SteamWorld Dig to come to Xbox One

Remember SteamWorld Dig that I reported the teaser trailer on back in 2013? I just about did. It was to be released on Nintendo 3DS and since then has also been released on Playstation 4, PS Vita and Wii U. Image & Form who created the game have still got to make some amendments to it before release and they’re also creating an “elaborate easter egg“. They don’t have a release date yet, but it seems they’re so excited about the news that they simply had to tell us all about it right now. They do expect it to be … Continue reading SteamWorld Dig to come to Xbox One

Code Name S.T.E.A.M comes to Nintendo 3DS

Code Name S.T.E.A.M logo
Code Name S.T.E.A.M logo

In video game news; Code Name: S.T.E.A.M  is a turn based strategy game set in a fictional steampunk London. You play as Henry Fleming (from the book The Red Badge of Courage). You’re part of an elite team of fighters called S.T.E.A.M which stands for “Strike Team Eliminating the Alien Menace”. Continue reading “Code Name S.T.E.A.M comes to Nintendo 3DS”

Steampunk News round up 13/03/2015

TCG Exhibit “Fire and Water,” March 25-April 19 Topanga Messenger For those not familiar with the term, “steampunk,” it began as a sub-genre of science fiction and fantasy literature, but has developed in recent years to… Geek of the Week: Microsoft’s Erez Benari moonlights as a steampunk and Star Wars sculptor GeekWire Erez Benari is a geek through and through. He spends his days working on the… Bentley’s Mulsanne Speed isn’t just a luxury sedan; it’s a steampunk supercar Digital Trends First drive: 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed. Bentley’s Mulsanne Speed isn’t just a luxury sedan; it’s a steampunk supercar. By … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 13/03/2015

Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians book review

Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians by Paul Roland
Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians by Paul Roland

Introduction
There are always going to be people discovering steampunk and it’s a clockwork-mine field out there. Due to steampunk being a current buzz, there’s a growing amount of newcomers who want to put their own stamp on the culture. Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians by Paul Roland takes a factual approach to the sub-culture with some fascinating insights.

Typical pricing for a hardback is around £8.99 with £2.00 shipping. I did find it cheaper at £6.64 with free shipping. Continue reading “Steampunk: Back to the Future with the New Victorians book review”

Monster Hunter: The Adventures of Benjamin Gaul

Press release: The Monster Hunter: The Adventures of Benjamin Gaul is the first in the steampunk inspired trilogy following a teenage monster hunter, written by Kit Cox (aka Major Jack Union) and published on 30th October 2014. What’s it about? In this, the first of a series of tales about junior monster hunter extraordinaire Benjamin Gaul, Kit Cox – author of How to Bag a Jabberwock: A Practical Guide to Monster Hunting (2012) – once again takes us into his weird, wonderful and occasionally terrifying world. When Benjamin Gaul, the 13-year-old son of an English officer and his Sinhalese wife, … Continue reading Monster Hunter: The Adventures of Benjamin Gaul