Valve hire some Kerbal Space Program developers

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Valve hire some Kerbal Space Program developers

The big boys at Valve have hired an unknown number of folks behind the space sim Kerbal Space Program [official site], RPS fanzine PC Gamer is reporting. A former Valve developer said as much in an interview on the podcast Game Dev Unchained and a current Valve spokesperson confirmed it to the mag, saying “We’ll […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 delayed into 2018

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Red Dead Redemption 2 delayed into 2018

We still don’t know for sure whether open world western Red Dead Redemption 2 [official site] is coming to PC at all. But one thing we do know for sure is that it’s coming out for consoles this Autu– what? Oh. Oh, I see. Red Dead Redemption 2 will be coming out for consoles in […]

Why I fell out with Fallout-inspired indie RPG Underrail

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Why I fell out with Fallout-inspired indie RPG Underrail

Underrail [official site] is a game that wants to be Fallout. That’s okay! That’s a legendary game for several reasons, and some are even good. There’s definitely room for an RPG to be to Fallout what Xenonauts is to UFO: neither remake nor clone, but a new game that does all the same stuff we’ve […]

Do Valve own Dota? A jury may decide

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Do Valve own Dota? A jury may decide

Valve may make Dota 2 but who actually owns Dota? A jury trial may be called to decide who — if anyone — owns the copyright, Ars Technica report. Two mobile developers who are making Dota-y games and facing a legal attack from the combined forces of Valve and Blizzard have argued that the Dota […]

The Joy of Dark Messiah of Might and Magic’s kick

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The Joy of Dark Messiah of Might and Magic’s kick

I’ve amassed an arsenal of weapons that would make any medieval fantasy army jealous. Shiny daggers, magic staffs, elven bows, orcish cleavers – my inventory is full to bursting. But the weapon I’ve used the most in Dark Messiah of Might and Magic is somewhat less flashy: my right shoe. It’s a first-person action game […]

Destiny 2: Don’t Fear The Grimoire Reaper

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Destiny 2: Don’t Fear The Grimoire Reaper

“Destiny (2) is calllinnnnnnng meeeeeeeee” sang Brandon Boyer of early 2000s hit group The Thrills. “Open up my eeeeeeeeeager eyesssssssssss, cause I’m ready to read more grimoire cardssssssss.” Well, I have some bad news for you, Brandon. Destiny 2 [official site] is doing away with grimoire cards in favour of sticking the lore in the […]

Far Cry 5 trailers tease new setting: Montana

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Far Cry 5 trailers tease new setting: Montana

Well, I wasn’t far off in my prediction that Far Cry 5 [official site] would be “set in the fiefdoms of a post-Brexit Britain.” Ubisoft have squeezed out a quartet of teaser trailers for the next open-world FPS and yeehaw, it’s off to that America. These trailers show teensy corners of Hope County in Montana, […]

War is changing in Crusader Kings 2

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War is changing in Crusader Kings 2

Forget everything Fallout has ever taught you because war is changing. We already knew about upcoming geographical expansions in Crusader Kings II [official site], making areas that were previously impassable playable, but fresh news arrived in today’s dev diary and it involves changes to fundamental systems. The major shift will be in the causes of […]

Have You Played… Reigns?

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Have You Played… Reigns?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Swipe right to build homes for the poor. Swipe left to refuse to help the priests being charged protection money by the army. Swipe again and again to to make decision after decision […]

Grasshopper remaking The Silver Case sequel Ward 25

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Grasshopper remaking The Silver Case sequel Ward 25

After revamping their very first game, 1999’s visual novel The Silver Case [official site], last year, Grasshopper Manufacture have now announced a remake of its sequel. Released on Japanese pocket telephones in 2005 as The Silver Case: Ward 25, the episodic adventure followed cops investigating more violent and strange crimes. When and where and how […]