Day: September 23, 2019

Kerbal devs tried n-body physics, but the simulation “starts to fire moons at planets”
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Kerbal devs tried n-body physics, but the simulation “starts to fire moons at planets”

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. read more

Star Wars Battlefront 2 teases Episode 9 content ahead of the Felucia update
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Star Wars Battlefront 2 teases Episode 9 content ahead of the Felucia update

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. read more

Remnant: From the Ashes hits Steam’s August best-seller list
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Remnant: From the Ashes hits Steam’s August best-seller list

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. read more