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The PC Gamer Show special: an immersive sim design roundtable

What's this? A bonus episode of The PC Gamer Show? During the Game Developer's Conference, our weekly livestreamed podcast, we pulled together an all-star group of guests to talk about immersive sims: games like Deus Ex and Dishonored and System Shock. Hear stories from the people who made some of the PC's best games. This week's topicsWhat makes an immersive sim, and why they're greatAnecdotes from the development of Prey, Dishonored, Deus Ex, and Ultima VIWarren Spector talks a tiny bit about

By | 2017-03-10T13:03:55+00:00 March 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Watch the hour-long Mass Effect: Andromeda livestream from PAX East

Update: The Mass Effect portion of the stream is over, but you can watch the VOD above. (If the video doesn't start at the correct time, the Andromeda stuff begins at around 2:57:10 with the launch trailer.) I've broken down some of what was discussed, namely the number of characters, in another story. From right this moment until 2 pm Eastern, when the livestream switches to Prey, you can watch some unedited Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay on Twitch's own Twitch channel. What's more, Tom is on

By | 2017-03-10T10:21:52+00:00 March 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Mordhau is a medieval multiplayer brawler with 64-player sieges

Mordhau bills itself as a "multiplayer medieval melee game featuring large open battles, siege engines, and mounted combat". We want fights to looks like fights without the endless spinning and back twisting that are common in some games of this genre." It's early days yet, but if Mordhau can build upon what's already there, and deliver on what it's now promising, it could be onto something special. And with For Honor out now, and Kingdom Come Deliverance and Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord due this

By | 2017-03-10T04:53:29+00:00 March 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Quake Champions demos debut Blood Covenant arena

In what's been a busy week for id's incoming arena shooter, Quake Champions has teased its first arena—named Blood Covenant. As you'll see in the trailer below, Blood Covenant looks a bit like a souped up version of Quake 3's DM6 Arena—with its gothic masonry, incongruous metal plating, towering stone pillars, and weird blood bath/sacrificial altar-type central effect. "Warriors from all over the waking world have been trapped in the Dreamlands, where they must battle it out for eternity in Quak

By | 2017-03-10T03:49:08+00:00 March 10th, 2017|companies|0 Comments
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