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  • Tactical single-player team FPS 'Ravenfield' adds a Domination game mode

    Ravenfield continues to be a really fun single-player FPS, with tons of mods available and a big update is out now adding in a brand new Domination game mode.

    In this Domination mode, each team needs to capture and hold a few flags. This will then fill up the domination bar and eventually remove an enemy battalion from the game. You need to defeat all of them to win this mode. It also adds a new map, Rafts, which is focused on infantry combat.

  • Jackbox Games are going international with 'Quiplash 2 InterLASHional'

    Jackbox Games, makers of popular party game packs are readying their first fully localized title with Quiplash 2 InterLASHional.

    For English speakers, this isn't going to be that big a deal. Quiplash 2 InterLASHional will be the same as Quiplash 2 found in The Jackbox Party Pack 3. However, for everyone else it's going to be a huge improvement with translations into French, Italian, German, and Spanish. They also said there will be 100 extra prompts for each new language.

  • Rover Wars, a streamlined local multiplayer mix of strategy and action coming soon

    Sakari Games have taken the basic idea of a real-time strategy game, made it local multiplayer for up to 8 people and basically turned it into chaos with Rover Wars.

    Each player controls a little Rover, which can build factories. According to their description of it, the real tactics here comes into play with how you manage your resources and the placement of factories as they "poop out minions that will find their way to the enemy facilities and destroy them".

  • The Mysterious Origins of Mastermind, the Codebreaking Board Game

    If you only know Mastermind as a well-worn and underplayed fixture of living room closets and nursing home common areas, you may have no idea just how big this thing was in its early years. Invented in 1970, Mastermind would sell 30 million copies before that decade was up, and boast a national championship at the Playboy Club, a fan in Muhammed Ali, official use by the Australian military for training, and 80% ownership amongst the population of Denmark. “I never thought a game would be invented again,” marvelled the manager of a Missouri toy store in 1977. “A real classic like Monopoly.”

Valve's Half-Life: Alyx Released - Linux Build Still Coming

  • Valve's Half-Life: Alyx Released - Linux Build Still Coming

    Valve today released their Half-Life: Alyx virtual reality first-person shooter game and built atop their Source 2 engine.

    Half-Life: Alyx does require a VR headset like the HTC Vive or Valve Index with Valve having no plans for a non-VR version of this game that is set prior to the Half-Life 2 game.

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