Epic Shutting Down Paragon on April 26, Issuing Refunds

Fans of Paragon have long feared Epic’s runaway hit Fortnite would spell the death of their favourite MOBA. Unfortunately, their fears have come true. Today, Epic Games announced they are pulling the plug on Paragon on April 26, 2018. While Epic cited an inability to create a strong enough player base to continue development in their official shutdown announcement, Epic posted an announcemen...

Luftrausers Out on Commodore 64 as LuftrauserZ

Commodore 64 enthusiast (and possibly mad genius) has ported the indie shooter Luftrausers to Commodore 64. LuftrauserZ is being released as a PAL cartridge for Commodore 64/128. The cartridge costs £40, but the small scale indie release for such an old console more than justifies the hefty price. The port crams over four thousand unique player sprite frames while still supporting automatic saves ...

Fortnite Struck with Login and Server Stability Issues After Meltdown Fixes

The fixes for the Meltdown CPU vulnerability are currently going out, with experts expecting a noticeable CPU performance hit as a result. Meltdown is one of two major CPU vulnerabilities revealed by Google’s Project Zero. The vulnerability allows a program to read the content of a computer’s memory, including passwords and sensitive data. Unfortunately for gamers, the vulnerability is...

Sairento VR Leaving Steam Early Access January 19

Mixed Realms announced that their well regarded Oculus Rift and HTC Vive shooter Sairento VR will be leaving Steam Early Access on January 19. The game has been in early access for the last year as the Singapore based developers have been adding new content to Sairento VR. The full release will include mutliplayer support in both co-op and PVP modes, a full single player campaign, and an improved ...

Predator Coming to Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

Ubisoft announced they are partnering with FoxNext Games to bring Predator to Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands as part of the Jungle Storm Update. The content is being added to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original Predator movie. The Jungle Storm Update is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows. The first part of the update is a limited time event that will see the...

Free Everspace Hardcore Mode Update Released on Xbox One and Windows 10 Store

Everspace has received a massive new update on Xbox One and the Windows 10 Store that introduces the standalone Hardcore Mode. The mode was originally launched for Steam and GOG users this past August. Hardcore mode changes a lot of mechanics in the base game to amp up the challenge. Players are handed with a ship preloaded with perks that can only be upgraded as each sector is completed. Addition...

Star Wars: Battlefront II Review

Star Wars: Battlefront II Developer: DICE, Criterion Games, Motive Studios Publisher: EA Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 17 November 2017 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here / $89.95 AUD (PC) / $99.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview With the impending release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, EA and DICE have released the next iteration of the Star Wars: Ba...

Disney Reportedly Calls EA over Star Wars Battlefront II Loot Boxes

As if EA wasn’t in enough trouble with angry fans criticizing the company for the implementation of loot boxes in Star Wars: Battlefront II. The Wall Street Journal’s sources are reporting that Disney is none too pleased about EA’s loot box system. It seems that Disney, the owner of Lucasfilm, is looking to avoid having one of their biggest franchises they heavily market to child...

Star Wars: Battlefront II Launches Today

EA announced today that Star Wars: Battlefront II has launched for the general public. EA Access and Origin Access subscribers have had access to a ten hour trial since last week. Digital deluxe pre-orders offered access to the game starting on Tuesday. DICE’s Star Wars: Battlefront II is a third person shooter. The single player campaign is set after the death of the Emperor in Star Wars: R...

Fortnite Fortnitemares Halloween Event and Battle Royale Update Launched

Epic is gearing up for Halloween with a ghoulish update for Fortnite. The “Save the World” PVE mode has a new Halloween themed zone called Hexsylvania to explore. Hexsylvania has a brand new story arc along with plenty of spooky items and enemies. One of the new weapons is a rocket launcher firing rockets tipped with a jack ‘o lantern. The PVP Battle Royale mode is also getting s...

Everspace Encounters Launches on Steam and GOG

Everspace’s first major expansion pack is now available on Steam and GOG. “Encounters” is set to add over ten hours of gameplay. The crown jewel of the expansion is the new ship the Colonial Sentinal. It is a mid-class ship armed to the teeth with electronic warfare equipment. The EMP generator is capable of a variety of tasks from the more mundane task of quickly opening securit...

Raiders of the Broken Planet Review

Raiders of the Broken Planet Developer: MercurySteam Publisher: MercurySteam Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 22 September 2017 Price: $9.99 USD per campaign/$39.99 USD for all four campaigns – Available Here Video Review Overview Raiders of the Broken Planet is a four versus one asymmetrical shooter. The game is composed of four campaigns that are purchase...

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