• Destiny 2: Forsaken Review - Embracing The Hobby

    2 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Ongoing games must constantly rediscover themselves to remain relevant. Destiny 2: Forsaken is a robust adventure characterized by darker themes, character-driven storytelling, and a set of thoughtfully imagined missions, enemies, and locations. But it's also a reinvention of the franchise's core systems and goals. Catering chiefly to dedicated players, Forsaken's lengthy grind, complex upgrade systems, and focus on the endgame loop doesn't invite easy engagement from newcomers. Accessibility may have taken a hit, but the resulting depth provides replayability and richness, and makes the...
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  • The CEO of one of the most important startups in video gaming explains why the next big thing hasn't yet replaced the smartphone

    The CEO of one of the most important startups in video gaming explains why the next big thing hasn't yet replaced the smartphone

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    There's been lots of hype around virtual- and augmented-reality headsets in recent years - with some going so far as to say that they could replace the smartphone. To date, though, neither set of gadgets has caught on with mainstream consumers.
    It's easy to understand why, said Unity Technologies CEO John Riccitiello in a recent interview with Business Insider.
    Not only are such gadgets generally expensive and clunky, they lack compelling games and other experiences, Riccitiello said.
    What's more, manufacturers have yet to back them with a major marketing push.
    If you ask John Riccitiello...
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  • Rock Manor Games Running Set A Watch Board Game Kickstarter

    Rock Manor Games Running Set A Watch Board Game Kickstarter

    2 monthes ago - By Tabletop Gaming

    Rock Manor Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their cooperative puzzle game, Set a Watch. Players must go from location to location, solving puzzles and trying to keep sets of monsters from invading their camps.
    From the campaign:
    Set a Watch is a 60 minute, cooperative adventure puzzle game for 1-4 players.
    In Set a Watch, you must secure nine locations to prevent the acolytes from breaking the seals holding back the evil Unhallowed. Each round your party will visit a new location and choose an adventurer to rest and take strategic camp actions. The rest of the party will...
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