With EGX Rezzed having taken place a few weeks ago now, Chris and Emma were able to get some hands-on time with Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit; the latest expansion for the popular city builder planned to release later next month. There's a lengthy preview video to prove it, too!
The world is one vast, open playground. It is in real-life, and that fact only becomes more drastically true as we look at today's gaming culture. Constantly spoiled by these open spaces with developers constantly trying to build one larger than the last, it's time to look back at what makes these sandbox environments so gripping. And four of the leading development teams will be doing just that at PDXCON 2017 next month.
Public transportation is the heart of every well-functioning city. Paradox know that. While driving is certainly a good method of Point-A-To-B-Travel on most roads, cities have expensive parking. Understanding that plight, The Cities Skylines: Mass Transit expansion will release May 18.
From releasing its third major update just a few weeks ago to heading into its full release, Endless Space 2 has finally reached maturity. It's heading out of Early Access in just a month's time.
When it comes to strategy titles - or just PC titles as a whole, these days - there's always work to be done post release. A 1.0 version typically indicates a product shipped to the consumer in a fully fleshed-out and finished state. But when it comes to a strategy game, it's typically only the beginning.
The PC modding scene has been around for just as long as PC gaming as a whole. Users spending day and night tweaking a title to their liking is, and always has been, a staple of the platform. And that's why Colossal Order are included a select few with the Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit.
With around 9 days to go before Europa Univeralis IV gets expanded upon with the Mandate of Heaven expansion pack, there's a bunch of free goods arriving with the patch that isn't tied to those picking up the expansion at launch.
Only further proving its worth over EA's attempt to reintroduce SimCity to the masses, Karoliina, the head designer on Cities: Skylines recently publishing a new blog detailing the transportation networks coming in yet another free update.
Still pressing on with Early Access, Endless Space 2 is to receive its third major update on March 23 - coinciding with another space-based drama.
Announced less than two weeks ago, Paradox Interactive have already began to share intricate details of the latest expansion to Europa Universalis IV: Mandate of Heaven. And this time, it's the all-important release date.