Not an author? Write for us!

Posts by Nate Lakritz

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Airships: Conquer the Skies Review

Fascinated with the grandeur of war, humanity has always tried to mimic global conquest from the safety of our homes. From paper-and-pencil battlefields to massive video game landscapes, history shows us an exciting evolution of war simulations. Airships: Conquer the Skies is the budget version of one’s dream war game with near-limitless possibilities and pixelated...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Two Point Hospital Trailer

Two Point Hospital looks to be a chaotic hospital sim. The game has a cartoony art style and goofy plot, where players must manage a medical facility filled with gags. From “turtle head” to “jest infection”, random ailments must be cured by various contraptions to keep patients healthy and happy. Two Point Hospital is the...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Overwatch Loot Boxes Banned in Belgium

Spurred by the controversy surrounding microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II earlier this year, the Belgian Gaming Commission has outlawed loot boxes in several games including Overwatch. It’s been hotly debated whether loot boxes are a form of gambling, but the BGC has made their official verdict. In response Blizzard has stated, “While we at Blizzard...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Rocket League Overhauls Progression System

Players can expect a brand new progression system from Rocket League’s upcoming major update. Previously, players would max out at Level 75 and earn a “Rocketeer” title for the feat. This update will remove level caps, adopting a linear progression structure and rescaling everyone’s hard-earned experience points to sync with it. Anyone who had capped out...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Overwatch Is Having a Free Weekend (August 2018)

Yet another Overwatch free weekend is approaching. If you still haven’t played the blockbuster multiplayer shooter, now’s your chance. From August 23-27, the game will be going free-to-play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, with all maps and characters included. The only difference between the free version and full game is the absence of competitive...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Sony Celebrates 500 Million with Limited Edition PS4 Pro

After two decades of selling PlayStation systems, Sony has finally reached 500 million total units sold. In celebration of this milestone, they are releasing a limited edition PS4 Pro themed around this impressive achievement. It will be available in a bundle which includes a similar-looking DualShock 4 controller, standard PlayStation Camera, and console stand. The...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free-to-Play This Weekend

Rainbow Six Siege veterans can expect to see a massive surge in new players over the weekend, as the game goes free-to-play on all platforms from 8/16 to 8/20. This free version will have absolutely no limitations compared to the full version, meaning all maps, modes, and operators will be unlocked. With the complete Rainbow...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Nintendo Switch Online Launches in September

Even before the Nintendo Switch officially released, we began hearing rumors of a fabled online service that would be required for some multiplayer games. Well, the rumors have become official, as Nintendo recently announced a September release for their paid online service. It will provide “access to online play in compatible games, a selection of...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 months ago

Quake Champions Goes Free-to-Play

After a successful free-to-play trial period earlier this summer, Bethesda’s Quake Champions has permanently adopted a free-to-play model. The online multiplayer shooter has met mixed reviews for its long development cycle and high expectations from longtime fans of the Quake franchise. Eliminating the game’s price tag will likely take some pressure off its developers, as...

Copyright © 2018 Launch Party Gaming. All rights reserved.