This is Motherlode, a monthly column where Kat Brewster explores the strange corners and limits of The Sims. It begins with death, in Simento Mori. While playing through this second instalment of Simento Mori, an exploration into the limits and meaning of death in The Sims, I nearly swallowed a fly. I had casually taken
Respawn announced today that the revered Medal of Honor franchise is returning with a VR title, Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, exclusive to the Rift. As an allied agent with the OSS, you’ll travel to many important WWII locations across Europe to bring down the Nazis. Embracing the potential and power of VR, the
Just as Nintendo remastered The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for Switch, an ambitious player recreated The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past within Dragon Quest Builders 2. Everyone apparently has Zelda on the brain these days. The player of note is BenXC, who uploaded a trailer for this ambitious project onto YouTube.
Recently, Nintendo has made a big push on mobile. (Dr. Mario World is a good game, please trust us.) Today, Nintendo added another game to its mobile roster: Mario Kart Tour. This new mobile Mario Kart lets players race around both new and classic course, and it’s free on the Apple and Android app stores.
Listen, it’s a tough world out there. Whether dead or alive, we’re all feeling the strain, and it’s hard enough getting a job even with a heartbeat. It’s hard being a shy, dance-loving skeleton in the modern job market. But Felix The Reaper has posted his application and nailed the interview. Congratulations, you daft undead
Today’s PlayStation State of Play livestream began with a wild look at Humanity, a new game from developer Enhance Games (Tetris Effect) and the oddly named Toyko-based design firm tha ltd. Humanity is slated to release in 2020 with optional PlayStation 4 support. The exact point of Humanity remains unclear, but Enhance Games’ press release
You can’t have a discussion about the best Borderlands 3 weapons without discussing Legendary weapons – those rare gold guns that drop very occasionally from bosses, Loot Ticks, and high-value chests (to name only a few). While every other weapon in Borderlands 3 is procedurally generated and extremely variable due to its many possible prefixes
Competition in Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode should be more balanced if Epic Games’ latest update (v10.40) is successful in creating fairer matches. Epic is hoping the update matches players with similar skill levels better than it has in the past. The update will slowly be added to different regions. On top of this, in the
Cube World’s development has been its own epic quest. The voxel-based Minecraftbut was first written about in the vellum back pages of RPS in 2011, by the ancient and wise Rossignol. It’s a Zelda and Minecraft inspired RPG, where explorey quests are dropped into a procedurally generated blocky landscape. Since 2013 it has gone through
Conversational deckbuilder Signs Of The Sojourner has a new demo, letting you sling cards and get chatty with various other travellers and some lovely snack salespeople. Who might be the best people to make small talk with, because not only can you explore the game’s themes of changing selfhood, but you get food at the
Battle-royale-slash-ginormous-advertising-platform Fortnite has confirmed its Batman partnership in a blink and you’ll miss it livestream. Luckily, as is the power of online video, you can watch it again at your leisure, including right below. Or you can hop right into the game, where there are doubtless many bats competing to be the last one standing.
Afterparty, the next game from Night School Studio, hits PlayStation 4, Xbox One (including Game Pass), and the Epic Games Store (for PC and Mac) on October 29. Night School Studio is the team behind Oxenfree, a story driven adventure filled with choice. Afterparty looks to mix the small moments in life with unspeakable horror
Don’t scream over this news, unless of course you are terrified by the demonic ghost shark pictured above. Following the release of Luigi’s Mansion 3 on October 31, the game’s ScareScraper and ScreamPark multiplayer modes will continued to be supported through paid DLC. ScareScraper tasks up to eight players to work together to complete objectives