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

They Are Billions campaign ‘like a full new game,’ but will take longer than planned to arrive

It also provided an update on the status of the campaign, which is taking longer than expected to finish but is still on the way. Success in Early Access has convinced the developers to make a more ambitious campaignSpeaking of campaigns, They Are Billions' is still in the works, but the plan has been changed somewhat. Interestingly, they've decided against putting it out as part of the Early Access release, but will instead hold it back for the full launch. We believe is better not to release t

By | 2019-01-17T22:06:16+00:00 January 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unity changes terms of service again, says Improbable is no longer in violation

Section 2.4 of Unity's TOS, "Working with Third Party Service Providers," now states:Unity developers are free to use any service offered to Unity developers (each, a “Third Party Service”). Unity does not have any obligation to provide support for any Third Party Service provider or Third Party Service under this Agreement. Terms of service changes will also be hosted on Github, so users will be able to see exactly when and how they change. "We know Improbable was in violation even before the D

By | 2019-01-16T22:05:57+00:00 January 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apple’s new battery cases give iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max longer battery lives

Apple has launched a lineup of new battery-packed phone cases for the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The new Apple Smart Battery Cases cost $129 (around £100, AU$179) across all three phone models. Apple claims each case is capable of offering the following extensions on each phone's battery life:iPhone XS - 33 hours talk time, 21 hours internet use, 25 hours video playbackiPhone XS Max - 37 hours talk time, 20 hours internet use, 25 hours video playbackiPhone XR

By | 2019-01-15T22:14:58+00:00 January 15th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite patch v7.20 fixes some of the game’s most annoying issues

Patch v7.20 adds a few new features, while also taking aim at some of the problems that have always annoyed longtime Fortnite fans. Available from floor loot, chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines. Found from floor loot, chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Llamas. Trap drop chance adjustmentsTotal drop chance of Traps from floor loot increased from 3.98% to 4.73%. Damage numbers when shooting Mounted Turrets now properly displays as vehicle damage instead of player damage.

By | 2019-01-14T16:00:00+00:00 January 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fallout 76 Patch Has Upwards of 150 Fixes for Weapons, Crafting, and More

Fallout 76 Update Patch NotesGeneralPower Armor: The Power Armor light has been made brighter. Armor: Fixed an issue that would cause players exiting power armor to sometimes appear stretched and unable to reenter power armor. Weapons: Fixed an issue where multiple weapons were able to be equipped at the same time. Armor: Fixed an issue where Power Armor parts would display on top of previously equipped parts. Weapons: Fixed an issue where bashing an enemy with certain weapons would add

By | 2019-01-11T11:06:20+00:00 January 11th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yes, Lego Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are no longer for sale online

In a story that has, for some reason, managed to captivate the discussion of video games the past two days, yes, Lego: Lord of the Rings and Lego: the Hobbit are no longer listed for sale on digital marketplaces. These games were, obviously, licensed adaptations of movies — which used to be a very common thing in video games but is less so now. I said “for some reason,” above because not only is the explanation very simple, we’re not talking about LEGO Silent Hills or LEGO NCAA Football here. Fr

By | 2019-01-05T16:00:00+00:00 January 5th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lego: Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are no longer on Steam

If you were planning a trip to the Lego version of Middle-Earth, hopefully you snatched up Lego: Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit when they were free on the Humble Store last month. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment publishes the Lego games, while Warner Bros. itself licenses the film and video game rights from Middle-earth Enterprises. It’s worth noting that other Middle-earth games haven’t vanished. Unlike Monolith’s open-world games, the Lego games are based on the films. I’ve reached ou

By | 2019-01-02T12:24:16+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The weird and wonderful patch notes of 2018

When our favorite games release a patch, we always dive right into the patch notes. Can the Pope still excommunicate me because he doesn't like my looks? Amidst the dry, routine patch notes about improved optimization and tweaks to weapon damage there's occasionally gold to be found, notes that make you laugh even if you don't play the game itself. Here are some of the weirdest and most wonderful patch notes of the year. pic.twitter.com/CF0OgyDAvLDecember 4, 2018West of Loathing has word problem

By | 2018-12-30T17:15:10+00:00 December 30th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You might have to wait a little longer for your Amazon Echo Auto

Back in September, Amazon announced a huge number of new Echo products, without filling in too many details about when they would be available. It looks like the launch of one of these gadgets, the Amazon Echo Auto, has now been pushed back to 2019. While Amazon hasn't said anything officially, the product page for the Echo Auto has scrubbed any mention of "this year" from the listing, AFTVnews notes. Echo in your carThe Amazon Echo Auto is currently being promoted at a knock-down price of $24.9

By | 2018-12-16T10:30:31+00:00 December 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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