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Sacha Loric

Sacha Loric

Sacha is a full-time writer and tabletop/video gamer who belatedly realized he can combine those two passions as a game designer and commentator. He has since successfully converted play to work and work to play.

Elden Ring’s the Wretch is truly deplorable
Feb 19, 2022, 3:44 PM Sacha Loric News
We are formally introduced to the Prophet, who can do holy magic, and the Wretch, who can't do much at all.
Elden Ring is coming in just a few days, and so it’s time to round off the last of the starting classes. This time, we formally meet the Prophet, who was introduced before. We also finally meet the worst possible class in the whole game, the class that director Hidetaka Miyazaki refers to as “the naked one,” the most painful way to play Elden Ring—the Wretch.   WRETCH: A poor, purposeless sod, naked as the day...
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Abermore gives you 18 days to rob the king
Feb 18, 2022, 11:58 AM Sacha Loric News
In this stealth RPG you play a master thief with mystical powers that must prepare for a big heist through a series of smaller jobs.
It’s been a long time since we saw a steampunk stealth game, but that’s what we’re getting with Abermore. A first-person “sneaker” RPG developed by Sold Out Games and published by Four Circle Interactive, Abermore is set in some kind of neo-Edwardian alternate world. Have a look at the trailer below:     Robbing the royals From...
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Bioshock 4 could possibly be delayed
Feb 17, 2022, 11:16 AM Sacha Loric News
According to a recent leak, there's trouble in Cloud Chamber, the studio developing the next Bioshock game.
Since its announcement back on December 9, 2019, fans have been tantalized by the proposition of an all-new Bioshock game. There hasn’t been a new Bioshock since 2014’s Burial at Sea DLC, so any news about the game is welcome. However, 2K Games has been tight-lipped about the latest game’s development.   Last year, there have been rumors floating around that Bioshock 4 is actually coming out in 2022. According to Colin Moriarty and VGC, the fourth...
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Everything we know about Total War Warhammer III
Feb 16, 2022, 6:35 PM Sacha Loric News
The Total War: WARHAMMER series comes to a magnificent conclusion with this grand strategy epic video game.
The long-running Total War series comes to a magnificent finale in Total War: Warhammer 3. This dark fantasy take on the medieval-flavored strategy game was well-loved by fans, with its first game being the fastest-selling Total War game ever.  We'll see the last Warhammer Total War game by tomorrow, so let's round up everything we know about it. Here's the Total War: Warhammer 3 announcement trailer:  ...
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Elden Ring reveals Confessor and Samurai classes
Feb 16, 2022, 1:41 PM Sacha Loric News
The Samurai is a dexterity-leaning class while the Confessor aims to achieve balance between melee and magic.
A few days back, we saw a slew of content from Elden Ring featuring the Warrior, the Prisoner, the Vagabond, the Hero, the Bandit, and the Astrologer. With only a week separating us from the game’s launch, we get a formal introduction to two more classes: the Confessor and the Samurai.   CONFESSOR: A church spy adept at covert operations....
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Capcom is teasing something with a countdown
Feb 15, 2022, 10:28 AM Sacha Loric News
It might be a new game, or a DLC to an existing one, or something else entirely. We'll know in a few days.
Capcom is definitely up to something. The renowned video game company has posted a countdown on their official website while providing no context whatsoever. All we know is that whatever it is will be revealed precisely on February 20/21 at 10 PM PT/6 PM GMT   ⏳ — Capcom USA (@CapcomUSA_) February 14, 2022   Fans are abuzz with what the announcement could be. However,...
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Elden Ring showcases Bandit and Astrologer classes
Feb 14, 2022, 1:36 PM Sacha Loric News
We now have introductions to eight out of ten classes for the game, as well as a little more representation for magic users.
We’ve previously seen Elden Ring reveal details about classes such as the Warrior, the Prisoner, the Vagabond and the Hero. Now come two more classes for players to consider starting with: the Bandit and the Astrologer.   BANDIT: A dangerous bandit who strikes for weak points. Excels at ranged combat with bows. ASTROLOGER: A scholar who reads fate in the stars. Heir to the school...
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Elden Ring reveals its strangest class yet
Feb 11, 2022, 12:00 PM Sacha Loric News
We already know about the Wretch, but the weird-looking prisoner is one for the books.
Much has been made about Elden Ring’s various classes: the armor-clad Vagabond, the magically adept Prophet, and the greatsword-wielding Bloody Wolf. Recently, FromSoftware has introduced the weirdest-looking class so far: the Prisoner.   WARRIOR: A nomad warrior who fights wielding two blades at once. An origin of exceptional technique. PRISONER: A prisoner bound in an iron mask. Studied in glintstone sorcery, having lived among the elite prior to sentencing. Pre-Order #ELDENRING:...
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The Wolf Among Us 2 reveal trailer is here
Feb 10, 2022, 4:07 PM Sacha Loric News
After a long wait, we finally get a good look at one of Telltale's most memorable games.
It’s been five long years of waiting since it was first announced, but finally, we have the first official trailer of The Wolf Among Us 2. Fans have been clamoring for a sequel since the first game, and though we got another announcement during the 2019 The Game Awards, news has been sparse since then. Now, though, we get a proper trailer:  ...
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Don’t expect this feature for upcoming SIFU DLC
Feb 9, 2022, 1:13 PM Sacha Loric News
With SIFU's popularity, Sloclap has promised new content for this incredibly challenging beat 'em up.
After its launch this February, SIFU is making a name for itself as a deeply challenging yet rewarding game. Developed by French studio Sloclap, SIFU is about a young martial artist seeking revenge against the assassins that killed his family. While its plot is certainly ubiquitous, its game mechanics are anything but. Check it out:  ...
