April Fool’s Day in Gaming – 2010

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on April 1st, 2010
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Game developers, publishers and services worldwide never fail to come up with inventive pranks for April Fool’s Day, and this year is no different. If you thought last year’s ideas were crazy and inventive, then you’ve seen nothing yet as the likes of Blizzard, ID Software, FilePlanet and 2K Games have strived to outdo themselves […]

Mount & Blade: Warband Beta Impressions

Stored in: Previews by Droniac on March 31st, 2010
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Mount & Blade: Warband will be released worldwide today, so I thought the time right to post some of my impressions of the beta test (for pre-orders) thus far. Warband expands upon the basic Mount & Blade formula of a medieval life simulator/RPG with realistic combat mechanics. So you still create a character and in […]

New Game Modes Added to Quake Live!

Stored in: News by Droniac on March 31st, 2010
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In keeping with ID Software’s gradual implementation of new content, a new patch for Quake Live has added four new game modes (or server types really) to the competitive multiplayer FPS. Both hardcore players and players looking to improve their skills now have new suitable venues in 2 vs 2 TDM and proTDM servers. With […]

Poll Time: The Witcher 2 – Yay or Nay?

Stored in: Polls by Droniac on March 30th, 2010
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It’s been six months since alpha footage of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings was leaked onto YouTube, but now CDProjekt has at long last officially announced this new entry in the Witcher franchise. A debut trailer, cinematic trailer and dev diary up on the official website are the only information currently available, but they […]

Welcome to the New GameDrone!

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on March 29th, 2010
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It’s been a while since my last update, but today marks the return of GameDrone! A fresh design has been implemented, which adds a wealth of new functionality on top of an improved look. GameDrone has also switched hosts however, which means it could be a bit messy for the next couple of days as […]

Majesty 2 to become even more Majestic!

Stored in: News by Droniac on December 21st, 2009
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Majesty 2 already is a fine sequel to one of the more innovative – and enjoyable – real-time strategy games released in the past decade. With its bright colors, quirky foes and unconventional gameplay it certainly stands apart from anything else in the genre. But while the sizable singleplayer campaign spanning 16 missions, dozen bonus […]

Upcoming PC Game Releases – as of December 2009

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on December 17th, 2009
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The news that many top games, such as Aliens vs Predator, BioShock 2, Mass Effect 2 and Mafia 2 were to be delayed until early 2010 due to excessive competition was a hard blow earlier this year. I have to admit I was a little worried as to whether we’d be seeing any decent games […]

Juggling Tactics in Dragon Age

Stored in: Guides by Droniac on November 15th, 2009
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The key to getting the most out of your time in the world of Thedas could well lie in properly utilizing the new combat talents feature implemented in Dragon Age: Origins. These combat tactics allow you to script the behaviour of all your party members during combat, and even swap between several different behavioural profiles. […]

My First Steps into the World of Thedas (Dragon Age)

Stored in: Reviews by Droniac on November 11th, 2009
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I’ve spent days roaming the country, fleeing from my home only to land in the midst of an enormous battle. And when all seemed lost, I was spirited to safety, only to roam the lands for assistance against a new Blight; a rising of Darkspawn. But Ferelden’s inhabitants are not without problems of their own, […]

Poll Time: What's your take on Dragon Age: Origins?

Stored in: Polls by Droniac on November 9th, 2009
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Dragon Age: Origins was released last week to stellar review scores and a wealth of publicity. I’ve seen many fellow gamers pick it up over the past couple of days, so I’d like to ask: What’s your take on Dragon Age: Origins? I’ve been playing it quite extensively and have thoroughly enjoyed exploring the world […]

Upcoming PC Game Releases – as of November 2009

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on November 4th, 2009
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Yet another stellar game month has just passed us by and the coming month proves to be even more worthwhile for PC gamers. November 6th looks to be a particularly interesting date for Europeans as no less than three different RPGs launch on the same date: Dragon Age: Origins, Divinity 2 and Sacred 2: Ice […]

The Wondrous World of Gaming Collectibles

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on October 8th, 2009
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Special Editions. Collector’s Editions. Game of the Year Editions. Official Soundtracks. Books. Movies. Anime. Comics. Art Books. Figurines. Trading Card Games. Boardgames. The world of video game collectibles is enormous and spans just about every entertainment medium you could think of. And just when you think things can’t get any crazier, a company like Activision […]