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Dragon Age: Inquisition developer wants romance scenes to be "mature and tasteful"

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BioWare’s no stranger to crafting romance scenes in their games. After all, what’s a romance story without a romantic scene? But these scenes have always come across as a bit wooden, and Cinematic Director Jonathan Perry wants to change that in Dragon: Age Inquisition.

Saturday Crapshoot: Bikini Karate Babes

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Richard Cobbett at

Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities. This week, prepare to see beat-em-up action like you've never seen it before! With women fighting in skimpy, ridiculous costum- waaaaaaaaait...

Karate translates as 'Empty Hand'. Damn, no easy joke opportunities there! But is Bikini Karate Babes the gaming equivalent of Ronseal - primarily aqua and potassium tripolyphosphate? There’s only one way to find out, and we’re going to do so by trying something roughly 98% of online write-ups of it have never even dreamed of… actually installing the damn thing, and playing for more than ten seconds.

I know. It's a crazy idea! But it might... just... work...

Saturday Crapshoot: Leisure Suit Larry 2

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Richard Cobbett at

Every week, Richard Cobbett rolls the dice to bring you an obscure slice of gaming history, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities. This week, it's the black sheep of one of adventure gaming's most misunderstood franchises, and the weirdest cruise you'll ever take.

Sequels are funny things. Usually, they're relatively predictable - taking an idea that worked or struck a chord, ramping it up in the hopes that people will splash out more cash for a second helping, and putting a '2' on the end. Sometimes though, they just go crazy. The first Leisure Suit Larry was an adventure about a software salesman trying to lose his virginity. Leisure Suit Larry 2: Looking For Love (In Several Wrong Places) ends with him fighting a supervillain in a volcano lair. Yes, really.