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Metro Exodus is bigger than 2033 and Last Light combined

4A Games has said previously that Metro Exodus will be more open than the previous games in the Metro series, but it won't be a completely open world like that of Stalker. For one thing, individual levels in Exodus will be much larger than anything seen in the previous games. The biggest outdoor level in Last Light was roughly "200 meters to 100 meters," Prokhorov said,. That means everything from weapons, attachments, and other loot, to "frozen stories" that reveal more about the game world and

By | 2033-02-11T16:00:00+00:00 February 11th, 2033|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What it’s like to manage a gaming community on fire

The CM role is simple: be a plebeian, embed yourself in the community, serve as liaison between publisher and community, and most importantly, stay optimistic. Developers behind the scenes cook up controversial mechanics or balance changes, and the community managers field the fallout. In the moment, when a community is on fire, part of the citizenship is going to pour on gasoline, and it’s the community managers who get burned. If the server crashes while you’re fighting monsters you’re gonna c

By | 2019-10-21T06:33:24+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The worst places to live in Cities: Skylines

We know cruise lines have been getting a lot of bad press lately, and in Mayor Turtlegains' city, they're taking some drastic steps to attract new customers, such as driving right up onto land to find them. Mayor AdvLeon is having similar issues, which you can see it in action here. Those sitting in the first few avenues might get wet.

By | 2019-10-21T06:32:49+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crapshoot: Les Manley returns even though nobody wanted him to for Lost in LA

Les Manley: Lost in LA is absolutely no exception. In the interests of protecting the English language, try not to think of the words 'plot' or 'story', for Les Manley: Lost in LA has neither. Demonstrating that it's not what-you-know but who-you-vaguely-spoke-to that gets you places in LA, Les pumps a nearby traffic cop for help. Abe is so excited by Les' exploits, he decides that he wants to make a Les Manley movie. Les gets captured by the villain, who reveals the SHOCKING SECRET OF LOST IN L

By | 2019-10-21T06:26:44+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five new Steam games you probably missed (October 21, 2019)

(Image credit: The Farm 51)On an average day, about a dozen new games are released on Steam. Potentially exciting gems are sure to be lost in the deluge of new things to play unless you sort through every single game that is released on Steam. If nothing catches your fancy this week, we've gathered the best PC games you can play right now and a running list of the new games of 2019. There are 200 creatures, all with unique skill trees, and the Steam page promises more than 20 hours of gameplay.

By | 2019-10-21T06:26:05+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What did you play last week?

Tom Hatfield played Six Ages, a fantasy clan management sim that's also kind of a text adventure. Andy Kelly played The Fisherman: The Fishing Planet, a fishing sim that I'm sure the ad copy has already said has "depth". What it's also got are other players, sharing the same lakes as everybody chills out and reels in catch after catch. I've never played any of the Fishing Planet games, so the idea of basically a fishing MMO sounds wild to me. Its ending had me glued to the screen, but then that'

By | 2019-10-21T06:25:30+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disco Elysium puts a full party of NPC companions in your head

Disco Elysium is an RPG where you're never alone. I'm the player who chooses companions based more on their personalities than their stats, so Disco Elysium is perfect for me. In Disco Elysium, with enough points in Inland Empire you can talk to everything from a mailbox to your own necktie. This is just the kind of thing that happens in Disco Elysium. It's exaggerated to suit your situation as one troubled individual, but there's truth to it.

By | 2019-10-21T06:24:53+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you bother with evil playthroughs?

The goal was to be good, but that meant the option to do evil had to be there as well. Do you bother with evil playthroughs? But while I usually play as a good or at least not evil character, I love reading stories on how games react to your bad behaviors. Great characters can turn my bad character good, basically. It's always fun when the character I'm playing is actually getting some of their own character development along the way.

By | 2019-10-21T06:24:21+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vampire: The Masquerade—Swansong is a new RPG from the developers of The Council

There are so many World of Darkness projects in the works it's getting hard to keep up with them. Vampire: The Masquerade alone has three games dedicated to it in development. It's a singleplayer game which gives you control of three different vampires, each a member of a different clan within the Camarilla, the organization who see it as their duty to uphold the secret vampire status quo. "Weaving between their intertwined tales, the player has to confront the different points of view of his ch

By | 2019-10-21T06:20:51+00:00 October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steam sale dates have leaked again

It's that time of year again, by which I mean time for people to complain about how much better the Steam sales used to be back in their day. Get your complaining pants ready for the following dates, as provided by Steam Database on Twitter. Halloween Sale: October 28–November 1October 28–November 1 Autumn Sale: November 26–December 3November 26–December 3 Winter Sale: December 19–January 2According to @SteamDB, "Multiple developers posted it in multiple places despite Valve asking otherwise. Th

By | 2019-10-21T06:19:57+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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