Here’s the winner of our For Honor competition

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For Honor. It’s a pretty damned good game – a great new idea that’s been masterfully executed. Pity about the Peer-to-Peer networking and matchmaking – but that could eventually be fixed. Ubisoft’s melee brawler is at its core a fighting game wrapped up as an action one. It pulls off the combat with finesse – but doesn’t quite stick the landing where its netcode is concerned.

Here’s what we said:

The core premise of For Honor is simple to grasp on the surface. Using a fighter from one of three warring factions – the Knights, Vikings or Samurai – you’ll engage in tense, up close melee combat with similarly large foes. Your fighter has three stances, with a flick of the right stick moving you between them. You similarly can see the stance of your opponents, which is crucial to both attack and defense. Should an enemy attack in one direction, you’ll need to defend in the same. Attacks need to be fired off in directions that you opponent can’t block, with a hefty weight to the entire affair making duels slow, calculated bouts of prediction and surprises.

Still, it’s absolutely worth playing, especially in co-op. And here’s somebody who’s going to be playing it for free:

Congrats to Desigan Pillay – who opted to grab the game on PlayStation 4.

Here’s what Desigan has won:

  • T-shirt
  • Keyring
  • Coasters
  • Copy of the game on platform of choice

We’ll be in contact to get your prize off to you.

Last Updated: February 21, 2017

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Geoffrey Tim

I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

  • DragonSpirit009

    Damn… again! Makes me wonder if you guys are blocking my entries 😛

    Anyway congrats Desigan!

    • They most likely noticed you playing Teraria and thought that For Honor would bore you. 😛

  • Enjoy that sweet, sweet P2P multiplayer action -_-

  • Awww. Oh well, on the bright side I don’t have to Alpha test the game anymore xD

  • Original Heretic
  • Magoo

    Pic or didn’t happen!

  • Cat

    It’s still pre-alpha testing at present, congrats.

  • Matthew Holliday

    Seen alot of youtubers putting content up for this.
    Game looks awesome, but Im not convinced about the shelf life of the game, looks like it will drop off too fast to warrant the R1000+ or whatever.

  • Fox1 – Retro

    Some games are meant to be left un-won and stored away in the droll of the Lazygamer back room.

  • Sageville

    But Geoff, you promised!

    I was to perform those acts for you and my name would rise!

    THE BETRAYAL!

  • Sageville

    Someone wins a free game…

    …and peeps come out to tell winner how kak the free game is… SMH

    • There are some games better left unwon.

      • Sageville

        It’s not that bad

  • Banana Jim’s Final Form!

    Desigan, you damn lucky fish… I wanted this so badly :/

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