Game development is an iterative process. Features are often added and removed regularly during the development process as the team discovers what works best. For Cyberpunk 2077, developer CD Projekt Red worked on a wall-running feature, but it won't make it into the final game. In a new interview, one of the game's designers explained why the feature was cut. … [Read more...] about Cyberpunk 2077 Won’t Include One Promised Mechanic–Here’s Why
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Elsewhere in the issue, we've got two big hands-on previews. The first is our impressions of the ambitious space sim sequel Everspace 2, featuring a chat with Rockfish Games' CEO on whether it can live up to its interstellar predecessor. We also have a preview of A Total War Saga: Troy, in which we do battle with some of ancient Greece's legendary leaders. … [Read more...] about PC Gamer UK August issue: Escape Your World
Judy snaps a headset on me, and suddenly I'm in the CEO's lavish penthouse, viewing it through Evelyn's eyes. I'm able to scrub back and forth through her memory, rewinding, pausing, and fast forwarding to pick out details that might reveal the location of the object Dexter wants. I can also switch between three different layers: visual, audio, and thermal. I have to be a detective here, hunting for clues to where he might be stashing the item. At one point the CEO is on the phone, and I can scan it to listen in on the other side of the conversation. Later, determining that the object has to be kept at a low temperature, I use the thermal layer of the BD to locate cold spots in the penthouse. … [Read more...] about After 4 thrilling hours in Cyberpunk 2077’s massive open world, I’m hungry for more
Borderlands 3 Shows Off Its Next DLC Ahead Of Release Later This MonthNew Borderlands 3 Bounty Of Blood DLC Gameplay RevealedJuly is fast approaching, and the next episode of New Releases will start exploring the new month of video games. Get ready to check out some hot exclusives like Marvel's Iron Man VR and Ghost of Tsushima. GameSpot's Play For All charity event will continue through the month as well, as we continue to raise support for Black Lives Matter and those fighting COVID-19 at Direct Relief. … [Read more...] about Top New Video Games Releasing On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — June 21-27, 2020
Most of the missions are nothing special, until the campaign suddenly kicks into gear at its end. After cakewalking through everything prior, the finale took me four goes to win (though it has been rebalanced in a subsequent patch). Creeps fill all the empty spaces each turn, meaning you need to clear room before combat to actually cause damage to the towers, or use effects that bypass them. Your opponent's adept at exactly that, especially with ladders that give your units the "feeble" keyword, meaning any excess damage done to them carries over to the tower they're defending. The AI kept playing that in the left lane, where I was only allowed to play my solitary green hero, severely limiting my options. It was an actual challenging puzzle. … [Read more...] about Artifact 2.0 is less complicated, but is it a better game?