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The new Stronghold Warlords demo gets feudalism just right

I’ve missed all the demos so far for Stronghold Warlords, the upcoming instalment in Firefly Studios’ long-running castle-building-and-bashing series, despite being a big fan of the original games. But seeing as Warlords is being featured at Ye Olde PAX X EGX, and I had my hands on the new demo (which is out right now!), I figured now was the time to get stuck in. Well, I’m glad I tried it. And I’m glad I waited, too. It seems Warlords has been through a lot of changes over the course of its development, but what’s there now is very solid…

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You Suck At Parking made me really happy to be in a car crash

I’ve never been so called out by a game name. Look, I took a break from driving for like six months because of the pandemic. You try going that long without having to parallel park, yeah? They say the skill comes back quick but it most certainly does not. Thankfully, Happy Volcano’s You Suck At Parking does not actually make you drive a real vehicle. Rather, you’re plonked in a funky little video game car (or van, or lorry, or occasionally steamroller) with a simple end goal: park good. It’s kinda like a weird racing game. Your objective is to…

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Borderlands 3’s next DLC will add a new skill tree for every vault hunter

Borderlands 3 has wrapped its season pass of DLC with Krieg And The Fantastic Fustercluck but oh look, it’s not done with updates just yet. Gearbox announced during their PAX Online showcase that there are more paid add-ons yet to come. The next of the bunch won’t be a campaign DLC like Krieg and others have been, but it’ll add a new game mode and new skill trees for each of your vault hunters. (more…)

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Foundation devs show off medieval city-building masterclass

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 13 September 2020 14:03 GMT PAX Digital x EGX Digital has kicked off in style, and if Sid Meier giving an in-depth discussion of his career isn’t enough for you, how about a city-building masterclass in Foundation from the folks over at Polymorph Games?Creative director Philippe Dion and community manager Andy Ashton from the studio join by resident RPS game-world architect, Alice Bell, to take a look into Foundation’s unique take on medieval settlement building.Foundation – the strategy/city-builder/economy simulation game – is more about being prosperous and intelligent with your city planning than it is about conquering…

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Borderlands 3 coming to next-gen, new Vault Hunter skill trees, additional DLC, four-player local co-op, more

Borderlands 3 is coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X.During PAX Online today, Gearbox Software and 2K confirmed full next-gen support for Borderlands 3.Confirmation that Borderlands 3 is coming to both Xbox Series X and PS5 shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering the studio developed the game using Unreal Engine because it’s compatible with next-gen.If you already own the current-gen version of the game on Xbox One and you’re playing on Xbox Series X, you’ll receive a free upgrade to the Xbox Series X version. And if you own the game on PS4, you’ll receive a free upgrade to the…

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DwarfHeim goes into Early Access in October, new demo coming today

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 12 September 2020 15:59 GMT Co-op RTS game, DwarfHeim, will go into Early Access on October 22, and there’s a new demo available to try.DwarfHeim is an upcoming asymmetric co-op, real-time strategy game that was detailed more during the PC Gaming Show back in June and it will go into Early Access next month.During Early Access you will be able to try out the following: Conquest — The main co-op multiplayer mode of DwarfHeim. Choose a class, join up with 2 other players, and work together to tear through the enemy team’s defenses to destroy their…

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Great big gaming digi-vent PAX X EGX kicks off today

Fellow nerds, rejoice! Since EGX and PAX weren’t able to put on physical events this year, PAX Online and EGX Digital have joined forces for PAX X EGX (sadly not, as I have been told I should not call it, PACKSEGGS). Starting right now today, Saturday the 12th you’ll have nine full days of your favourite gaming shows, but from the comfort of your home! (more…)

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PAX X EGX schedule is up, detailing the nine days of gaming goodness

PAX Online and EGX Digital have teamed up this month to bring you PAX X EGX, a joint show we here at RPS have been affectionately referring to as “Pax Eggs”. Starting Saturday, you’ll be able to feast your eyes on nine days of round-the-clock streams – from live Let’s Plays and competitive tournaments, to developer panels and podcasts. We’ll be there doing some fun stuff, as will our corporate siblings from sites like Dicebreaker. Oh also, all of the panels are free, and it’ll have demos too. So yeah, come hang out! (more…)