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REVIEW: Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw

Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw is a rare gem in what I’ve always felt should have been a larger genre: the Cthulhu Mythos detective novel. I’ve played a few video games with the...

REVIEW: The Straight Razor Cure (Low Town) by Daniel Polansky

Having absolutely adored Polansky’s The Builders, Those Below, Those Above, and Tomorrow’s Children, I knew it was time to go back to where it began and read The Straight Razor Cure (published as Low...

The Wolfe at the Door

REVIEW: The Wolfe at the Door by Gene Wolfe

Full disclosure: I have been a Gene Wolfe (1931 – 2019) fanboy for more than thirty years. Specifically, I think Wolfe’s The Book of the New Sun, which has won numerous World Fantasy, Locus,...

REVIEW: RoboCop: Rogue City

RoboCop: Rogue City is a first-person shooter developed by Teyon and published by Nacon. It also stars Peter Weller, the original Robocop, as the titular character. As the resident cyberpunk junkie of the site...

REVIEW: Neon Nights: A Cyberpunk Detective Thriller by Anna Mocikat

Neon Nights: A Cyberpunk Detective Thriller by Anna Mocikat is a spin-off of the very popular and engaging Behind Blue Eyes series that has already had a spin-off in the Nephilim: Origins trilogy. Neon...

REVIEW: The King of the Spoil by Jonathan D. Beer

The King of the Spoil is dead. Assassinated. In the massive hive city of Varangantua where the rich few use the unending mass of the poor to make their fortunes, a gang war is...

REVIEW: The Sinking City

The Sinking City is a study in contradictions and one that I have many thoughts on both good and bad. The closest game I can think of to it is Silent Hill, which is...

REVIEW: Dream of Death City by PJ Nwosu

Dream of Death City is the debut adult novel by author PJ Nwosu. It is an excellent read, and the first instalment in the new Red Kingdom series. Although there are no other full-size...

REVIEW: LA Noire

LA Noire by Rockstar Games and Team Bondi is one of those classic games that has managed to stand the test of time despite the fact it was not a massive success in its...

REVIEW: The Dying Squad by Adam Simcox

Add a little detective drama to a fun, imaginative urban fantasy (arguably rural fantasy, as its real-world elements take place largely in the quiet Lincolnshire landscape) exploring the afterlife, memory, identity and justice, and...