In Other News: Batman, eSports, Stickmare, Board Games


There’s a lot of video game sites out there, we know this. But from now on, once a week we’re going to bring you some of our favourite articles from our favourite independent game sites around the web. Think of it as a sort of “indie collective”, if you will, only slightly less poncey (slightly, mind you).

Kicking off, then…

The Average Gamer: Hands on with LEGO Batman 3

GodisaGeek @ E3: Lego Batman 3 Interview

A mix of LEGO and Batman is always going to do well, right? Well, Debbie recently went to play the third LEGO Batman game, and experienced first-hand what it’s all about. Go read it, and discover whether she thinks enough is enough, or if there’s never enough Batman.

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GGS: Gfinity Interview about eSports and G3


eSports really aren’t going anywhere. If the 10 million dollar prize pot for the recent International 4 Dota 2 tournament wasn’t enough, GGS spoke to Martin Wyatt and Paul Kent from Gfinity about eSports in general, and G3.

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StickTwiddlers: Stickmare Season 2 – Part 1


Season two of the Stickmare StickTwiddlers Podcast special has arrived. The image above should be enough to make you click this one, but if it isn’t, know that it’s a dungeon and dragons style podcast following the adventures of three intrepid adventurers in space.

Listen to the podcast…

Expansive: Thirsty Meeples, Vodcast #9

Over at Expansive, their Vodcast hits the ninth episode, and it focuses on a cafe called “Thirsty Meeples”. What’s special about this cafe? Well, it has 2000 board games in it for you to play whilst you drink.

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