The much anticipated Civilization 6 is set to be released on October 21st 2016. Firaxis has hinted at a much updated researching system and new city dynamics. Civ 6 reintroduces unit stacking to a limited extent and cities now need space to develop new districts which may limit population growth.
One of the first things you’ll notice about Civ 6 is the updated graphics. Developers at Firaxis noticed that many Civ players liked to play the game while zoomed out. Having a large view of the world is important for Civ players so that they can get an understanding of where their units are located around the world so they can prepare a strategy. For this reason Firaxis have made text easier to read and units easier to distinguish from a distance. Read the rest of this entry
Stellaris is a grand strategy game developed by Paradox Development Studio and available for purchase on or after May 9th 2016. The game is set 200 years in the future where you get to explore the vast expanses of space and expand your empire.
The galaxy and races in Stellaris are procedural generated so you’ll have a different playing experience every time. Stellaris is a deep exploration game with 1,000s of planets to find and develop. There are also space anomalies to investigate. The game features a ship designer so that you can create your own space ships based on your level of technology.
While the game is currently not playable until the release date Paradox have been giving us a few teasers by streaming online game footage. Read the rest of this entry
Portal Knights is a sandbox, RPG, action and adventure game developed by Keen Games and published by 505 Games on the 25th of Feb 2016. As you begin the game you get to choose a male or female character and select a class, Ranger, Mage or Warrior. Before you begin the game you’ll be able to customize your characters look and name.
Portal Knights is currently in Early Access which means the game is ready to be played but may change significantly as the developers fine tune and tweak things according to player feedback. The full game when it’s finally released will have more bosses, crafting recipes, worlds and monsters. As it stands all of the basic features have been implemented and I must say it looks pretty good. Read the rest of this entry
SUPERHOT is a new game by the SUPERHOT Team that involves a really nifty new mechanic that freezes time whenever you stop. SUPERHOT is a first person shooter that allows you to perform Matrix-like manoeuvres in the blink of an eye.
Ordinary first-person shooters are fast and action packed. SUPERHOT is a little different in that you’ll have a number of scenarios to get through. They’re fairly short but you’ll have to think about each action you take.
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Stardew Valley is a charming country RPG published by ConcernedApe on the 27th of Feb 2016. It’s an Indie game and simulates life on a farm. You’ve inherited a plot of land that’s been overgrown and need to bring it to life and make it a hub for the community.
The reception for this game has been overwhelmingly positive and it’s currently the top seller on Steam. If you’re into Indie, agriculture, crafting and simulation games then this may be worth a look. You can check out the Stardew Valley Walkthrough here. Read the rest of this entry