Day: October 13, 2017

EA Responds To ‘Star Wars Battlefront 2’ Loot Box Controversy
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EA Responds To ‘Star Wars Battlefront 2’ Loot Box Controversy

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta may be over, but outrage from the gaming community over the game’s loot system is still in full force. Like seemingly every new game being released in 2017, Star Wars Battlefront 2 features loot crates that can be earned for free through extended play or purchased for real world currency. The reason Battlefront’s loot crates have been so controversial is that they contain both cosmetic items and upgrades that could potentially give players a competitive edge in online matches. This has all amounted to Star Wars Battlefront 2 being labelled as a pay-to-win game, prompting the game’s publisher, EA, to address the controversy head-on. read more

Neon Co-Op Puzzler Chroma Shift Sliding Into PAX Aus
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Neon Co-Op Puzzler Chroma Shift Sliding Into PAX Aus

Co-op platformer Chroma Shift is a futuristic-looking puzzle game with a tragic, frighteningly realistic backstory. DevOrDie Studios conjures a beautifully broken world, corrupted by sophisticated machines that have turned against their creators. Years pass, and two despondent droids are awakened with a singular purpose in mind: discover the truth about what happened at the facility of their birth. read more

LawBreakers Steam Hits An All Time Low
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LawBreakers Steam Hits An All Time Low

Boss Key’s first-person shooter was hailed as the next ‘multi-million dollar’ franchise by influential game developer Cliff Bleszinski. Unfortunately, the title hasn’t really panned out as well as the studio would have hoped. With the game’s player count consistently dropping – the title has now hit an all-time low of 97 players on PC. read more