Jody Macgregor: The hurricane in the Hard Rain campaign of Left 4 Dead 2 is a classic. You have to work your way through an abandoned town on the banks of the Mississippi, searching for diesel to refuel your boat. As soon as you get the fuel the hurricane hits, so you travel back through a town suddenly altered by floodwater. Plus, random downpours summon hordes, so as soon as you see lightning flash you know to get ready. Much as I love weather effects like the wind in the trees in The Witcher 3, they don't change the way you play. Hard Rain's hurricane can't be ignored—it's as much of a threat as those witches in the sugar mill. … [Read more...] about What weather adds the most to a game?
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He built the first mouse based on an idea by Doug Engelbart, who passed away in 2013 at the age of 88. The first demonstration of it is incredible. That demo is 51 years old, and yet so little has changed in all those years that its usage is entirely recognisable. Mr English’s design changed the way we use a fundamental piece of technology, but did it so perfectly that only the shape of the device has altered. I think we’re lucky to be able to watch this. … [Read more...] about Bill English, co-creator of the computer mouse, has passed away
Server issues are ongoing, but Mediatonic says progress is being made, so hopefully things will be a bit more stable later today so we can all get in on the fall. A huge influx of players when servers were brought online--Mediatonic said 100,000 people tried to jump in--have caused further issues. … [Read more...] about Fall Guys Is Out, Being Review-Bombed Over Server Issues
Tagged with Co-op, feature, Obsidian Entertainment, Steam Early Access, Xbox Game Studios, Grounded. … [Read more...] about Grounded’s co-op is fantastic, if you can get it to work
The entire Harry Potter film series is about to get a new streaming home. Peacock has announced that all eight films based on author J. K. Rowling's novels will be available to stream for free in windows over the next six months starting later this year and into 2021. The films were a surprise part of HBO Max's launch three months ago on May 27, but that availability window is closing on August 25. No further information about Peacock's timing was given. … [Read more...] about Peacock Is Getting All Eight Harry Potter Films