EVE-inspired MMO Albion Online goes free to play

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EVE-inspired MMO Albion Online goes free to play

Ambitious sandbox MMO Albion Online is now free to play. You can download the client from the Albion Online site and start your quest to not to get mugged in the first few hours. Albion's devs describe it as a "hardcore" experience with a player-driven economy, player-led guilds, and plenty of PvP.

Excited for Bloodlines 2? Play free adventure Santa Monica By Night

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Excited for Bloodlines 2? Play free adventure Santa Monica By Night

Bloodlines 2, thrillingly, is a real thing that is happening, a fact that no doubt has caused many of you to reinstall the buggy but brilliant original game. When you've had your fill of Troika's vampire RPG, you might want to give Santa Monica By Night a  play. It's a short adventure game, made appropriately for the Vampire Jam, which begins with the premise that the events of Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines were based on fact.

Steampunk WW1 RTS Iron Harvest has been picked up by Deep Silver

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Steampunk WW1 RTS Iron Harvest has been picked up by Deep Silver

Iron Harvest developer King Art Games has announced that the game now has a publisher: Deep Silver. In a post on its website announcing the news, the developer explains that it's fielded over a dozen offers from publishers, speaking to a few of them, but found the publisher behind crowdfunded games like Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Shenmue 3 and Pathfinder: Kingmaker to be the "perfect fit".

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered has a firm May release date

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Sniper Elite V2 Remastered has a firm May release date

Sniper Elite is a series about shooting nazis in the nether regions. You can aim for other body parts if you like, but given the slow-mo kill cam, the nether regions make a whole lot of sense. I hold the series close to my heart: nether region shooting aside, they're also really fun for fans of measured, tactical, stealthy gunplay. So I'm glad the Sniper Elite V2 Remaster is coming sooner than I thought.

Sigil, John Romero's spiritual successor to Ultimate Doom, is delayed again

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Sigil, John Romero's spiritual successor to Ultimate Doom, is delayed again

Sigil, the John Romero-authored "unofficial spiritual successor" to Ultimate Doom that was announced late last year, has been pushed back yet again. It was originally supposed to be out in February 2019, but was delayed into April because of problems with the planned physical release. Now April is here and it has slipped yet again, for the same reason, to the first week of May. 

Rumors about the next Dragon Age spark fears it'll be another Anthem

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Rumors about the next Dragon Age spark fears it'll be another Anthem

A new Kotaku report on the history and current status of the next Dragon Age game reveals old plans for an ambitious and intriguing RPG, code-named Joplin, that would have prioritized "choice and consequence," rather than simplistic fetch quests, in a game world smaller than Dragon Age: Inquisition, but deeper and more reactive. Alas, that vision of the game allegedly fell victim to the ol' double-whammy of Mass Effect: Andromeda and Anthem.  

Dragon Age 4’s original concept featured spies and heists, says report

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Dragon Age 4’s original concept featured spies and heists, says report

Just a week after Kotaku’s explosive report on the troubled development of Anthem, it’s published a follow-up investigation on the next Dragon Age game. And while BioWare and EA teased what’s almost certainly Dragon Age 4 at the Game Awards in December, Kotaku’s reporting indicates it’s a completely rebooted vision. The original Dragon Age 4 was scuttled, and the sad thing is, it sounds amazing.