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Twitch Viewers Control Streamer’s Life, Sims Style

Twitch’s Jerma has elevated stunt streams and practical jokes into high internet art, and his latest project is shaping up to be one of his wildest yet. Yesterday, the popular streamer performed a real-life version of The Sims with viewers controlling his every move. The nearly-three hour stream hit all the high points of a traditional Sims game, from denying Jerma rest to locking him out of the house, and even watching him take a bath. But by his own admission this “tutorial” stream was only the beginning.

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Everspace 2 gets a new system and loads of new content in Zharkov: The Vortex update

The latest update to Everspace 2 has officially gone live in-game, and as well as a new system called Zharkov: The Vortex.Rockfish Games has launched a fairly sizeable new update in Everspace 2, bringing in a whole new star system, a new spaceship class, a new companion, several main missions, a selection of side missions, new activities, new challenges, and more.On top of that, there’s a patch notes update out there that shows off over 120 new updates and bug fixes (including much-requested UI/UX improvements). Safe to say, then, that the folks at Rockfish Games have been busy.“As mesmerizing as…

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No Man’s Sky Frontiers update teased in celebratory 5-year anniversary video

By Dom Peppiatt 9 August 2021 17:09 GMT Can you believe it’s been five years since No Man’s Sky first launched? To celebrate, developer Hello Games has teased the game’s next update: Frontiers.Only in June did we get a new No Man’s Sky update, called Prisms, that added plenty of visual improvements to the game. Now, the tireless developers at Hello Games are teasing another update – and this one looks even bigger than those we’ve seen before.As part of the game’s landmark 5-year anniversary celebration, the studio has released a video retrospective that covers a vast number of the expansions that…

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Microsoft Flight Simulator update nearly halves download size

By Dom Peppiatt 30 May 2021 18:05 GMT Thanks to an impressive new update, Microsoft and Asobo have nearly halved the size of Microsoft Flight Simulator, bringing the total size of the game to around 83GB.Everyone loves Microsoft Flight Simulator – we’ve established that already – but not everyone loved the gargantuan size of the game’s download files on their PCs. Before today, getting the game and its various packs installed on your rig would cost you the better part of 170GB – but a new update has almost chapped that in half.As spotted by the folks at PC Gamer, the…

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Evil Genius 2 reviews round-up, all the scores

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 29 March 2021 16:14 GMT The satirical spy-fi lair builder series, Evil Genius, is back for another crack at world domination with Evil Genius 2 – and so far, it looks like good news for developer and publisher Rebellion.Evil Genius 2 was announced way back in 2017, and amongst certain loyal parts of the gaming audience, there’s been a huge amount of interest in this comedic strategy title.The long and short of the game is this: players take control of an Evil Genius and set their plans for world domination in motion by building (fairly) inconspicuous bases,…

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VR support coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator in December

Microsoft Flight Simulator will receive VR support via a new update on December 22, 2020, ahead of a big new UK update landing in January.Microsoft and developer Asobo have announced a couple of new updates that are set to arrive in its flagship simulation title, Microsoft Flight Simulator, in a developer Q&A on Twitch.According to the company, VR will be added via the free Sim Update 2 which will introduce support for all the major VR headsets.“It will be open to all devices,” executive producer Martial Bossard stated in the stream. “Oculus family, Valve family – every family of headset…