The Architect: Paris is a different kind of citybuilder

Most citybuilders cast you as a god-like city planner, laying down road networks and zoning districts upon an unblemished paradise. The Architect: Paris is different in a couple of key ways. For one, it takes place solely in an existing real city – Paris, obviously. For two, it casts you as an architect rather than an urban planner, and you remake the French capital by designing buildings rather than boulevards.

It’s coming to Steam Early Access later this month and there’s a new trailer below.

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Carriers Arrive in World of Warships: Legends

The first update to World of Warships: Legends in 2021 is packed to the brim with new additions, with main attraction being the long-awaited Aircraft Carriers! What’s great is that carriers are just one of many highlights which include: the Dragonslayer campaign, featuring battlecruiser Siegfried, British heavy cruisers coming in early access, a new team …

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Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe is coming to Steam

Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe is one of the seven wonders of PC gaming. It’s a standalone remake and expansion of Chris Sawyer’s management game Transport Tycoon Deluxe, it’s free and open source, and after over 15 years, it’s still regularly maintained. Now it should hopefully find a new audience, as it’s coming to Steam for the first time on April 1st.

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Bungie is reworking some of Destiny 2’s older Exotics

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 February 2021 19:41 GMT Bungie is reworking some of the older Exotics with Season of the Chosen. According to the developer, the team plans to “shake up” the Aeon suite of Exotics in Destiny 2. For starters, the Aeon Cult Exotic armor pieces will have their own, unique mod socket …

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Feature: Takaya Imamura – The Man Who Named Majora’s Mask And Created Nintendo’s Coolest Characters

© Nintendo On 20th January 2021, Nintendo artist, designer, producer and director Takaya Imamura posted his first ever tweet announcing that he was leaving the company after thirty-two years. Imamura isn’t retiring — he’s only 54 — but his departure signals the end of an impressive Nintendo career spanning the 16-bit era to Switch. While …

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Gearbox Acquisition Is Good for Gamers Because It Has ‘So Many New IP Concepts’ It Can Take Risks With

Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford has said that its recent surprise acquisition by THQ Nordic parent company, Embracer Group, is good news for gamers because it allows the studio to explore new ideas and concepts. In an interview with VentureBeat, Pitchford said that while Gearbox has worked with numerous publishers in the past, the studio …

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Shadow of Mordor Nemesis System Now Officially Belongs to WB Games as USPTO Just Approved the Patent

It’s official. The gameplay feature known as the Nemesis System now belongs to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Shadow of War publisher, WB Games. After several attempts to patent the system since 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) finally added its seal of approval this past Wednesday, February 3rd. A notice spotted …

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Report: Battlefield 6 Will Feature a New Level of Destruction and Will Include a Free-to-Play Element

Known Battlefield insider Tom Henderson, who’s been spot-on with his recent leaks, has published a video spilling new information about the series’ next entry. Tentatively called Battlefield 6, the game will reportedly feature completely destructible buildings, which Henderson describes as “Levolution on steroids.” According to him, players will be able to destroy every structure except …

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Rack N Ruin Review

Coming from LifeSpark Entertainment is a new port of a game that originally released way back in 2015, when it was launched on Steam – Rack N Ruin. Billed as “a fusion of top-down adventure game and classic arcade shooter”, the big question that I hope to answer is whether this may be a fusion …

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Beat Saber, the best VR game, has sold 4 million copies

Is this a story I’m writing as another excuse to say, “VR gaming is doing fine, actually”, or is it a story I’m writing as another excuse to say, “Beat Saber is the best VR game? I’m a man of many motivations.

Beat Saber, a rhythm game and the best VR game, has sold 4 million copies and over 40 million songs via DLC, so VR is doing fine, actually.

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Celebrate 25 Years Of Pokémon With This Pikachu-Themed PowerA Controller

If the recently revealed Apex Legends PowerA controller doesn’t particularly interest you, perhaps you would prefer this Pikachu-themed to mark 25 years of Pokémon. This latest controller from PowerA is another enhanced wireless pro controller designed for use with the Nintendo Switch. “025” not only happens to be Pikachu’s National Pokédex number, but it also …

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Endwalker, Final Fantasy XIV Online’s next expansion, is coming Fall 2021 to PS5 and PS4

Greetings, everyone! Matt “Bayohne” Hilton here from the Final Fantasy XIV community team, hoping you enjoyed our first ever Announcement Showcase! While we weren’t able to see everyone in person at our Fan Festival events this year, we are all very excited to have been able to bring you a first look at Endwalker, our …

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TOHU Review

Over the years, the point-and-click genre has led me into an array of adventures spanning all sorts of fantastical worlds – like those of Broken Age, Deponia and The Inner Wind. They’re usually geared up to test the ability to solve problems using both orthodox and unorthodox methods as well, with inventory-based problems at the …

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Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Endwalker Expansion And New Jobs Coming Fall 2021

During a feature presentation this evening, Square Enix revealed the latest expansion for the sprawling Final Fantasy XIV MMORPG. Endwalker is coming this fall. That’s right. This year! A teaser trailer briefly dipped into a number of story beats involving a warrior of light and the end of the world. Again! While many JRPGs only have room …

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UK: Little Nightmares II physical version delayed due to Brexit, says Bandai Namco

Going by the demo alone, Little Nightmares II has shaped up to be a fantastic successor to what was already a tantalisingly creepy game, but for those in the UK, we have some bad news. The game, if you’re buying it in its physical form, will be landing on shelves (and in warehouses) a little …

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Hear Super Mario World’s Music Like You Never Have Before

Super Mario World has a classic soundtrack. Just listening to some of those songs sends waves of nostalgia over me, whether it’s an upbeat track from the early game or a foreboding dungeon theme. I don’t much about music composition or the challenges developers face in getting that music onto a SNES cartridge, but thankfully, some people …

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