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The Falconeer review: Ride out the storm

The Falconeer review
The Falconeer, made by a one-person team, offers a beautifully-crafted world with stunning graphics. The mechanics, however, could use some refinement. Riding the back of an enormous falcon while shooting lightning sounds incredible. That is precisely why indie developer Tomas Sala created The Falconeer, with its beautiful ocean world named...

Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access preview: In the eye of the beholder

Baldur's Gate early access preview
Larian Studios finally released Baldur's Gate 3 in early access, only twenty years after Baldur's Gate 2 came out. The early access version contains around 25 hours of gameplay, with the final launch scheduled for next year. The anticipated sequel takes place in the settings of Faerun, the mythical continent of the Forgotten Realms setting, with rich...

Elite Dangerous Odyssey dev diary delves into settlements and player agency

Elite Dangerous Odyssey
Elite Dangerous developer, Frontier Developments, has released the second installment in the "Road to Odyssey" - a dev diary video series preparing players for the upcoming DLC, Elite Dangerous Odyssey. In the new video, titled "Forging Your Path," Game Director Piers Jackson, Art Director Chris Gregory, Lead Designer Gareth Hughes, Principal Audio Designer Matthew...

The Falconeer beta is now open for registration through Discord

The Falconeer beta
The anticipated fantasy flight simulator 2020, also known as The Falconeer, is getting a closed beta in October- a month before its release in November. If you're interested in playing The Falconeer before everyone else, here's how you can participate in the game's closed beta. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66yNNhGhIO8&feature=youtu.be

Exo One explores a different kind of sci-fi game

Exo One
Sci-fi and space games usually have a spaceship, futuristic technology, and strange, far-off planets. But also lots of aliens, shooting, and explosions. Developer Exbleative decided their space game, Exo One, will be different but equally as compelling, if not more so. Exo One is about a spacecraft traveling between planets using a unique, gravity-based...

Underwater survival game Barotrauma gets a new Early Access update

Barotrauma
A group of friends piloting a submarine in space might sound like something out of a Terry Pratchet novel, but it's actually a new co-op simulator called Barotrauma. Developed by Undertow Games and FakeFish, Barotrauma is already out on Steam Early Access with a new update coming soon. Here's a quick rundown of everything...

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated review: It’s not ready

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated review
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated is a platformer suited for children, with a bit of humor for adults. The gameplay is simplistic and often boring, the multiplayer is half-baked, but the game catches that Bikini Bottom vibe. In a pineapple, under the sea, lives SpongeBob SquarePants, a...

In Sound Mind preview: Oh, the psychological horror

In Sound Mind preview
As a horror fan, I was glad to discover a new psychological horror title during the PlayStation 5 event, in between the announcements on Horizon 2 and a new Spider-Man game. That horror title is In Sound Mind, by the developer with the most original name ever - We Create Stuff. I grew up...

Shadow Arena turns Black Desert Online into a free-to-play Battle Royale

Shadow Arena preview
Black Desert Online, the South Korean massively multiplayer online RPG, used to have a PvP minigame where players could fight in a closed arena. That very minigame is now becoming its own separate game called Shadow Arena. The new Battle Royale is available to play for free on Steam, in Early Access.

Everspace 2 preview: Fast-paced action mixed with RPG and space sim

Everspace 2 preview
Everspace 2, the sequel to the space shooter Everspace, was announced in October of last year. The game launched as a Kickstarter project and reached its goal of $500,000 within three days. As promised to backers, developer Rockfish delivered a short preview that explores the early stages of the game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-LNiZxsY7s&t=

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