SimCity's Update 10, a patch that will allow for offline play, is in "final testing," according to a tweet posted on the game's official Twitter account. Update 10 was revealed back in January, shortly after publisher EA and developer Maxis announced that the game would also start supporting mods.
The SimCity saga of server instability and poor service was one of 2013's defining moments in gaming, as well as inspiration for our newly-launched State of Service reviews. The option to play offline has been a long time coming.
Ironclad Games' upcoming MOBA, Sins of a Solar Empire, is now available via Steam Early Access. The title will run you $4.99 while it is in Early Access, it is not known how much it will cost post Early Access. For $4.99 you get the game itself and a Welcome Chest that contains one of three possible bundle; each chest contains a rare skin, an uncommon piece of Hero Gear, a rare skin recipe, and both common and uncommon quality materials for crafting.
Sony Computer Entertainment Canada has confirmed a price increase for the PlayStation 4, DualShock 4, PS Camera, and titles including inFamous: Second Son and MLB 14 The Show. While speaking with Sony Canada the Toronto Sun they went on to comment that the PS4 console itself would go up $50 starting on March 15th, the DualShock 4s and PS Camera will increas ...read more
It was previously known that Spiders' Bound By Flame was due sometime before the end of June but it has been announced that May 9th is now the day. The title's protagonists, Vulcan, who main objective is to slay the Icelords currently plaguing their home world.
Indie developer Flippfly has announced that "Race the Sun" is slated to arrive on the PS3, PS4, and PS Vita sometime this summer. The title is a "endless runner" themed game that subjects players to piloting a futuristic flying ship all the while zooming past obstacle-covered environments. The indie game was originally released for PC and Mac in 2013 but the PlayStation versions have been touted to be including "exclusive new worlds."
Castlevania: Mirror of Fate HD has already released on Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 but yet to enter the PC world. While the title was originally designed for the 3DS as a bridge between Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 the PC version draws from the more recent home console ports and thus will feature high-definition graphics, online leaderboards, Boss Rush mode, and it's very own set of Steam Achievements.
Popcorn Time was a multi-platform torrenting app that mimicked Netflix functionality via torrents. Users could stream movies through torrent files the same way a Netflix subscriber could simply load up Netflix and go. Despite their abrupt closing the service's creators are sticking to their guns that what they were doing was 100% legal. The closure was announced in the form of a message on their homepage detailing their history, accolades, and exact reasons for their shutdown.
Xbox One controllers were rumoured to be incompatible with PC, following claims that Microsoft was planning on releasing a PC-only pad. The company’s director of product management Albert Penello has now stepped forward to debunk the claims.
It follows one gamer’s how-to homebrew guide, which shows you how to make Xbox One con ...read more
Titanfall is out today in Europe, and DLC is already on the cards. Respawn Entertainment community manager Abbie Heppe has suggested that new packs could explore the Frontier’s alien life a little further.
Speculation over combative alien monsters began after these giant beasts were found in the official Titanfall art book.
As we now know; Titanfall will rece ...read more
Square Enix has released a trailer showcasing upcoming patch 2.2, Through the Maelstrom, for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Patch 2.2 will add new dungeons, new Hard Mode dungeons, and the Second Binding Coil of Bahamut raid.