Hit by the Rebels – Fallout New Vegas

When I say “post-apocalyptic future”, what image comes to mind? I bet it looks like a desert with a whole lot of sand and maybe the ruins of city structures. One or two people might even think of city regions taken back by vines and lush vegetation, but most will see the beach without a shore line stretching as far as the eye can see. Now let me ask you to picture Nevada and Las Vegas. If you’ve seen enough Hollywood depictions, you’ll know it’s little more than the perfect place to film a movie set in a post-apocalyptic future. So much so, that if there was an earth shattering event or nuclear fallout, I’m not sure if anything would […]

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Hit by the Rebels – Desperate Housewives: The Game

Have you heard the latest gossip from Wisteria Lane? That nice lady from house 13 committed suicide, apparently the local gardener Carlos is having an affair with a married woman and a new family has just moved into our picturesque neighbourhood. Speaking of, it has also been said that some psychotic force controls the very actions of this family from behind the scenes, like in a video game. Mysterious right? Desperate housewives: The Game is a life and social simulation video game that was develop by Liquid Entertainment and published by Buena Vista Games in 2006 for Windows computers. People say it has the very souls of those who made it trapped inside, but that could just be a rogue […]

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Hit by the Rebels – LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean

The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude towards the problem, now help me assemble the Black Pearl, it’s not such a big challenge. I need one black two by three brick for the deck and a deck hand to mop it. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean was developed in 2011 by Traveller’s Tales and published by Disney Interactive Studios for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and PC. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean is an entry into the ever growing franchise of digital plastic bricks that take the shapes of our favourite big-screen characters and lets us play through their action packed adventures in a family friendly environment. This instalment includes all […]

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See you soon

This year has flown past with lightning speed. Geekfest, rAge, Sci-Fi Con they have all come and gone. Over 500 articles have been published and dozens of videos have stormed off our YouTube page. We’ve been interviewed by a couple Podcast shows, and have even started our own show. (Got a lot of work to do for that one) 2015 has been busy. 2016 is going to be even worse. We have some scheduling changes, some new ideas and a few interesting events to look forward to next year. Articles will be posted on weekends. (We’re trying something new) Rebellion Boys will be posting up to 3 videos a weekday. (Like and subscribe) The second Supernatural Con will be held […]

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Wookiee: Beard of the month

At last we have arrived in December. A years worth of cosplayers have com and gone. Some amazing. Some mediocre. But none of them Wookiee… until now! To start off, please can you just tell us a bit about yourself? (Who are you? Where do you come from? What are you made of?) Long ago, a wise old sage predicted the coming of a mysterious being -a mighty person born from pure fabulousness, destined to be the saviour of mankind. I am probably not this being. What inspired you to get into Big and Beardy cosplaying? Not much really. I’m big and hairy and I like dressing up but don’t have time or money to be fancy about it. So […]

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Hit by the Rebels – Mexicana Deadly Holiday

Who doesn’t love fun getaways to exotic locations? We all dream of places we would go if time and money were less pressing. We dream of the Eiffel tower in France or the Great Pyramid in Egypt or maybe even the Dias des los Muertos festival in Mexico. Few however plan to travel to the connected underworld of that last destination. Mexicana: Deadly Holiday is a hidden-object game that was developed and published by Big Fish Games for PC. You are tasked with helping a seemingly random woman who’s Husband has been kidnapped by a mysterious figure during the Day of the Dead festival in her pursuit of those responsible. Instead of marvelously over the top action sequences and master […]

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GRYPT

 

 Another day, another amazing band. This week we sit down with Romie and Taylor from Grypt. Now you’ve only been around a few years. How did Grypt start? Taylor: Romie and I have known each other and made music together for most of the past decade and we’d often talked about how fun it would be to get together for a weekend and just try to make something explicitly dark. At some point we both had time, and we got together and wrote most of “Terrible Fish / Brown + Orange Streaks” over about 3 days without really thinking too much about what we were doing. When we listened to the songs afterwards, we both decided that it was a […]

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Hit by the Rebels – Sir you are being hunted

Have you ever looked, I mean really looked, at the British? If you stare at your TV monitor long enough you might notice that according to the media they are pale, impolite, impatient beings that go about their days without emotions as if working a perfect schedule. They seem cold and distant compared to the rest of humanity. They almost seem like automatons. Believe what you see on TV folks, they are robots! Sir You Are Being Hunted is a 2014 survival stealth game that was developed by Big Robot and published digitally on Steam. It released on PC and can be played on Mac OS X and Linux as well. When you, the Sir (or Madam), find yourself on […]

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Hit by the Rebels – Surface: Mystery of another world

What if there were two worlds? One where everyone lived their day to day lives and another twisted reflection thereof? What if you lived in both? Surface: Mystery of Another world is a story driven hidden object game developed for PC by Big Fish Games. [youtube id=”hw7k7YY_cAA” width=”600″ height=”350″] In Surface: Mystery of Another World a peaceful train ride turns into a wayward trip that goes of course. Shortly thereafter strange occurrences start occurring (so descriptive) and it is up to the player to use their impressive things-finding skills to find out what is causing the disturbances in reality and locate some person called Bobby! If only every player was a fictional Scottish pipe smoking world renowned detective straight out […]

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Hit by the Rebels – Star Wars: Empire at War

Raise your hands if you have ever wished you could be the Supreme Being that dictates which strategy is used to conquer galaxies in the Star Wars franchise. Now stop and think about the fact that the force made you raise your hand where no-one noteworthy could observe your actions. Star Wars: Empire at War is a 2006 real-time strategy video game that was develop for Windows by Petroglyph games and published by LucasArts. [youtube id=”djhXqpMXl38″ width=”600″ height=”350″] In Star Wars: Empire at War, the player can choose between two factions and play their campaign (YAY, two playthroughs). If the player chooses the Rebel Alliance, they are taught how to pilot an X-wing in a junk yard, then sent to […]

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