Our editor takes over The Skirmisher column this week for his annual holiday gaming celebration article. The only problem is that, probably like most of you, he doesn’t feel much like celebrating the year 2020. Let’s see if we can lift our collective spirits anyway.
CD PROJEKT RED has released the official Launch Trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 in anticipation of the game’s premiere. The trailer dives deep into the world and story of Cyberpunk 2077, and explores the bonds players will forge, the dangers they will face, and the lengths they will go to in order to build their legend as V, the game’s protagonist. Setting the stage for players to take control and begin their adventure in the megalopolis of Night City, the Launch Trailer is available to watch right now on Cyberpunk 2077’s YouTube channel. Cyberpunk 2077 releases December 10th, 2020, for PC, … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Launch Trailer
Not wanting to make their players wait, Larian Studios released a shortened version of their new Dungeons and Dragons based Baldur’s Gate 3 game in early access. And while there is limited content at the moment, the game already feels like a brewing epic masterpiece.
Baldur’s Gate 3 launched on October 6 on Stadia, Steam, GOG.com and Mac. During the release, Larian faced a flood and one blackout (which is not unusual for a Larian launch). At 10 a.m. PT, many players were unable to buy the game as they stormed the Steam page. So many players signed up to the optional Larian launcher that its servers had trouble keeping up. But the launch was ultimately a huge success, surpassing all studio expectations, and the game heads into a lengthy early access campaign with an engaged audience providing a solid flow of feedback and reports. … Continue reading Larian Creates Heat Map of Player Deaths for Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access
Larian Studios is excited to announce that its long-awaited RPG Baldur’s Gate 3 has today released into early access for PC and Mac on Steam and GOG.com, as well as Google Stadia. Players all over the world can now enjoy the first act of the game, which spans roughly 25 hours of content, 46,000 lines of English dialogue, 600 NPCs, and 146 spells and actions. The game’s extensive character creation system lets players pick from 16 races and sub-races as well as six different classes, each with their own subclasses. Today’s release into early access marks the beginning of a … Continue reading Baldur’s Gate 3 Releases into Early Access
Liberated offers a beautiful comic book type game set in a dystopian world where an algorithm controls the populace for money-grubbing corporations. But you can fight back with your team of Liberated agents to bring freedom back to the land.
The latest expansion for GWENT revolves around Gaunter O’Dimm, a mysterious and powerful character best known from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Hearts of Stone expansion. Master Mirror introduces over 70 new cards, including 11 neutral cards and 6 unique, legendary faction cards that change their appearance and skills throughout battle. A number of new offensive and defensive abilities are also waiting to be mastered. One of these is ‘Veil’, which allows players to shield an allied unit from negative statuses, or prevent an enemy unit from gaining beneficial ones. ‘Devotion’, in turn, enhances the skills of a card … Continue reading Master Mirror Expansion Is Now Available for GWENT
The sunny adventure of Summer in Mara is out today! Chibig Studio is excited to share their farming sim meets archipelago adventure, available now on Nintendo Switch, Steam, and GOG for $24.99 USD with a weeklong launch discount. Summer in Mara is part farming simulation meets story-based adventure, as players visit new islands, make friends, and learn more about the evil corporation Elit, which wants to conquer Mara. As Koa, Chibig Studio showcases a story about growth and empathy as players explore the world of Mara to make it a better place. Character development is a huge focus for the … Continue reading Farming Adventure Summer in Mara Launches Today on Nintendo Switch, Steam and GoG
Indie developer Elden Pixels has announced that Alwa’s Legacy, the successor to the critically acclaimed 8-bit inspired platformer Alwa’s Awakening, is launching on Steam & GOG on June 17th for $17.99 with the Nintendo Switch launch soon to follow. After saving the land of Alwa following the events of the first game, Zoe is about to embark on her quest home. However, upon waking up she finds herself at the beginning of her adventure with the world feeling disparate yet familiar. In order to return home, she will need to help the inhabitants of this mysterious land and save it … Continue reading Alwa’s Legacy Comming to Steam and GOG
The newest board game simulator Tabletop Playground from Modularity Games and Plasticity Studios, is out now in Steam early access for $15 USD. It’s available on Windows PC and with VR support, and to celebrate the release we’re running a 10% launch discount for the first week of sale. If you are anything like us, and love trying new board games or replaying the classics, then Tabletop Playground is the game for you. The physics have been finely tuned so dice bounce over the table in a satisfying manner, and the Unreal Engine powered 3D environments means your polished mahogany … Continue reading Tabletop Playground Board Game Simulator Rolls To Steam