Tropico 6 delayed to January 2019 – and console dictators have an even longer wait

Kalypso Media has announced that Tropico 6 for PC has been delayed until January 2019, with the dictator sim releasing for consoles in summer 2019. According to a statement from the publisher, Tropico was delayed from a 2018 release date to give the development team at Limbic Studios more time to polish the title. Tropico is a city building/dictator sim which sees you playing as the leader of the island state of Tropico (AKA El Presidente). Tropico 6 is the latest addition to the Tropico series

By | 2019-08-15T17:00:00+00:00 August 15th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite patch 9.30 adds team-wide shielding

Patch 9.30’s new item is called Chug Splash and it’s a six pack of ice-cold healing for you to enjoy with your teammates. Another big change coming to Fortnite with this patch is the removal of the shotgun swap delay. For a look at all the changes coming to Fortnite with patch 9.30 you can view the full patch notes below. Fortnite patch 9.30 notesWeapons and ItemsChug SplashOn impact, this thrown item splashes liquid in a small area. The vehicle health bar that appears above a players health and

By | 2019-06-17T17:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fallout 76’s battle royale mode preview will stick around a while longer

We got a sneak peek of Fallout 76's Nuclear Winter following its announcement at E3. of Nuclear Winter will remain online a while longer. That's cool, especially since Fallout 76's battle royale mode is a lot of fun because it's got so much of Fallout's DNA running through it. Bethesda didn't say if it will simply remain playable until the rest of Nuclear Winter shows up this summer, or if it might be taken offline at some point. As a reminder, you can try Fallout 76, both the main game and batt

By | 2019-06-14T23:12:02+00:00 June 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Metro Exodus appears on Microsoft Store, is no longer an Epic exclusive

Metro Exodus won’t be an Epic Games Store exclusive for much longer, as the game has appeared on the Microsoft Store. Interestingly, as the more observant may have twigged, the availability of Metro Exodus on Windows 10’s store on June 9 coincides with Microsoft’s E3 press conference, so we could expect some manner of announcement then. It has been previously hinted that Metro Exodus will return to Steam – and other stores – on February 15, 2020, a year after the title became available on the Ep

By | 2019-06-06T11:42:38+00:00 June 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Minecraft: Story Mode is being delisted later this month

This week GOG delisted all Telltale games in light of the publisher's closure last year, and now Microsoft is following suit with Minecraft: Story Mode. “On behalf of the publisher, Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series, Season 1 and 2 will no longer be supported on June 25th, 2019. If you have purchased these seasons, please download all remaining episodes prior to the service being discontinued in June," the Minecraft team said in a blog post. The games are currently only available o

By | 2019-06-02T16:30:19+00:00 June 2nd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CEO of Dead by Daylight devs Behaviour Interactive explains why they abolished crunch

Rémi Racine, CEO and executive producer at Behaviour Interactive, creators of games like Dead by Daylight, recently published a blog post with the title "Why I Abolished Crunch Time and Never Looked Back". Racine explains that step one was to ban employees staying overnight and sleeping in the office, followed by no longer encouraging them to work on weekends. The end result, he explains was this: "In 2018, 0.25% of all hours worked at Behaviour were in overtime; that is not even enough hours to

By | 2019-05-27T12:36:56+00:00 May 27th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 things to know from the latest Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers stream

Side quests and job quests are changingIn all of the new areas that Shadowbringers unlocks, the side quests there will be level synced, so you’ll be rewarded appropriate experience no matter your level. Job quests are also being kicked to the sidelines in favor of “role quests,” a new line of quests that goes along with the main story. There’s a set of role quests for each role: tank, healer, ranged DPS, and melee DPS. The only new job quests for existing jobs will unlock at 80, with dancer and

By | 2019-05-23T17:00:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite’s season 9 replaces Tilted Towers and removes the Pump Shotgun

Last week’s volcanic eruption left Tilted Towers in ruins, but now Fortnite’s season 9 patch has arrived to usher in the future. Gone is Tilted Towers and in its place stands Neo Tilted, a futuristic city that’s less cramped than its modern day counterpart. Pump ShotgunOn the gameplay front, this patch is one of the biggest season openers in recent memory. Arguably the weapon the game is most known for, the Pump is being replaced by a new shotgun called the Combat Shotgun. For a look at everythi

By | 2019-05-08T17:00:00+00:00 May 8th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Assassin’s Creed 3 has been removed from Steam and Uplay

Search for Assassin's Creed 3 on the Uplay store and you'll only see the new remaster. The same is true on Steam but the original version's store page still exists. However, the purchase button has been removed and this text has been added: "Notice: At the request of the publisher, Assassin’s Creed® III is no longer available for sale on Steam." If you already own the game on either service you should still be able to download and play it. As well as graphical changes, the remastered version fea

By | 2019-04-01T05:28:13+00:00 April 1st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite patch v8.2 adds new hamster ball vehicle

The first big patch for Fortnite season 8 is here, complete with a giant rolling hamster ball as a new vehicle. Instead of charging players set amounts of materials, vending machines now dispense their contents to the first player who activates them. This means that vending machines now work free of charge, but disappear after one player has used them. For a full look at all the changes that arrived with patch 8.2 you can view the full patch notes below. Wraps are now previewed on the highest re

By | 2019-03-11T17:00:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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