The Culling 2 is coming

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The Culling 2 is coming

Developer Xaviant pulled the plug on the battle royale game The Culling in December 2017, just a couple of months after taking it from Early Access to full release. Today, the studio revealed that a sequel, The Culling 2, is now in development. 

A digital version of Scythe, the hit board game, has launched on Steam Early Access

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A digital version of Scythe, the hit board game, has launched on Steam Early Access

Retro-futurist mecha game Scythe has finally come to wide release on Steam, entering Early Access yesterday. An adaptation of one of the most popular board games of the last few years, Scythe is a 4x that sees players vying over the fictional landscape of eastern Europa in the 1920s. A highly strategic game that focuses on encouraging players to adapt their overall tactics to the board as it develops, Scythe is beloved by many board gamers for its combination of unique visuals and thematic gameplay. It won a slew of awards, from 2016's Golden Geeks to the Origins Award. 

Xbox app for Windows 10 will be 'more reflective of PC community' after rework

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Xbox app for Windows 10 will be 'more reflective of PC community' after rework

It's telling that when mentioned in our work chat this afternoon, some of the PCG team had forgotten the Xbox app for Windows 10 existed. Designed to bridge the gap between consoles and desktops—by way of Xbox party chat, streaming features, and game management among other things—the application leaves something to be desired.

Frontier understands demand for Jurassic World Evolution mods, 'but there's a balance'

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Frontier understands demand for Jurassic World Evolution mods, 'but there's a balance'

Frontier's Jurassic World Evolution will not have mod support, as Frontier has previously explained. Which seems a shame, given the vast catalogue of player-made projects the developer's Planet Coaster boasts. In conversation with Phil at E3, David Braben compared JWE to both Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous, and said that while there's scope for it to follow a similar path, he himself is wary of mod support as "it means that we can't easily update the game."