Month: August 2019

At PAX West 2019, I checked out an incredibly ambitious tactical MMO experience from 2Dogs Games, Destiny’s Sword. Destiny’s Sword features real-time, squad-based tactical combat with tons of customization, but the most interesting aspect of the game is its MMO nature – up to 32 people can be involved in a single battle, each with
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Bowlcut Studios combines spell-drafting and frenetic spell slinging in MageQuit. At PAX West 2019, the mage mayhem is out in full force. MageQuit fields 2-10 (free-for-all or teams) wizards in a player-vs-player brawl (online or local!), and the more players you add to the mix the more chaotic each match is. While plenty of games feature spells and player-vs-player
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Starting at 6:00 PM PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (Build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_191018363.7132.190829-1945). DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_191018363.7132.190829-1945 Available: 6:00 PM, August 31, 2019 Mandatory: 3:00 AM September 1, 2019 FEATURE UPDATES: Home (Experiment) Thank you all for the great feedback on
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Starting at 6:00 PM PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip-Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (Build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_191018363.7132.190829-1945). DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_191018363.7132.190829-1945 Available: 6:00 PM, August 31, 2019 Mandatory: 3:00 AM September 1, 2019 FEATURE UPDATES: Home (Experiment) Thank you all for the great feedback
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If you took the classic casual game Peggle and doused it in Dungeons & Dragons, that’s the core philosophy behind Roundguard. At PAX West 2019, Roundguard’s playful artstyle caught my eye during a trek through the massive Indie Megabooth – but the gameplay kept me around. Wonderbelly Games is hoping to achieve something special here by
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A recent Twitter thread by a self-proclaimed “executive producer” of Netflix’s The Witcher been confirmed false by none other than Netflix itself. Funnily enough, the person behind the Twitter account was merely posing as an executive producer, and isn’t an employee of the company. The user, who went by the name Giovanni Eūgene Altamarquéz and
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In all the hubbub of the week, you might’ve missed some of the patches and updates rolled out to games. Presenting the Weekly Updates Update, a noncomprehensive roundup of new maps and characters and balance tweaks and fixes and such which caught my eye over the week – including a few we haven’t posted about.
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Hello Games has released No Man’s Sky Beyond patch 2.09.3 on PC, which introduces a number gameplay and visual improvements. Highlights include increasing the powers of the Blaze Javelin and Infra-Knife Accelerator, and fixing an issue that caused freighter upgrades to cost too many Salvaged Frigate Modules. The update will be out on consoles soon. Full patch
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At PAX West 2019, Gearbox Software outlined its post-launch plans for Borderlands 3, which includes free content updates, a new map, and the game’s first paid downloadable content that’ll release before the year’s over. Details are as follows: Bloody Harvest Event Free content update Spooky activities Unique event rewards Maliwan Takedown Free content update An
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Gearbox Software detailed Borderlands 3‘s endgame content at PAX West, revealing that the True Vault Hunter Mode will make a return alongside an “evolution” of the Badass Rank mechanic from Borderlands 2. The game will also introduce Mayhem Mode, which adds three difficulty levels and alters gameplay across Borderlands 3‘s universe, offering players a chance to
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Greetings, all! It’s the end of August, and so, these dog days are over. The temperatures might remain warm well into September, but do not be fooled: autumn is on its way. It has been one year since I started writing Priceless Play, carrying the baton for Free Games of the Week. I love it!
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