Dwell is the lovechild of crafting sandboxes and a SNES art style

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Dwell is the lovechild of crafting sandboxes and a SNES art style

At first glance, Dwell looks like it might have been taken right out of the 16-bit era. With its pixel art, tiny little people, and top-down views, it certainly boasts an art style familiar to older gamers. Yet there’s something very modern about this title, which is all about giving players the tools and freedom to build their own worlds...

Perfect Ten: MMO features that help players express individuality

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Perfect Ten: MMO features that help players express individuality

When you play a single-player game, you automatically feel quite special and unique. You are, after all, the very centerpiece that the entire game revolves around and caters to. Your ego soars high like the eagles and cannot be tamed. This all changes when you step into a massively multiplayer environment. Suddenly we’re one of a crowd, a fish swimming...

Fortnite adds in a new vehicle, the shopping cart

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Fortnite adds in a new vehicle, the shopping cart

There’s another popular battle royale game that has vehicles, and so Fortnite made the wise decision to incorporate vehicles into its gameplay. The first vehicle in question? The mighty shopping cart. Yes, you can now ride a shopping cart into battle. It features an engine as enthusiastic as whoever you get to push it, so it won’t roll far if...

Black Desert’s weekly patch continues PvP and class rebalance with Karma penalties and crowd control tweaks

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Black Desert’s weekly patch continues PvP and class rebalance with Karma penalties and crowd control tweaks

Lahn was already live in Black Desert, but when the game returns from its extended maintenance today, she’ll be reunited with her absolute skills. Kakao is also ushering in two new events today and tomorrow: the Lauren Family Gift event, in which players complete challenges to collect coins, and the Valencia Hunt-a-thon. “Defeat each of Giant Mountain Goat, Giant Lioness,...

Bless Online players riot and request refunds over missing endgame PvP, cash shop shenanigans, and duping as Steam reviews plummet

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Bless Online players riot and request refunds over missing endgame PvP, cash shop shenanigans, and duping as Steam reviews plummet

If you thought the Bless Online community was in meltdown after two days of early access headaches, wait until you see the reaction to the actual MMO once people started playing. Reddit is currently aflame over several topics. For starters, the first players are already hitting level 45 and finding that the endgame content they expected based on what’s in...

New multiplayer Pokemon games are headed for the Nintendo Switch with Pokemon Go cross-compatibility

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There are new multiplayer Pokemon games coming to the Nintendo Switch, and just like Pokemon Go, they’ll bring with them motion controls for picking up the eponymous Pokemon. Let’s Go Eevee and Let’s Go Pikachu will both feature similar mechanics for tossing pokeballs and capturing monsters, with several other features inspired by Pokemon Go… and the option to transfer the original...

The Daily Grind: What kind of superhero do you want to make in an MMO?

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The Daily Grind: What kind of superhero do you want to make in an MMO?

While City of Heroes is long gone, you can’t keep a good cape down. With a couple of superhero MMORPGs out on the market right now and a trio of them on the way, there are at least five titles for players to live out their heroic fantasies. For those among our readers who have boundless ideas for superhero characters,...