I was recently on vacation and away from Monster Hunter: World while I enjoyed the wonders of California, and now that I’m home, I’m catching up on new quests. The largest and, to me, the most exciting of the game’s recent developments is the addition of Final Fantasy XIV’s Behemoth. While the fight can be frustrating…
Back in June, ubiquitous chat company Discord launched a games tab that bore a slight resemblance to Steam’s front page. Now it’s launching its own store that resolutely refutes Steam’s anything-goes approach.
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Penny McDonald’s debut game, Answer The Question, released on Steam this week to unanimously positive reviews. Also, Penny is 7 years old.
Two years ago, a Steam user going by the handle St4ck came out of nowhere and snatched the title of “highest-level Steam user” away from PalmDesert, a user who’d practically become a legend by that point. Now it’s St4ck who has been dethroned.
I’m Not A Monster looks like a cool blend of XCOM and deceit-based party games like Werewolf and Mafia. It’s a multiplayer turn-based game where everybody’s ostensibly part of a crew trying to save civilians from pulpy space monsters. Two players, however, are monsters in disguise. It’ll be out later this year.
Yesterday, an issue that’s been simmering below the surface of Steam for a few weeks came to a head: Unscrupulous developers were releasing games that contained dummy items masquerading as Team Fortress 2 and DoTA 2 rarities that sell for hundreds of dollars. Now Valve has addressed the issue.
Starting tomorrow, a VR title is coming to Steam that lets folks experience what it’s like to be poked by an anime girl.
For the past couple weeks, players of a PC platformer called Abstractism have suspected that something is amiss. The game has been accused of “cryptojacking” people’s machines, or clandestinely using their resources to mine for cryptocurrency. Today, after sustained outcry over the weekend, Abstractism was removed…
Unless you’re running tons of side missions, it can be difficult to raise funds in No Man’s Sky. If you’re not interested in farming or running errands, you might want to consider investing in cryo-pumps. They’re easy to craft and sell for obscene prices.
The first thing I did in No Man’s Sky after the Next update…
The game industry is not exactly known for valuing workers. Big studios are rife with soul-destroying crunch and end-of-project layoffs. French studio Motion Twin, developer of the Castlevania-inspired roguelike Dead Cells, is trying something different: Workers own and manage the company. There is no boss.
Rogue Legacy is a great game, but, five years after release, a few things were missing from it on PC. Cloud saves, for one, as well as key rebinding for mouse. Yes, there was actually a person who wanted to play Rogue Legacy, a side-scrolling platformer, with mouse controls, and the developers have finally made that…
At first glance, Clicker Heroes 2 doesn’t seem like anything out of the ordinary. It’s a clicker game in which you incrementally build up a fantasy hero and watch numbers skyrocket to the point that perspective dies. You do this forever. What makes Clicker Heroes 2 different from other games in its genre is the $30…
Clever game design can take advantage of even the most limited resources. Celestial Hacker Girl Jessica is a marble-rolling game set in abstract space, which is made using mostly Unity assets. For some people, that might be infuriating, but sitting down to play it shows off what smart level design can do for a game.
The Culling 2 released last week and, right away, it tanked. After a week of negative reviews and its online player-base dropping into the single digits, The Culling 2’s creators at Xaviant Games have pulled the plug. According to the studio’s YouTube video announcement today, anyone who purchased the $20 game across…
Don’t let the cutesy papercraft look of The Spiral Scouts fool you. This puzzle adventure game is not for kids.
Valve has overhauled Steam’s “upcoming” tab. It was an unfiltered list of games (and asset flips), but now it’s decided upon by wishlists and other data. Valve said that “less than half” of 1% of users clicked the old upcoming tab, while only 4% click “top sellers.” Steam users don’t really use Steam, I guess?
Think there are too many similar battle royale games? Or perhaps you’re a member of PUBG’s community, ready to revolt over the state of the former king of the genre. If you think you can do a better job, Battle Royale Tycoon will give you a chance.
In April, Valve made changes to Steam that bolstered user privacy while hammering a few nails into the coffin of unofficial sales tracking monolith Steam Spy. The service is not 100 percent dead, but developers have been searching for alternatives. Last month, they found one. Now it’s been shut down, too.