It seems nearly every modern game has microtransactions in one form or another. For some games, it tends to work with little discomfort from the player, while other gamers slap microtransactions in nearly every aspect of the game making you wonder why you paid full price for a title only to fork out more to receive content that should’ve been included in the game.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of StarCraft, Blizzard is set to release a bunch of StarCraft themed content across its gaming IPs. While officially the celebration starts March 31st, Blizzard Entertainment is starting it early with a free Sarah Kerrigan skin for Widowmaker. The only catch is that you’ll have to login in from March 6th to April 3rd. So if Overwatch has been gathering dust, make sure you boot it up and get some killing done.
The Windows edition of the massive open-world RPG from Square Enix, Final Fantasy XV has finally been released via Steam. Arriving over two years later than the console titles the windows version includes every single update released till date – including new story content and fixes – the Windows Edition includes Episode Gladiolus, Prompto and Ignis, DLC packs which follow the perspective of your different party members.
God of War fans who also own a PlayStation 4 Pro are in for a special treat. PlayStation Marketing Vice President Mary Yee has taken the liberty to announce a limited edition God of War PS4 Pro bundle on the official PlayStation blog. The colour scheme and meandering patterns pay homage to Kratos’ Leviathan axe, with the latter feature corresponding to the in-game Axe skill tree. It’s also decorated with runic gem slots which unlock special attacks. Sounds divine.
Hailing all the way from Brussels, Bombslinger is a omberman inspired action labyrinth game that encourages you to detonate everything. It lets you play as the unscrupulous bandit Bombslinger, and entrusts you with avenging your murdered missus in a series of procedurally generated levels. Resist the urge to drown your sorrows in a whiskey bottle, and blast through waves of enemies (including your former posse, the traitors) before your explosive date with the Gunslinger.
Mighty Games’ endless arcade flyer Shooty Skies has already established a cult following on mobiles, but today, its influence is about to grow stronger. A desktop version for both Windows and Mac users has arrived on Steam, bringing with it daily missions, over 200 collectible pilots, and more than twenty terrain types. Be limited by the compact screen of your smartphone no longer! Shooty Skies for PC has a widescreen view that lets your retinas absorb a much broader battlefield, and supports both keyboard and mouse or controller input.