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Markus Piil

A staunch supporter of the technical arts, Markus has been working as a software developer for two startup tech companies in Western Canada. Gaming aside, he likes adventuring in the mountains, camping with the wife, and playing metal tunes on the guitar.

Scholarly Gamers Game of the Year 2019

It's been a huge year in gaming and with the diversity of gamers that we have in the Scholarly Gamers' community, we...
2019 GoTY Nominations

2019 Game of the Year Nominations

Our classifications for the 2019 Submissions Honourable Mention nominations are not assigned a score; they are typically...
Far Cry 5 Lost on Mars Review

Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars Review

Title: Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars Released On: July 17, 2018 Genre: FPS, Adventure Reviewed On: Xbox One X Developer: Ubisoft Shanghai Publisher: Ubisoft MSRP: $9.99 USD / $13.49 CAD Far Cry 5...
Far Cry 5 Hours of Darkness

Far Cry 5: Hours of Darkness Review

Title: Far Cry 5: Hours of Darkness (DLC) Released On: June 5, 2018 Genre: FPS Action/Adventure Reviewed On: Xbox One X Developer: Ubisoft Shanghai Publisher: Ubisoft MSRP: $11.99 USD / $15.99 CAD Hours of Darkness...
Ubisoft E3

Ubisoft E3 Press Conference Liveblog

Ubisoft will be making another appearance at E3 this year, by means of their own event held this afternoon at 1:00 PM PDT (2:00...
Bethesda at E3

Bethesda E3 Press Conference Liveblog

Bethesda will be making another appearance at E3 this year, by means of their own event held later on this evening at 6:30 PM...
Microsoft E3 2018

Microsoft E3 Press Conference Liveblog

Microsoft's Xbox E3 Briefing, the second major press event of E3 2018, will be going live at 1:00PM PDT (2PM Mountain, 4PM Eastern) and...
State of Decay 2 Patch 1.2

Massive 20GB Patch Arrives for State of Decay 2

Over the weekend, owners of Undead Labs-developed, Microsoft-published State of Decay 2 may have been surprised to find a surprisingly-hefty patch available for the title....

Bethesda Extensively Tease (and announce) Fallout 76

For most of the last day, tens of thousands of Fallout enthusiasts remained huddled around one communal screen in anticipation of Bethesda's next game within...
State of Decay 2 Title Card

State of Decay 2 Review

Title: State of Decay 2 Released On: May 18, 2018 (Ultimate Edition), May 22, 2018 (Base Edition) Genre: Survival Horror, Adventure Reviewed On: Xbox One X Developer: Undead Labs Publisher: Microsoft Studios MSRP:...