EGX 2022

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VG247’s best games ever podcast LIVE at EGX

In which we argue on stage about what constitutes a pie while several people look on bewildered. ^Stay tuned for the video version of our live podcast – straight from the EGX theatre! What is the best game where you get to eat pie? Because it’s the opening line of our theme tune, it’s the first question anyone ever heard asked on our acclaimed Best Games Ever podcast: a five star rated show which some critics have described as “safe as badgers” and “short running time”. So we decided to ask it for our first ever live podcast, recorded at…

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Cult strategy game Solium Infernum returns, from the makers of Armello

The RPS-beloved turn-based strategy game Solium Infernum is back from the dead. Announced earlier today on stage at EGX London 2022, Armello creators League Of Geeks will be resurrecting and reimagining the game in 2023. Originally released in 2009 by solo dev Vic Davis and his studio Cryptic Comet, Solium Infernum cast you as an Archfiend hoping to stake a claim for Satan’s empty throne. With a strong emphasis on political intrigue and Machiavellian backstabbing over taking things by force, this strategy game from hell was a firm RPS favourite back in the day, spawning an eight-part diary series of…

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Armello devs League Of Geeks are announcing their next game at EGX London 2022 this week

The developers behind fairytale strategy RPG Armello have started to tease their next game reveal today, and RPS will helping to unveil it at EGX London later on this week. “The Infernal Throne sits empty,” reads League Of Geeks’ cryptic tweet, with the studio promising to “Raise Hell” at 5pm BST this coming Thursday. So mark your calendars, folks. It’s going to be a fun one. Read more

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Come play games on weird bespoke controllers with us at EGX

EGX, the games show organised by our corporate siblings, returns to London next week and we’re returning with it. Once again, we’re bringing a load of games with strange and interesting custom controllers or unique physical experiences. Pool on a bendy table! A game about growing a plant by directing light! Morse code! The many buttons of Tenya Wanya Teens! Something involving neckties? You’ll find these and more at RPS Future Of Play during EGX London, running September 22-25th. Read more