World Six follows the story of Cass Milligan, depicting the town where she meets a cute kitten. In this magical world built from Cass Milligan’s fond memories, candy pieces and books float in the air and there are mysterious buildings full of moving gears.Along with that, you'll also have the opportunity to explore the Isle of Tims, a sort of home base area that also serves as a gateway to the demo's three realms. The name does not arise from a Canadian coffee chain sponsorship, but from the name of the magical creatures who inhabit the island—the Tims—whose abilities can be used to aid the game's heroes, Leo and Emma, as they explore each game world and do battle with Negati, the bad guys who, if I'm understanding things correctly, plague people with "worries and negativity." … [Read more...] about Magical 3D platformer Balan Wonderworld is getting a beefy demo on Steam next week
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Valve boss Gabe Newell has been hanging out in New Zealand for the better part of a year now, after deciding in March 2020 to extend a ten-day holiday into an indefinite hideout from the COVID-19 pandemic. (One of the nice things about being a billionaire is that you can do that sort of thing when the urge strikes.) The longer he stayed, the more he seemed to like it: In October 2020, he mused about the possibility of relocating game developers—maybe including some portion of Valve—to the country. … [Read more...] about Gabe Newell says Valve has ‘games in development that we’re going to be announcing’
There are thirteen resources in the game, some of which can be sold raw, and some of which can be made into other, more valuable things. Success depends on anticipating the market based on what your competitors are up to, manipulating it where possible, and – once opportunities are identified – pouncing on them like a pack of millionaires snatching boiled eggs off an orphanage breakfast table. It’s fast, it’s ruthless, and it makes you feel like an utter genius when you pull off a win. … [Read more...] about Have You Played… Offworld Trading Company?
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I remember having a demo disk with Crimson Skies on it and spending hours and hours on the single open-world level it contained. It was beautiful, of course - I still remember the thrill of rushing low over the seas and seeing flecks of ocean spray on the screen - but it was also so busy, a straight-ahead shooter that was nonetheless filled with distractions, a whole spread of land to explore and lawnmow for missions. … [Read more...] about Everspace 2 – lovely shooting, lovely looting, and the caves are brilliant too