Eldritch horrors and monsters who live in the ideas contained in arcane texts have been Alexis Kennedy’s constant companions for years now – he’s the writer behind the likes of Sunless Sea, Fallen London, and most recently, Cultist Simulator. Now a passing whimsy of his has congealed into some kind of entity – a new game, midwifed with the help of the modern-day Necronomicon, which most people these days know as Twitter.
The holidays and their associated Steam Sales are behind us now, but for those of us staring down the barrel of state-wide snowstorms this weekend, Humble’s Winter Sale is still going strong and it has a ton of good deals on games to get stuck into while the white stuff piles up outside.
When The Division 2 hits store shelves March 15, players are going to find the first game’s Dark Zone split into three areas in Washington, D.C. – and that’s just the first of the many substantial changes coming to the game’s lawless PvPvE environment. Now you can see what it looks like in action, thanks to this 15-minute video of raw gameplay footage.
Truberbrook is a traditional adventure game with a sci-fi mystery, and it’s got a heck of a visual twist. Every environment in the game is built by hand using miniature models. Those models are then digitised using photogrammetry so that they can blend with the computer-rendered characters, and the diorama-style results are incredibly impressive.
PC gaming almost exclusively means Windows gaming, and for better or worse, that means Microsoft has a massive stake in the platform. But from Games for Windows Live to the more modern Windows Store, the company’s initiatives to take charge of gaming on the OS have met with mixed results – so now Microsoft wants you to tell it what to do.
Forza Horizon 4 has brought in over seven million players since it launched back in October, which marks an impressive level of success for the open world racer. Developer Playground Games hasn’t detailed how that breaks down across platforms or spoken of total sales numbers versus those who’ve gotten in via subscription, but it seems the game’s early life has been healthy.
A new earnings report was detailed by Netflix today which gained traction in the gaming community.