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By Gregory Allen III, 2 months ago

Returning to Halo Wars After 8 Years

When I was still very much a kid, one of the games I begged my dad for was Halo Wars. He had gotten me hooked on the Halo series but never understood why I liked the franchise’s genre change from FPS to RTS in Halo Wars. I eventually broke him and got the original Halo Wars...

By Avian Michel, 2 months ago

Owl Watch Review

Owl Watch is a short adventure game published and developed by Agelvik. Agelvik consists of one member, Andre Hjelvik, who is from Norway. Owl Watch was created with the help of Amalie Borgen, Jack Kalvoy, Oscar Sorensen, and Camilla Vie, who are not regular members of Agelvik. The game, described as a “short atmospheric adventure,”...

By Rilogator, 2 months ago

Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior Review

Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior opens with a screen that looks very similar to old arcade cabinet “Winners don’t use drugs” screens, only in this case it says “Winners don’t use saves”. There are no save slots or mid-level checkpoints in Cybarian. Once you exit the level, the game has no memory of your progress....

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Nintendo Is Finally Discontinuing the Controversial Creators Program

A glorious day has finally come for content creators around the world. Nintendo has announced the end of the Nintendo Creators Program. In December, all online content creators will be able to collect revenue on their content without Nintendo stepping in and taking a cut. If you want to share Nintendo gameplay footage or screenshots,...

By Magnus S, 2 months ago

Stellaris: Megacorp Expansion Available Soon on Steam

From December 6th you can build your own powerful corporate empire! It’s because Paradox Interactive has announced a new MegaCorp expansion for its sci-fi grand strategy game, Stellaris. The third full expansion for the game allows you to “conduct business on a galaxy-mode scale with a host of new civics”. It mainly emphasizes building megacorporations...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

New Characters Coming to Mario Tennis Aces

In the last couple days, Nintendo has announced some changes coming to Mario Tennis Aces. Version 2.1.0 of Mario Tennis Aces will be released on November 30th, including some new online modes and important changes to gameplay. The online tournament mode has been heavily tweaked. A new-co-op mode, “Yoshi’s Ring Shot” is a limited-time online mode, available...

By Magnus S, 2 months ago

Discover Pirates, Spaniards, and Aztec Gold in Europa Universalis 4 Golden Century DLC

Golden Century, the new expansion for Europa Universalis 4, releases on December 11. Unlike many other popular expansions and immersion packs, it doesn’t “try to change the game’s mechanics too drastically or add too much to the game world”, but at the same time takes “the grand strategy game into a particularly high-stakes part of...

By Ray D., 2 months ago

Shwip Preview

Shwip is a twin-stick shooter being developed by Jamhammer Games. It is currently in Steam Early Access, with release date TBA. Shwip plays like a homage to Geometry Wars, in that you pilot a fast-moving, fast-shooting spaceship in a bound box, taking out enemies of different shapes and styles. It is heavily neon and has...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Steam Now Accepting the Australian Dollar

Steam started to accept the Australian Dollar earlier this week, which comes as a relief to many Australian gamers. Australian Steam users should see their USD Steam Wallet balance convert to AUD automatically, and will no longer be able to make purchases in USD. Steam requires all publishers to set their game prices in AUD...

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