Kerbal Space Program fans have often wondered why the doesn’t do n-body physics simulation, where the gravitational forces of masses in space are all calculated simultaneously. Like its predecessor, Kerbal Space Program 2 will make use of a simplified physics system where planets just generate a static sphere of gravity. Otherwise, the developers say, the solar system might explode.
Day: September 23, 2019
Cube World is not vaporware – at least, not unless developer Picroma is about to pull the cruelest prank in gaming history. The studio recently announced that the game will officially hit Steam in September (yes, this year), and now players who were on board for the alpha have been given access to a beta version of the new release.
Fortnite battle royale’s matchmaking has worked pretty much the same as all the other titles in the genre – everyone’s in the same pool, so expert-level players are in there right alongside people who could never dream of victory royale. Now, that’s finally changing, as Epic has confirmed that skill-based matchmaking will be in place for the 10.40 update.
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Against all odds, Star Wars Battlefront II has become a game people simply play and enjoy – and not just the poster child for the industry’s monetisation problems. That’s thanks in large part to a lengthy run of free content updates, and this week’s batch promises plenty of substantial new stuff. Plus, the developers are teasing new content for the impending release of the Rise of Skywalker.
Valve’s new tradition of running down Steam’s monthly best-selling new releases continues into August, and this month’s list once again includes a broad batch of major publisher releases, high-profile, and a handful of titles you’ve probably never heard of before. Perhaps the most notable success story here is Remnant: From the Ashes – but there are plenty of interesting details besides.
If you’re at TwitchCon this coming week, you can receive a free copy of Code Vein – in exchange for your blood. Bandai Namco are running a blood bank on September 27 to celebrate the launch of their new RPG in a suitably grisly manner.
World of Warcraft will soon be buzzing with the introduction of an un-bee-lievable new mount – a giant honey bee with a throne and honeypot on its back called the Honeyback Harvester. Plus, there are bee-themed goodies, butterfly battle pets, and more on the way too. Sweet.
Since leaving the CS:GO pro scene, Twitch streamer Shroud has shown off his proficiency across a broad spectrum of titles and genres, from World of Warcraft to Teamfight Tactics. But as his esports experience shows, his true talent is for first-person shooters – and that talent was on display this weekend during the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta.