Release roundup: Nioh 2 DLC, CountryBalls Heroes & Fishing: North Atlantic

Time for a quick look at three interesting new releases that caught our eye, with additional DLC content for Nioh 2, a new comedy-filled strategy game on Kickstarters and the sequel to Fishing: Barents Sea. Continue reading “Release roundup: Nioh 2 DLC, CountryBalls Heroes & Fishing: North Atlantic”

Early Access Roundup: Primordials of Amyrion, DwarfHeim, Second Extinction & Secret Government

With all of the big name releases coming out this season, it’s easy to overlook the potential gems that are ‘soft launching’ into Steam’s Early Access program. We’re taking a look at four titles that either just launched/updated or are launching in the next few days. Continue reading “Early Access Roundup: Primordials of Amyrion, DwarfHeim, Second Extinction & Secret Government”

The enduring appeal of the sim/tycoon genre

It’s always fun to look back whenever a new console generation appears on the horizon, and very often you’ll end up reminiscing about games, franchises and genres that you wish would make a comeback. One genre that’s been consistently strong, however, is the ‘sim’/’tycoon’ genre – only growing in popularity in recent years with the continued success of games like Cities Skylines even branching out beyond their PC origins. What keeps these games on the forefront of our mind? Continue reading “The enduring appeal of the sim/tycoon genre”