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Eve Online Introducing Unlimited Trials

Eve Online is going free to play! Well, not really. While other websites are heralding today’s news as the coming of free to play for the 13 year old MMO, the term doesn’t entirely fit the package. What Eve Online is receiving is more akin to the unlimited trials that we saw in subscription games […]

Wild Terra Sale: Up To 70% Off

From August 30th to September 5th, you can get your hands on early access packages for sandbox game Wild Terra at a discount of up to 70%. You can find the early access packages on the official website, with prices down below. The latest update to Wild Terra, v0.8.11 introduces blacksmithing, a new skill that […]

Livelock Hits PC, PS4, and Xbox

Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Tuque Games announced Livelock – a fast-paced cooperative top-down shooter combining intelligent action and unique characters is now available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC for $19.99. A three-pack of Livelock will be available on Arc and the Humble Store at a discounted […]

Firefall Disappears From Steam After Downtime

Firefall is still missing from Steam following a period of downtime, although the game is still running and people are still playing. While Red5 Studios has yet to make a statement on why the game was removed, only to state that it is expected to come back in the next couple of days, speculation is […]

Barely Competent: Dungeon Souls

Today’s Mostly Competent is for Dungeon Souls, a retro-inspired dungeon crawler with perma-death and other buzzwords. Despite that, it is actually quite a fun game, and you should check it out in Early Access on Steam.

Ubisoft Shutting Down Mighty Quest and Ghost Recon Phantoms

Ubisoft has announced that it will sunset two of its free to play titles in the coming months. The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot will shut down on October 25th while free to play shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms will go offline on December 1st. GR Phantoms has been a tremendous undertaking and we really relished […]

[Rant] You Couldn’t Lie Like This In Other Industries

Let’s start this piece by making a bold statement that I’ve repeated to no end on Twitter: The gaming industry is the only one where you can outright lie to customers and just blame the fact that you were really excited to talk about it. This isn’t the first time I’ve made such a claim and it […]

No Man’s Sky: The Game That Broke Refund Policies

The list of unfulfilled promises for No Man’s Sky is at least a mile long, and you can read it for yourself, but those looking to escalate the situation to a full refund may have found an ally: Valve themselves. While Sony and Microsoft have proven unwilling to refund digital purchases even in cases of fraud, […]

Unfinished Early Access Game Divergence Online Spawns New Unfinished Early Access Game

Divergence Online is the Early Access game by Ethan Casner, a man whose abilities as a programmer and businessman I showed no faith in three years ago and who still hasn’t managed to disappoint me to this day. Since its launch, the unofficial Star Wars Galaxies 2.0, complete with interface clones, has completely floundered and […]

[NM] Blue Estate Is Everything I Want Out Of On-Rails Shooting

Blue Estate is everything I want out of an on-rails shooter. Thank you, good night. I suppose I should elaborate. I’ve always been a huge fan of the House of the Dead games, so stumbling upon Blue Estate was like finding the trail to King Tut’s tomb, or Kim Jong Un’s lacy underwear drawer or something of […]