Sunless Skies is getting an upgraded Sovereign Edition

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Sunless Skies is getting an upgraded Sovereign Edition

Next year, steampunk explore-em-up Sunless Skies will be coming to consoles in an expanded edition that will also be made available on PC as a free upgrade to those who already own it. The Sovereign Edition will include more options for how to deal with a starving crew, among other changes. "As their desperation grows, you’ll be able to try and eat a variety of unwise, unpleasant or tragic things", according to narrative director Chris Gardiner. "By that point, your mascot probably looks quite tasty,” he says.

Vampire: The Masquerade—Swansong is a new RPG from the developers of The Council

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Vampire: The Masquerade—Swansong is a new RPG from the developers of The Council

There are so many World of Darkness projects in the works it's getting hard to keep up with them. Vampire: The Masquerade alone has three games dedicated to it in development. Bloodlines 2 has been delayed until late 2020, reactive visual novel Coteries of New York is still due out in 2019, and the other—a narrative RPG being developed by Big Bad Wolf, the team behind episodic 18th century mystery The Council—has just announced its name: Swansong.

Crusader Kings 3 will let you build a dysfunctional family in 2020

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Crusader Kings 3 will let you build a dysfunctional family in 2020

Crusader Kings, released in 2004, was weird. Paradox Development Studio took the elaborate foundations of its epic grand strategy series, Europa Universalis, and attempted to fuse it with a dynastic RPG, with mixed results. It was enchanting, but very rough. In 2012, the studio followed it up with one of the most notable strategy games of the last decade: Crusader Kings 2. The studio has spent the last eight years iterating on it, but now it's ready for the next step. Today, Paradox announced Crusader Kings 3.

Age of Wonders: Planetfall's first expansion resurrects the ancient Heritor in November

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall's first expansion resurrects the ancient Heritor in November

Paradox Interactive announced at PDXCON today that the excellent 4X strategy game Age of Wonders: Planetfall will get its first full expansion in November. Entitled Revelations, the expansion will reveal more about the history of the Planetfall universe and introduce the Heritor, descendants of the Es'Teq dynasty, who are attempting to use the ancient technology of their forebears to resurrect billions of followers and establish divine rule across the stars.