Black Mesa's full Xen chapter and ending is now playable in beta

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Black Mesa's full Xen chapter and ending is now playable in beta

After fifteen years of development in one form or another, Black Mesa is almost finished. A new public beta build of the Valve-sanctioned Half-Life fan remake unveils the final chapters of Xen, the alien world much-maligned in Half-Life and absent from the initial release of Black Mesa. With this, the game can now be played […]

The Elder Scrolls: Legends development on hold

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends development on hold

Bethesda have indefinitely halted development on The Elder Scrolls: Legends, the free-to-play card game set in their RPG world of swords and shouts. The game is still up, you can still play it, and Bethesda will still run events in it, but no new content substantial updates are being worked on or planned.

Priceless Play – 7 December 2019

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Priceless Play – 7 December 2019

Year after year, there are many hallmarks which signal the nearing holidays (aside from the shortening daylight hours and the date on the calendar). Snowy romantic comedies on TV. Office cookie swaps. Mulled wine, Christmas markets, my friends’ annual Hannukah donut party, and an increasing sense of obligation to return to my parents’ house to […]

What are we all playing this weekend?

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What are we all playing this weekend?

We’ve started opening the doors of the RPS Advent Calendar, revealing our favourite games of the year. We also declared our fifty favourite PC games of the decade. Each is missing things I’d like to see (and I already voted tactically to jam in some niche favourites) but ah, that’s a lot of good video […]

Pathfinder: Kingmaker is getting a sequel

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Pathfinder: Kingmaker is getting a sequel

Digital adaptations of tabletop RPGs are still having a heyday, much to my personal delight. Owlcat Games are continuing on in that righteous work with a sequel to their 2018 RPG, Pathfinder: Kingmaker. There’s little to know about Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous at this stage, least of all any hint at a release window, […]

Rust's new Instruments DLC lets you shred the shovel bass

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Rust's new Instruments DLC lets you shred the shovel bass

My only personal memories of Rust are from its earliest days in 2013. I remember being bashed in the head with a rock by another player and then promptly ditching the weird survival sandbox that I found unfathomable. Rust has changed a lot since then and today it’s changing a bit more with its first […]