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Action-adventure game Somerville promises no "traditional game loops"
Feb 8, 2022, 4:16 PM Sacha Loric News
You'll feel an interminable sense of dread as you try to keep a family alive during an alien invasion.
Though it was introduced in both E3 2021 and The Game Awards, not much is known about Somerville, an action-adventure game being developed by Jumpship. The game is the brainchild of director Chris Olsen, working in tandem with former CEO of Playdead, Dino Patti. Looking at the game trailers, they seem to resemble another Playdead game, INSIDE. Have a quick look here:  ...
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Elden Ring reveals new Hero and Vagabond classes
Feb 7, 2022, 9:47 AM Sacha Loric News
Two new classes, Hero and Vagabond , further enrich the starting character selection in Elden Ring.
Elden Ring continues to grab our collective attention as we close in on the February launch date. This time, FromSoftware announced two additional classes to add to the roster. Apart from the Enchanted Knight, Bloody Wolf, Champion, the Warrior, and Prophet, we now have the Vagabond and the Hero.   VAGABOND: A knight exiled from their homeland to wander. A solid, armor-clad origin. HERO: A stalwart hero, at home with a battleaxe, descended from...
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Starfield showcases concept art of luxury space city
Feb 4, 2022, 4:10 PM Sacha Loric News
Bethesda hasn't given much information on their upcoming sci-fi saga, but at least the art is intriguing.
News about Starfield is rare, so even sharing a little concept art can turn heads for those awaiting Bethesda’s upcoming sprawling RPG. Posted a few hours ago, this is an animated concept art of the luxurious city of Neon.    The Xenofresh Corporation just wanted to catch fish - but upon discovering a fish with psychotropic properties, they created the drug Aurora, legal only in the pleasure city of Neon.
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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League may be delayed to 2023
Feb 3, 2022, 5:15 PM Sacha Loric News
We probably won't see Harley, Deadshot, King Shark, and Boomerang kick ass till next year.
Some rough news for fans of the Arkhamverse games—according to a Bloomberg report, a source close to the game’s development said that Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League will be delayed to next year.      Developed by Rocksteady, the same makers of Batman: Arkham Asylum, Suicide...
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Destiny 2: The Witch Queen shows off new items and weapons
Feb 2, 2022, 4:44 PM Sacha Loric News
The latest Witch Queen trailer focuses on the weapon crafting system and new exotic gear.
With Destiny 2’s DLC The Witch Queen dropping on February 22, we’re seeing more information from teasers and trailers ahead of release. One of the trailers has given us a peek at some Exotic items and weapons that will be coming with the DLC. Have a look here:     Weapons galore Each of these weapons...
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Everything we know about Dying Light 2
Feb 1, 2022, 6:37 PM Sacha Loric News
Here's everything you'll want to know before parkouring your way through a post-apocalyptic city crawling with zombies.
Dying Light 2: Stay Human has been coming for years now, and despite its rocky development, it remains one of the most anticipated games of 2022. Now that it has gone gold and with its launch date of February 4 fast approaching, let's round up everything we have on this epic zombie survivor game.  First off, here’s the Dying Light 2 trailer:  ...
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How all the Life is Strange games are connected
Jan 31, 2022, 4:59 PM Sacha Loric News
Every game after the original Life is Strange contains some of its narrative DNA, as well as appearances from beloved characters.
After a long wait, the Life is Strange Remastered Collection finally releases tomorrow. By now, Life is Strange is a proper franchise consisting of five titles and a handful of DLCs. And while each game is a standalone story that can be enjoyed on its own, each one contains narrative elements and even characters related to previous games, creating connective tissues throughout the franchise. Here’s a summary of how each of the Life is Strange games are connected. If you haven’t...
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Elden Ring director: “more players will finish the game”
Jan 31, 2022, 2:30 PM Sacha Loric News
It's not necessarily easier; you will just have more options in combat like stealth, horseback fighting, or avoiding enemies.
As we close in on the release date for Elden Ring, it’s worth noting some thoughts from its creators. According to director Hidetaka Miyazaki, he believes that more players will finish the game compared to the Dark Souls series. FromSoftware games such as Dark Souls and Bloodborne are notoriously difficult games that require lots of skill and practice.  ...
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Here’s a look at A Plague Tale: Requiem gameplay
Jan 28, 2022, 3:00 PM Sacha Loric News
The sequel to the acclaimed A Plague Tale: Innocence promises brand new environments to explore.
A Plague Tale: Requiem was announced back in June 2021. Since then, news about the sequel to the critically-acclaimed A Plague Tale: Innocence has been sparse. However, during the 2021 The Game Awards, developer Asobo did release a gameplay trailer that gives a peek at the stunning visuals Requiem has in store:  ...
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Blizzard announces new survival game
Jan 27, 2022, 4:31 PM Sacha Loric News
It will be Blizzard's first new IP in several years and its first foray into the survival game genre.
With Blizzard being in the news lately for all the wrong reasons, finally we have something new to talk about. Blizzard is creating a survival game—a first for the company, and assuming it pushes through, it will also be the first new IP for Blizzard since Overwatch.  All we have so far of the game is the announcement, concept art, and news that Blizzard is hiring.    We’re building a survival game in an...
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