry.

Space Rangers

Old Firm battles with Space Celtic ensue.

FeatureSpartan: Total Warrior

A technical examination of Creative Assembly's latest.

Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion

Less fashionable than Rome: Total War Barbie Invasion.

Colosseum: Road to Freedom

Colosseum: Road to Boredom, more like.

Dungeon Siege II

DUNGeon siege, more like. Er... except not.

FeatureSpartan: Total Warrior

Creative Assembly chats about its action opus.

FeatureThe State of Independence #3

My Kingdom for a Horse - a controversial budget.

FeatureThe State of Independence #2

That pulsating crystal thing spilt your pint. Get him.

FeatureAuto Assault

Fully Automatic for the people. Mutant MMO people.

FeatureThe State of Independence #1

Your introduction to the cool kids.

Earth 2160

EA's yearly update improves tank handling from the 2159 edition.


Madagascar? BADagascar, more like. Except not that bad, actually.

Battlefield 2

Don't bring a gun to a tankfight. Except an anti-tank gun. That's okay.

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!

Water, water everywhere. Sell tickets.

Alien Hominid

"Illegal alien, signed up." "Anyone ever mistook you for a man" "Etc."

Imperial Glory

Metric Dishonour.

Boiling Point: Road To Hell

A three-point turn.

Guild Wars

Gilded gold stars all round.

Stronghold 2


Empire Earth II

The Empire Earth strikes back.

Cossacks 2: Napoleonic Wars

Much like the Neapolitan wars, but with less strawberry.

The Matrix Online

In the immortal words of the Eurovision song contest, Neo points.


To get to the head of the tactical shooter class, you have to swat.

The Sims 2 University

Off topic, but will someone please remake Skool Daze? Cheers.

Playboy: The Mansion

From High Def Gaming to Die Hef Gaming? For those of you who read the articles...

Act of War: Direct Action

Not the "Lights! Camera! Action!" kind of Direct Action.


Games evolving into its own little niche.

The Settlers: Heritage Of Kings

"Heritage of Kings". As in "inbred and a little stunted".

World of Warcraft

Got the whole world in his hands +4.

FeatureCity of Heroes Diary #4

The regular Superheroics anonymous meeting.

FeatureCity of Heroes Diary #3

The magic word this week has been "Sidekick".

Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile

Why did the Egyptian Swimmer go to the psychologist? Coz he was living in... oh, forget it.

FeatureCity of Heroes Diary #2

Life and death of the superfolk.

Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone

Fear the Deadly Shiny Pebble. Fear it.

FeatureCity of Heroes Diary #1

Up, Up and a... wait a minute, look at the size of that thing.

Act of War: Direct Action

Like an act of Hamlet, except with less Danish folk.

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

The Old Knights of the Old Republic made new. Ish.


Much like The Hitman and Her for the pre-Romans.

Zoo Tycoon 2

"Mommy! What's that monkey doing?" "Move along, dear."

World of Warcraft

That Bear's just spilt your pint. Deck him. See the difference?

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Kieron Gillen's Review!

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

Stop the press. Review in just in time to meet its Undeadline.

EverQuest 2

That deer's just spilt your pint. Deck him.

City of Heroes

More ill-advised spandex than a The Darkness tribute band convention.

Rollercoaster Tycoon 3

Supa-dupa looper-troopa. I’ll stop.

FeatureNCSoft Europe

World-wide web gets more worldly as NCSoft hits Europe.


Save the world. Also, philander.

Kohan II: Kings of War

War. It's fantastic.

Rome: Total War

Do as the Romans do.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War

Considerable improvements over last year's Warhammer 39,999.

FeatureWarren Spector talks Deus Ex: Invisible War

Sequel? Yes. Demo? Yes. Blah? Blah. KG asks some better questions.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Kieron Gillen's only a master of evil...

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