Sunless Skies adds new threats with weather and worship update

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Sunless Skies adds new threats with weather and worship update

By swapping the murky depths of Fallen London for the vast High Wilderness above, Sunless Skies is bigger and brighter than forerunner Sunless Sea. Keen to maintain the "peril and dread" of the latter, though, developer Failbetter Games has given Skies a Threat update—which adds weather, worship and a smattering of new scouts.

Electronic Arts will 'push forward' with loot boxes in future games

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Electronic Arts will 'push forward' with loot boxes in future games

Loot boxes have been a real source of trouble for Electronic Arts in recent months, beginning with a furor over their implementation last year in Star Wars: Battlefront 2, and growing from there into a wave of international criticism. Yet in a recent earnings call, EA chief executive Andrew Wilson said the company is going to "push on" with loot boxes, and challenged the common complaint that they are a form of gambling. 

Agony has a new story trailer, and it's almost too much to bear

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Agony has a new story trailer, and it's almost too much to bear

Agony looks like a charming video game. It's horror and it's not shy about it. Instead of gloomy dark hallways containing jump scare monstrosities, the actual hallways themselves are monstrosities (they pulsate and bleed and generally look unpleasant). And in keeping with Outlast 2's infamous charred baby pit, this new Agony story trailer (embedded below) shows a baby being fed to a big gaping mouth. Scary stuff.