In this bi-weekly column we tally up the news from around the almost-MMO-verse and offer our thoughts on the ins and outs of the titles that are big, but maybe not quite "Massive".
Space Punks just dropped the news that this vibrant online looter shooter is about to plunge into open beta, and on 20 April, players will be able to enter the void and try out Flying Wild Hog's latest adventure. We sat down with Lead Game Designer Bartek Schweiger to talk about the open beta and the latest online looter shooter.
Resolution Games has released Demeo: PC Edition into early access on Steam, and we had the chance to review this virtual tabletop RPG. Initially released in 2021 on VR, how does this port compare? Check out Kevin's thoughts in our Review.
Total War: Warhammer III, by Creative Assembly, has now been out for half a month, and Kevin has explored the multiplayer. Has Creative Assembly been as successful with the new/improved multiplayer features? Check out our multiplayer review and final score.
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands from Gearbox Studios, most known as the creators of the Borderlands franchise and, most recently, Borderlands 3, which was Garrick's GOTY for 2019. We had the chance to check out an early build of Wonderlands, so how does it stack up thus far? Here is our preview.
Total War: Warhammer III, by Creative Assembly, is out this week, and I have had the opportunity to play the game now for just over a week and a half. As a fan of the series since its inception, I was eager to check out what the third iteration had to offer. How does the experience hold up and does it improve on the foundations built by its predecessors?
The Total War games have had a special place for Bradford ever since his childhood, and the recent Warhammer series have reinvigorated the franchise. Yet the third installment seems poised to be more narratively focused than the rest. We check it out in our preview of Total War: Warhammer 3.
Coming to us from indie developer Han-Squirrel Studio, open-world strategy ARPG Sands of Salzaar created some buzz when it received an English localization update last year. Now, a little over a year later, Sands of Salzaar has launched out of Early Access. Choosing from one of eight classes (or build your own), can you build an army capable of ruling the Sands of Salzaar?
Imagine a future where game developers make house calls, no different than when you call a plumber to your home to check the pipes. These devs assess, diagnose, and fix problems with gaming chairs where people lay back, throw on a virtual reality headset, and transport to an entirely new plane of existence. This is the basic premise of Gamedec, a futuristic mystery novel infused with RPG elements that eschews combat for fact-gathering and puzzle solving. Mixing the world aesthetic of The Ascent