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Nintendo goes after Switch emulator yuzu in new lawsuit
28 February 2024 at 10:29 am UTC

Maybe not putting so much effort into making the game unable to play on anything else then switch it would be better to spend the money supporting more devices through yuzu project, so it doesn't need to do special hacks to actually allow the games to be played on something else.

But in case of Nintendo that is probably just a dream.

Halls of Torment the retro Diablo styled Vampire Survivors-like 'closing in on the finale'
21 February 2024 at 12:21 pm UTC

I already have around 60 hours on it. Looking forward to go back to Halls of Torment, especially when there is something new to explore :-)

Last Epoch crosses 1 million Early Access sales, new trailer and pre-order bonuses
23 January 2024 at 4:17 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: Soulprayer
Quoting: ZlopezBut PoE is Free to Play so it's understandable that you have microtransactions. Diablo IV and Last Epoch aren't.
Ok, Wolcen is more similar for funding the game - it's just less successful.
Buy "license" for playing, get access - microtransactions for longterm sustainability of the game.

If the game is still fun to play without using microtransactions. But usually you want people manipulate to use microtransactions, so you are making things slower without money for longer playing players.

There are few games that actually use microtransactions just for cosmetics, which is then on you to buy them or not and I think in this case it's great (especially without lootboxes).

Last Epoch crosses 1 million Early Access sales, new trailer and pre-order bonuses
23 January 2024 at 11:38 am UTC Likes: 1

But PoE is Free to Play so it's understandable that you have microtransactions. Diablo IV and Last Epoch aren't.

Last Epoch crosses 1 million Early Access sales, new trailer and pre-order bonuses
22 January 2024 at 10:47 pm UTC

Quoting: SoulprayerLast time I tried Last Epoch with Linux native, it didn't work good.
But with Proton it's runs pretty well.
I'll install it anyway again, when 1.0 hits the countdown.

Quoting: ZlopezI'm wondering if Last Epoch has actually better monetization than Diablo IV.
Last Epochs monetization is a little bit like PoE.

PoE? You mean Pillars of Eternity? I don't think that has anything else than price tag + DLCs, which is OK.

Last Epoch crosses 1 million Early Access sales, new trailer and pre-order bonuses
22 January 2024 at 5:28 pm UTC Likes: 2

I'm wondering if Last Epoch has actually better monetization than Diablo IV. I don't like the microtransactions in game, especially in games that I buy for full price.

Last Epoch looks like a good alternative to Diablo in this case.

SMITE 2 announced with Steam Deck support from Titan Forge and Hi-Rez Studios
15 January 2024 at 4:56 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: Tadas-EstidalUE5 and steamdeck - oof.

I hope they can get it optimized enough yo at least do 30fps stable(60 maybe?)

I already tried few UE5 games on SteamDeck and it handles them without issue. But the battery is usually being drained quickly (about one hour on medium settings and 40 FPS lock).

Unity cutting 25% of staff (about 1,800 people) as part of restructuring
9 January 2024 at 12:27 pm UTC Likes: 4

I'm surprised to see Jim Whitehurst as Interim CEO for Unity. I thought that he currently has some top management function in IBM after being CEO of Red Hat.

Steam Deck officially hits over 13,000 games Playable and Verified
5 January 2024 at 1:19 pm UTC Likes: 1

I would like to see Aliens: Dark Descent Verified. From what I saw it does work, it just isn't much playable on Steam Deck.

Slay the Princess, or don't - you probably shouldn't but you can play it now
25 October 2023 at 9:53 am UTC

Already have this on my wishlist, pretty excited about it. It doesn't seem like something I already saw before.