Everspace 2 is a big, open-world RPG with deep customization

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Everspace 2 is a big, open-world RPG with deep customization

During IGN’s Summer of Gaming presentation, Everspace 2 developer Michael Shade explained that the first Everspace was always intended to be an open-world space RPG. But the team's limited budget forced them to turn into a procedurally generated roguelike instead since crafting levels by hand was beyond what the team could realistically accomplish.

Phantasy Star Online 2's next big update is coming in August, and there's battleships in it for some reason

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Phantasy Star Online 2's next big update is coming in August, and there's battleships in it for some reason

Since Phantasy Star Online 2 launched on PC in the West last month, I've played more than 50 hours of it—and even I can't tell you what the hell is going on in the trailer for its upcoming August update. Unveiled today during IGN's Summer of Gaming event, this new trailer teases Episode 4 of PSO2's story, but the trailer itself mostly shows a squad of mechs fighting a giant battleship. I'm not even talking about, like, a cool space battleship, but what basically looks like the USS Arizona.