Stardew Valley has sold more than 10 million copies

about X hours ago from
Stardew Valley has sold more than 10 million copies

The peaceful, pleasant farm-life sim Stardew Valley was released on Steam in February 2016, and by April it had surpassed one million copies sold—a big benchmark of success for just about any game, and particularly for a niche indie release developed entirely by one guy. Four years later, the game is available on Mac and Linux, consoles, and mobile devices, and it's now moved past ten million.

Suspended Hearthstone Grandmaster Blitzchung says he'd do it all over again

about X hours ago from
Suspended Hearthstone Grandmaster Blitzchung says he'd do it all over again

One of the biggest controversies in videogames in 2019 revolved around Hearthstone grandmaster Cung "blitzchung" Ng Wai, who was suspended from pro competition for a year and stripped of his winnings after declaring "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age!" during a post-match interview. That startlingly harsh punishment was eventually walked back to a six-month suspension and no forfeiture of winnings, but it was still an ugly mess that reflected far more poorly on Blizzard than it did on Blitzchung.

Disco Elysium gets a Hardcore 'True Detective' mode and ultrawide support

about X hours ago from
Disco Elysium gets a Hardcore 'True Detective' mode and ultrawide support

Delirium-soaked cop RPG Disco Elysium is fantastically good. We called it "one of the finest RPGs on PC if you value depth, freedom, customization, and storytelling" in our 92% review, and then we went ahead and selected it as our Game of the Year for 2019. Today, that experience got a little better, possibly, with the addition of a Hardcore Mode that's going to make your murder investigation more rewarding, or maybe just more miserable.