Most of the time that Reiner and I show off games in these videos, one or both of us have had some time to play it off-camera. With Space Marine, the latest video game release in the popular Warhammer 40,000 sci-fi universe, that is not the case. We got our retail copy in the office and decided to roll right into recording this video completely fresh.

So what's Warhammer 40,000 all about? As it turns out, chainswording, shooting, or otherwise hurting in any way possible a variety of differently sized Ork creatures. Also, weird accents. Also, dudes shouting "SPACE MARINES!" every couple of seconds. Find out for yourself with our foray into the first 20 minutes of the game below.


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