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With Rhianna Pratchett's most recent projects -- a trio of Overlord titles -- complete, the game scribe took some time out to discuss what it was like to write for three games at once, what she's looking forward to in the future, and why Faith in Mirror's Edge wasn't quite as talkative as originally...

July 27th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Being that games are an expensive habit, we're always on the lookout for a decent savings. With that in mind, please direct your attention to Amazon, where you can pick up a copy of Overlord: Dark Legend for $36.99. That's $13.00 off the standard price of $49.99 and nothing to sneeze at. The game h...

June 25th 2009 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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Overlord Dark Legend is an all-new Wii adventure set in the fractured fantasy world of the dark lord and his minions. The game puts players in the steel shoes of a younger overlord in a more fractured fairy tale setting than those of the series proper.Despite Dark Legend taking the minion's debauch...

June 8th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Now, let's examine the difference between "bad" and "evil." Using your army of minions to wreak havoc in a fairytale land like you will in Overlord: Dark Legend? That's evil. Evil in a fun way that we can't wait to try out, but all the same, evil.But making a trailer available to the public for the...

May 14th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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click to enlarge "Not a port." Those were the words used by Overlord: Dark Legend producer, Carl Johnson, used convey the fact that the Wii's first taste of the darkly humorous action-strategy series is, well, not a port of the upcoming Overlord II for the HD crowd. No, this is every bit its own ga...

February 20th 2009 at 11:40pm 0 Comments
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The Overlord (and his minions) are ready to wreak havoc this June with their two exclusive titles for Wii and DS. Overlord: Dark Legend, starring a younger -- but, no less evil -- dark master, will subjugate the masses on Wii. Meanwhile, the DS title will star an elite squad of "four heroic Minions...

February 20th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It might not be a good time to port your game to the Wii right now. With Dead Rising causing many jaws to hit the floor in disgust, confidence isn't in ready supply. Enter Overlord: Dark Legend brand manager Dan Robinson, who doesn't want you to think his game is just being slapped together.Codemas...

February 9th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Overlord: Dark Legend Associate Producer Dean Scott admits it may be a "lame cliche," but he believes the dark master's Wii incarnation "looks like the 360 version." Speaking with Videogamer.com, Scott could hardly keep his composure as he detailed how confident he was in the visuals for the upcomi...

January 29th 2009 at 3:08pm 0 Comments

The first video of Overlord: Dark Legend might be off-screen and a bit blurry, but we don't require high-resolution, direct-feed footage to tell us that the game will keep all the charm and personality of the original Xbox 360 title.Producer Dean Scott can be heard commentating throughout both th...

August 25th 2008 at 10:14pm 0 Comments
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Triumph Studios' excellent (but flawed) Overlord will receive a sequel on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, along with new versions for the Wii and DS, all scheduled for 2009. IGN reports Overlord II will have smarter minions who can ride mounts, use war machines and sail ships. The scope of the game world has...

August 14th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments