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By Nate Lakritz, 7 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, 7 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 Thom van Tilburg, 7 months ago

Evergarden Review

Nathan Drake’s librarian cousin. As a puzzle-adventure game, Evergarden is the most soothing adventure I have been on in a long time. While this may disqualify it from being a true adventure game, it was something I absolutely loved. Its soothing presence feels refreshing not just for a game but in day-to-day life. Taking place...

By Avian Michel, 7 months ago

Starcaster Review

Starcaster is a side-scrolling pixel platformer featuring a wizard who fights enemies in a variety of worlds. The game is available on Steam for $2.99; however, developer and publisher Steam Blade Games has also made Starcaster available on GameJolt, which allows for optional donations ranging from $1-$10. An interesting thing to note is while Steam...

By Nate Lakritz, 7 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, 7 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 Rilogator, 7 months ago

Hero of Allacrost — Developer Interview

Hero of Allacrost began its development in 2004. The head developer Tyler Olsen, known online as “Roots”, started work on his JRPG-inspired video game with almost no knowledge of code or game development in general. The project has seen its fair share of delays and hiatuses but it still soldiers on. Although there have been...

By Thom van Tilburg, 7 months ago

OneShift Review

OneShift is a puzzle platformer developed by Mazen Games. This new indie developer made its debut early this year with AtmaSphere, a “roll-a-ball” game, and is already back with its second release. Like many of the smaller indie games you find on Steam, OneShift takes its target genre and adds to it with one feature or concept from...

By Nate Lakritz, 7 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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