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Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Jan
24

It was almost impossible for The Imperium to win Eve Online's $1m battle

Last night’s battle for 9-4RP2 could have been a $1 million battle. The Imperium launched an attack on the Moneybadger Alliance-held system, one that houses a Keepstar, the largest space station players can build. All told there were more than […]

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Jan
24

League of Legends patch 8.3: Swain rework and Cho'gath visual update

League of Legends’ next big content patch is 8.3, introducing a newly-revamped Swain, as well as a host of balance and bug fixes, including major changes to Rengar and Master Yi. Have a look below for all the information we’ve […]

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Jan
24

The next PUBG patch will remove weapons from the lobby, split players up

There are two major complaints about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, even as we move on from its official release date and far out of beta – it’s full of hackers and it runs like I would if I actually had to do […]

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Jan
24

Reality TV survival game SOS launches into Early Access with a stream from Snoop Dogg

SOS is a reality show-inspired survival game where 16 contestants have 30 minutes to drop on an island, find an artifact, and get out. Developers Outpost Games are counting on leveraging that 90s desire for reality stardom, because they’re putting […]

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Jan
24

Xbox Game Pass will also let you play first-party games release day on PC

Earlier today, Microsoft announced that their Xbox Game Pass program would feature all upcoming first-party games on the same day as their retail release. That was big news for Xbox One owners, but it turns out that it’s big news […]

Jan
23

Get Stellaris, Crusader Kings 2, and more for $12 in the Humble Paradox Bundle

Buy games, give money to charity. It’s pretty easy to feel good about things on both ends of that transaction, and the latest from Humble should prove especially exciting to fans of grand strategy – and role-playing, magic action, or […]

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Jan
23

Here are the new abilities and look for League of Legends’ Swain

As was teased last week, League of Legends’ resident master tactician is getting a rework, and today they’ve revealed exactly what Swain’s new form will be capable of. He’s got a new look – and certain Malfoy-esque flair – as […]

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Jan
23

Ark: Aberration trades the wonder of the base game for sci-fi terror

I thought I had a good idea of what to expect from Ark: Aberration: collect resources, piece together gear, and traverse a new hostile environment, all while building increasingly elaborate contraptions. My assumptions were correct, to an extent, but I […]

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Jan
23

Warren Spector sees Zelda: Breath of the Wild as a “validation” of games like Deus Ex

Warren Spector, the legendary designer behind games like Deus Ex (and Epic Mickey), is known for his involvement with all manner of immersive sims, games that ask the player to come up with creative solutions to problems. Games like Thief […]

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Jan
23

How Subnautica’s community helped create an underwater world dying to be explored

Steam Early Access has changed the way games are launched: gone are the years of waiting for a game, only seeing gameplay snippets in a string of trailers. With Early Access you can sometimes be playing a game as soon […]