Temtem is getting ranked play, houses, and 'Dojo Wars'

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Temtem is getting ranked play, houses, and 'Dojo Wars'

With the cute Pokémon-a-like Temtem doing very well for itself in its first month on Steam Early Access—developer Crema announced that it had surpassed 500,000 copies sold last week—the studio has now revealed its plans for the future. A "short-term roadmap" posted today looks ahead to the spring, summer, and fall of this year, covering balance changes, match-making, club management, in-game tournaments, new islands to play on, and more.

SnowRunner shows off new chilly environments and more stuck trucks

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SnowRunner shows off new chilly environments and more stuck trucks

Ahead of its launch in a couple of months, off-roading sim SnowRunner is showing off more of the locations that you and your trusty vehicle will have to contend with. Like its predecessor, MudRunner, physics and geography will get you into jams as well as out of them, but this time you've also got to worry about a new nemesis: snow. 

Wholesome house boat sim Spiritfarer gets its first gameplay teaser

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Wholesome house boat sim Spiritfarer gets its first gameplay teaser

Spiritfarer, announced last year, looks like a perfect panacea for stress. It's a fetching resource management game that gives you a cute house boat and tasks you with ferrying the spirits of animals to the afterlife, like Charon's nicer sister. You can get a good look at life on and off the boat in the first gameplay teaser, above. 

Black Mesa finally leaves Early Access next week

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Black Mesa finally leaves Early Access next week

Half-Life remake Black Mesa is ending its five-year stint in Early Access next week. The bulk of the game has been finished and playable for a long time, but with the arrival of the brand new Xen levels, some map tweaks and AI improvements, it's finally approaching that last development milestone. 

Tank controls are back in free survival horror Dead County

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Tank controls are back in free survival horror Dead County

Resident Evil 2 did a pretty great job of modernising survival horror, but there's room, of course, for throwback horror games with tank controls, cinematic camera angles, and ginormous polygons stuck together with sellotape. It's pretty budget, but Dead County is a free survival horror that successfully captures much of the spirit of Resident Evil.