Tag: Rocket League

Rocket League will ditch loot boxes entirely later this year
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Rocket League will ditch loot boxes entirely later this year

Rocket League currently has a loot box-style random item system, but that’s set to change later this year. Psyonix has announced that the game’s crates will be replaced with something that’ll let you see “the exact items you’re buying in advance.” More details on exactly how the switch will work are coming in the future, but the move comes after years of criticism of loot box mechanics from players and industry pundits. read more

Ecto-1 and KITT join Rocket League for a totally 80s Radical Summer event
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Ecto-1 and KITT join Rocket League for a totally 80s Radical Summer event

Right now, no nostalgia is more powerful than 80s nostalgia, and Rocket League is getting in on the action with its Radical Summer event. The event will bring in crossovers with some of the biggest franchises of the era, and it’ll offer a host of cosmetics for the duration. The event will also see two new DLC car packs featuring Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters and KITT from Knight Rider. read more

This skatepark mod turns Rocket League into Tony Hawk
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This skatepark mod turns Rocket League into Tony Hawk

Rocket League lets you manage all kinds of four-wheeled stunts and aerieal manoeuvres, but the physics allow so much room to play with your car’s abilities that it’s a shame there’s no proper playground for them. Thankfully, the Steam Workshop has provided a bunch of options to remedy that flaw, and a recent release opens up a full skatepark to turn Rocket League into Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. read more

Epic buys Psyonix, and Rocket League is going to become an Epic store exclusive
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Epic buys Psyonix, and Rocket League is going to become an Epic store exclusive

Psyonix, developer of Rocket League, is going to become a part of Epic Games. The two companies have entered into a “definitive agreement” which will see Psyonix come under the Epic banner. Rocket League will continue to be supported on all existing platforms, but it looks like the PC version will soon be available for purchase exclusively through the Epic Games store. read more

Someone built a working PC out of lasagne
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Someone built a working PC out of lasagne

The art of PC building is something entirely lost on me, to the point that even though my home computer is crying out for more RAM and a new graphics card, I’m terrified to touch the interior in case I mess it up. For YouTuber Micah Laplante, however, that’s clearly not a concern, as he’s managed to build a working PC out of pasta. read more