Those of you who feel burned by No Man’s Sky should check out Everspace instead, an open world space game being developed without unnecessary hype, but with lots of cool things to do. We pilot into Everspace a bit early and find a lot to like, and so much more to come.
Play as one of four factions in the the massive multiplayer third person shooter Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade. Customize your loadout with a variety of weapons and gear and fight as a squad to gain control using both ranged and melee attacks. Warhammer brings players both PvP and PvE game play while holding true to the Warhammr universe.
Anyone interested in videogame testing should check out Game Testing: All in One. The textbook-like tome is sprinkled with inside jokes that game geeks will appreciate, as well as a deep look behind the mysterious tester curtain.
If you want an epic adventure that could be dropped into any or all of the science fiction, steampunk or fantasy genres, you can’t go wrong with the Pillars of Reality series, and the Pirates of Pacta Servanda book is one of the best yet.
What’s it like to belong to two different peoples? We find out in the Star Trek: The Original Series: Child of Two Worlds novel, which offers a surprisingly deep story alongside typical sci-fi and Star Trek action.
Dishonored 2 delivers a beautiful steampunk dystopia, rich with details and intricate level design. However, the lack of a convincing story or stunning set pieces make it merely a solid game, rather than a great one.
This week out Time Waster is checking out an endless runner game called Paper Run Caveman, and he just wishes it would stop.
Reus was a hit over on the PC, and now the unique god-sim has moved over to consoles. The game has a lot of interesting elements and fun 2D graphics. If world-building is your thing, you might want to check it out.
Dark Souls fans will get a kick out of the new Ashes of Ariandel DLC, which forces players through a painting and into a pocket dimension where the world of Ariandel awaits. Prepare for some of the most intense Souls action yet!
While most compendium type books cover a lot of games, this volume of the Classic Home Video Games series just looks at the Sega Genesis, Neo Geo and TurboGrafx-16, but it’s a real deep dive for true fans.