If you're currently cooling your heels waiting for CD Projekt RED's Cyberpunk 2077 – which, as it stands, feels like it will be in development until 2077 – then the Humble Store has just the giveaway for you.
For the next sixteen hours, they’ll be giving away copies of Satellite Reign, a cyberpunk real-time strategy game that dropped three years ago after a successful 2013 Kickstarter campaign. The game is seen as kind of a successor to the ole Bullfrog classic Syndicate, as you control four agents waging top-down shootouts in a neon cyberpunk city.
I’ve played the game myself. It’s definitely old school in that after the perfunctory tutorial, the game does little to hold your hand and even lets you start firefights in places long before you’re ready for them. The plot isn’t really told in a straightforward manner and can overwhelm you with a lot of background lore.
Still, it’s a pretty slick looking game. The city is diffused with rain, smoke and neon glow. It’s clearly a game whose world has been made with care, and for the unbelievably low price of zero dollars you can give it a shot now.
The new map, called Villa, is a luxurious mansion set in the Italian countryside that’s owned by the notorious Vinciguerra crime family that’s deep into smuggling activity.
“We want to deliver the game we said we would and the game’s structure and story made it virtually impossible to make “easy” cuts to reduce the scope of the game."
That this 2D indie platformer still found success in a market where games like Shovel Knight and Rogue legacy had become commonplace is something of a minor miracle.
"I really think with every game we make, we finish that title and then we ask 'what is it fans are gonna love the most?' If that's another traditional campaign, then we'll make another traditional campaign."
Far Cry 5 is Ubisoft’s second biggest release and is the biggest launch for the Far Cry series.
Rumors say that we might see the franchise’s return to the WWII setting in Battlefield V.
“It makes me really happy to think of the immense amount of time that has been poured into playing our games!” said series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. "
“This year’s Big Fancy Press Conference will feature real, actual game reveals and technological innovations. There will almost certainly be blood, possibly loss of life.”
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ditches single player and replaces it with a Battle Royale game mode called Blackout.
While the closed beta for this open-world racing game doesn’t start until May 31, pre-loading commences on May 29 for those lucky enough to score an invite.