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Gladiator 2 is coming! Here’s the best dark fantasy to read between now and November 14

Gladiator starring prime Russel Crowe is one of the best pieces of cinema ever created. I’ve watched that movie–or had it running in the background while working on this very website–so many times I’ve...

The Road to Redemption by Matthew Ward

More than anything, I love a character with a redemption arc. I’m not picky. I’ll work on any scale. From Londo Mollari’s galaxy-shaping reversals in Babylon 5 to Javert’s blink-and-you’ll-miss-it change of heart in...

Richard Swan announces Grave Empire, a new trilogy to follow The Empire of the Wolf

Richard Swan will be releasing a follow-up series to his extremely popular Empire of the Wolf trilogy, Orbit announced today. In news that is sure to delight the growing Swan fanbase, Grave Empire will...

DISCUSSION: Fallout 76 – Six Years Later

Fallout 76 is a game that both frustrates me as well as invites me in. Six years ago, I was one of the early adopters of the video game and it was one of...
The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

Anna Smith Spark: Where to Start Reading

Rightfully hailed as the queen of grimdark, Anna Smith Spark is the author of the Empires of Dust trilogy, which began in spectacular fashion with The Court of Broken Knives and continued with The...

NEWS: World of Darkness Reprints

White Wolf Publishing was the darling of the Goth and counterculture gaming scene from 1991 to 2004 when they were publishing the World of Darkness universe based around such hit titles as Vampire: The...

Most anticipated games of 2024

2023 saw a glut of amazing games released with fans of SFF sinking numerous hours into titles such as Baldur’s Gate 3, God of War: Ragnarök (and it’s incredible free DLC), Diablo IV, Starfield,...
The Way of Edan

Rising Stars of Dark and Grimdark SFF 2024

Here at Grimdark Magazine we love to discover new authors who whet our appetite for the darker side of science fiction and fantasy (SFF). Esmay Rosalyne, CT Phipps, and I have assembled Grimdark Magazine’s...
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The most anticipated TV shows and movies for 2024

2023 was another thrilling year in TV and film for fans who enjoy the darker side of stories. Whether you took a trip to the cinema, streamed your favourite show at home, or even...

The Most Anticipated Dark Fantasy and Sci Fi Books of 2024

2023 brought in a good haul of dark fantasy and science fiction books with many of our favorite authors dominating the scene with their releases (check out our favourites from 2023). As 2024 creeps...

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