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By Nate Lakritz, 4 months ago

Astroneer’s Crafting Update Goes Live

Upcoming space sandbox Astroneer has just received a complete overhaul of its crafting and progression systems in a massive update. The game will see new raw resources (quartz, clay, graphite, hydrogen, helium, etc.) that can be crafted into synthetic materials (rubber, plastic, diamond, steel, silicone, etc.) in the chemistry lab. Gases must be collected using...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 months ago

Zero Sum Future Preview

Ever dreamed of becoming an intergalactic tycoon and raking in space cash like never before? If so, Zero Sum Future gives you the opportunity to face off against others with the same aspirations. You’ll have to ditch your combat cap for a more diplomatic one and build a corporate empire across planets, keeping an eye...

By Nate Lakritz, 5 months ago

Old School RuneScape Mobile Release Date Announced

Being able to play RuneScape on mobile devices has always made a lot of sense. The proven MMORPG’s mobile port has been years in the making and will allow players of the game’s “Old School” mode to grind on the go. Old School RuneScape was added to the core game in early 2013, after longtime...

By Nate Lakritz, 5 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, 5 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, 5 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, 5 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, 5 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, 5 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...

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